Clients appreciate Rob’s proven effectiveness and the connections he has made in local and state government.


Rob uses his broad legal experience to diligently serve the litigation and regulatory needs of his clients.


An experienced litigator, Rob has guided clients through disputes involving mineral interests, oil and gas wells, commercial contracts, administrative law, tribal jurisdiction and lawsuits, and business.

His real estate experience includes construction liens, oil and gas liens, foreclosures, zoning, commercial lease disputes, and evictions.

Rob also leverages his 11 years of experience in government service as a special assistant attorney general by helping employers navigate North Dakota’s unique worker’s compensation system; he has drafted legislation and administrative rules, lobbied and testified before the North Dakota Legislature.

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Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

State Bar Association of North Dakota

The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law

North Dakota Petroleum Council

Big Muddy Bar Association

Bismarck Mandan Chamber EDC

Greater North Dakota Chamber

Practices & Industries


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware
  • North Dakota
  • Montana
  • Fort Berthold District Court (MHA Nation)


University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D., with distinction

University of North Dakota, B.A, summa cum laude, History

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