Joshua's practice is centered primarily on litigation where he focuses on energy and natural resource law, commercial litigation, and plaintiff's law.

Before joining the firm, Joshua served as a law clerk to the seven judges of North Dakota's Northwest Judicial District based in Minot and Williston. Prior to that, during law school, he clerked at one of Omaha, Nebraska's largest corporate and estate planning law firms.

A proud native of Maddock, North Dakota, Joshua resides in Fargo. He graduated magna cum laude as one of the McGrath North scholarship recipients from the Creighton University School of Law where he was lead articles editor for the law review, a member of the school's traveling trademark moot court team, vice president of the moot court board, a member of the client counseling and negotiation board, and president of his legal fraternity. Joshua received undergraduate degrees in political science and history, with honors, from North Dakota State University.

Joshua is a passionate North Dakota State University Bison fan, serving on the NDSU Team Makers Board of Directors and the NDSU English Department External Advisory Board. He also writes a column and articles for Bison Illustrated magazine and is an advisor of the NDSU Blue Key student group.  In addition, Joshua teaches Oil and Gas Practice in North Dakota at the University of North Dakota School of Law and Government Regulations in the Energy Industry at Bismarck State's National Energy Center of Excellence.

Practice Areas

Environmental, Natural Resource and Energy Law

Commercial Litigation

Plaintiff's Law

Honors and Distinctions

Great Plains Rising Stars®, Thomson/Reuters (2014-2016)

Admitted To Practice


North Dakota

United States District Court, District of North Dakota


Featured presenter at 2011 UND Law Review Energy Law Symposium


UND Law Review, The Fine Print Matters: Negotiating an Oil and Gas Lease in North Dakota (publication Spring 2011).

Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium (2012 Edition). North Dakota section co-author.

Community Involvement

NDSU Team Makers Board of Directors

NDSU English Department External Advisory Board

Advisor of the NDSU Blue Key student group

Contributor to  Bison Illustrated magazine