Jesse Walstad

Jesse Walstad

Attorney
Location:
Bismarck, North Dakota
Phone:
(701) 258-7899
Fax:
(701) 258-9705
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Jesse is an attorney in our Bismarck office currently practicing in general civil and criminal litigation. Prior to joining Vogel, Jesse served as a full time Judge Advocate to the Colorado Army National Guard, where he gained substantial experience in administrative law, criminal law, contract and fiscal law, employment and military personnel law, international and operational law. Jesse also served on the board of directors for the Education Foundation.

Jesse graduated cum laude from the University of North Dakota School of Law, where received the Lillian Elsinga Outstanding Student Leader Award. While in law school, Jesse served as the Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Following law school, Jesse was awarded a two-year Presidential ManagementFellowship, with a concentration on labor and employment law. Jesse completed his fellowship working for the Department of the Interior in Denver Colorado, where he represented and advised management in labor and employment disputes.

Jesse is a Judge Advocate in the North Dakota Army National Guard. With over seventeen years of military service, Jesse has had the great privilege of serving his country in Iraq, Kuwait, Kosovo, Germany, Jordan, and Guantanamo Bay.

Jesse and his wife Mika enjoy spending time doting over their son Elijah. In his spare time, Jesse can be found camping, cooking, or playing the guitar.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Employment & Labor Law

Education

  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Lillian Elsinga Outstanding Student Leader Award
    • Law Journal: Journal of Law and Interdisciplinary Studies, Managing Editor

Past Employment Positions

  • Colorado Army National Guard, Judge Advocate