Nicholas Dwight Thornton

Fremstad Law Firm
Minnesota, North Dakota


Work experience

Fremstad Law Firm
Attorney | 2013 - Present
Fargo Public Defender's Office
Public Defender | 2008 - 2013
Represent approximately 350 indigent adult clients per year charged with anything from class B misdemeanors to class AA felonies, in all stages of the criminal cases in North Dakota state courts. Also represent clients in appeals, post-conviction relief, juvenile delinquency, deprivation, and termin
Serkland Law Firm
Associate Attorney | 2007 - 2008
Represented clients in a variety of legal matters from first client meeting to the case’s resolution. Practice areas included criminal defense, administrative law, business law, commercial transactions, banking law, and general civil litigation Served as CJA panel attorney for the United States Dist


University of Mary
MBA (2008), Management | 2006 - 2008
University of North Dakota School of Law
J.D. (2006), Law | 2003 - 2006
Activities: UND Criminal Law Association; Student Trial Lawyer Association; American Bar Association, Law Student Division. Honors: Order of the Coif; Juris Doctor with Distinction
Minnesota State College & University - Minnesota State University, Moorhead
B.A. (2003), Criminal Justice | 1998 - 2003
Activities: Mock Trial, Criminal Justice Association. Honors: Cum Laude


Rising Stars
Superlawyers | 2018
Rising Stars
Superlawyers | 2017
Rising Stars
Superlawyers | 2016


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