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North Dakota Association for Justice

North Dakota Association for Justice

Logo of the North Dakota Association for Justice

North Dakota Association for Justice (NDAJ) is a nonprofit group for attorneys focused on a civil trial practice. Prior to January of 2008, the organization was known as the North Dakota Trial Lawyers Association.

With more than 100 members, the NDAJ includes many of the most prominent trial lawyers in North Dakota. The organization works to improve the profession through Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars.


Members have the opportunity to network at several meetings held throughout the year. In addition to serving as a professional organization for North Dakota personal injury lawyers and other attorneys, the NDAJ organizes lobbying efforts to support access to courts and the right to trial by jury in the North Dakota Legislature.

Benefits of Joining the NDAJ

The benefits of joining the North Dakota Association for Justice include:

  • Opportunity for a listing on the NDAJ website's "Find a Lawyer" directory;
  • Reduced rates for continuing legal education (CLE) seminars hosted by the NDAJ;
  • Access to webinars, expert deposition banks, and brief banks through TrialSmith;
  • A voice in state politics that impact the profession;
  • Access to a list server to share information with other members;
  • Access to research tools on the members-only section of the website; and
  • Opportunities to support a mentoring program for students at the UND School of Law, as well as a scholarship fund.

Leadership in NDAJ

The 2019 executive committee of NDAJ includes:

  • David Schweigert - Past President 
  • Ari Johnson - President
  • Lindsay Wilz - President - Elect
  • Tyler Siewert - Vice President
  • Kevin Chapman - Treasurer
  • Jim Hoy - Secretary

Contact Information

North Dakota Association for Justice
P.O. Box 365
Mandan, ND 58554
Phone: (701) 663-3916

This article was last updated on Thursday, September 5, 2019.