About Us

The law firm of Ohnstad Twichell, P.C., West Fargo, North Dakota, was founded on August 1, 1939, by Manfred R. Ohnstad, as a sole practitioner, and is located in the Red River Valley of eastern North Dakota. There are currently 21 attorneys practicing with the law firm. Ohnstad’s attorneys are very experienced and knowledgeable.

The Ohnstad Twichell law firm has attorneys with diverse experiences who focus in specific areas of practice.

Most are licensed to practice both in North Dakota and Minnesota, and serve communities including West Fargo, Fargo, Moorhead, Mayville, Hillsboro, Page, Hope, Valley City, Jamestown, Minot, Williston, Stanley, Crosby, Wahpeton, Barnesville, Harwood, Tower City, Casselton, Leonard, Mapleton, and other surrounding communities. Areas of practice include, but are not limited to:

•Alternative Dispute Resolution
•Banking Law
•Business/Corporate Law
•Collections
•Conservatorships/Guardianships
•Criminal Law
•Elder Law Issues
•Employment Law (Wage and Hour, Overtime, Privacy, Employee Contracts, Job Benefits, Discipline, ADA, Termination, ERISA Plans, Discrimination, FMLA, Employee Manuals, ND Dept. of Labor Complaints)
•Divorce/Family Law (Divorces, Child Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Adoption, Mediation)
•Estate Planning Law
•Probate Law
•Litigation: Arbitration and Mediation; Commercial; Insurance Defense; Medical Negligence; Personal Injury; Products Liability
•Municipal/Bonding Law
•Oil, Gas and Wind Law
•Real Estate Law: Purchase Agreements; Sales Agreements; Leases; Title Insurance; Closing Services; Foreclosures
•Succession Planning
•Taxation
•Trusts, Salary Continuation Plans, Etc.
•Water Law