Sara K. Sorenson

Sara Sorenson has practiced with the Ohnstad Twichell law firm since 2003. She concentrates her practice in:

  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Litigation

Undergraduate: North Dakota State University, B.S. in Political Science, with honor
Law School: University of North Dakota School of Law, with distinction
Sara Sorenson is licensed to practice in North Dakota State Courts, Minnesota State Courts, United States District Court
for the District of North Dakota, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In 2001-2003, Sara was a law clerk to the Chief Judge Rodney S. Webb of the United States District Court for the
District of North Dakota.

Some highlights of Sara’s legal career would be: Estate of Camas, 813 N.W.2d 547 (N.D. 2012); Estate of Paulson, 812
N.W.2d 476 (N.D. 2012; Estate of Elken, 735 N.W.2d 842 (N.D. 2007); Estate of Kimbrell, 697 N.W.2d 315 (N.D.
2005); Vanguard Fiduciary Trust Co. V. Stuart, 387 Fed.Appx. 651 (8th Cir. 2010); United States v. Krutsinger, 449 F.3d
827 (8th Cir. 2006).


Sara has been selected to the North Dakota Rising Star List for 2015 and 2014.

One noteworthy publication of Sara’s was: A need for Clarification: North Dakota’s Abandoned Mineral Statute, 86
N.D.L. Rev. 521 (2010).