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Vote to elect Bonnie Storbakken to the South Central District Court

Bonnie Storbakken
Survey of ND Attorneys

Highest Rated In All Ten Catagories

According to a survey of ND Attorneys released by the North Dakota State Bar Association, Bonnie Storbakken is the highest rated candidate by her peers for the South Central Judicial District. Attorneys across the state rated the candidates in areas including professional competence, legal experience, judicial temperament and integrity. Of the two candidates on the November ballot, Storbakken received the highest rating in every category. Full results of the survey can be found here.

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Experience

Bonnie's Biography


LEGAL EXPERIENCE
  • EXECUTIVE SECRETARY / NORTH DAKOTA BOARD OF MEDICINE
    JAN 2017-PRESENT / BISMARCK, ND
  • COUNSEL AND SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR / OFFICE OF GOVERNOR JACK DALRYMPLE
    SEPT. 2014 – DECEMBER 2016 / BISMARCK, ND
  • COMMISSIONER / NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND HUMAN RIGHTS
    JUNE 2013 – OCTOBER 2014 / BISMARCK, ND
  • OWNER AND ATTORNEY / STORBAKKEN LAW AND MEDIATION, PLLC
    FEB 2007 – JUNE 2013 / BISMARCK, ND
  • ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY/LAROY BAIRD, P.C.
    JAN 2005 – JAN 2007 / BISMARCK, ND
  • STAFF ATTORNEY AND PROGRAM DIRECTOR / STATE BAR ASSOCATION OF NORTH DAKOTA
    JAN 2004 – JAN 2005 / BISMARCK, ND

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • GUARDIAN AD-LITEM / STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
    JULY 2001 – DEC 2002 / GRAND FORKS, ND
  • COUNSELOR AND YOUTH WORKER / KAIROS HOUSE, LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES
    FEB 1991 – SEPT 1996 / CROOKSTON, MN

EDUCATION
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF LAW
    GRAND FORKS, ND
    JURIS DOCTOR (2004)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA
    GRAND FORKS, ND
    BS, EDUCATION (1999)
About

Bonnie's Story

Bonnie Storbakken is running to fill the South Central District Court seat currently held by Judge Thomas Schneider who is retiring at the end of his term. Storbakken is an attorney, mediator and Guardian Ad Litem experienced in guiding individuals through the legal process both as an attorney and as a qualified mediator. Storbakken has served as Counsel and Senior Advisor to Governor Jack Dalrymple, Commissioner of the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights and is currently the Executive Secretary of the North Dakota Board of Medicine.

Bonnie was born in Grand Forks and graduated from the University of North Dakota with a bachelor’s degree in education. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of North Dakota School of Law. While in law school Storbakken clerked for Grand Forks States Attorney Peter Welte. Following graduation, she worked for the State Bar Association of North Dakota and as an attorney and mediator before serving in Governor Dalrymple’s administration.

Bonnie and her husband David Straley live in Bismarck and have three children. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Hope Manor, a sober living home for men and women in Bismarck.

The South Central District serves Burleigh, Emmons, Grant, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Oliver, Sheridan and Sioux counties. The 2020 primary election is scheduled for June 9, and the general election is scheduled for November 3.



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Bonnie Storbakken For Judge
1515 Burnt Boat Drive
Suite C - Box 295
Bismarck, ND 58503


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Kelvin Hullet, Treasurer
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