Angie focuses her practice on professional liability defense, health law, civil litigation, and mediation in North Dakota and Minnesota. In her litigation practice, Angie has represented clients in numerous trials, mediations, and appeals. Angie's health law practice includes counseling medical facilities and health care providers on risk management and legal issues and speaking on health law issues.  As a mediator, Angie is a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice and is included on North Dakota's Neutral Roster maintained by the North Dakota Supreme Court Administrator's Office.

Angie graduated with distinction from the University of North Dakota School of Law, where she earned Order of the Coif designation for academic achievement and Order of the Barristers recognition for her advocacy skills. She also served as Symposium Editor for the University of North Dakota Law Review. While in private practice at the firm, Angie served as an adjunct instructor at the University of North Dakota School of Law for four semesters in the areas of legal writing and appellate advocacy.

Before joining the firm, Angie served as law clerk to Chief Justice Gerald W. VandeWalle of the North Dakota Supreme Court and as law clerk to the Honorable David S. Doty of the federal district court in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Angie and her husband, Winston, are both natives of Cando, North Dakota, and have two children. In her spare time, Angie enjoys gardening, traveling, and family activities.

Practice Areas

Professional Liability Defense

Health Care Law

Civil Litigation

Honors and Distinctions

"The Best Lawyers in America," in Health Care, Woodward/White (2006-2016)

Great Plains Super Lawyers®, Thomson/Reuters (2007-2016)

Listed in Band 1, the highest ranking, as a Leading North Dakota Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation attorney by Chambers USA (2008-2016)

Admitted To Practice

North Dakota, 1995

Minnesota, 1997

U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota, 1998

U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1999

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2000

U.S. Supreme Court, 2006

Memberships

Cass County Bar Association

State Bar Association of North Dakota

American Health Lawyers Association

Association of Defense Trial Attorneys

Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow