Nicholas Thornton - Serkland Law Firm



Nicholas Thornton
Serkland Law Firm
10 Roberts Street
Fargo, ND 58103

701-232-8957

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Nicholas Thornton
Serkland Law Firm

Attorney Profile
Law School

University of North Dakota

Website

http://www.serklandlaw.com

701-232-8957


Nick primarily practices criminal defense with the Serkland Law Firm in Fargo, North Dakota. Additionally, he practices in business law, commercial transactions, banking law, and general litigation. Before joining the firm, Nick was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner of the North Dakota Supreme Court. Nick received his undergraduate degree in criminal justice from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2003. He then obtained his law degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2006, with distinction, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, he served as the president of the UND Criminal Law Association; as a Teaching Assistant for the criminal law class, participated in Moot Court, and authored a book on the criminal justice system in North Dakota. Nick is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Mary. Nick is originally from Jamestown, North Dakota. He and his wife have a one-year-old son. During their spare time, Nick and his family enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors.Education:· Juris Doctor, with Distinction, 2006University of North Dakota School of LawGrand Forks, North Dakota; Order of the Coif· Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, 2003Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead, Minnesota;Cum LaudeAdmitted to Practice:· North Dakota, 2006· U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota, 2006· U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2007Professional Affiliations:· American Bar Association· National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers· State Bar Association of North Dakota· Cass County Bar Association· Ronald N. Davies American Inns of CourtCommunity Involvement:· Junior Achievement· Law Day