Timothy G. Richard

Tim Richard portrait

Tim Richard was born and raised on his family’s farm near Fargo, North Dakota. He received a B.S. in Economics from North Dakota State University in 1992 and then went on to obtain his J.D. from the University of North Dakota in 1997. In law school, he was a member of the Board of Editors for the North Dakota Law Review and received a Best Oralist Award at the Pace University Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. Mr. Richard served as law clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen K. Klein in Fargo from 1997–1999. He joined the firm in 1999. His practice areas include business law, estate planning, probate, and real estate.

Year Joined Organization


Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • North Dakota, 1997
  • Minnesota, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota, 1999


  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1997
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Honors: Best Oralist Award at the Pace University Env. Law Moot Court Competition
  • North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, United States, 1992
    Major: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Red River Valley Estate Planning Council
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Cass County Bar Association
  • Red River Valley Estate Planning Council
  • Pheasants Forever

Past Employment Positions

U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen K. Klein, Law Clerk, 1997–1999

Licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota, and serving the communities of Fargo, Moorhead, Grand Forks, Valley City, Jamestown, Minot, Bismarck, Alexandria, Wahpeton, Cooperstown, Glyndon, and Dilworth.