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Cheryl F. Bergian

About Me

I have 25+ years of experience, practicing in North Dakota and Minnesota. I concentrate in personal and small business bankruptcies, but also provides services in drafting wills, healthcare directives, powers of attorney for financial decisions, probate, and guardianship & conservatorships.


Practice Areas


  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 40%
    6 years
  2. Probate: 15%
    6 years
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
    6 years
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 15%
    6 years
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

1 2nd St N Ste 122
P O Box 2152
Fargo, ND, 58102-4807


MNAuthorized to practice198806/04/2015
NDAuthorized to practice law198809/17/2015

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerCheryl Bergian Law Office2012 - Present
AttorneyHannig & Associates, P.A.2008 - 2012
Executive DirectorNorth Dakota Human Rights Coalition2002 - 2008
Senior Staff AttorneyMigrant Legal Services1993 - 2002
Managing AttorneyLegal Assistance of North Dakota1991 - 1993
Staff AttorneyLegal Services of Northwest Minnesota1988 - 1991
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
National Association of Bankruptcy TrusteesMember2013 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
State Bar Association of North DakotaMember1988 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Dakota School of LawN/AN/A1988
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2015 Bankruptcy IVNChapter 7 Banrkuptcy - Trustee's Perspective2015