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Michael L Gjesdahl

Michael L Gjesdahl

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Uncontested Divorce, Adoption, Guardianship, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Marriage & Prenuptials

About Me

Michael L. Gjesdahl is a long-standing resident of Fargo, North Dakota. He attended the University of North Dakota where, in 1982, he obtained a Bachelors of Science in Public Administration and, in 1985, his law degree. He practiced for four years in San Francisco, California, and the Bay area before returning to Fargo to open his own firm.

He is licensed to practice law in North Dakota, Minnesota and California, and is a member of numerous legal organizations. Mr. Gjesdahl is a trained Mediator, Guardian ad Litem and Custody Investigator. He is married, the father of three children, and active in his church.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Family: 20%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  3. Uncontested Divorce: 10%
  4. Child Support: 10%
  5. Other: 35%
  6. More 



Hourly ($200-325/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Gjesdahl Law PC

1375 21st Ave N Ste A
Fargo, ND, 58102-1842



NDAuthorized to practice law198908/17/2015
MNAuthorized to practice198906/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerGjesdahl Law, P.C.1989 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
U.S. Supreme CourtN/A2001 - Present
State Bar Association of North DakotaMember1989 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
State Bar of Californiamember1985 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Counsel for ChildrenMemberN/A
North Dakota Collaborative Divorce GroupMemberN/A
Collaborative Law Institute of MinnesotaMemberN/A
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMemberN/A
North Dakota State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Dakota School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985