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.