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Benjamin Brian Freedman

Family Attorney at Fargo, ND

5.0   3 reviews

About Benjamin

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Practice area

Ben is an attorney specializing in helping people resolve family law issues in Minnesota and North Dakota, including divorce, custody and visitation, child support, spousal maintenance, and adoption. He also assists clients with requesting and defending restraining orders and protective orders. Most important to Ben are understanding clients’ needs and finding creative ways to help clients meet their goals.

 

Experience

Ben has assisted many clients with trials, hearings, and settlements of all types, in both North Dakota and Minnesota. Prior to private practice, Ben worked for a year and a half as a staff attorney for a District Court Judge in Glencoe, Minnesota, obtaining invaluable insight into how judges think about cases and issues generally, and learning specifically about family law from his supervising judge, who worked as a family law attorney for nearly 25 years. During law school, Ben gained experience as a law clerk for a family law attorney in Minneapolis.

 

Education

Ben earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of St. Thomas Law School in Minneapolis, where he earned the Dean’s Award for the top score in his Family Law class. Prior to that, he graduated from the University of Northwestern – St. Paul with a double major.

 

Personal

Ben met his wife during college. They were married after his first year of law school, and have since celebrated the births of two children. Ben played collegiate football and still enjoys watching and participating in sports including football, hockey, and golf. He also has a penchant for fishing, reading, and documentaries. He and his wife spend their weekends visiting friends and taking their children to events and activities.

Licensed for 8 years
State ND
Status Authorized to Practice Law
Acquired 2017
Updated 11/22/2022
State MN
Status Authorized to Practice
Acquired 2014
Updated 10/29/2022

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

Contact Benjamin

Severson, Wogsland & Liebl
4627 44th Ave S Ste 108
Fargo, ND, 58104-4473

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Posted by Chris | June 22, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent family law representation
Ben did a great job for our shared client on a contentious custody case. The case dealt with complex UCCJEA (interstate) issues, and Ben's work laid the groundwork for my side of the case in Florida.
Posted by anonymous | April 15, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Custody and divorce
Often times, Engineers and Lawyers do not agree on issues. In my case, agreed.
Posted by Megan | October 28, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Thank you
Ben, is an awesome Lawyer, him and his team work great and fast! They help you and don’t just steal money from you. He helped Me a lot through my custody case, I couldn’t be more thankful! I would recommend him to anyone in North Dakota!

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Resume

AVVO RATING 7.3 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Staff Attorney
  • State Of Minnesota First Judicial District
  • 2015 - 2017

Education

  • University of St. Thomas School of Law - Minneapolis
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014

Associations

  • North Dakota State Bar Association
  • 2017 - Present
  • Cass County Bar Association
  • 2017 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Foundation
  • 2014 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Publications

  • The Review (North Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants)
  • “Medical Care in the Prison System: What Rights Do Prisoners Have?”
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Red River Valley Paralegal Association
  • Restraining and Protective Orders in ND and MN
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (5)
Family Attorney | Oct 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"Ben works hard on behalf of his clients and cares about their results. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Oct 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"Ben is a great family law attorney. He is an excellent communicator, and he works incredibly hard for his clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Oct 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Oct 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"Ben is always working hard for his clients, to find the best possible solution to complex legal and emotional cases. Ben cares about his clients and their well-being, and listens to their concerns. I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Co-worker
"Benjamin truly cares about his clients. He is especially good at ensuring his clients understand every aspect of their case and can make well-informed decisions. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ben is an outstanding attorney and human being, period. Ben has an excellent motor, and is willing to take the time that others don’t to ensure his clients are put in the best position to succeed in their lives moving forward, whether it be post-divorce, With their children in a custody matter, or both. I endorse this lawyer, and if you are a prospective client, I would not hesitate to use him as your advocate in your time of need."
Family Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Co-worker
"Ben is a hardworking attorney that will give your case the attention it deserves."
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Fargo Family Lawyer Benjamin Brian Freedman
Benjamin Brian Freedman
Family Attorney
Fargo, ND
Licensed for 8 years