Skip to main content

Kelsey A. Krapp

Estate planning Attorney at Jamestown, ND

Not yet reviewed
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State ND
    Acquired 2012
    Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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

About Kelsey

Learn Kelsey’s areas of practice.

About Kelsey A. Krapp
Kelsey (commonly known as "Lou") was born and raised on his family's farm and bison ranch near Pingree, North Dakota. After graduating from Pingree-Buchanan High School, he attended the University of North Dakota for both his undergraduate and law degrees.  Following law school, Kelsey worked as an associate attorney with a private litigation firm in Bismarck, primarily defending personal injury and property damage cases.  Additionally, he served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the North Dakota Public Service Commission for various regulatory matters.  In 2016, Kelsey moved back to the Jamestown area to start James Valley Law, PLLC.​In addition to his legal practice, Kelsey is the owner and operator of a bison ranch, hunting business, and custom-exempt butcher shop near Pingree, North Dakota.  Kelsey has further experience in government, having worked for both the U.S. Senate and the North Dakota Public Service Commission during college and law school.  He draws upon these broad, real-world experiences to better assist clients from both a practical and professional standpoint. Kelsey's wife, Emily (Schlosser), is also a native of the James Valley region, having grown up on a farm near Edgeley, North Dakota.  Emily is an occupational therapist at the Anne Carlson Center in Jamestown.  Together, they have 1 son named Leo.  The Krapps enjoy spending free time traveling, fishing, hunting, and skiing with friends and family.

Photos and videos


James Valley Law, PLLC
123 1st Avenue South
Suite 125
Jamestown, ND, 58401


Not yet reviewed. Review Kelsey


  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 150-250 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 6.4 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner / Attorney
  • James Valley Law, PLLC
  • 2016 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Evenson Sanderson, PC
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Associate Attorney
  • Zuger Kirmis & Smith
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Legal Intern
  • North Dakota Public Service Commission
  • 2011 - 2011
View all work experience


  • University of North Dakota School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Ihli v. Lazzaretto, 2015 ND 151, 864 N.W.2d 483.
  • Affirmed by ND Supreme Court
  • Chegwidden v. Evenson, 2015 ND 131, 863 N.W.2d 843.
  • Affirmed by ND Supreme Court

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (0)
Given (3)
Endorse Kelsey
Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney.

Avvo Contributions

1 Legal Answers 0 Legal Guides
Jamestown Estate planning Lawyer Kelsey A. Krapp
Kelsey A. Krapp
Estate planning Attorney
Jamestown, ND
Licensed for 11 years
Free Consultation