Justin is a shareholder in the Bismarck office. He is an experienced real estate attorney with a multi-faceted practice focused on advising clients regarding surface and subsurface real estate transactions.
Justin’s oil and gas practice primarily involves title examination, title curative work, and mineral interest purchases and sales. Justin’s real estate practice involves nearly every aspect of commercial and residential real estate development and ownership including preparation and negotiation of purchase and sale documents, leases, and easements, 1031-exchange transactions, representation before governmental bodies associated with subdivision, zoning, and related issues. Justin also assists clients with mortgage financing and foreclosure, landlord-tenant disputes, and construction lien issues. In addition to real estate, Justin assists clients with estate administration (probate) and various corporate matters.
Prior to joining Fredrikson, Justin worked at a prominent North Dakota firm where he represented developers, builders and individuals in a variety of legal matters, helped manage a firm-operated title company, and was a licensed title insurance agent for Chicago Title Insurance Company. Before entering private practice, Justin served as a law clerk for the Burleigh County District Court where he gained invaluable experience analyzing litigated real estate and contract issues.
Director, Board of Directors, Bismarck Library Foundation
Member, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Member, Landman’s Association of North Dakota
Clerk, South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County District Court, 2011-2012
Legal Extern, North Dakota Supreme Court, 2010
Legal Extern, Eighth United States Circuit Court of Appeals