Suzanne M. Schweigert

Suzanne M. Schweigert, Partner

Suzanne is a native of Watford City, North Dakota.  She has been a member of the Firm since 1997, and a Partner since 2004.  She graduated with honors from Jamestown College in 1992 with a triple major in Accounting, Business Administration and History/Political Science.  She thereafter graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law and has been in private practice in Bismarck since 1996. 

Suzanne specializes in family law and is passionate about helping her clients.  Throughout her career she has also practiced in the areas of debtor/creditor law, civil litigation, business law and corporate law. Suzanne has tried hundreds of contested matters involving issues such as residential responsibility, child support, alimony/spousal support, division of marital property (including valuation and analysis of assets), grandparent rights, adoption and termination of parental rights.  She has extensive experience in resolving cases of all sizes, including large asset cases as well as complex residential responsibility matters. Suzanne appears in state court on a regular basis and is familiar with the local attorneys and judges in Central and Western North Dakota as well as throughout North Dakota.

Suzanne and her husband, David, reside in Bismarck with their three sons.  In her free time Suzanne enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and attending her sons’ sporting and school events.


Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Bankruptcy


Bar Admission:

  • North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals



  • 1992 – B.A. (with honors), Jamestown College
  • 1995 – J.D., University of North Dakota School of Law


Professional Affiliations:

  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Family Law Section of the State Bar
  • Women Lawyers Section of the State Bar
  • Big Muddy Bar Association


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