Sheldon A. Smith

Sheldon A. Smith, Partner

Sheldon A. Smith was born in Minot, North Dakota, May 6, 1958.  Sheldon graduated from University of North Dakota in 1979.  In 1983, Sheldon received his J.D. (with distinction) from University of North Dakota School of Law.    

Sheldon founded the law firm in September of 1983.  He has overseen its growth from the sole employee to a group of 35 dedicated professionals and staff.  He has presented seminars on financial issues to Judges, Bar Groups and others for over 30 years.


Practice Areas:

  • Business Law
  • Taxation
  • Probate
  • Corporations


Bar Admission:

  • North Dakota (1983)
  • U.S. District Court (1983)
  • U.S. Tax Court (1985)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (1988)



  • 1979 – B.S.B.A. (cum laude), University of North Dakota
  • 1983 – J.D. (with distinction), University of North Dakota School of Law


Professional Affiliations:

  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Certified Public Accountant (1980)
  • Order of the Coif



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