Melissa M. Klimpel

Melissa M. Klimpel, Advanced Certified Paralegal

Melissa M. Klimpel, ACP, is a native of Wishek, North Dakota.  She joined the firm in 1995 and works in the area of Civil Litigation with Attorneys Scott K. Porsborg and Brian D. Schmidt.  Melissa attended the University of North Dakota and received a Paralegal Certificate from Bismarck State College in 2002.  She received her Certified Paralegal designation in 2004 and her Advanced Certified Paralegal in Discovery in 2006. 

Melissa has been an active member of WDALA – An Association of Paralegals/Legal Assistants since 2002.  She served as President for four years, Co-First Vice President, NALA Liaison, Region III Director, and Newsletter Editor.  She has also served on numerous committees. 

Melissa has also been a member of NALA – The Paralegal Association since 2005.  She has held various board positions, including Professional Development Committee (PDC) Chair, Area 2 Director, and Region VI Director.  Melissa also served on NALA’s Professional Development Committee (PDC) and Continuing Education Council (CEC), and was a member of the inaugural class of NALA’s Leadership Enhancement and Preparation (LEAP) program.  Melissa received NALA’s Affiliated Associations Affiliate Award and Affiliated Associations Outstanding Contribution Award in 2012.

Melissa and her husband, Mark, currently reside in Bismarck with their three daughters, Whitney, Morgan, and Olivia.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, and traveling.

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