Our Team

Legal Team

Derrick Braaten
Owner
Derrick moved to North Dakota to work with Sarah Vogel Law Partners, now Braaten Law Firm, in August of 2007. Prior to entering the legal profession, Derrick worked with the …
Rosey Sand
Of Counsel
A graduate of the University of North Dakota Law School, Rosey’s roots in North Dakota go back four generations. On one side of her family Rosey’s great grandparents homesteaded on …
JJ England
Attorney
JJ’s practice focuses on representing the interests of family farmers, landowners, and community groups impacted by development and natural resources decisions. He regularly practices in the areas of environmental law, …
Beriah Smith
Attorney
Beriah grew up in a Connecticut dairy farming family. His father’s side has been milking cows since the 1960’s and has grown to a 1,400 cow operation. His mother’s family …
Kyra Hill
Attorney
Kyra joined Braaten Law Firm in 2016. Her interest in the intersection of energy production and sustainable agriculture drew her to North Dakota after having served as a research fellow …
David Keagle
Attorney
David joined Braaten Law Firm in January of 2016 and is excited to make North Dakota his home. During law school, he focused on land use and environmental law and …

Admin Support

Lisa Rask
Office Manager
Lisa Rask has been with Braaten Law Firm since May, 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Lisa was a General Manager for Barnes & Noble for over twenty years, where …
Steven Price
Legal Assistant
Steven Price is a Legal Assistant for Braaten Law Firm. He has been with the firm since March of 2018. Prior to joining Braaten Law Firm, Steven was the Receiving …
Riley
Office Dog
Shasta’s Fetcher in the Rye, “Riley,” is a flat-coated retriever born to Shasta’s Ch After Midnight RN NA OAJ JH and Shasta’s Ch Hang Tyme Slam Dunk. Riley has one …