Category: In The News
Derrick Braaten was recently recognized for his conservation efforts. He is the recipient of the 2019 Merit Award by the Soil and Water Conservation Society. The Merit Award recognizes an outstanding activity, product, or service by a group, business firm, corporation, or organization that promotes the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources. More … Read More
Derrick Braaten is the attorney for Northwest Landowners, who recently challenged the constitutionality of the state’s new pore space bill, Senate Bill 2344, which becomes law on August 1st. This landowner association has been overwhelmed by members who have come forward, concerned that they will be negatively impacted by the new law. In preparing the … Read More
The Northwest Landowners Association, represented by Derrick Braaten, filed a lawsuit against the state saying the pore space law “strips landowners of their right to possess and use the pore space within their lands and allows the State of North Dakota to directly redistribute that right to others without the consent of or compensation to … Read More
Braaten Law Firm filed suit against the State of North Dakota on behalf of the Northwest Landowners Association, calling a new law “a taking of the inalienable rights of North Dakota landowners.” Read the article here.
Braaten Law Firm has filed suit on behalf of Northwest Landowners Association against the State of North Dakota for the unprecedented taking of private property rights as a result of passage of Senate Bill 2344. Standing alongside the landowners of North Dakota, the firm will commit any and all resources to protect the private property … Read More
A group of Western North Dakota landowners recently testified against ND Senate Bill 2344, saying the bill is an offensive taking of private property rights. Northwest Landowners urged the Governor to veto the bill. Read Burgum’s statement here.
Our own Derrick Braaten recently appeared on The Mighty 790 KFGO with Shirley Meyer to discuss SB2344. Listen to their conversation here.
A group of Western North Dakota landowners recently testified against ND Senate Bill 2344, saying the bill is an offensive taking of private property rights. Our own Derrick Braaten testified to urge lawmakers to consider a more in-depth study of the issue instead of proceeding with the current bill. See the full story here.
Landowner rights has recently been a contentious issue in North Dakota. This article from Agweek outlines a case we took on behalf of a group of landowners in Sargent County. See the full story here.
Agweek’s Mikkel Pates wrote a story about Sarah Vogel, a founder of the predecessor firm to Braaten Law Firm. Sarah’s work during the farm crisis helped hundreds of thousands of farmers, and she was a beacon of hope for farmers who had nowhere to turn. See the full story here.