Robin Schmidt Appointed to Northwest Judicial District Judgeship

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date


Campus Unit

School of Law


Governor Jack Dalrymple appointed Robin A. Schmidt, Class of '04, to serve on one of two newly created district court judge vacancies in North Dakota's Northwest Judicial District. Schmidt is expected to assume her new position on July 31, 2013.

"Robin Schmidt and Paul Jacobson are experienced, dedicated attorneys who are highly respected by their peers and I have great confidence they will do an outstanding job serving the citizens of northwest North Dakota," Dalrymple said. "Robin and Paul have strong ties to northwest North Dakota, they have excellent legal skills and they are well prepared to help address the district's increased caseload."

Schmidt, a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law, lives in Watford City where she owns and operates Schmidt Law Firm.

Dalrymple appointed Schmidt to the newly created Northwest Judicial District Judgeship No. 11 to be chambered in Watford City.