Thaddeus E. Swanson

Thaddeus Swanson is an associate attorney in the firm’s transactional group. His practice focuses primarily on business, estate planning, and probate matters. He was born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in Long Prairie, MN. Thaddeus began his legal career in Williston, ND serving as judicial law clerk to the six judges in North Dakota’s Northwest Judicial District. When he’s not working, Thaddeus enjoys golfing, exercising, and spending time with friends and family.


University of North Dakota School of Law (J.D. 2015)

Order of the Barristers North Dakota Law Review, member North Dakota Bar Foundation Best Note Award (2015)

North Dakota State University (B.S. 2011) MSCTC – Fergus Falls, (A.A. 2009)

Bar Admissions

North Dakota

Community & Professional Involvement

State Bar Association of North Dakota
Minnesota State Bar Association
Red River Valley Estate Planning Counsel
Ronald N. Davies Inn of Court
Fargo-Moorhead Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network
Cass County Bar Association
Living Waters Lutheran Church

Presentations and Publications

Controlled Substances Chaos: The Department of Justice’s New Policy Position On Marijuana and What It Means for Industrial Hemp Farming in North Dakota, 90 N.D.L.Rev. 599 (2016).