Jacqueline S. Anderson

Jackie Anderson has been representing the State of North Dakota as a Special Assistant Attorney General for Workforce Safety and Insurance for over 20 years, handling administrative hearings and appeals. She has briefed and argued over 50 cases before the North Dakota Supreme Court. As part of her practice, Jackie provides advice to employers on various employment issues and has represented employers in defense of discrimination, wage and hour and unemployment claims. She has experience handling employment related cases before the North Dakota Department of Labor, Job Service North Dakota as well as several jury trials in both federal and state court. Jackie is a lifetime resident of Clay County, Minnesota, and continues to reside near Rollag. She is married to Todd Anderson and has two adult children, Elizabeth and Ryan. When not working, Jackie enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, attending concerts and sporting events. She is a 30+ year season ticket owner for the Minnesota Vikings and attends all home games in Minneapolis and an occasional away game.


  • University of North Dakota School of Law (J.D. with Distinction 1995)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Moorhead State University (B.A. Summa Cum Laude 1992)


  • North Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • United States District Court for the District of North Dakota
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


  • Former SBAND Committee Member: Advisory Council to the Office of Administrative Hearings.
  • Barnesville Education Scholarships for Tomorrow (BEST), Committee Member
  • Former Clerk of Tansem Township (Clay County, Minnesota)
  • Active in Rollag Lutheran Church (former Financial Secretary and Council Member)


  • Prior to law school, Jackie was a legal secretary/legal assistant for over 10 years in a litigation firm in Moorhead.
  • Jackie has made numerous presentations in the areas of workers compensation and employment law.