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 Seaworth, Hugh Patrick

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Hugh Patrick (Pat) Seaworth
Administrative Law Judge
PO Box 7127
Bismarck, ND 58507
Phone: (701) 426-8233
Email: hpseaworth@hotmail.com


Pat Seaworth is a North Dakota native and graduate of the University of North Dakota. He is an Air Force veteran and worked as a caseworker for Ramsey County Social Services following military service.  He received his law degree from Washington University School of Law in 1978. Pat was a staff attorney with Legal Assistance of North Dakota and an assistant city attorney and then city attorney for the city of Bismarck.  From 1988 to 1993, Pat was an assistant attorney general and served briefly as acting solicitor general followed by an appointment as a Supreme Court Fellow with the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington. In 1993, Pat was appointed general counsel for the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education, a position he held for nearly 20 years. During 2013, Pat was a part-time associate judge for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court. He serves as a part-time contract administrative law judge for OAH.

OAH Permanent ALJs

·  Dawson, Timothy J. (Director/ALJ)
·  McLean, Jeanne L.
·  Steiner, Jeanne M.

OAH Contract ALJs

·  Allen, John I.
·  Jordheim, Lynn C.
·  Keogh, Robert A.
·  Seaworth, Hugh Patrick
·  Seaworth, Janet Demarais
·  Soderstrom, Reed A.
·  Thomas, Benjamin E.
·  Ward, Patrick J.

OAH Statutory References

Quick Contact

Timothy J. Dawson, Director
Office of Administrative Hearings
2911 N 14th St - Ste 303
Bismarck, ND 58503

Tel: (701) 328-3200
Fax: (701) 328-3254
Email:  oah@nd.gov