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Meet Your Administrative Law Judge

Designating the Administrative Law Judge to Your Case

Upon receipt of a request for the designation of an administrative law judge to preside over your matter, the director of the Office of Administrative Hearings will designate an administrative law judge with knowledge and background in the subject matter of your case. The Office of Administrative Hearings employs three (3) full time ALJs to conduct hearings for all of its clients agencies. OAH also contracts with ten (10) attorneys in private practice to conduct primarily Workforce Safety and Insurance hearings, as well as hearings for other agencies on a case-by-case basis. To meet your ALJ, please select his or her name in the right column.

OAH Permanent ALJs

·  Bailey, Susan L.
·  Sand, Rosellen M. (Lead ALJ for WSI)
·  Mann, Wade C. (Director/ALJ)

OAH Contract ALJs

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


OAH Statutory References


Quick Contact

Wade C. Mann, 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