The State Bar Association of North Dakota Fall 2014 Gavel Magazine - Page 5

Current Position: Legal counsel for Social Services at the Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office, Fargo Any professional work prior to law school? No, although I did serve two terms in the North Dakota State Legislature. Year admitted to the bar? N.D. - 1988 What is the nature of your practice? Child Protection What is the length of time you have been on the SBAND Board? Brand new What other involvement have you had with SBAND prior to being on the board? Legislative Committee (1989 to 1991), CLE Commission (2005 to 2009) Do you have any particular areas of interest with SBAND or the legal profession in North Dakota? Protection and advocacy on behalf of children. What is your favorite quote? “To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.” Edward R. Murrow What’s the last book you read (good or bad)? People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks (and it was pretty good) connie cleveland Hometown, college attended, law school attended: My hometown is East Grand Forks, Minnesota. I received a bachelor of science in secondary education from UND, and a J.D. from the UND School of Law in 1988, plus I had a couple of short stints in Norway, in Bergen while an undergrad and in Oslo during law school. GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBE FALL 2014 5 GET TO KNOW YOUR BOARD MEMBERS GET TO KNOW YO