The State Bar Association of North Dakota Fall 2015 Gavel Magazine - Page 34

Get to Know Your Board Member Meg Morley What is your current job? I am a Senior Public Affairs Advisor for Enbridge, and I am an attorney in private practice - Morley Legal Services, Ltd. What is your hometown, college attended and law school attended? Minto, N.D.; University of North Dakota ‘03 Bachelor of Arts: History/ Political Science; University of North Dakota School of Law ‘11. SBAND Board Member Young Lawyers Representative • Did you do any professional work prior to law school? I worked in law firms and politics. What led you to a career in law? It’s all I’ve ever wanted. Mediation & Arbitration Services Patrick J. Ward Zuger Kirmis & Smith 316 North Fifth Street P.O. Box 1695 Bismarck, ND 585021695 701-223-2711 • 1979 UND Law Grad (35 years in civil litigation practice) • Experienced in civil litigation, employment law, insurance and personal injury • Qualified Civil Mediation Neutral listed on North Dakota ADR Roster • UND Conflict Resolution Center Trained • Licensed in North Dakota, Montana, Illinois and U.S. Supreme Court • Diplomate of National Institute of Trial Advocacy “I promise to serve you, your client, and your adversary with fairness, common sense, respect, knowledge of the law and complete impartiality.” 34 THE GAVEL What year were you admitted to the bar? 2014 How long have you been on the SBAND Board? Just a few months. What other involvement have you had with SBAND prior to being on the board? I attended SBAND sponsored CLEs and was a member. What is your favorite quote? “To not to run would be to hold Him in contempt.” - Eric Liddell What’s the last book you read (good or bad?) Honor Thy Father, by Gay Talese SAVE THE DATE! The 2016 SBAND Annual Meeting will be June 15 - 17 in Grand Forks Watch for more details at