The State Bar Association of North Dakota Summer 2014 Gavel Magazine - Page 15

KRISTI PETTIT VENHUIZEN AND BRETT VENHUIZEN Grand Forks native Kristi Pettit and Rapid City, South Dakota, native Brett Venhuizen attended different law schools and practiced different types of law in Grand Forks for several years before they met in 2009 and married in 2011. Kristi graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1995 and Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas, in 1998. She returned to Grand Forks and began her career with the Kalash and Pettit Law Firm, where she continues to practice. She is a part-time prosecutor for the City of Grand Forks, which she c