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YOUNG LAWYER SHOWCASE SARAH E. WALL ELLE MOLBERT Elle Molbert is an associate attorney with Ohnstad Twichell, P.C., in West Fargo. She practices primarily in family law and serves as a prosecutor for the City of West Fargo. Molbert is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota and joined Ohnstad Twichell in August 2017. Sarah E. Wall is an associate attorney at Smith Porsborg Schweigert Armstrong Moldenhauer and Smith in Bismarck. She practices in the areas of civil litigation and administrative law, typically in the areas of insurance defense and political subdivision defense. Prior to joining Smith Porsborg, Wall served as a judicial law clerk for North Dakota’s East Central Judicial District in Fargo. Wall is a native of Devils Lake and graduated magna cum laude from North Dakota State University with a bachelor of arts degree in political science. She attended the University of North Dakota School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2014. Wall is a member of the American Bar Association, North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association, and DRI. She also serves as the president-elect for the Young Lawyers Section and was recently elected as the officer-at-large for the Big Muddy Bar Association. She was born and raised in Fargo and graduated from the University of North Dakota (UND) with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. In 2017, Molbert earned a juris doctor from the UND School of Law. During law school, she worked as a law clerk and was a judicial extern at the Northeast Central Judicial District. Molbert and her fiancé live in West Fargo with their dog, Moose. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and summer weekends at the lake. Wall resides in Bismarck with her husband, Jared, their two dogs, Watson and Harper, and their cat, Jules. Wall is a fitness enthusiast and also enjoys spending her spare time with family and friends. WINTER 2019 27