Associate Attorney

 Stephen R. Hanson II

Stephen R. Hanson II joined Ohnstad Twichell as an associate attorney in September 2016.  Stephen was born in Fargo, North Dakota, and grew up in Moorhead, Minnesota.  He graduated magna cum laude from Concordia College with a degree in political science.  He earned his law degree, summa cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Before joining Ohnstad Twichell, Stephen served as a judicial law clerk to three judges of the Minnesota Court of Appeals.  He concentrates his practice in the area of litigation.

Civil & Criminal Litigation
  • Undergraduate: Concordia College, with distinction – Political Science
  • Law School: William Mitchell College of Law, with distinction
  • Licensed to practice in North Dakota, Minnesota United States District Court for the District of North Dakota, and United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Stephen has achieved the following honors and distinctions:

  • Served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks, Kevin G. Ross, and Carol A. Hooten of the Minnesota Court of Appeals

As an attorney, Stephen actively participates in the following organizations:

  • Cass, Clay County Bar Association
  • West Fargo Exchange Club
  • The Gavel Editorial Board