Attorneys

 

Peter H. Furuseth


Pete grew up in Williston. He received his undergraduate degree as well as his law degree at the University of North Dakota.

After graduating from law school, Pete moved back to Williston to start his career. After serving in private practice and later serving as the Williams County State's Attorney's Office, in 2004 Pete established the Furuseth Law Firm, now known as Furuseth Olson & Evert, PC.

Pete specializes in real estate title opinions, estate planning and probate administration, oil and gas, municipal law, and civil litigation. 

Pete is the main city attorney for the City of Williston and also acts as city attorney for Epping.  In addition, he is a tribal judge for MHA Tribal Court.

in his free time, Pete enjoys being around his wife, Laurie, daughters - Greta Pennington and Maren Furuseth, and his grandchildren, Sawyer and Rowyn. Pete also loves spending time in Big Sky, Montana where he owns a condo.

Professional Achievements:

Named a Super Lawyer for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

Boards and Commissions:

*Williston State College Foundation, past president

*Bethel Lutheran Foundation, member

Taylor D. Olson

Taylor practices in many different areas including municipal law, criminal prosecution, oil and gas matters, estate planning, general litigation, and some minimal domestic issues. She is currently the municipal prosecutor for the City of Williston and is the Municipal Judge for the City of New Town.  Taylor also currently presides as the MHA Judge for child support enforcement.
 
Taylor is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law where she graduated with distinction. During law school, Taylor was a member of law review and Moot Court and she completed an extemship at the Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office and was a law clerk for the Northeast Central Judicial District as well as a law clerk for a private firm. Taylor also graduated from St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and she practiced in public accounting for three years before attending law school.
 
In her free time, Taylor enjoys hanging out with her husband, Jordon, their three daughters, Dylan,  Andilyn, and Ellery. She likes to read, watch baseball (Go Twins!), and hang out with family and friends.

Professional Achievements:

Named to Great Plains Rising Stars for the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

Boards and Commissions:

*Board of Governors, State Bar Association of North    Dakota

*Joint Committee on Attorney Standards, member

*Gavel Advisory Board, member

*Consumer Protection Committee, member

*North Dakota State Board of Psychologist Examiners (appointed by governor Dalrymple)

*Williston State College Foundation, board member

*Williston High School Foundation, board member

​Jordon J. Evert

Jordon grew up in LaMoure, North Dakota.  He attended undergraduate school at Minnesota State University Moorhead earning a degree in Paralegal.  Jordon then attended the University of North Dakota School of Law where he graduated with distinction.

During law school, Jordon completed internships with the Burleigh County State's Attorney's Office in Bismarck, the Northeast Judicial District, the Grand Fork's State's Attorney's Office, and clerked for a private law firm.

Jordon specializes in many different areas of law including oil and gas, estate planning and probate administration, municipal law, and civil litigation.

Jordon serves as one of the attorneys acting as city attorney for the City of Williston.

Jordon is married to Taylor D. Olson and they have three daughters, Dylan, Andilyn, and Ellery.  He enjoys playing golf, watching professional sports, hunting, and spending time with family.

Professonal Achievements

Named to Great Plains Rising Stars for the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

Boards and Commissions:

*Mountain States Legal Foundation, member

*Western Region Economic Development Committee, member

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