Our Team

Legal Team

Derrick Braaten
Owner
Derrick moved to North Dakota to work with Sarah Vogel Law Partners over a decade ago, and has since taken over the firm which now bears his name. Derrick has …
Todd Sattler
Attorney
For more than 20 years, Todd has handled complex litigation for individuals, corporations, and public entities, trying cases before state and federal courts in North Dakota, Minnesota, and California.  After …
Lisa Andersen
Attorney
Lisa graduated from North Dakota State University in 2016 with a B.S. in Agricultural Communication, and the University of North Dakota School of Law where she received her J.D. in …

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Lisa Rask
Business Manager
Lisa Rask joined Braaten Law Firm in May, 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Lisa was a General Manager for Barnes & Noble for over twenty years, where she was …
Steven Price
Paralegal
Steven Price is a Paralegal for Braaten Law Firm. He has been with the firm since March of 2018. Prior to joining Braaten Law Firm, Steven was the Receiving Manager …
Desirae Zaste
Paralegal
Desirae is a Certified Paralegal who joined the firm in September 2021. Desirae has over 15 years of experience assisting attorneys in different areas of law.  She began her legal …
Sheldon Zaste
Legal Assistant
Sheldon joined the firm in March of 2022. He comes to the firm with over 4 years of experience as a legal assistant. Sheldon also has had over 14 years …