Our Team

Legal Team

Derrick Braaten


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 …

Charles Carvell


Charles Carvell is an Attorney for Braaten Law Firm, and joined the firm in June of 2024. Charles brings a wealth of knowledge and experience …

Admin Support

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


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


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 …

Talia Price

Legal Assistant

Talia started at the firm in September of 2023. She has 2 years of administrative experience. Talia is currently studying sociology with a minor in pre-law and communications. She plans to attend law school in the future.

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We excel at responding to the unexpected and have the experience necessary to ensure we are prepared when the unexpected occurs. Please contact us if you find yourself in need of astute attorneys with a passion for protecting land and its stewards.

Braaten Law Firm

109 North 4th Street, Suite 100
Bismarck, ND 58501

(701) 221-2911


(701) 221-5842