Kelsch Kelsch Ruff & Kranda

Solving our client's issues since 1919. Our firm offers a broad range of services and have provided contract lobbying services since 1967. Our philosophy is to emphasize on achieving practical results in a timely and skillful manner.

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Firm Overview

As we see it, our clients rely on us to provide a solution to their legal problem. To do this, we must first acquire an understanding of our clients' business to accurately identify the problem. We take time to listen and, with client input, determine a workable strategy for a timely solution.

We have built our reputation by working and growing with our clients, solving their legal problems, large and small, for fees commensurate with the value provided.

A concerted effort is made to keep current with the law and we cherish our reputation for providing a wide range of services in a confidential, timely, and competent manner.
Main Office

Main Office
103 Collins Avenue
P.O. BOX 1266
Mandan  ND  58554

Phone
  • 701-663-9818
Auto Accident
Auto Accidents
Area of Law: Automobile Accidents and Injuries
Personal Injury
Personal Injury
Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury Mediation
-Personal Injury Defense
-Plaintiffs Personal Injury
Product Liability
Product Liability
Area of law: Products Liability
Trucking Accident
Kelsch Kelsch Ruff & Kranda will represent your Trucking Accident legal matters.
-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
-Commercial Vehicle Liability
-Bodily Injury
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Accidents
Wrongful Death
Wrongful Death
Area of Law: Wrongful Death

Arlen M. Ruff, PC

Attorney at Law
Mr. Ruff focuses his practice in the areas of Business and Commercial Law and Litigation. He has broad experience in representing banks, corporations, creditors' collection rights, bankruptcy, trust and estate planning, and probate matters. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP: Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce, Director, 1994-1996; Heartland Child Nutrition, Director, 1991-2000; Mandan Hockey Club, Director, 1995-2000; First United Methodist Church, Mandan, Administrative Board Chairman, 1991-, Sunday School Teacher; Delegate to Annual Conference, 1995-1996; Roosevelt Grade School Parent Teacher's Organization, President, 1994-1995; Cubmaster, Past Den Leader, Scout Pack 51, 1995-2000; Scoutmaster, Past Scoutmaster, Boy Scout Troop 54, 1995-; Roosevelt Youth Grade School Basketball, 3rd-5th Grades, Coach, 1993-2001; Youth Football, 3rd-6th Grades, Coach, 1997-2001.

Areas of Law:
-Banking Law
-Debtor Creditor Law
-Bankruptcy
-Real Estate Law
-Probate Law
Education
  • Drake University
    Juris Doctorate , 1979

Thomas D. Kelsch, PC

Mr. Kelsch is an experienced trial lawyer in commercial litigation, personal injury, tort, and products liability, with extensive knowledge in real estate commercial contracts, trust and estate planning, and probate matters. Mr. Kelsch is active in the Firm's extensive lobbying effort with the North Dakota Legislature and Administrative Agencies. Phi Delta Phi; Order of Coif.

Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury Law
-Civil Trials
-Domestic Relations Law
-Commercial Litigation
-Administrative Law
Education
  • University of North Dakota
    Juris Doctorate , 1982

Todd D. Kranda

Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Judicial Clerk, North Dakota Supreme Court, 1987-1989. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP: Ambassador to the Norwegian Law Student Program - 2007; Student Director for the UND Clinical Legal Education Program, 2008; Christ The King Church, Eucharistic Minister, 1993-; Mandan Youth Soccer, Coach, 1992-1994; Mandan Bambino Baseball, Coach, 1999-Present; Christ The King and St. Josephs Grade Schools Girls Basketball, 3rd-6th Grades, Coach, 1994-1998; Boy Scouts of America Northern Lights Council, Pack 51, Den Leader, 1992-1998; Christ The King and Custer Grade Schools' Boys' Basketball, 3rd-6th Grades, Coach, 1995-

Areas of Law:
-Business Litigation
-Family Law
-Contract Lobbying
-Probate Law
-Real Estate Law
Education
  • University of North Dakota School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1987

Daniel J. Nagle, PC

Mr. Nagle practices in all areas of law including bankruptcy, business associations, collection, domestic relations, estates, probate, real estate matters, trusts, criminal and wills. Also the Mandan, North Dakota City Prosecuting Attorney. Delta Theta Phi.

Areas of Law:
-Family Law
-Labor and Employment
-Criminal Law
-Accidents
-Automobile Accidents and Injuries
-Litigation
Education
  • University of North Dakota School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, with distinction , 2003

Garrett D. Ludwig

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society. Community Involvement/Leadership: Ambassador to the Norwegian Law Student Program, 2007; Student Director for the UND Clinical Legal Education Program, 2008. Fellow: Big Muddy Bar Association.

Areas of Law:
-Family Law
-Divorce
-Labor and Employment
-Personal Injury
-Accidents
-Criminal Law
Education
  • University of North Dakota School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, with distinction , 2008
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