About Us

About Us 

About Haugen, Moeckel, & Bossart

The attorneys of Haugen, Moeckel, & Bossart are smart, intelligent, knowledgeable about the law and have experience and expertise in their field.

With more than 50 years of combined experience, our attorneys take pride in their Midwestern values of honesty and hard work, providing you personalized service that produces results. We truly care about helping you get to a better place in life.

All of our lawyers are licensed to practice law in both North Dakota and Minnesota. We are also admitted to practice law in federal court and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Our attorneys are always available at your convenience and return your phone calls quickly. We charge a reasonable fee and have the skills to represent your interests in a wide variety of cases, including:
  • Personal injury — traffic crashes, medical negligence and premises liability
  • Criminal defenseDUI / DWI, drug crimes and assault charges
  • Wills and probatewill and estate planning, trusts and powers of attorney
  • Civil litigationcontract disputes, business litigation and employment law
  • Collections — debt collection, post-judgment enforcement and eviction
Our lawyers will break down complex legal jargon and explain everything to you in simple, easy-to-understand terms to help you decide on your best course of action. 

Meet Our Lawyers

Stacey Tjon Bossart  
A partner since 2012, Stacey was a partner of another Fargo law firm for 15 years prior to joining Haugen, Moeckel, & Bossart. 

Her practice encompasses a number of areas of the law, where she represents both plaintiffs and defendants in various matters. Her practice areas center on personal injury, medical negligence, general litigation, transactional law, probate, wills and estate work. 

Her defense work has included representation of various manufacturers and distributors in ongoing litigation involving asbestos.

At her previous firm, Stacey dedicated a significant amount of time to class action litigation, including litigation against pharmaceutical drug and device manufacturers. 

She has worked on class action lawsuit cases, including the Minot train derailment / anhydrous ammonia spill, and pharmaceutical drug and device cases, including Avandia, Baycol, Medtronic, Nuvaring and Phen Fen.

Stacey has been licensed to practice in the states of North Dakota and Minnesota, the U.S. District Court for the districts of North Carolina and Minnesota and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. She has also appeared on briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court in a Response to a Writ of Certiorari.

Stacey has recently become the past president of the North Dakota Association for Justice. She continues to serve as a member of the Board of Governors for the Association and an active member of the American Association for Justice. 

She is also on the Board of Governors for the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and serves on the Southeast Judicial District Inquiry Committee for the North Dakota Disciplinary Board. She is also a past president of the Cass County Bar Association.

Stacey is a Fargo native and graduated cum laude from Moorhead State University in Moorhead, MN, in 1993. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in French. She attended the University of North Dakota School. 

Areas of Practice
  • Personal injury
  • Medical negligence
  • General litigation
  • Transactional law
  • Probate
  • Wills
  • Estate work
Bar Admissions
  • North Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
Education
University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota - 1996
  • Honors: With Distinction
  • Honors: National Moot Court Competition
  • Honors: Best Respondent Oralist and Best Respondent Team during the 1995 Inter-School Moot Court Competition
  • Law Review: North Dakota Law Review Board, Research Editor

Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN
  • Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 1993
  • Major: Political Science
  • Minor: French

Published Works
"Civil Rights - The Constructive Discharge Doctrine and its Applicability to Sexual Harassment Cases: Does It Matter What The Employer Intended Anymore?"  Hukkanen v. International Union of Operating Engineers, 3 F.3d 281 (8th Cir. 1993)

  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • North Dakota Association for Justice, Past President
  • North Dakota Association, Member, Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, Board of Governors
  • Southeast Judicial District Inquiry Committee, North Dakota Disciplinary Board
  • Cass County Bar Association, Past President
Lindsey D. Haugen
Lindsey D. Haugen
Born in Larimore, ND, Lindsey graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice and minors in sociology and political science. He attended the University North Dakota School of Law and graduated in 2002 with his Juris Doctorate.

In 2000, Lindsey began working as a law clerk in Grand Forks for a criminal defense law firm. Upon his graduation, he was hired as an attorney in the same firm. Lindsey and his wife relocated to Fargo to expand his career with the same firm shortly after.

Lindsey is licensed as an attorney in North Dakota and Minnesota State and federal courts. He dedicates his practice strictly to criminal defense. 

He is very passionate and takes great pride in his work on each and every case. He is a genuine individual who keeps your best interests at heart.

Areas of Practice
  • DUI / DWI
  • Drugs
  • Assault
  • Theft / armed robbery
  • Sex offenses
  • Domestic violence
  • Probation revocation
  • Juvenile offenses
Bar Admissions
  • North Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Federal Courts
Education
University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks
  • Juris Doctorate - 2002
University of North Dakota
  • Bachelor of Science - 1999
  • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Minor: Sociology and Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota (SBAND)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Lorelle Moeckel
Lorelle Moeckel
Lorelle grew up in Grand Forks and graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice and a minor in psychology. 

In 2004, she graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law with her Juris Doctorate degree.

Lorelle worked as a law clerk for a firm in Fargo for two years before she started working as an attorney for a criminal defense law firm. In 2008, the firm she worked with purchased a local collection firm. Lorelle is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of both North Dakota and Minnesota.

Lorelle has gained a vast knowledge of the legal system over her career and has a great repertoire with her peers. She can quickly identify with your concerns and competently assist you in understanding the legal process.

Areas of Practice
  • Federal indictments
  • Evictions
  • Collections
  • Civil litigation
  • DUI
  • Drugs
  • Assault
  • Theft/armed robbery
  • Sex offenses
  • Homicide
  • Domestic violence
  • Juvenile offenses

Bar Admissions
  • North Dakota
  • Minnesota

Education
University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Juris Doctorate - 2004
University of North Dakota
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Minor: Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota (SBAND)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • The Forwarder’s List
  • The Commercial Law List of America
  • The Commercial Bar
  • International Association of Commercial Collectors, Inc. (IACC)
  • American Lawyers Quarterly (ALQ)
  • Clearinghouse Quarterly (CHQ)
  • The General Bar
   
Our Practice Areas
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