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  
Stacey has been a member of the firm since July 1, 2012. She had been 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 in personal injury, medical negligence, general litigation, probate, wills and estate work. She likewise serves as counsel to the Municipal Airport Authority of the City of Fargo. 

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, such as the Minot train derailment/anhydrous ammonia spill and pharmaceutical drug and device cases, such as Avandia, Baycol, Medtronic, Nuvaring, and Phen Fen.

Stacey is licensed to practice in the States of North Dakota and Minnesota, the United States District Court for the Districts of North Dakota and Minnesota and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. She has also appeared on brief before the United States Supreme Court in a Response to a Writ of Certiorari. 

Stacey is a 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 currently serves on the Board of Governors for the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals which includes acting as Membership Chair. Serving on the Board of Governors, she has authored the following articles published through the Eighth Circuit Bar Association: 1) The Honorable Myron H. Bright, Revered Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, “Champion of Equality,” Dies at Age 97; and, 2) The Honorable Kermit E. Bye Retires From the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Stacey recently completed six years of service 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, Moorhead, Minnesota, in 1993. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and minor in French. She attended the University of North Dakota School of Law and graduated “with distinction” in 1996.

Stacey served on the North Dakota Law Review Board as the Research Editor during her third year of law school. She published a law review article entitled “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)” in the North Dakota Law Review. She also obtained the honor of Best Respondent Oralist and Best Respondent Team during the 1995 Inter-School Moot Court Competition. Following this, Stacey went on to compete in the National Moot Court Competition representing the University of North Dakota School of Law. 

Areas of Practice
Personal Injury
Auto Accidents
Auto/Pedestrian Accidents
Premises Liability/Slip and Fall
Animal Bites
Medical Negligence
General Litigation
Probate
Wills 
Estate Work

Bar Admissions
North Dakota
Minnesota
U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
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
Law Review: North Dakota Law Review Board, Research Editor
Honors: National Moot Court Competition
Honors: Best Respondent Oralist and Best Respondent Team during the 1995 Inter-School Moot Court Competition
 Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota
  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).”
The Honorable Myron H. Bright, Revered Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, “Champion of Equality,” Dies at Age 97.
The Honorable Kermit E. Bye Retires From the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Professional Association and Memberships
 North Dakota Association for Justice, Past President
 North Dakota Association for Justice, Member, Board of Governors
 American Association for Justice, Member
 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, Board of Governors, Membership Chair
Southeast Judicial District Inquiry Committee, North Dakota Disciplinary Board, Past Member
 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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