Olson Effertz Lobbying & Consulting has years of experience and success working with the North Dakota State government serving of a variety of industries and institutions across our state.

Lobbying & Consulting
for North Dakota

The legislative session upon us. The Olson Effertz Lobby & Consulting team is ready to advocate for your interests at the State Capitol.

We’re there at the Capitol

every single day

talking to the legislators that make the decisions that

impact your organization.

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Meet the Olson Effertz Consulting team and find out how we can help your business or nonprofit during the upcoming legislative session!  John, Kayla, Pam and Lisa talk about how they’ll help you meet your legislative goals in this video.

Could you use some help at the state capitol during the upcoming legislative session, but don’t know where to start? Olson Effertz Partner and Lobbyist Kayla Effertz Kleven walks you through the process. Watch our quick video.

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Testimony Tips for the North Dakota Legislature

GENERAL TIPS

1. SCHEDULE IT
2. BE RELATABLE
3. BE CLEAR
4. IDENTIFY YOURSELF

IN PERSON TESTIMONY TIPS

5. BRING ENOUGH COPIES
6. BRING ELECTRONIC COPIES
7. USE CORRECT HOLE PUNCH

VIRTUAL TESTIMONY TIPS

8. CHOOSE YOUR OUTFIT
9. TEST YOUR AUDIO
10. MIND YOUR BACKGROUND
11. CHECK YOUR LIGHTING
12. LOOK INTO THE CAMERA
13. STAY HYDRATED
14. DON’T DISTRACT WITH YOUR HANDS
15. LIMIT YOUR CHAIR MOVEMENTS

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  • Legal Counsel
  • Policy Intelligence & Analysis
  • Access to Decision Makers
  • Policy Development

John Olson provides over 30 years of government relations, legal counsel and lobbying experience in North Dakota for all sizes of business and industry. Since 2008 he has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America with a specialty in government relations.

Political climates are different in every state and every year. The Olson Effertz team has spent a great deal of time understanding the personalities and what drives the decisions of state leadership.

Both John and Kayla have a “seat at the table” in a multitude of policy development areas.

With access to North Dakota policy makers, Olson Effertz provides focused legislative support for their clients.

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Did you know Olson Effertz offers more than lobbyist services? We also provide Executive Search services, ranging from recruitment campaigns through the interview process and helping you pick the candidate who fits your culture best.

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