Terry Effertz

Principal Consultant

Experience You Can Trust

Terry is a native North Dakotan and earned both a law degree and transportation law certificate from the University of North Dakota in 2018.

During this time she gained experience as the President of the Student Trial Lawyers Association, President of the Moot Court Board, a Dean-appointee to the Honor Board, and was chosen by her peers to deliver the graduation banquet address. She represented North Dakota in the American Bar Association as the Lt. Governor of Professional Development for 8th Circuit Law Schools, and was the sole North Dakota representative at the Harvard Food Law Policy Clinic and American Bar Association Air and Space Law Conference during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Since 2015, she has been chosen for positions under all three branches of government. During law school she interned for the Legislative Council during the 2017 legislative session in the House Finance and Tax Committee and the House Transportation Committee. The following summer she worked under the Attorney General’s office to audit existing regulations and policy for the North Dakota University System and recommended changes to standardize four decades of  language. After law school she clerked for the North Dakota Supreme Court under the Honorable Justice Dan Crothers.

Before attending law school, Terry’s career was spent with a Delta Airlines subsidiary where she held various positions over eleven years, including Human Resources, Operations Management, Emergency Response, and Sales. Terry enjoys tutoring high-school and college students in algebra, spending time outdoors, and performing at live events as an emcee or stand-up comic. 

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