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David Chapman

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Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Ethics
  • Immigration Law
  • Constitutional Law

Published Works

  • “Life After Roldan: Dealing With Criminal Convictions In Removal Proceedings", Bender’s Immigration Bulletin, vol. 6, no. 13, (July 1), 2000
  • “Immigration Law and the General Practice”, The Gavel, April, 2000
  • David J. Chapman & Michelle Caduff Winkis, Practical Legal Research and Analysis for the Paralegal in North Dakota (Institute For Paralegal Education, 2000), CLE Manual
  • David J. Chapman, The Interaction Of Criminal Law And Immigration Law (State Bar Association Of North Dakota 2000), CLE Manual

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney


  • Letter of Recognition for Pro Bono Work From Robert E. Hirshon, Former President of the American Bar Association
  • Certificate of Recognition For Participation In BIA Pro Bono Project by U.S. Department of Justice

Pro-Bono Activities

  • The Animal Legal Defense Fund, Member
  • The Federalist Society, Member
  • U.S. supreme court historical Society, Member

Past Positions

  • North Dakota District Court, Grand Forks, ND, Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Bruce Bohlman, Judge (Retired), 1993
  • Lindquist, Jeffrey, & Jensen, P.A., Law Clerk, 1993 to 1995
  • Gjesdahl & Associates, Associate Attorney, 1997 to 2001
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead, Adjunct Faculty Member, 2001 to 2002
  • Global Electric Motorcars, LLC, A Chrysler Company, General Counsel, 2001 to 2003
  • Chapman Law Firm (Converted to Prof. Corp. in 2008), Solo Firm Attorney, 2001 to 2008


  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • J.D. With Distinction - 1995
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: Moot Court Assoc. Best Respondent Oralist
    • Honors: Spring 1994
  • University of Manitoba, , Winnipeg
    • B.A. (Advanced) - 1992
    • Honors: Dean’s List

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Minnesota
  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court

Professional Associations

  • Texas State Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Member
  • The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member
  • The American Bar Association (ABA), Member
  • The Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL), Member
  • The ABA Center for Professional Responsibility, Member