Alexander F. Reichert

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Grand Forks, ND

Reichert Law Office
 | 218 South 3rd Street, Grand Forks, ND 58201
Phone: 701-314-2203
Fax: 701-787-8460
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Alexander F. Reichert, the founding partner of Reichert Armstrong based in Grand Forks, North Dakota, represents clients throughout the state and in northwestern Minnesota. He divides his practice between the areas of criminal defense and plaintiff's personal injury, and wrongful death litigation, assisting people who are charged with crimes ranging from minor misdemeanors to major felonies as well as those who have been harmed by the negligence of others.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Reichert attended the University of Minnesota and graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. He then pursued his legal education at the University of North Dakota School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor with distinction in 1996. Following law school, Mr. Reichert was an associate at two different law firms and served as a law clerk for a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota before founding his current firm in 2003. Admitted to practice in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, he has a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo and a Distinguished* rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Dedicated to his community and to his profession, Mr. Reichert actively participates in multiple organizations. He is a fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, serves on the Joint Committee on Attorney Standards for the State Bar Association of North Dakota and is a member of the Grand Forks Planning and Zoning Commission. Mr. Reichert is also an active participant in the American Association for Justice.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Criminal Law, Misdemeanor

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%): DUI/DWI

Personal Injury - General (20%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Misdemeanor, DUI/DWI, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018

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About Alexander Reichert

Admitted: 1996, North Dakota

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 40 Under 40, Prairie Business Magazine, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Northeast Central Judicial District Bar, President
  • Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Chairman
  • Grand Forks County Bar, President
  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Joint Committee on Attorney Standards, Member
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers, Fellow
  • Spirit Lake Tribal Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Federal District Court of North Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Board Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Grand Forks Zoning and Planning Commission, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • UND School of Law: Criminal Procedure, Sentencing Theory and Alternatives, Personal Income Tax, Corporate Income Tax, Estate and Gift Tax, Indian Law, Legal Writing, Appellate Advocacy, Impact of US v. Lara, Preliminary Hearings


  • United States v. Cavanaugh, 680 F.Supp.2d 1062 (8th Cir. 2010), 2010
  • United States v. Lara, 1997

Educational Background:

  • University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, B.S., Major: Accounting, 1992
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Office Location for Alexander F. Reichert

218 South 3rd Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Phone: 701-314-2203

Fax: 701-787-8460

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Last Updated: 12/13/2018

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