Alexander F. Reichert

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Reichert Law
Alexander F. Reichert
Reichert Law

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in North Dakota since: 1996

Education: The University of North Dakota School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023
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Reichert Law

118 Belmont Rd
Grand Forks, ND 58201 Visit website


Alexander F. Reichert, the founding partner of Reichert Law Office 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

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Appellate, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Appeals, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault, Assault & Battery, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Criminal Law - Federal, DUI/DWI, Dram Shop Laws, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Medical Devices, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Probation, Sex Offenses, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Tax Evasion, Theft, Toxic Mold, Traffic Violations, Trucking Accidents, White Collar Crime, Wrongful Death

  • 30% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 20% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1996, North Dakota

Professional Webpage:

  • Dismissal of Major Felony Cases
  • Settlements over $1 Million
  • United States v. Lara, 1997
  • United States v. Cavanaugh, 680 F.Supp.2d 1062 (8th Cir. 2010), 2010
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Northeast Central Judicial District Bar, President
  • Spirit Lake Tribal Court
  • North Dakota
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Grand Forks County Bar, President
  • Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Chairman
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers, Fellow
  • U.S. Federal District Court of North Dakota
  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Board Member
  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Joint Committee on Attorney Standards, Member
  • Minnesota
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Grand Forks Zoning and Planning Commission, Member
  • North Dakota Museum of Art Board Member
  • Grand Forks Foundation for Education
Educational Background:
  • University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, B.S., Major: Accounting, 1992
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
  • Taught Law Students in Lawyering Skills, Lawyering Skills Class, UND Law School
  • Taught multiple areas of Crim Pro, Criminal Procedure, UND Law School
  • Top 40 Under 40, Prairie Business Magazine, 2008
  • For dedication to the community, Community Service Award, ND State Bar Association, 2018
Representative Clients:
  • Major Securities Fraud in excess of $100m, 2019
  • Felony and Misdemeanor DUI, DWI, Refusal and Administrative
  • Major Federal Drug Conspiracy

Office location for Alexander F. Reichert

118 Belmont Rd
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Phone: 701-314-2203


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

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