Attorneys & Staff

Damian J. Huettl

Damian graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1997 and later that same year, was admitted to the North Dakota Bar. In addition to his license to practice law in the state courts of North Dakota, Damian is also licensed to practice in the United States District Court and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. Damian is a member of the North Dakota Bar Association, the Big Muddy Bar Association, the Western Dakota Estate Planning Council, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), in which he serves as the State of North Dakota Public Policy Liaison.

Since 2016, Damian has been Lead Counsel Rated by Thomson Reuters in the areas of elder law, estate planning, family law, and divorce law.  In order to earn the Lead Counsel Rating, an attorney must not only demonstrate significant legal experience, but must also maintain an exemplary ethical record and receive multiple peer recommendations advocating for his ability.   

Prior to engaging in private practice, Damian contracted with the Fraud Department of the North Dakota Workers Compensation Bureau and served as the Grant County Assistant State’s Attorney. Since then, he has been in private practice for over twenty (20) years.

Damian understands that clients, when hiring an attorney, are often experiencing difficulty with some aspect of their life. He often tells his clients that he has the easy job of advising them about the law, while the client has the difficult job of making a decision and living with its consequences. It is this understanding of the significance of his clients' decisions that guides his practice and inspires him to provide his clients with well-reasoned legal advice.

Damian grew up in Mandan and, aside from moving away for school, lived in the area his entire life. Damian’s wife is a registered nurse and a wonderful mother to their two children. In his spare time, Damian enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family.