Adam Wogsland

Adam Wogsland is a business law, real estate, and estate planning attorney assisting clients throughout North Dakota.

Adam is a founding shareholder of SW&L and helps clients protect their assets and plan for death and disability through wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, health care directives, and other legal instruments.

Adam also helps people form businesses (such as corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships) and helps those businesses plan, negotiate, draft contracts, and close transactions, including contracts for the sale of goods, service agreements, purchase or sale of real estate, development of real estate, financing, mortgages, security agreements, leases & more.

Educational Background

Adam attended Jamestown College in Jamestown, North Dakota, earning Bachelor of Arts degrees in History/Political Science and Criminal Justice. Adam was named College Fellow in each of his majors, an honor awarded by faculty which allows students to tutor or teach under the direction of the department chair. He was also inducted into the Alpha Chi Honor Society (given to students in the top 10% of the institution’s graduating class).

After graduating from Jamestown College, Adam attended the University of North Dakota School of Law. There, Adam concentrated on estate planning and business-related courses. Adam earned an externship placement with Judge Kermit Bye in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, was named to the Order of Barristers (for recognition of advocacy skills), served on the Moot Court Board, and graduated with distinction.

Attorney Adam Wogsland

Personal Background

Adam grew up on a family farm in the small town of Walum, North Dakota, and later moved to nearby Cooperstown, North Dakota. Adam met his wife, Coley, while attending Jamestown College. In his free time, he golfs as much as North Dakota weather permits, reads, and spends time with his family and friends. Adam also spends a lot of time trying to get his bulldog, Larry, to behave.

Admitted to Practice

  • North Dakota, 2006
  • Minnesota, 2008
  • Professional Memberships
  • Member – State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Member – Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member – American Bar Association Business Law
  • Member – Prairie Business Magazine 40 Under 40
  • Member – Red River Valley Estate Planning Council