Greg Liebl


Greg leads SW&L’s Family Law Practice Group. He helps people with adoptions, divorces, and custody matters.

Professional History

Greg co-founded SW&L in 2013. Prior to that, Greg worked for and became a partner at a law firm located in Fargo, where he also practiced family law.

Supreme Court Cases

Community Involvement

Greg helped organize the SW&L Charitable Fund, which supports charitable causes throughout the region. Greg also volunteers his time and money to good causes throughout the region, including the Heart-n-Soul Community Cafe and the Special Olympics Golf Classic fundraiser

Personal Background

Greg grew up in rural Mahnomen County, Minnesota. While growing up, Greg had various unconventional jobs including leeching, working at a bee apiary, and working on a fishing boat in Alaska. 

After graduating from law school, Greg married his high school sweetheart, Kristen. They have four children who keep them very busy. When Greg is not chasing after his children, he enjoys riding around in his 1978 Hammond boat.

Professional Memberships

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted to practice in North Dakota since 2005, Bar ID number 06132
  • Admitted to practice in Montana since 2006, Bar ID number 8701
  • Admitted to practice in Spirit Lake Tribal Court in 2007
  • Admitted to practice in Minnesota since 2011, Bar ID number 0391973
  • Admitted to practice in United States District Court, District of North Dakota since 2012.
  • Admitted to practice in White Earth Tribal Court in 2015
  • Greg is not licensed to practice law in any jurisdiction not identified above.


“Greg Liebl is my attorney for a custody matter.  I can not say enough great things about him and the firm.  I am also an attorney so I know that he made great decisions, filed effective documents and presented my case in court perfectly.  He is very personable and easy to talk to.  He knew what mattered to me, stayed in it for the long haul and the results were better than I could have imagined.” (Source).

“Highly recommend SW&L! Greg Liebl gave me the confidence I needed throughout my divorce and custody battle. The entire process was very stressful and intimidating but Greg made me feel comfortable and did a great job thoroughly explaining everything. He was very knowledgeable, organized and up front about what to expect. I felt like he always had my back and wasn’t afraid of a challenge. His whole team was incredibly helpful and always friendly. I was very impressed and happy with my results! If you are looking for a family law attorney, Greg is your guy!!” (Source).

“I had a very complicated case on a stepparent adoption. I couldn’t have found a better attorney!!! Greg Liebl went above and beyond for us! Greg is very knowledgeable about family law and was always thinking ahead to avoid any complications or road blocks. Greg definitely had the best interest of my daughter as a priority and kept us up to date throughout the long process. Professional and also treats you as if you are a friend, very easy to talk to. I honestly can’t thank Greg enough for everything he has done. If anyone asks me for a family law recommendation I will definitely recommend SW&L Attorneys!  Thank you Greg Liebl and Sierra !!!” (Source).

“They helped me get everything I wanted when I needed to have custody amended and were very professional and responded quickly to any and all of the questions I had about everything. I would highly recommend them!!! Thank you again for all your help!” (Source).

“Greg and the rest of the SWL staff that I have dealt with have always done a great job. They are timely, give great advice, and are easy to work with. He truly did amazing helping me with my custody case, and it was very clear that he was there to represent me and my child, and have our needs in his best interest.” (Source).

Education History

Greg earned a bachelor of arts degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. There he double majored in Psychology and Sociology.

After undergraduate school, Greg went to the University of North Dakota School of Law to attain his law degree. While attending the University of North Dakota School of Law, Greg was named to The Order of Barristers (for recognition of advocacy skills), was elected to the UND School of Law Moot Court Association, and graduated with distinction.