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Joel Gilbertson, Joel

Joel Gilbertson

GA Group PC
Bismarck, ND
(701) 595-0620


  • B.A. from Concordia College (1972); Juris Doctor from University of North Dakota (1975)

Professional Experience

Joel concentrates his practice in the area of government relations. He has more than 25 years of experience in lobbying and regulatory representation. He is listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" publication in the areas of government relations, administrative/regulatory law, and insurance law.

In addition to Joel's broad and diverse lobbying practice, he also has extensive background in state and national association management in the banking industry and organized bar activities.

​Joel is a member of the board of directors of State Law Resources, an international network of law firms with special expertise in government relations and administrative law. He is a past president of the State Bar Association of North Dakota and has served on the Board of Regents of Concordia College and the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation. 

Joel also is an accomplished recording artist and pianist, having recorded and released five CD's. In addition, he is President of the Jeremiah Wine Company, which makes and distributes wine from the Napa Valley. Joel and his wife, Jan, have two grown children.

Joel is admitted to practice in North Dakota.

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