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Joel Frederick Arnason

Joel Frederick Arnason, American lawyer. Bar: North Dakota 1981, Minnesota 1982, United States District Court North Dakota 1981, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1988, United States District Court Minnesota 1992.

Background

  • Arnason, Joel Frederick was born on November 11, 1955 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States. Son of A. Fred and Helen M. (Rousseau) Arnason.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Government, Harvard University, 1978. Juris Doctor, University North Dakota, 1981.

    Career

    • Private practice, Grand Forks, since 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Dakota 1981, Minnesota 1982, United States District Court North Dakota 1981, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1988, United States District Court Minnesota 1992.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Red River Valley chapter American Red Cross, 1987-1993, since 2000, Young Men’s Christian Association, Grand Forks, since 1988. Member executive board Northern Lights council Boy Scouts American. Member American Bar Association, North Dakota Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Knights of Columbus, Delta Theta Phi (North Dakota chancellor since 1983).

    Personality

    Interests

    Marathon running, road racing.

    Connections

    • Married Laurie J. Steinbar, July 30, 1983. Children: Joel William, Ann Carroll, Patrick John, James Frederick.
    • father: A. Fred Arnason
    • mother: Helen M. (Rousseau) Arnason
    • spouse: Laurie J. Steinbar
    • children: Joel William Arnason
    • Ann Carroll Arnason
    • Patrick John Arnason
    • James Frederick Arnason
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    Born November 11, 1955
    (age 62)
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