Olson & Burns P.C. announces the addition of two attorneys to its statewide practice representing banks and both large and small businesses.
Attorney Nici Meyer is a lifelong resident of North Dakota who grew up farming and ranching throughout western and central North Dakota. Meyer graduated from Rugby High School and obtained her bachelor of science degree in political science from Moorhead State University in 1998, and her juris doctorate from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2001. Her law career began in southwest North Dakota where Meyer served as the elected state’s attorney for both Bowman and Slope Counties, as well as working as a sole practitioner with a general practice focused on real estate transactions and title, probate law, collections, and civil litigation. Meyer also has extensive experience in contract drafting, review, and negotiations, as well as risk management.
Prior to joining Olson and Burns, PC, Meyer served as an assistant attorney general in the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office within the Civil Litigation and Natural Resources Division where she worked on the regulation of oil and gas production, civil litigation, and various administrative law cases.
In addition to her law career, Meyer has continued her passion for ranching alongside her husband and partnering with her parents in a cow/calf operation. In her spare time, Meyer enjoys training and working with her horses and rodeoing with her family. She also enjoys hunting and golf.
Licensed in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota, Meyer is accepting new clients.
Attorney Loni Bryantt is a Minot native. She obtained her bachelor of arts degree in journalism and mass communications from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications in 2017. In May 2020, she received her juris doctorate from the University of North Dakota School of Law and earned an Indian Law Certificate, which recognizes those students who take at least 15 credits in Indian law and tribal law.
Bryantt has broad experience in legal research, legal writing, and courtroom procedure and protocol. While in law school, she participated in Moot Court, was the Outside Articles Editor for the North Dakota Law Review, worked as a legal intern on the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs with Sen. John Hoeven, worked as a law clerk for a Grand Forks law firm, and served as a judicial law clerk for the Northeast Central Judicial District Court.
Bryantt was scheduled to write her North Dakota Bar Exam on July 28 and July 29.