Mediation Services

Karen served as a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota for 30 years, from 1985 to 2015. She was the first full-time Magistrate Judge in the District.

Judge Klein established mediation as part of the court’s case management program, becoming one of the first legal professionals in North Dakota to mediate civil cases.  During her judicial career, she successfully mediated thousands of cases, earning a national reputation as a settlement expert and as a mediation skills trainer for judges in the U.S. and in several foreign countries.

Since retiring from the bench, Judge Klein has established a fulltime ADR practice, serving the legal community throughout the states of North Dakota and Minnesota, as well as nationally.

Karen Klein Mediation, LLC
3523 45th Street South,
Fargo, ND 58103
[email protected]