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Derek Thooft


Location: Watford City, North Dakota
Phone Number: 701-609-1510
Fax Number: 888-795-1753

Derek joined Sand Law in 2016 as an associate attorney. He focuses his practice primarily on business litigation, criminal defense, and personal injury law.

Derek attended the University of Minnesota and received his bachelor degree prior to attending law school.  He is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  During law school, Derek worked as a law clerk at the Minneapolis City Attorney’s office, Barna Guzy & Steffen, as well as at the Anoka County Public Defender’s Office.

In his spare time, Derek enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with family.

Areas Of Practice

Business Litigation

Criminal Defense

Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

North Dakota

U.S. District Court of North Dakota



The University of St. Thomas School of Law – J.D.

University of Minnesota – B.A.