Jackson Lofgren joined Lloyd Suhr in 2013 to form Suhr & Lofgren, bringing with him a wealth of trial and appellate experience. As an Assistant Morton County States Attorney for nearly five years, Jackson handled all types of cases ranging from juvenile and traffic hearings to homicides, sex offenses, and major drug trafficking cases. He is also well versed in family law as a former Special Assistant Attorney General with the Bismarck Child Support Enforcement Unit.
A native of McLaughlin, South Dakota, Jackson attended Northern State University where he played football for the Wolves and worked at the local Boys and Girls Club. He received his law degree from the University of South Dakota School. During law school, he attended the Institute on World Legal Problems in Innsbruck, Austria, where he took a class taught by United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
Jackson serves as the Vice President of the Bruce M. Van Sickle American Inns of Court and is a past program chair. He is a member of the Big Muddy Bar Association and has presented at conferences for the North Dakota State's Attorneys Association and the North Dakota Family Support Council. He is the Treasurer for the North Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NDACDL). He was also recently bestowed the honor of being selected for membership into the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers for 2014. He is admitted to practice law in North Dakota, South Dakota, and the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota.