Lloyd is a 1997 graduate of the UND School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in North Dakota state courts, the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota, and the United States Supreme Court.
From 1997–1999 Lloyd was in-house counsel with the North Dakota Department of Human Services. He provided policy assistance to the agency on several of the programs it operated, including child care regulation and aging services.
From 1999 to 2002 he worked for the Bismarck Regional Child Support Enforcement Unit as a Special Assistant State’s Attorney. He handled child support matters including the calculation, modification, and enforcement of child support obligations, as well as related appellate work.
From 2002–2013 Lloyd was an Assistant and Senior Assistant Burleigh County State’s Attorney prosecuting criminal matters. In his eleven years with the prosecutor's office he obtained invaluable experience in criminal law. He handled thousands of cases, to include DUI offenses, drug offenses, sex crimes, property crimes, white collar crimes, high-profile cases, and homicides. Lloyd left the prosecutor's office to enter private practice with Jackson Lofgren in July, 2013 and focuses his practice entirely on criminal defense and DUI defense. Lloyd has tried more than 100 criminal jury trials and argued dozens of appeals before the North Dakota Supreme Court. He looks forward to putting that experience to work for clients for many years to come.
Lloyd is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the North Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the National College of DUI Defense. He serves on the Joint Procedures Committee and also the North Dakota State Bar Association Legislative Committee.