Lloyd has been practicing almost exclusively in the area of criminal law for 18 years. A former prosecutor with the Burleigh County State's Attorney's Office for 11 years, and a criminal defense attorney for the last 7 years, Lloyd has handled thousands of cases in virtually every area of criminal law. This includes juvenile matters, DUI cases, property crimes, sex cases, drug crimes, computer and white collar cases, violent crimes (including multiple homicide cases), and high profile cases. He has also handled dozens of post-conviction proceedings and appeals in the North Dakota Supreme Court.
A 1997 graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law, Lloyd 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. 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 North Dakota Joint Procedures Committee, the North Dakota Supreme Court Committee on Media in the Courtroom, and also the North Dakota State Bar Association Legislative Committee.