Cassie Tostenson

Cassie Tostenson

Grand Forks, North Dakota

Cassie Tostenson is an expert in conducting legal research. Starting her practice as an attorney at a very active law firm in California, Cassie represented clients from diverse backgrounds in both state and federal courts. Her practice centered on criminal matters from serious felonies to infractions and related areas of law.

She now focuses on business and corporate law, estate planning, probate, and real estate, as well as litigation and criminal defense. She is pleased to be working in a firm that values personal relationships and exceptional representation.

A North Dakota native, Cassie has her bachelor's degree in political science from University of North Dakota and received her juris doctorate and certificate in public interest law from Santa Clara University School of Law in California. While in law school, Cassie did pro bono work for East San Joe Law Clinic, representing clients before federal immigration courts. She is licensed to practice in California, Minnesota, North Dakota, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California and for the District of North Dakota.

Cassie and her husband, Chris, have two children and enjoy spending time with family, going to sporting events, reading, and cooking.

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Certificate in Public Interest Law
    • Honors: Pro bono work for East San Jose Law Clinic
    • Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society
  • University of North Dakota
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Public Interest Law Certificate from Santa Clara University

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Randy H. Lee Inns of Court, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Sawl and Netzer, Associate
  • Thomson Reuters, Eagan, MN, Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • East San Jose Law Clinic


  • Delta Gamma