State's Attorney

Contact Information

 County Courthouse – 3rd Floor

600 Cooper Avenue
Grafton, ND 58237
(701) 352-1300
Fax (701) 352-1104



Mission Statement

The mission of the Walsh County State’s Attorney’s Office is to do justice – to vigorously prosecute and pursue fairness of criminal cases, as well as juvenile delinquencies, child deprivations, and parental terminations; advocate for victims; represent petitioners in mental health commitments; provide legal services to county offices; and, promote the well-being and safety of the public.


State’s Attorney
Kelley M.R. Cole


Assistant State’s Attorney
Jarrod (J.R.) Steele


Paralegal – Victim/Witness Coordinator
Christine F. Ferguson


Legal Assistant – Victim/Witness Coordinator
Janet T. Berger