Kip M. Kaler

Kip M. Kaler

Fargo, North Dakota

Kip Kaler practices in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation , with an emphasis in real estate litigation, including construction and contract disputes, mechanic’s liens, land use, financing, mortgage foreclosures, receiverships, and landlord-tenant. He is a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the eastern portion of North Dakota, and also practices in the area of debtor/creditor law, including workouts. He represents clients involved in the real estate, construction, land development, and other fields in contract negotiations and drafting, mediation, arbitration, litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and general business advice.


Kip M. Kaler

Bankruptcy Trustee Legal Assistant
Connie Economos

Legal Assistant/Office Manager
Jan Schwartz

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Representation and Litigation
  • Creditor / Debtor / Collection Representation & Litigation
  • Business Representation & Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Dakota, 1981
  • Minnesota, 1981
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit


  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1981
  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 1978

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Cass County Bar Association

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Kaler Doeling, PLLP
3429 Interstate Blvd.
P.O. Box 9231
Fargo, ND 58103

Phone: 701-232-8757
Fax: 701-232-0624
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Employment Opportunity:

Fargo law firm seeks attorney with 6+ years of experience in commercial law and civil litigation. Applicant must demonstrate an ability to create and maintain good client relations. The work will vary, but primarily will be representation of creditors and occasionally debtors. This position will require an ability to understand and advocate all aspects of debtor/creditor disputes. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please send notice of your interest to Kaler Doeling, PLLP, attention: Jan, 3429 Interstate Blvd., PO Box 9231, Fargo, ND 58106-9231, (701) 232-8757,

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