PETER WELTE

Former Grand Forks County Prosecutor Confirmed As Federal Judge In North Dakota

The Senate voted 68-22 Tuesday to select Peter Welte to fill the vacancy left by former U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson.

WASHINGTON, DC – An attorney and former Grand Forks County prosecutor has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as a federal judge in North Dakota. The Senate voted 68-22 Tuesday to select Peter Welte to fill the vacancy left by former U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson, who was confirmed last year to serve on the 8th U.S….

Peter Welte Nomination As U.S. District Court Judge for North Dakota Advances

His nomination now moves on to the full Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Peter Welte to serve as the U.S. District Court Judge for North Dakota. Welte is currently in private practice but spent over a decade as State’s Attorney for Grand Forks County. His nomination now moves on to the full Senate. The Senate will also vote on former Lieutenant Governor…

Drew Wrigley To Be Considered For His Old Job By U.S. Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to move his nomination forward

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley is closer to getting his old prosecuting job back. Wrigley’s nomination to serve once again as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota is now moving to the full Senate for consideration. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to move his nomination forward. Wrigley served as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota from 2001 to 2009 The…

Grand Forks Lawyer Nominated As U.S. District Court Judge for North Dakota

Peter Welte is currently in private practice

GRAND FORKS, ND — President Donald Trump has nominated former Grand Forks County State Attorney Peter Welte to serve as the U.S. District Court Judge for North Dakota. In a statement, Senator John Hoeven said, “We appreciate his work over the years and look forward to advancing his nomination through the Senate.” Welte is currently in private practice, emphasizing in criminal…