Lesley is committed and dedicated to helping her clients through what can be one of the more challenging times in their lives. Lesley focuses her legal practice almost exclusively in family law, and represents clients through all stages, aspects, and phases of family law proceedings, including divorce, custody, post-judgment modification or enforcement proceedings, parenting time disputes, prenuptial agreements, child support, guardianships, and name changes. Lesley is also a trained guardian ad litem, is a parenting investigator in North Dakota, and is a qualified neutral mediator in family law proceedings. Before joining Fremstad Law, Lesley represented the State of North Dakota at the Fargo Regional Child Support Unit, where she was responsible for all aspects of paternity, child support, and medical support legal actions
Lesley graduated with distinction from the University of North Dakota School of Law and served as Managing Editor for the North Dakota Law Review. She had a case comment published in the North Dakota Law Review (82 N.D. L. Rev. 1 (2005)), which was awarded the Outstanding Note or Case Comment Award from the North Dakota Bar Foundation. Lesley graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor’s Degree from the Walsh School of Foreign Service, majoring in Foreign Policy & Policy Process.
Lesley is a member of the Cass County Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the State Bar Association of North Dakota, and the Minnesota State Bar Association. Lesley volunteers as a Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program interviewer for prospective Georgetown students.
Lesley grew up on a small grain farm near Devils Lake, North Dakota. Lesley enjoys riding and showing American Quarter Horses, is active in the North Dakota Quarter Horse Association, and currently has an AQHA registered horse named Simon. Lesley enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her son, siblings, and extended family.