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Learn More About Kalash & Pettit Attorneys at Law

Kalash & Pettit is a law office in Grand Forks, ND that is dedicated to providing outstanding legal services.

Being in the business for decades, our attorneys have the experience to help you deal effectively with your child custody issues or aviation business matters. Conact us to schedule a FREE 30-minute consultation.

Kristi Pettit Venhuizen

Kristi Pettit Venhuizen is an attorney with a license to practice law in North Dakota, Minnesota, and Kansas. Her practice focuses primarily on the areas of family law, juvenile law, and wills and probates. 

In addition to her private practice, Kristi serves as the Grand Forks City Prosecutor and acts as an advisory and backup attorney for the Community Violence Intervention Center. She also serves as a Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor for the State of North Dakota.

She is a past president of the State Bar Association of North Dakota. In addition to these professional responsibilities, Kristi teaches Criminal Procedure and Criminal Law in the Criminal Justice Department at the University of North Dakota.

Call us at 701-780-9276 to schedule an appointment with our attorneys. 
Kristi Pettit Venhuizen

Sarah Wilson Gereszek 

Sarah Wilson Gereszek received her Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Minnesota Duluth and received her Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Sarah is engaged in a general practice with a focus on family law and also serves as the Assistant City Prosecutor for Grand Forks, ND. 

She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Women’s Legal Section of the State Bar of North Dakota. She is licensed to practice law in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Sarah Wilson Gereszek
Brett D. Venhuizen

Brett D. Venhuizen 

Brett D. Venhuizen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Dakota and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Dakota School of Law.

He is a professor of aviation at UND and holds FAA Airline Transport Pilot and flight instructor certificates. He is engaged in a general practice with a focus on FAA enforcement and aviation transactional matters. 

Brett is a member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, the NTSB Bar Association and serves as a panel attorney for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Brett is licensed to practice law in North Dakota and South Dakota.
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