Attorneys & Staff

Paul J. Merkens
Paul is an associate attorney with Larson Latham Huettl LLP. The focus of Paul’s practice is in the area of criminal defense. He is licensed to practice in North Dakota courts.

Paul grew up in Ada, Minnesota. In 2009, he graduated magna cum laude from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota earning bachelors degrees in political science and communication studies.


Paul then attended the University of North Dakota School of Law where he graduated with distinction. After obtaining his license to practice law in the State of North Dakota, Paul moved to Bismarck and joined LLH.