Attorneys & Staff

Jonathan Byers

Jonathan (Jon) Byers joined Larson Latham Huettl LLP in February of 2019 following his retirement from the Office of Attorney General after 30 years as a prosecutor.  With the Office of Attorney General, Jonathan served as the director of the Criminal & Regulatory Division since July of 1992. His primary areas of practice with Larson Latham Huettl are family law, criminal defense, and civil litigation. 

Jon grew up in Reeder, North Dakota and graduated from Reeder High School in 1980.  He earned a degree in Sociology and Political Science from the University of North Dakota and then his Juris Doctor from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1988.  Shortly thereafter, Jon and his wife, Charmaine, moved with their son Zach to Stanley, ND where Jon’s legal career took root in private practice for Schulte & Enget.  After 3½ years with Schulte & Enget, Jon started with the Attorney General’s Office.  

Jon and Char live south of Bismarck, where Char tends to her four horses.  Jon enjoys golf and fishing in his spare time, and still serves as an adjunct professor for the University of Mary, teaching Business Law and Energy Law.