Arlen M. Ruff PC – Partner
Arlen M. Ruff
Arlen is a partner at the Kelsch Ruff Kranda Nagle & Ludwig law firm. His practice focuses on business and commercial law, estate planning, probate and trust, creditor’s collection rights corporation law, and contracts.
Arlen has been with the firm since 1979. He serves as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Bank of North Dakota from 1995 to the present and he served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the North Dakota Public Service Commission from 1980 to 1983. Arlen is also the Mandan Park District attorney.
Arlen graduated from the Drake University School of Law in 1979. Prior to attending law school, he received a Bachelor of Arts from Jamestown College. Arlen graduated from Jamestown High School in 1972.
Arlen is heavily involved in the Bismarck-Mandan community and belongs to the Bismarck/Mandan Chamber of Commerce and has been a member of the Bismarck-Mandan Elks, Mandan Eagles, Mandan Lions, and Mandan Moose. He served as Director of the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce from 1994-1996, Heartland Child Nutrition from 1991-2000, and Mandan Hockey Club from 1995-2005. Arlen belongs to the First United Methodist Church in Mandan where he served as the Administrative Board Chairman from 1991-2000 and is currently a Trustee. He also served as Clubmaster and Past Den Leader for Scout Pack 51 from 1995-2000. Arlen served as Assistant Scoutmaster from 2000-2005 and then Scoutmaster for five years. He has also been involved as a coach for youth basketball and football.
Arlen resides in Mandan, North Dakota with his wife, Rene Bryan.
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