Our exceptional staff at Kelsch Ruff Kranda Nagle & Ludwig Law Firm has decades of experience in serving our clients. We appreciate their skilled and dedicated work, and we know that when you reach out to our office, you will receive the best assistance in a timely manner. Each staff member will competently direct you to the correct attorney to suit your needs and offer you the support necessary to make your time with us a quality experience.

 Lori Hanson Legal Lobbying Assistant

 Lori Hanson
Legal/Lobbying Assistant

Service began 1994
32+ years of experience

  • Lori is the Legal Assistant for Daniel J. Nagle and Todd D. Kranda
  • Lori is the Lobbying Assistant for Todd D. Kranda, Thomas D. Kelsch & Alexander S. Kelsch
Melissa Roehrich Legal Assistant Mandan

Melissa Roehrich
Legal Assistant

Service began 2019
Prior service 2008-2011
11+ years of experience 

  • Melissa is the Legal Assistant for Arlen M. Ruff, Thomas D. Kelsch and Nick Schmitz
  • Melissa assists with Bankruptcy Filing
Heather Kessler Legal Assistant Mandan Bismarck

Heather Kessler
Legal Assistant 

Service began 2020
13 years of experience

  • Heather is the Legal Assistant for Garrett D. Ludwig and Alexander S. Kelsch
  • Heather has 2 years in the Legal Field and 11 years in the Medical Field
Angelica Regis Legal Assistant Mandan

Angelica Regis
Legal Assistant

Service began 2020


  • Angelica is new to the Legal Field
  • Angelica is a recent graduate with Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Angelica also has a Minor in Political Science
  • Angelica is the Legal Assistant for Garrett D. Ludwig and Alexanders S. Kelsch
 Lana Reiner Receptionist Law Firm

 Lana Reiner

Service began 1994
25+ years of experience

  • Lana greets clients as they enter our office, she answers the phone, documents the mail, runs most office errands, opens files, closes files, files, plus much more!
Irene Merck Office Manager Bookkeeper

Irene Merck
Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Service began 1996
40+ years of experience

  • Irene processes the monthly billing, accounts receivable & payable; payroll, quarterly reports, financial statements, most HR duties.
  • All advertising, sales calls, phone system, computer system, donation solicitations, and many other internal office concerns.