Kimberly Backman is a Partner in the Oil and Gas Practice Group in the Bismarck office. Her practice encompasses various areas of natural resources law and estate administration with an emphasis on title examination. Ms. Backman handles projects containing complex oil and gas title issues and also assists clients with general oil and gas matters. Ms. Backman graduated from North Dakota State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. In 2011, she graduated with distinction from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

North Dakota – 2011
Montana – 2012


2011 – J.D., University of North Dakota School of Law
2008 – B.S. Political Science, North Dakota State University

Professional Affiliations

Big Muddy Bar Association
North Dakota Bar Association – Young Lawyer’s Section
Dakota Petroleum Club
Landman’s Association of North Dakota
American Inns of Court

Presentations & Publications

The Status of Duhig in North Dakota, NDLR Energy Law Symposium (2015)
United States: North Dakota, The Oil and Gas Law Review, Third Edition (2015)