Peter A. Hvidston


Peter Hvidston is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Department, focusing on development, transactions and construction. He represents clients in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions. His experience includes managing and facilitating real estate due diligence and closings, drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, closing documents, easements and commercial leases. In addition to his transactional real estate practice, Peter also has experience in drafting and negotiating a variety of construction contracts on behalf of owners, developers, contractors, and subcontractors, as well as experience in evaluating and managing the enforcement and defense of mechanic’s liens.

Peter previously worked in the title industry and has experience resolving title matters and negotiating title policy coverage.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Daniel J. Crothers, North Dakota Supreme Court, 2016-2017

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, “Ones to Watch” – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Construction Law, and Real Estate Law (Minneapolis), 2024

Speaking Engagements

"2022 Minnesota Case Law Update," 2022 Real Estate Institute, Minnesota CLE, October 27, 2022


Case Comment: “Arrest - Reasonableness: The United States Supreme Court Permits Investigative Stops Based on Anonymous Tips,” North Dakota Law Review, 2014



University of North Dakota School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
Outside Articles Editor, North Dakota Law Review

Concordia College (B.A. 2013)



North Dakota