State's Attorney's Office

Physical Address:

909 Main St.
Carrington, ND 58421


(701) 652-1200

The Foster County State's Attorney is an elected position with a four year term. The current Foster County State's Attorney is Paul Murphy.

The State's Attorney performs the following duties:

  • Prosecution of felony and misdemeanor crimes in Foster County
  • Represents petitioners in mental health commitments
  • Assisting people with enforcement of child support
  • Provides legal service to county departments
  • Administration and policy function of the State’s Attorney office
  • Do and perform all acts not enumerated in this section which the state's attorney is required to do by law (see Chapter 11-16: State's Attorney.)


Paul Murphy
State's Attorney
(701) 652-1200

Jody Dunn
(701) 652-1200


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