County Attorney

Welcome to the Cass County Attorney’s Office 

Benjamin Lindstrom is the Cass County Attorney.  The duties of the County Attorney are many.  Most notably, the County Attorney is responsible for prosecuting crimes that occur within the County.  This includes the prosecution of everything from murder all the way down to petty misdemeanor traffic violations.  The County Attorney’s Office also handles a variety of civil and administrative matters; including, child protection cases, mental health and chemical dependency civil commitments, and child support collections.  In addition, the County Attorney provides legal advice to the County Board and other department heads.  

When fully staffed, the County Attorney’s Office has six attorneys (the County Attorney, a First Assistant, and four Assistants), one administrative legal secretary, three legal secretaries, two paralegals, and a victim services coordinator. 

Contact the County Attorney’s Office

Need to contact the County Attorney’s Office?  We are located on the 4th floor of the Cass County Courthouse in Walker, Minnesota.  Here is our physical mailing address, post office box, and other contact information:

Cass County Attorney's Office
303 Minnesota Avenue W., P.O. Box 3000
Walker, MN 56484-3000

Phone:  218-547-7255
Fax:  218-547-2821

Cass County Attorney Benjamin Lindstrom

Meet County Attorney Ben Lindstrom

Cass County Attorney Ben Lindstrom lives just outside of Pine River in the City of Chickamaw Beach with his wife and three children. Ben joined the County Attorney’s Office in 2010 as an Assistant County Attorney and has handled countless criminal prosecutions and civil matters for the Office.  Read more about County Attorney Benjamin Lindstrom here...


Need to speak with someone specific?  Each of our attorneys can be reached through our main phone line (218-547-7255) or at their email link below. 

Benjamin Lindstrom - County Attorney 
Kelsey Scanlon - Chief Deputy County Attorney
Nicole Cayko - Assistant Cass County Attorney
Cody Dorumsgaard - Assistant Cass County Attorney
Jon Eclov – Assistant Cass County Attorney
Chelsea Langton - Assistant Cass County Attorney

Are you a victim and have questions about your rights?  Our victim services coordinator Shannon Pfeiffer can be reached at 218-547-7422.  You can learn more about victim services on our Crime Victim Services page and more about victims' rights on our Victims' Rights page.

Interested in learning more about the Cass County Attorney’s Office?  Your County Attorney’s Office is dedicated to increasing public awareness about the criminal justice system and what the Office does to serve our community.  Social media is one of the most efficient ways for us to do that.  You can visit us on Facebook