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Niclas J. Dahlvang

Wessington Springs, South Dakota - Connect on LinkedIn - Contact by Email

Bar Member

District of Columbia (December 2005) & South Dakota (May 2017)


Export Compliance Solutions - Annapolis, MD - February 2016-present
Consultant & Editor - Assist businesses nationwide with export regulations, classifications, and licensing for the Departments of State (ITAR, USML), Commerce (EAR, CCL), and Treasury (OFAC). Prepare and edit export compliance manuals. On-site and remote training.

U.S. Department of State - Washington, DC - August 2006-January 2013
Analyst, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing

Electronic Systems Division, June 2008-January 2013 Space and Missile Technology Division, August 2006-June 2008

Law Resources - Washington, DC - August 2005-August 2006
Contract Attorney - Reviewed documents for responsiveness to antitrust discovery requests.
Legal Assistant - Reviewed and organized documents in preparation for depositions.

National Center for Public Policy Research - Washington, DC - June-August 2004
Intern - Researched and wrote commentaries analyzing public policy issues including the U.N. Law of the Sea Treaty, asbestos litigation reform, and missile defense.


Hoarty Farm & Ranch - Wessington Springs, SD - January 2013-May 2016
Relocated to South Dakota to support operations and accounting on 7,000 acre family farm and ranch. Followed international trade and defense industry developments through independent study.


Gonzaga University School of Law - Spokane, WA - May 2005
J.D., cum laude - GPA 3.33, class rank 31/206
Honors: Alpha Sigma Nu, Phi Delta Phi, Law School Scholarship
Gonzaga Law Review

Institute on World Legal Problems - Innsbruck, Austria - July-August 2003
St. Mary's University School of Law summer program at the University of Innsbruck
Coursework included terrorism and the law of war, international human rights, and international criminal law. Traveled throughout Central Europe.

Gonzaga University - Spokane, WA - May 2002
B.S., cum laude, Computer Science, B.A., cum laude, History - GPA 3.52
Honors: Alpha Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Theta, merit scholarships


German - Intermediate


South Dakota State Bar Administrative Law Committee, Federalist Society, Society for International Affairs,
Knights of Columbus, National Eagle Scout Association


Thieves, Robbers, & Terrorists: Piracy in the 21st Century, Regent Journal of International Law (Spring 2006)