Jack H. Hieb


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Jack H. Hieb was born and raised in South Dakota, growing up in Delmont. After graduating from Delmont High School, Jack attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in government and international affairs. Jack also competed in intercollegiate track and cross country at Augustana College. Following the completion of his undergraduate studies, Jack enrolled at the University of South Dakota School of Law, in Vermillion, South Dakota. His law school achievements included: Dean’s List (Class Rank 1/67), Sterling Honor Graduate, and Law School Foundation’s Distinguished Scholar.

Prior to joining the Richardson Law Firm, Jack practiced law with Lee Schoenbeck in Webster, South Dakota and served a four year term as the Day County State’s Attorney. Jack has been a partner at Richardson Law Firm since 2000.

Jack and his wife Jennifer have three sons, Austin, Griffin and Trevor.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Indian Law
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Water Law

Bar Admissions

  • South Dakota State Bar
  • United States District Court, District of South Dakota
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribal Court
  • Standing Rock Tribal Court

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Brown County Bar Association
  • South Dakota Bar Association
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Order of Barristers
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • South Dakota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Professional Committees & Boards

  • Editorial Advisory Committee 2019-Present – National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE)
  • South Dakota Board of Bar Examiners (2008-present)
  • South Dakota Trial Academy Faculty
  • South Dakota Board of Pardons & Paroles (2009-2013)
  • South Dakota Board of Bar Commissioners (2005-2008)
  • South Dakota Civil Pattern Jury Instruction Committee (1998)
  • South Dakota Bar Association Negligence and Tort Law Committee (1996-1997)

Awards & Recognition

  • Great Plains Super Lawyer
  • Rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers USA
  • 2016 WWCA Dan Gable “America Needs Wrestling Award”

Civil Committees & Boards

  • Board of Directors – South Dakota Golf Association (SDGA) (2019-present)
  • Board of Directors – SDGA Junior Golf Foundation (2019-present)

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