Jack H. Hieb and Zachary W. Peterson prevailed on an appeal to the South Dakota Supreme Court in a case in which they defended Meade County. The City of Sturgis and others challenged the order of the Meade County Board of County Commissioners approving incorporation of the proposed municipality of Buffalo Chip City, S.D. [...]
The Supreme Court of South Dakota reappointed Jack Hieb to his third term as a member of South Dakota’s Board of Bar Examiners, to serve through December 31, 2020.
Stacy M. Johnson has expanded her practice and now offers mediation services in the area of family law. Ms. Johnson completed 40 hours of mediation training in July 2016. This training, combined with her participation in many successful mediations on behalf of her clients, her experience as [...]
Roy A. Wise was named in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than three million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Mr. Wise has been named [...]
A recent U.S. Tax Court decision illustrates the sometimes limited value of “good intentions.” In Summers, TC Memo 2017-125, a young couple decided to save money and amicably work out their own divorce agreement without obtaining tax or legal advice. Learn more about how this ended up being [...]
Kimberly A. Dorsett recently attended the 2017 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute. The Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute is the preeminent conference for employment lawyers and offers continuing education that is critical to the practice of employment law.
The South Dakota Supreme Court celebrated its 125th Anniversary in 2014. The five then-current Justices and former Justices still living gave personal interviews as the start of an oral history project for the benefit of ours and future generations. A handful of veteran attorneys were also [...]
Roy A. Wise successfully defended his client in a civil jury trial in Aberdeen, SD. The defendant admitted she was liable for the minor motor vehicle accident but did not believe she caused injuries to the extent claimed by the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff asked the jury [...]
On May 24th and 25th, 2016, a federal jury trial was held in Aberdeen, South Dakota, alleging that a Little Eagle, SD man had assaulted another individual. The Honorable Charles B. Kornmann presided over the two day jury trial. The charge stemmed from an incident which [...]
Jack Hieb and Zachary Peterson successfully defended a lengthy and contentious will contest, which was finally put to rest by today’s unanimous decision of the South Dakota Supreme Court. The Court rejected all of the challenging party’s arguments and affirmed the circuit court on all issues [...]