Jessi Stucke, ACP, was born in Sioux Falls, SD, and was raised in Sheldon, IA, Sioux Falls, and Aberdeen. After graduating from Aberdeen’s Central High School, she attended the University of Minnesota – Minneapolis and later received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD). She returned to Aberdeen in 2005 and was the 2011 recipient of the Dale Stein Award upon graduation from Leadership Aberdeen, a program of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce.
Jessi joined Richardson, Wyly, Wise, Sauck & Hieb in 2014 and works primarily with Jack Hieb. Jessi became a Certified Paralegal (CP) in 2016 and obtained the Advanced Certified Paralegal (ACP) credential in Trial Practice in 2021. She has been a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and the South Dakota Paralegal Association (SDPA) since 2016. She served as SDPA President for 2021-2022 and continues to serve SDPA as chair of the Newsletter Committee, a position she has held since 2017 as editor of SDPA’s quarterly publication, the Reporter. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Membership Committee and is a member of the Nominations & Elections and Website Committees, serving previously on the Education Committee. She received SDPA’s Member of the Year Award in 2018.
Jessi and her husband, Chris, have a son, Evin, and a daughter, Adeline. Away from the office, she serves as Treasurer for the Aberdeen Curling Club, Treasurer for the Holgate Middle School PTA, and Church Council Vice President at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. She enjoys curling, trapshooting, archery, and video games.