Charles M. Thompson

Charles M. Thompson: Attorney with May, Adam, Gerdes & Thompson LLP


Delta Theta Phi. Editor, South Dakota Law Review, 1968-1969.

American College of Trial Lawyers; American Law Institute, 1993—.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Civil Practice
  • Insurance Defense Law
  • Plaintiff's Trial Practice
  • Business Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
605-220-7165  Phone
(605) 224-6289  Fax
University Attended:
Colorado State University, B.A., with honors, 1965
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota, J.D., cum laude, 1969; University of South Dakota, Honorary LL.D., 1995
Year of First Admission:
1969, South Dakota; 1973, U.S. Supreme Court
The State Bar of South Dakota (President, 1986-1987); South Dakota Bar Foundation, President, 1991-1992; Jackrabbit Bar Association (Chancellor, 1981-1982); American Bar Association (Member: House of Delegates, 1978-2002; Board of Governors, 1983-1986; Standing Committee on Federal Judiciary, 2005-2007; American Bar Foundation (Member, Board of Directors, 1989-1992, 2000-2002; Chairman of Fellows, 1991); American Bar Endowment (Member, Board of Directors, 1991—; President, 2000-2002); South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1980-1981); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Judicature Society (Member, Board of Directors, 1981-1985); American Board of Trial Advocates; National Judicial College (Member, Board of Directors, 1984-1990; Treasurer, 1986-1990); National Conference of Bar Presidents (Member, Executive Council, 1986-1994; President, 1992-1993).
Birth Information:
Childress, Texas, October 13, 1942
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Pierre, South Dakota

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