Donald P. Knudsen

Donald P. Knudsen: Attorney with Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP


Donald P. Knudsen is a partner with Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP. He practices primarily in the areas of Employment Law, Governmental Law, School Law, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Personal Injury.

Don specializes in litigation and has extensive trial experience. In addition, Don has argued appeals before the South Dakota Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and has filed and defended petitions for certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States. Don is admitted to practice in South Dakota, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Governmental Law
  • Governmental Liability
  • Torts
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Law
  • Trial Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Appellate Practice
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Discrimination

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
605-388-2839  Phone
605-342-1078  Phone
605-342-0480  Fax
University Attended:
Augustana College, B.S., 1981
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota, J.D., with honors, 1987
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1987, South Dakota; U.S. Supreme Court
American Bar Association; State Bar of South Dakota (Chair, Practice Rules Revision Committee, 2001—); South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors, 1997—); South Dakota Defense Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Defense Research Institute.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Rapid City, South Dakota

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