P.O. Box 9579, Rapid City, SD 57709-9579
South Dakota State University, B.S., 1975
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1978
Year of First admission:
1978, South Dakota, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota and U.S. Federal Court; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1983, U.S. Supreme Court; Rosebud Sioux Tribe; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Court
South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association (Board Member, 1988-1999; President, 1990-1991); State Bar of South Dakota (Chairman: Civil Pattern Jury Instructions Committee; Negligence and Tort Law Committee); American Bar Association; Professional Fellowship American Board of Trial Advocates; Sicangu Oyate Bar Association.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1953
Perdue, Inc. v. Rounds, 782 N.W.2d 375 (S.D. 2010); Casey Ranch Limited Partnership v. Casey, 773 N.W.2d 816 (S.D. 2009); Hammonds v. Hartford Fire Ins. Co., 501 F.3d 991 (8th Cir. 2007); Johns v. Black Hills Power, Inc., 722 N.W.2d 554 (S.D. 2006); Rancour v. Golden Reward Mining Co. L.P., 694 N.W.2d 51 (S.D. 2005); Frankenfeld v. Crompton Corp., 697 N.W.2d 378 (S.D. 2005); Rothenberger v. Wharf, 703 N.W.2d 371 (S.D. 2003); Cleveland v. BDL Enterprises, Inc., 663 N.W.2d 212 (S.D. 2003); Fullmer v. State Farm Ins. Co., 514 N.W.2d 861 (S.D. 1994); Fullmer v. State Farm Ins. Co., 498 N.W.2d 357 (S.D. 1993); Matter of Certification of Question of Law from U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of South Dakota, Western Div., 369 N.W.2d 658 (S.D. 1985); Zacher v. Budd Co., 396 N.W.2d 122 (S.D. 1986); Matter of Certification of a Question of Law from U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of South Dakota, Southern Division, 387 N.W.2d 42 (S.D. 1986).