Jessica L. Larson

Jessica L. Larson: Attorney with Beardsley, Jensen & Lee, Professional L.L.C.

Biography

Jessica was born and raised in Deadwood, South Dakota. She obtained a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in human resource management from Black Hills State University in 2005. She went on to graduate from the University of South Dakota School of Law, receiving her juris doctorate in 2008. While in law school, she served as the school’s American Bar Association Representative for two years, was the Editor-in-Chief for the Great Plains Natural Resources Journal, participated in the Pace Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, and was a member of the USD Trial Team. After graduation, Jessica was a judicial law clerk for the Third Judicial Circuit of South Dakota for one year.

Jessica focuses her practice on litigation, business law, and real estate law. She works with her clients and provides assistance, guidance, and tools to help them reach their goals.

For the past several years, Jessica has been a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee for the State Bar of South Dakota. She is also an active member of the Pennington County Bar Association.

Jessica is active in the community and has been a member of the Zonta Club of the Black Hills since 2010, serving as the President in 2016-2017. She was also a member of the Youth & Family Services Head Start Policy Council for three years. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with friends and family, gardening, and traveling.

After growing up in the Black Hills, Jessica knew she wanted to live and practice law in the area. She joined the firm as an associate in 2009 and became a partner in 2017.

Community Activity:

• Zonta Club of the Black Hills

• Head Start Policy Council

• 2011 YMCA Kids' Campaign Volunteer

Published Works:

• Rapanos v. United States: Asserting Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Must now be Decided on a Case-by-Case Basis, 11 GPNRJ 41

• Massachusetts v. EPA: The Supreme Court Delivers a Much Needed Breath of Fresh Air, 12 GPNRJ 58.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Business Law
  • Insurance
  • Accidents
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Civil Appeals
  • Environmental Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
605-721-2800  Phone
605-721-2801  Fax
www.blackhillslaw.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9579, Rapid City, SD 57702
University Attended:
Black Hills State University, B.S., Business Administration, 2005
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 2008
Year of First admission:
2008
Admission:
2009, South Dakota and U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
Memberships:
State Bar of South Dakota; South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association; Pennington County Bar Association
Birth Information:
Deadwood, South Dakota, 1981
Reported Cases:
Lowe v. City of Hot Springs, 859 N.W.2d 612 (S.D. 2015); De Smet Ins. Co. of South Dakota v. Pourier, 802 N.W.2d 447 (S.D. 2011)
ISLN:
919126259
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.1/5.0 (14 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

      4.2/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.3/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.1/5.0
    • Communication

      4.2/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      3.6/5.0
    • 4.8/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 06/14/13 in Civil Litigation

      Ms. Larson has excellent written and verbal communication skills. She maintains good relationships with local attorneys and judges, and has experience with civil and criminal litigation at the state and federal levels.

      Ms. Larson has excellent written and verbal communication skills. She maintains good relationships with local attorneys and judges, and has experience with civil and criminal litigation at the state and federal levels. Read less

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    • 4.8/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 06/07/13 in Litigation

      Jessica is a great asset to the SD Bar.

      Jessica is a great asset to the SD Bar. Read less

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