Thomas G. Fritz

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Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi. Law Clerk for U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota, Western Division, 1971-1972. Director, University of South Dakota Foundation, 1986—. Recognized in "Chambers USA" for Litigation-General Commercial, "Best Lawyers" for Bet the Company, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and "Great Plains Super Lawyers" for Business Litigation.

American Bar Foundation (State Chairman); American Board of Trial Advocates; International Society of Barristers; American College of Trial Lawyers; International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
605-388-2784  Phone
(605) 342-2592  Phone
(605) 342-5185  Fax
University Attended:
University of South Dakota, B.A., 1968; University of South Dakota, M.A., 1975
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota, J.D., 1971
Year of First Admission:
1971, South Dakota
State Bar of South Dakota (Bar Commissioner, 1980-1983; President, 1997-1998); American Bar Association (Member: House of Delegates, 1983-1998; Board of Governors, 1995-1998); Jackrabbit Bar (Chancellor, 1993-1994); Western States Bar Conference (President, 2007-2008); South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association - South Dakota Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2007; International Association of Insurance Counsel; Federation of Insurance Counsel; Defense Research Institute.
Birth Information:
Mitchell, South Dakota
Reported Cases:
SOUTH DAKOTA SUPREME COURT VAUGHN, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. VAUGHN, Defendant and Respondent. [252 NW2d 910] CATENCAMP, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. ALBRIGHT, Defendant and Respondent. [251 NW2d 190] O'CONNELL, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. HAMM, Defendants and Respondents. [267 NW2d 839] MORITZ, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. C & R TRANSFER CO., a South Dakota Corporation, Defendant, Third-Party Plaintiff, and Respondent, and Black Hills Power and Light Company and Naugle, Defendants, and Bob Hawk and Associates, Inc., a South Dakota Corporation, Third-Party Defendant. [266 NW2d 568] KENT, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. ALLIED OIL & SUPPLY, INC., Defendant-Appellant. [264 NW2d 512] KIRBY, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, Defendant and Appellant. [262 NW2d 49] DEHN, Luann Patrick, formerly known as Luann Carlisle, and Lyle Musilek, Plaintiffs and Appellees, v. PROUTY and Automated Farm Supply Company, Inc., Defendants and Appellants. [321 NW2d 534] Watkins v. Ebach, 291 NW2d 765, 768 (SD 1980) CONRAD, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. CITY OF RAPID CITY, Defendant and Appellee, and Robert Allen and Judy Allen, Intervenors and Appellees. [391 NW2d 682] TESCH, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. TESCH, Defendant and Appellee. [399 NW2d 880] OWENS, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. MOYES, Defendant and Appellee. [530 NW2d 663] KUPER, Plaintiffs and Appellees, v. LINCOLN-UNION ELECTRIC COMPANY, Defendant and Appellant, v. Alvin Bossman, d/b/a Bossman Electric, Defendant. [1996 SD 145, 557 NW2d 748] HARTER Plaintiff and Appellee, v. PLAINS INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., Defendant and Appellant. [1998 SD 59, 579 NW2d 625] ESTATE OF LEON O. SHUCK, deceased, Teresa A. Shuck, and Teresa A. Shuck, as Guardian of Cody C. Shuck, Kayla M. Shuck, and Otis N. Shuck, Minors, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. PERKINS COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA a political subdivision of the State of South Dakota, and William M. Simpson, Defendants and Appellees. [1998 SD 32, 577 NW2d 584] NIELSON, personal representative of the estate of Karyn L. Nielson; and Judith L. Nielson, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. AT&T CORP.; AT&T Corp, d/b/a AT&T Federal Systems; Lucent Technologies, Inc.; and Charles E. Davis, individually and d/b/a Midwestern Ditching, Defendants and Appellees. [1999 SD 99, 597 NW2d 434] PURDY, natural mother of the Deceased, in her personal capacity and as Administrator of the Estate of Amanda Froistad, Deceased, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. LISA FLEMING, in her personal and representative capacities; Wendy Cummings, in her personal and representative capacities; and Dr. Frank Buzzetta, (Deceased), Defendants and Appellees. [2002 SD 156, 655 NW2d 424] ROTH, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. FARNER-BOCKEN COMPANY, Defendant and Appellant. [2003 SD 80, 667 NW2d 651] CRISMAN, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. DETERMAN CHIROPRACTIC, INC., Defendant and Appellee. [2004 SD 103, 687 NW2d 507] GLOVER, Plaintiff, v. KRAMBECK, Defendant and Appellant, v. MACER, Defendant and Appellee. [2007 SD 11, 727 NW2d 801]; HOHM, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. CITY OF RAPID CITY, Defendant and Appellant, 2008 SD 65; U.S. DISTRICT COURT/EIGHTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS Kessler v. Bowie Machine Works, Inc., 501 F2d 617, 621 (8th Cir. 1974) Mitzel v. Employers Ins. Of Wausau, 878 F.2d 233, 13 Fed.R.Serv.3d 1436, C.A.8 (S.D.), June 23, 1989 (NO. 88-5259) Northwestern Public Service v. Union Carbide Corp., 2000 DSD 48 Sheesley v. Cessna Aircraft Co., 2006 DSD 6 Harding County, South Dakota v. Frithiof, Slip Copy, 2006 WL 1541017 D.S.D.,2006. June 02, 2006.
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