Mr. Mark James Welter, J.D.

Mr. Mark James Welter, J.D.: Attorney with Wilka & Welter LLP
  • Partner at Wilka & Welter LLP (2 Attorneys)
  • 300 North Dakota Avenue, Suite 510, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
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  • Mark J. Welter is a partner with Wilka & Welter, LLP. Mark's trial practice is devoted largely to personal injury and workers' compensation matters.
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Biography

Mark is an experienced trial attorney (25 years) who helps injury victims with their personal injury claims and workers' compensation claims. Mark brings with him 15 years of experience having represented many liability insurance companies and their insureds. Now Mark represents only the injured.

Member: Second Circuit Bar Association

Areas of Practice (24)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Torts
  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(605) 338-9711  Phone
(605) 332-7824  Fax
www.siouxfallssdlawyers.com
University Attended:
Black Hills State Teachers' College; University of South Dakota, B.S. Business Administration, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota, J.D., 1988
Year of First admission:
1989
Admission:
1994, U.S. Supreme Court; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1989, South Dakota
Memberships:

Admitted: 1989, South Dakota, 1990 U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota, U.S. Court of Appeals (8th Circuit), U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1994 United States Supreme Court.

Birth Information:
Yankton, South Dakota, February 20, 1962
Reported Cases:
Drapeau v. Knopp, # 24545, SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH DAKOTA, 2008 SD 7; 744 N.W.2d 836; 2008 S.D. LEXIS 7, November 6, 2007, Considered on Briefs, January 30, 2008, Opinion Filed.
Blenner v. City of Rapid City, # 22512, # 22526 , SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH DAKOTA, 2003 SD 121; 670 N.W.2d 508; 2003 S.D. LEXIS 150, February 13, 2003, Argued , October 1, 2003, Opinion Filed
Canal Ins. Co. v. Abraham, # 20746, SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH DAKOTA, 1999 SD 90; 598 N.W.2d 512; 1999 S.D. LEXIS 111, April 27, 1999, Considered on Briefs , July 21, 1999, Opinion Filed
Schipke v. Grad, # 19632, SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH DAKOTA, 1997 SD 38; 562 N.W.2d 109; 1997 S.D. LEXIS 37, December 4, 1996, CONSIDERED ON BRIEFS , April 9, 1997, OPINION FILED
Hot Stuff Food Sys. v. Griffin Petroleum, CIV 95-4064, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH DAKOTA, SOUTHERN DIVISION, 891 F. Supp. 499; 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9881, July 10, 1995, Decided , July 10, 1995, FILED
Jones v. Kartar Plaza, No. 17730-r-PER CURIAM, SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH DAKOTA, 488 N.W.2d 428; 1992 S.D. LEXIS 121, May 29, 1992, Considered on Briefs , August 19, 1992, Filed
Many Courts have quoted and/or cited to Mark's law review article: Mark. J. Welter, Comment, Premises Liability: A Proposal to Abrogate the Status Distinctions of "Trespasser," "Licensee" and "Invitee" as Determinative of a Land Occupier's Duty of Care Owed to an Entrant, 33 S.D. L. REV. 66, 89 (1987/1988). These Courts include, among others, Beebe v. Moses, No. 20348-4-III , COURT OF APPEALS OF WASHINGTON, DIVISION THREE, 113 Wn. App. 464; 54 P.3d 188; 2002 Wash. App. LEXIS 2276, September 19, 2002; Alexander v. Med. Assocs. Clinic, No. 53 / 00-1764, SUPREME COURT OF IOWA, 646 N.W.2d 74; 2002 Iowa Sup. LEXIS 116, June 12, 2002; Vega by Muniz v. Piedilato, A-45 September Term 1997 , SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY, 154 N.J. 496; 713 A.2d 442; 1998 N.J. LEXIS 602, November 18, 1997, Argued , June 23, 1998, Decided; Johnson v. Rapid City Softball Ass'n, #18269-rev & rem-RWS, SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH DAKOTA, 514 N.W.2d 693; 1994 S.D. LEXIS 37, December 1, 1993, Argued , March 30, 1994, Filed; Small v. McKennan Hosp., No. 16110, Supreme Court of South Dakota, 437 N.W.2d 194; 1989 S.D. LEXIS 38, January 10, 1989, Argued , March 8, 1989 (Justices Wuest and Miller, Concurring Specially)
Example: Smith v. Jones, 99 N.J. Super 999 (App. Div. 2001)
ISLN:
902849059
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