Thomas J. Von Wald

Thomas J. Von Wald: Attorney with Boyce Law Firm, L.L.P.

Biography

Background and Experience: TJ Von Wald joined the firm’s Litigation Section in 2012 after practicing with another Sioux Falls law firm for over six years. Before starting in private practice, he clerked for three circuit judges in the First Judicial Circuit of South Dakota. Since being admitted to practice law, TJ has developed his litigation practice and successfully tried cases in the courts of South Dakota regarding employment matters, contract disputes, family law matters and criminal defense. He has also defended numerous claims against contractors and business owners ranging from wage disputes to fraud claims.

TJ has:
•Represented Employers and Insurers in all aspects of workers’ compensation matters
•Represented plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury claims
•Represented clients regarding enforcement of employment agreements and covenants not to compete
•Represented employers in various discrimination and sexual harassment claims
•Defended various medical malpractice claims against health care providers
•Defended nursing home facilities in negligence actions
•Represented numerous criminal defendants in federal felony charges
•First-chaired jury and court trials throughout South Dakota
•Conducted administrative hearings regarding unemployment benefits and wrongful terminations
•Drafted appellate briefs to the South Dakota Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit

•Argued to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Construction Law
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
605-336-2424  Phone
605-334-0618  Fax
boycelaw.com/lawyers/thomas-j-von-wald
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5015, Sioux Falls, SD 57104-6367
University Attended:
University of South Dakota, B.S., 2001; University of South Dakota, B.A., 2001
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota, J.D., 2004
Year of First admission:
2005
Admission:
2005, South Dakota and U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
Memberships:
American Bar Association; State Bar of South Dakota; South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice.
Languages:
English
Birth Information:
Mobridge, South Dakota, December 23, 1978
ISLN:
918791908
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.2/5.0 (11 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

      4.2/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.1/5.0
    • Communication

      4.3/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.1/5.0
    • 3.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 12/20/13 in Divorce

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    • 4.8/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/01/13 in General Practice

      Thomas ("TJ") is an excellent lawyer with a very good reputation. His word is his bond. He is a great guy and good to work with or against on a file. He is intelligent and knows what he is doing. I don't have one negative thing to say about TJ.... Read more

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      Thomas ("TJ") is an excellent lawyer with a very good reputation. His word is his bond. He is a great guy and good to work with or against on a file. He is intelligent and knows what he is doing. I don't have one negative thing to say about TJ. He is a solid human being and lawyer. Read less

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