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State Bar of South Dakota Job Ad Guidelines Employment listings in the State Bar Newsletter are free. We do ask that you use the guidelines below when sending ads:1. The ad must be in a format that can be copied and pasted. Ads that are scanned from a hard copy or ads that are mailed will not be accepted.2. Paragraph format only and no bulleted points.3. Photos or other graphics are allowed but are subject to ad rates. 4. Please state how many months you would like to run your ad or email us each month to let us know.  If we do not hear from you, we will assume that you do not want to re-run the ad.

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR AD TO: tracie.bradford@sdbar.net


Photos/Graphics Ad Rates for State Bar Newsletter. Photos and/or graphics must be submitted by the 26th of each month  to tracie.bradford@sdbar.net. Reduced rates for contracted monthly ad; 15% reduction for contract for 12 months’ 5% discount for 6 months.  Editor reserves the right to select placement in the newsletter and/or reject any ad.  STANDARD MONTHLY RATES (plus tax):Full Page- $310 Half Page- $230 1/3 Page- $180 1/4 Page- $140 1/8 Page- $75.  


The Public Defender's Office has an opening for the position of Assistant Public Defender.

SALARY RANGE:

Approximately $67,101.00 annually or potentially higher depending on experience.

CLOSING DATE:

Open until position filled.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Zealous representation of defense of indigent clients in Magistrate and Circuit Court criminal cases, appeals, and certain civil matters.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Professional degree (Juris Doctor) Graduation from a college of law and attainment of JD or LLB.

Experience: 0 – 5 years

License and/or Certificate: Admitted or eligible to be admitted to the South Dakota Bar Association.

SELECTION PROCESS:   

Applicants will need to attach a letter of interest and resume to the application which is filed online at http://www.pennco.org/jobs and they may send a courtesy copy of their letter of interest and resume to:

 Eric Whitcher, Director

Pennington County Public Defender's Office

130 Kansas City St. Ste 310

Rapid City, SD 57701

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:

130 Kansas City Street

Rapid City, SD 57701

605/394-6113

605/394-5159

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Associate Attorney – Rapid City

The law firm of Thomas Braun Bernard & Burke, LLP in Rapid City is seeking an attorney with 1-5 years’ litigation experience.  The ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written skills, legal research proficiency, and courtroom experience.  Confidential inquiries including cover letter, resume, writing sample (less than 15 pages), and an academic transcript should be sent to John W. Burke, Thomas Braun Bernard & Burke, LLP, 4200 Beach Drive – Suite 1, Rapid City, SD  57702 or may be e-mailed to jburke@tb3law.com.


STAFF ATTORNEY – SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, has an opening for a Temporary Staff Attorney position in our Sioux Falls, South Dakota, office which can possibly turn into a permanent position.  The Sioux Falls office serves primarily Native Americans in the vicinity of Sioux Falls and in the eastern half of South Dakota.  This job may require travel during the day.

QUALIFICATIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Applicants must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice, or by reciprocity be able to obtain a license to practice, in South Dakota, or be qualified to take the next South Dakota Bar Exam; must be a bright, motivated, self-starter; must have the tenacity to assume immediate practice responsibilities, including handling a significant caseload touching on many different areas of law with regular appearances in court; and must demonstrate an interest in poverty law and working with Native American and low income clients.

SALARY: Competitive, depending on experience.  DPLS has excellent fringe benefits, including generous leave benefits and employee insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability).

CLOSING DATE: January 31, 2019.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Please submit a letter of interest and resume to: Thomas S. Mortland, Interim Executive Director, Dakota Plains Legal Services, PO Box 727, Mission, SD 57555, (605) 856-4444, dpls@venturecomm.net.

Native Americans, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Dakota Plains Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Neumayr & Smith law office in Gettysburg, South Dakota, is seeking an Attorney.  The attorney will focus on the general practice of law, including Agriculture and Business Law, Real Estate Law, Probates and Wills, Trusts and Estate Law.  The law office was established in 1905.  Competitive salary with transition of ownership.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Craig Smith, PO Box 205, Gettysburg, South Dakota 57442, or to csmith@venturecomm.net or may contact Craig at (605) 765-2494.  All applications will be kept confidential.


MorganTheeler LLP has multiple attorney positions available for attorneys. Morgan Theeler will consider all qualified candidates to include experienced attorneys or attorneys with one to five years of experience.  Ideal candidates will have experience in a multiple practice areas including litigation, business transactions and health law. Excellent communication skills with both staff and clients is required.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience but will likely include: 401(k), profit sharing, group health insurance, cell phone allowance and paid vacation. Please submit applications to 1718 N. Sanborn Blvd, Mitchell, SD 57301 or kclaussen@morgantheeler.com. No calls please. 


Judicial Qualifications Commission

State of South Dakota

500 East Capitol Avenue

Pierre, SD 57501

Telephone:  (605) 773-2099

Fax:  (605) 773-8437

Email: lori.grode@ujs.state.sd.us

 

                                                          Kimberley A. Mortenson, Chair

  Mark S. Roby, Vice Chair                                                    Hon. Bruce V. Anderson, Secretary                   

  Hon. Robin J. Houwman                                                     Timothy M. Engel    

  Mark Haigh                                                                          Rebecca A. Porter    

 

  Lori Grode, Executive Assistant                                         

Notice of Judicial Vacancy

TO:                 All Active Members of the State Bar of South Dakota

FROM:           Bruce V. Anderson, Secretary, Judicial Qualifications Commission

Due to the upcoming retirement of the Hon. John L. Brown on June 8, 2019, a vacancy will be created for a Circuit Court Judge position, (Position C), in the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court for the State of South Dakota.  The duty station for this position shall be located in Pierre, SD.  The Judicial Qualifications Commission is now taking applications for this position.

All lawyers and judges interested in applying should obtain the application form at http://ujs.sd.gov/, or contact Lori Grode at the State Court Administrator’s Office. The application must be returned to the Administrator’s Office and must be postmarked no later than 5:00 PM on February 8, 2019.   Applicants should make sure the application submitted is the 2018 revision

You may also obtain the application form by writing or telephoning:

Lori Grode

State Court Administrator’s Office

500 East Capitol Avenue

Pierre, SD 57501

Telephone:  605-773-2099

Email:  lori.grode@ujs.state.sd.us

Or, visit http://ujs.sd.gov/ for current job openings.

The Sixth Circuit is comprised of the following counties:  Potter, Sully, Hyde, Hughes, Stanley, Haakon, Lyman, Jones, Jackson, Mellette, Gregory, Tripp, Todd and Bennett.   


Deputy State’s Attorney I, Brookings County, South Dakota

The Brookings County State's Attorney's Office has an immediate opening for a Deputy State's Attorney I to perform routine professional legal work in the prosecution of civil and criminal crimes, juvenile crimes, and juvenile abuse and neglect cases in Brookings County. Responsibilities of the Deputy State's Attorney I vary and may include reviewing offenses and evidence to make determination on charges and prosecuting violations of state law; reviewing requests for petitions and determining appropriate course of action; making recommendations for child custody and parental rights; and attending legal proceedings.  Annualized compensation for appointment as a Deputy State's Attorney will be $65,068.00.

To apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample to: Brookings County Human Resources, 520 3rd St., Suite 210, Brookings, SD 57006 or electronically at hr@brookingscountysd.gov.   Deadline for applications is 1/2/19.  Brookings County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Coverage Attorney

Great West Casualty Company has a Coverage Attorney position open with our Corporate Legal team that affords you the ability to achieve just that!

As a Coverage Attorney for Great West, you will focus on the motor carrier policy, providing counsel, training, and assistance to the regions' claims departments to foster consistent, efficient, and appropriate claims practices. You will prepare coverage opinions and memoranda on claims legal topics as well as oversee litigation and declaratory judgment action while supervising outside counsel.

We are looking for candidates with:

JD degree. You must be licensed to practice in at least one state. CPCU/AIC designations helpful.
Litigation, insurance defense, regulatory compliance, or administrative law experience preferred.
Strong attention to detail with above-average multi-tasking skills and the ability to adapt quickly to situations that require an immediate transition.
The ability to read and analyze a policy and apply to a fact scenario while confidently laying out your reasoning and rationale.
Excellent communication and public speaking skills.

Who we are:
Great West Casualty Company provides specialized insurance products unique to the trucking industry and outstanding customer service to the thousands of truck drivers and trucking companies we serve. Over the past 60 years, we have grown to five offices serving insureds in over 40 states. We are now one of America's largest insurers of trucking companies. If your passion is to help others, you value education and continuous improvement, you enjoy participating in community activities, and you want to be valued for your contributions, come be part of our successful team.

Why work for us?
We offer you a challenging career with a competitive compensation and benefits package including:
A 37.5 hour work week.
A formal Management Development Program.
Paid study materials, exam fees, study day, and monetary awards for professional development.
Paid vacation and paid sick leave.
Opportunities to impact the organization through participation in committees (Green Team, Fun Committee, etc.).
Support of a healthy lifestyle through a wellness program and gym subsidy.

This position qualifies for relocation assistance. To learn more about Great West and our office locations, please visit our website www.gwccnet.com.


Corporate Counsel

Are you an attorney tired of grinding out long hours in a law firm? Do you dream of a challenging and fulfilling legal career that also offers you the healthy work-life balance necessary to juggle the demands of your busy life? Are you looking for stable compensation that is not dependent on billable hours or finding your own clients? Do you want to put down roots with a company and grow for the next 10+ years?

We are hiring a Corporate Counsel to work in our corporate office. The ideal candidate is someone who has practiced at least two years post-graduation with a Juris Doctor. They must be admitted to the bar in at least one state; however, it does not need to be in Nebraska. Our preference is for an attorney who is open to a broad practice rather than specializing in one area. A background in insurance law, litigation, compliance issues, family practice, workers' compensation, or collections is desirable. We are willing to help the right person deepen their knowledge of insurance law.

High-performing attorneys in our office are:

Adaptable: We are a billion-dollar company with offices across the United States. We need someone who can quickly acclimate to and accept change in their environment as we grow.
Courageous: We need someone who has the courage to ask the hard questions while diplomatically navigating office politics.
Eager to learn: We expect our legal professionals to stay abreast of changes in the industry and we financially support the pursuit of CLEs, continuing education, and industry certifications.

We are looking for candidates with:
JD degree. You must be licensed to practice in at least one state. CPCU/AIC designations helpful.
Two years' experience as a practicing attorney.
Strong attention to detail with above-average multi-tasking skills and the ability to adapt quickly to situations that require immediate transition.

Who we are:
Great West Casualty Company provides specialized insurance products unique to the trucking industry and outstanding customer service to the thousands of truck drivers and trucking companies we serve. Over the past 60 years, we have grown to five offices serving insureds in over 40 states. We are now one of America's largest insurers of trucking companies. If your passion is to help others, you value education and continuous improvement, you enjoy participating in community activities, and you want to be valued for your contributions, come be part of our successful team.

Why work for us?
We offer you a challenging career with a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

A 37.5 hour work week.
A formal Management Development Program.
Paid study materials, exam fees, study day, and monetary awards for professional development.
Paid vacation and sick leave. 
Opportunities to impact the organization through participation in committees (Green Team, Fun Committee, etc.).
Support of a healthy lifestyle through a wellness program and gym subsidy.

This position qualifies for relocation assistance. To learn more about Great West and our office locations, please visit our website www.gwccnet.com.


OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL APPELLATE POSITION

DETAILS:  The Office of Attorney General seeks an attorney for an appellate position in the Pierre office.  An appellate attorney is responsible for representing the state in criminal and civil appeals and for providing legal advice to many state agencies, boards and commissions.  Assistant Attorneys General are required to maintain high moral character; have strong legal advocacy skills; have effective research and writing capabilities; and be able to communicate with clients and the courts. 

OFFICE LOCATION:  This position will be stationed in Pierre. 

STARTING SALARY:  Entry level salary is $ 63,259.09 annually or greater, depending upon experience and funding availability.  The State of South Dakota has an excellent benefit package including retirement, employee insurance coverage and paid leave. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice law in South Dakota; must be a motivated self-starter and be prepared to assume immediate appellate responsibilities. 

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE DATE:  Interested persons should send a resume containing three references, a writing sample and a letter describing their qualifications by March 1, 2019, to the following: 

JASON RAVNSBORG, OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL, 1302 E. HIGHWAY 14, SUITE 1, PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA 57501.


MANAGING ATTORNEY – EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA

DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, has an opening for a Managing Attorney position in our Eagle Butte, South Dakota, branch office.  The Eagle Butte office serves Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota and Dewey, Haakon, Potter and Ziebach counties in South Dakota.

QUALIFICATIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Applicants must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice, or by reciprocity be able to obtain a license to practice, in South Dakota, or be qualified to take the next South Dakota Bar Exam; must be a bright, motivated, self-starter; must have the tenacity to assume immediate practice responsibilities, including handling a significant caseload touching on many different areas of law with regular appearances in court; must demonstrate an interest in poverty law and working with Native American and low income clients.  Applicant must have at least one year’s experience in the practice of poverty law or Indian law, with trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts or two years' experience in the general practice of law.  If Applicant does not possess this experience we would consider Applicant for a staff attorney position until qualified to be a Managing Attorney.

SALARY: Competitive, depending on experience.  DPLS has an excellent fringe benefits package including generous leave benefits and employee insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability).

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Please submit a letter of interest and resume to: John J. Buchy, Executive Director, Dakota Plains Legal Services, PO Box 727, Mission, SD 57555, (605) 856-4444, dpls1@gwtc.net

Native Americans, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Dakota Plains Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL CIVIL LITIGATION POSITION

DETAILS:  The Office of Attorney General seeks an attorney for a position with the Civil Litigation Division.  The Civil Litigation Division is responsible for representing the State including many administrative licensing and regulatory cases. Division attorneys practice in both state and federal courts and are involved in constitutional, natural resource, and environmental litigation. The Civil Division also provides legal advice to state officials, agencies, boards and commissions.

OFFICE LOCATION:  This position will be stationed in Pierre. 

STARTING SALARY:  Entry level salary is $63,259.09 annually or greater, depending upon experience and funding availability.  The State of South Dakota has an excellent benefit package including retirement, employee insurance coverage and paid leave. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice law in South Dakota.  The person eligible for this position must be a motivated self-starter, have strong research and writing capabilities, be able to communicate well to clients and the courts, and have strong legal advocacy skills.  Prior litigation experience is preferred but not required. 

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE DATE:  Interested persons should send a resume containing three references, a writing sample and a letter describing their qualifications by March 1, 2019, to the following: 

JASON RAVNSBORG, OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL, 1302 E. HIGHWAY 14, SUITE 1, PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA 57501. 


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – MISSION, SOUTH DAKOTA

DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, is accepting applications for the Executive Director position in our Mission, South Dakota, office.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Executive Director has overall responsibility for the operation of Dakota Plains Legal Services, including general administration of the program, its fiscal affairs, the securing of funds and the maintaining of funding levels sufficient to meet programmatic needs, personnel management, working with the organized Bar throughout the state, implementing programmatic policies, and providing necessary litigation support.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be admitted to practice in any jurisdiction for a minimum of four years; must be admitted to practice law or applying for admission to practice law in South Dakota; must have a minimum of two years administrative experience at a policy making level in legal services or a legal services program; and must be bondable.

SALARY: Competitive and negotiable depending on experience.  DPLS has an excellent fringe benefits package including generous leave benefits and employee insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability).

CLOSING DATE: January 31, 2019.

APPLICATION/INFORMATION:  Persons interested in being considered for this position should submit a letter of introduction along with a resume and references to:  Dalene Bettelyoun, Administrator, Dakota Plains Legal Services, P.O. Box 727, Mission, SD  57555 or to dpls2@gwtc.net.  For further information, or to request a copy of the full job description for this position, please contact Dalene Bettelyoun at (605) 856-4444.

Native Americans, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Dakota Plains Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

STAFF ATTORNEY - MISSION, SOUTH DAKOTA

DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, has an opening for a Staff Attorney position in our Mission, South Dakota, office.  The Mission office serves the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation and Gregory, Jones, Mellette, Todd and Tripp counties in South Dakota.

QUALIFICATIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Applicants must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice, or by reciprocity be able to obtain a license to practice, in South Dakota, or be qualified to take the next South Dakota Bar Exam; must be a bright, motivated, self-starter; must have the tenacity to assume immediate practice responsibilities, including handling a significant caseload touching on many different areas of law with regular appearances in court; and must demonstrate an interest in poverty law and working with Native American and low income clients.

SALARY: Competitive, depending on experience.  DPLS has excellent fringe benefits, including generous leave benefits and employee insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability).

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Please submit a letter of interest and resume to: John J. Buchy, Executive Director, Dakota Plains Legal Services, PO Box 727, Mission, SD 57555, (605) 856-4444, dpls1@gwtc.net.

Native Americans, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Dakota Plains Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Associate Position – Legacy Law Firm, P.C. – Sioux Falls

Legacy Law Firm, P.C. is seeking an estate planning and elder law associate to add to our team.  One or more years of experience is preferred, along with strong academic credentials and excellent communication skills.  Qualified applicants interested in this opportunity should send a cover letter and resume to Felan Link at felan@legacylawfirmpc.com.  All applications will be kept confidential.  For more information, visit our website www.LegacyLawFirmPC.com.


Paralegal Position – Legacy Law Firm, P.C. – Sioux Falls

Legacy Law Firm, P.C. is seeking a paralegal to add to our team.  One or more years of experience is preferred, along with strong academic credentials and excellent communication skills.  Qualified applicants interested in this opportunity should send a cover letter and resume to Felan Link at felan@legacylawfirmpc.com.  All applications will be kept confidential.  For more information, visit our website www.LegacyLawFirmPC.com.


DEPUTY/SENIOR DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER

Seeking compassionate lawyer with excellent advocacy skills who is committed to ensuring justice, humanity, and equality to indigent clients appearing in the criminal and juvenile justice system. Will defend clients charged with misdemeanor and felony offenses, involuntary commitment proceedings for mental illness or chemical abuse, abuse and neglect proceedings, and juvenile delinquency matters.

Requires graduation from an accredited law school, JD degree, and have either passed the South Dakota bar exam and eligible to practice law in SD; or be licensed to practice law in any other state and able to take the next SD bar exam; or be a recent or imminent graduate able to sit for the next SD Bar Exam. Bilingual skills a plus. Consideration for appointment as a Senior Deputy Public Defender requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience.  The 2019 hiring range is $2,603.20 - $3,093.60/biweekly DOQ, with full earning potential up to $3,768.80/biweekly.

Minnehaha County offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a generous paid time off program, extended sick leave, retirement, and an employee assistance program. 

For a full list of qualifications and to apply visit:  http://jobs.minnehahacounty.org.  Review of applications begins November 30, 2018.  EO/AA Employer.  Contact HR with questions at 605-367-4337.



ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY--Rawlings, Ellwanger, Mohrhauser, Nelson & Roe, L.L.P., an established “AV” rated law firm in Sioux City is seeking to hire an attorney to work in the areas of business, real estate, probate and estate planning.  Candidates will be organized and possess excellent writing and oral skills.  We offer competitive salary, 401(k), health insurance, CLE and bar dues.  Membership in Nebraska and/or South Dakota bars a plus.  Confidential inquiries, including resume, should be sent to Kathleen Roe, 522 4th Street, Suite 300, Sioux City, Iowa, 51101, or kroe@rawlings-law.com.


Grey & Eisenbraun Law, Prof. LLC, is now accepting applications for an associate attorney.  This position is ideal for an attorney with a strong interest in federal and state criminal litigation. The firm engages in a statewide practice involving major trial work; therefore, some travel is necessary.  Salary is dependent upon experience, profit sharing may be available for more experienced candidates.  A partnership track is also available.   Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to andrea@greyeisenbraunlaw.com.  All inquires will be kept strictly confidential. 


CUSTER LEGAL ASSISTANT JOB---This Legal Assistant position is for a dynamic person hoping to join a growing Custer law Firm. 

We are looking to fill the position with a talented individual with ambition and passion for the legal field. Experience in a legal setting preferred, but we are willing to train the right person! 

Qualified candidates must be able to multi-task and have a do all attitude and be willing to learn new things and take on new responsibilities as they arise. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong attention to detail and organization. Additionally, candidates should have strong Microsoft Office; Word, Excel and Outlook skills along with a typing speed of 65+ wpm. Accounting knowledge also preferred with a working knowledge of QuickBooks a plus.

Major responsibilities – assist attorney in all aspects of running and maintaining a successful law firm, answer the phone and interact with clients, other attorneys, and the court, maintain calendar by planning and scheduling client interactions and court dates, maintain billing sheets and draft invoices, maintain company accounting and work with the firm’s accountant in maintaining the books, file monthly state sales tax, learn and employ specialized knowledge of legal procedures, draft, edit, and efile various legal documents, aid attorney in the resolution of files in an effective and efficient manner.

This is a full-time year-round position and we are looking for someone work and grow with us for years to come. Salary doe. To apply, stop by 428 Mt. Rushmore Rd., Custer, SD 57730 and fill out an application and submit it along with a resume or mail to the address above or email your resume to garlandgoff@custerattorney.com

Garland Lee Goff

Attorney at Law, llc

428 Mt. Rushmore Rd.

Custer, SD 57730

605-673-5829

garlandgoff@custerattorney.ocm

www.custerlawyer.com


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – MISSION, SOUTH DAKOTA 

DAKOTA PLAINS LEGAL SERVICES (DPLS), a non-profit legal services program, is accepting applications for the Executive Director position in our Mission, South Dakota, office.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Executive Director has overall responsibility for the operation of Dakota Plains Legal Services, including general administration of the program, its fiscal affairs, the securing of funds and the maintaining of funding levels sufficient to meet programmatic needs, personnel management, working with the organized Bar throughout the state, implementing programmatic policies, and providing necessary litigation support. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be admitted to practice in any jurisdiction for a minimum of four years; must be admitted to practice law or applying for admission to practice law in South Dakota; must have a minimum of two years administrative experience at a policy making level in legal services or a legal services program; and must be bondable.

SALARY: Competitive and negotiable depending on experience.  DPLS has an excellent fringe benefits package including generous leave benefits and employee insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability).

CLOSING DATE: January 31, 2019. 

APPLICATION/INFORMATION:  Persons interested in being considered for this position should submit a letter of introduction along with a resume and references to:  Dalene Bettelyoun, Administrator, Dakota Plains Legal Services, P.O. Box 727, Mission, SD  57555 or to dpls2@gwtc.net.  For further information, or to request a copy of the full job description for this position, please contact Dalene Bettelyoun at (605) 856-4444.

Native Americans, Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Dakota Plains Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

Boyce Law Firm in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is accepting applications for a litigation associate position.  We are looking for candidates with experience levels ranging from newly licensed lawyers to those with up to five years of experience.  We look for candidates with solid academic backgrounds and good writing and communication skills.  The position offers competitive salary, a generous retirement plan, health benefits, and an upbeat, collegial, and positive work environment.  Only candidates seeking a long-term employment opportunity will be considered.  If you want to see our past, present and future vision, visit our website at www.boycelaw.com and visit our “news” link.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to Boyce Law Firm, L.L.P. – Attn:  Thomas J. Welk – P.O. Box 5015 – Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5105; or email to him at tjwelk@boycelaw.com.


Richardson, Wyly, Wise, Sauck & Hieb, LLP, Aberdeen, SD is seeking to hire an associate attorney with 1-5 years of experience.  An ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written skills as well as courtroom experience.   Confidential inquiries, including resume, cover letter, and academic transcript, should be sent to Stacy M. Johnson, Richardson, Wyly, Wise, Sauck and Hieb, LLP, P.O. Box 1030, Aberdeen, SD 57402-1030 or sjohnson@rwwsh.com.


Estate Planning Attorney – Sioux Falls

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, PC, is a progressive and unique full-service law firm with three offices in South Dakota, serving clients locally, regionally, and nationally.  Our Sioux Falls office is seeking to add an attorney to its expanding Estate Planning/Trust group.  Our Firm’s estate planning and trust attorneys draft wills, trusts, powers of attorney, asset protection plans and transition plans for businesses.  In addition, attorneys in our Estate Planning group assist clients with guardianships, conservatorships, probates, and trust administration.  As part of our Trust group, our attorneys assist clients in creating, modifying and reforming a variety of trusts.  The ideal candidate for this position need not have experience in these areas, but must be a problem solver and detail-oriented, and must possess a willingness to learn quickly, take direction, and talk with and counsel clients.  Candidates for this position must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and must be licensed in South Dakota or willing to sit for the next South Dakota bar exam.  Lynn, Jackson offers a competitive salary, as well as an excellent benefit package, and our attorneys are provided with the latest in technology and continuing education to assist in their practice area.  All applications will be confidential and should be directed to Eric Kerkvliet, 110 N. Minnesota Avenue, Suite 400, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104 or ekerkvliet@lynnjackson.com



SOUTH DAKOTA ATTORNEY

Well-established Pittsburgh, PA law firm specializing in the national representation of healthcare providers in insurance reimbursement matters seeks attorney to join practice on a long-term contract basis to assist in representation of potential South Dakota clients. Active South Dakota bar admission is required, together with strong research/writing skills and ~ 5+ years of experience in litigation, healthcare, healthcare insurance, reimbursement, workers' compensation and related matters. The position is part-time, 15-25 hours per week with flexible scheduling and a collegial environment. Resumes may be submitted in confidence to rferguson@pointlegal.com, and further information is available by calling POINT LEGAL LLC at 908.561.6171.


DEPUTY/SENIOR DEPUTY STATE’S ATTORNEY 

The Minnehaha County State’s Attorney’s Office is looking for a 2 prosecutors to join our top performing team of attorneys in early 2019. Supported by experienced investigators, victim/witness assistants, paralegals, and legal office assistants, our attorneys enjoy a strong sense of camaraderie working in a think tank of legal minds. Incumbents will perform professional legal work on behalf of Minnehaha County in civil and criminal court and administrative proceedings.  Requires graduation from law school, JD degree, and admission by Supreme Court of SD to practice law; or out of state license & eligible to sit for next SD bar exam. Appointment at Senior level requires 2+ yrs of relevant experience. 5yrs complex felony prosecution, jury trial, and civil litigation experience preferred. 2019 hiring range: $2,603.20 - $2,667.20/bi-weekly; Senior level, $2,735.20 - $3,093.60/bi-weekly with full earning potential to $3,768.80/bi-weekly.  Minnehaha County offers health, dental, vision and life insurance, a generous paid time off program, extended sick leave, retirement, and an employee assistance program.

For a full list of qualifications and the application process visit:  http://jobs.minnehahacounty.org.  Posting will remain open until positions are filled. Review of applications will begin October 19, 2018. Contact HR with questions at 605-367-4337. EO/AA Employer.  


Disability Rights South Dakota is currently seeking an attorney for the position of Staff Attorney in the Pierre, SD office. The primary purpose of this position is to provide legal representation to clients of Disability Rights South Dakota and perform oversight of program(s) within Disability Rights South Dakota. The successful candidate will hold a Juris Doctor degree with admission to the state bar or within six months of hiring date; one to three years applicable law and litigation experience is preferred. The candidate should be highly motivated, organized, have excellent communication skills (written and oral), be detail orientated, and understand database programs. Other skills needed are the ability to meet and greet the public, work in a team environment, and understand the service delivery system. This position requires the incumbent to have knowledge of grant management including compliance to the sponsored programs at the local, state and/or federal levels (depending on granting agency). The incumbent should have knowledge of state laws, programs, and issues concerning persons with disabilities and understanding of a non-profit office environment. Competitive salary and full benefits are provided. Position is open till closed. To apply please include a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to sandy.hook@drsdlaw.org or mail to:

                   Disability Rights South Dakota

                   Attn. Sandy Hook - Executive Assistant

                   2520 E. Franklin Street, Ste. 2

                   Pierre, SD  57501

 For a detailed job description please visit the employment page at www.drsdlaw.org.



 

Dean of the School of Law

University of South Dakota

Position Announcement

The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD invites nominations and applications for the Dean of the School of Law. The Dean reports to the Provost and is a senior level administrator.

USD Law, South Dakota's premier and only law school, seeks an energetic, confident leader with a deep knowledge of the legal academy to serve as its Dean. The Dean will also be a capable executive with skills in fundraising and development, as well as in fiscal and human resource management. The Dean must possess the strategic acumen and personal leadership style necessary to inspire its faculty and students to continue advancement of the School of Law as part of USD.

USD Law is an intimate law school that combines a practical curriculum with a uniquely personal and engaging learning environment that prepares students for the practice of law in a changing world. Established in 1901, USD Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is a member of the American Association of Law Schools (AALS). The School of Law offers several specialized course tracks and nine joint degree programs that operate in conjunction with other Master’s degree programs at USD, as well as three dual degree programs offered in partnership with Vermont Law School. The USD Law faculty and staff are leaders in their respective fields, adding first-rate quality and diverse expertise to the USD Law program. Students at USD law will find an opportunity to study in a close-knit, cooperative environment. As the only law school in the state of South Dakota, it is USD Law's task to populate the legal infrastructure of South Dakota for the benefit of its residents. Currently, there are far more law jobs in South Dakota than USD Law can fill. All of USD Law's innovative efforts in legal education have taken the school on a strong upward trajectory as recognized by a recent 14-spot leap in U.S. News & World Report rankings. More information is available at www.usd.edu/law.

The successful candidate will, at minimum, possess a J.D. degree or its equivalent and will have an outstanding record of accomplishment in the legal academy and/or in the practice of law that warrants appointment as a tenured Professor of Law. In addition to a record of academic and professional accomplishment, the successful candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to service to the legal profession and the public, and will offer a proven record in management or administration suitable for appointment as Dean.

Founded in 1862 on the banks of the Missouri River in Vermillion, South Dakota, USD is the state’s flagship institution and its designated liberal arts university. USD is home to the state’s only medical and law schools as well as the state’s first and longest-standing College of Fine Arts. It also houses the Beacom School of Business, School of Education, College of Arts & Sciences, School of Health Sciences, and the state’s largest Graduate School. With an enrollment exceeding 10,000 students and employing more than 400 faculty members, USD has a strong commitment to student outcomes and success. USD is part of a system of six universities governed by a nine-member Board of Regents.

The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, expressions of interest, or applications and they may be sent to Werner Boel, LL.M., Zachary A. Smith, Ph.D. and Sophie Stava, the Witt/Kieffer consultants assisting USD Law with this search, at USDLawDean@wittkieffer.com. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged. A complete application will include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references. This search will be conducted with respect for the confidentiality of candidates; references will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of the candidate. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application before November 5, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Search Committee. The anticipated starting date for the new dean is July 1, 2019.

The University of South Dakota shall offer equal opportunities in employment and for access to and participation in educational, extension and other institutional services to all persons qualified by academic preparation, experience, and ability for the various levels of employment or academic program or other institutional service, without discrimination based on sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status or on any other status that may become protected under law against discrimination. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Human Resources, Office of Equal Opportunity, http://www. usd.edu/human-resources/equal-opportunity.

 


Grey & Eisenbraun Law, Prof. LLC, is now accepting applications for an associate attorney.  This position is ideal for an attorney with a strong interest in federal and state criminal litigation. The firm engages in a statewide practice involving major trial work; therefore, some travel is necessary.  Salary is dependent upon experience, profit sharing may be available for more experienced candidates.  A partnership track is also available.   Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to andrea@greyeisenbraunlaw.com.  All inquires will be kept strictly confidential. 



Swier Law Firm’s office in White Lake, South Dakota is seeking an ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY to join its rapidly growing practice.  We are looking for an entrepreneurial-minded attorney to lead our Aurora County office in White Lake. The ideal candidate will want to create a life centered around small-town South Dakota, become part of the White Lake community, and grow the practice to surrounding counties. Swier Law Firm offers competitive compensation packages, unlimited growth, and proven results.

Candidates must possess outstanding oral and written skills, along with a desire to excel.  South Dakota license required.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Executive Director Sara Travis at Sara@swierlaw.com.  All inquiries will remain confidential.   


Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC is seeking a FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY in Rapid City with a minimum 2 years of experience.  Candidates must possess outstanding oral and written skill and a desire to excel.  Attracting and retaining top talent is the key to Swier Law Firm’s success.  Our compensation structure rewards contributions to our clients and reflects the competitiveness of the legal market. This is an opportunity for a top candidate to become part of a growing law firm with a state, regional, and national client base.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Executive Director Sara Travis at sara@swierlaw.com.  All inquiries will remain confidential.


Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC is seeking a FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY in Sioux Falls with a minimum 2 years of experience.  Candidates must possess outstanding oral and written skill and a desire to excel.  Attracting and retaining top talent is the key to Swier Law Firm’s success.  Our compensation structure rewards contributions to our clients and reflects the competitiveness of the legal market. This is an opportunity for a top candidate to become part of a growing law firm with a state, regional, and national client base.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Executive Director Sara Travis at sara@swierlaw.com.  All inquiries will remain confidential.


ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY. The Sioux Falls law firm of May & Johnson, P.C. is currently seeking an associate attorney for a general practice position, primarily non-litigation. More than one year experience in private practice is desired. All inquiries will be kept confidential. Send resume and references to: jbrekke@mayjohnson.com.

Exp. 12/18/18


FINANCIAL INSTITUTION EXAMINER—South Dakota Division of Banking

The Division of Banking is seeking inquisitive and analytical applicants with excellent communication skills to join our team of professional Financial Institution Examiners in Pierre or Sioux Falls. The Division regulates the state's banking, trust, and financial services industries to assure confidence in financial markets and services. Examiners determine the condition of state-chartered banks, trust companies, and other licensed financial institutions; evaluate adequacy of internal control procedures; determine compliance with State and Federal statutes related to banking, trust, licensing, and consumer protection; evaluate trust and loan administration and corresponding investment portfolios for prudence, quality, and suitability; make recommendations on findings; and investigate consumer complaints related to supervised financial institutions.

Bachelor's degree in banking, finance, accounting, business, economics, or a related field, and advanced degrees (JD, MBA, etc.) preferred.

Starting salary: $40,000 - $45,000 annually, depending on experience. Excellent training and salary advancement opportunities.

No previous examination experience necessary. Overnight travel is required. For more information visit http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus/workbenefits.aspx  Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/yaqb8327.  "An Equal Opportunity Employer"

To be considered, please attach a letter of interest, post-secondary transcripts, and a writing sample. The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance, ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, plus medical, dental, vision, and other benefits.


The Yankton Sioux Tribe, with headquarters in Wagner South Dakota, is seeking applicants for three (3) law trained Supreme Court Judges positions for the Yankton Sioux Tribal Supreme Court as established in Title I, Chapter II of the YST Law and Order Code to hear cases as needed taken on appeal from the Yankton Sioux Tribal Court under Rule 37 of the YST Rules of Civil Procedure and Chapter V of the YST Rules of Criminal Procedures.  Resumes shall be submitted to and reviewed by the YST Business and Claims Committee at P.O. 1153, Wagner SD, 57380, (605)384-3641, who will make appointments, determine further qualifications, terms of office and compensation as set forth in Title I, Chapter II, Sec. 1-2-2(2) of the YST Law and Order Code.  The positions shall be considered open until filled.


Woods Fuller Law Firm is seeking an experienced full-time Paralegal to join our fast-paced Business and Estate Planning practice groups. Successful candidate will be a motivated, hardworking team player with impeccable organization and communication skills. 

Prior experience preparing and filing 706 and 709 regulatory and tax filings a plus. 

Key skills and abilities of a successful candidate: (1) Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks under time constraints; (2) Experience providing outstanding client-centered service; (3) Experience drafting corporate maintenance documents; (4) Experience preparing tax and regulatory filings; (5) Experience preparing estate and probate documents; (6) Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft products

If you are looking for a work family, Woods Fuller is the place for you.  We offer excellent benefits and a family-friendly atmosphere.  Woods Fuller offers a strong benefits package and competitive wages.  Hourly wage $24+ DOE. 

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Rachell.Henning@woodsfuller.com  To learn more about the firm, visit our website at WoodsFuller.com.

 Equal Opportunity Employer

Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith P.C. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, disability, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith P.C. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.



LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL

DISTRICTS OF SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA

The Federal Public Defender for the Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota is accepting applications for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal.  The position will be located in the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, office.  More than one position may be filled from this announcement.

Description: The Legal Assistant/Paralegal provides support to the attorneys.  This position requires advanced knowledge of legal terminology; work and information processing software; proficiency with case management technology; and an understanding of district and circuit court rules and protocols.  Also required is editing and proofreading documents, cite checking, assembling materials for filing; handling telephone and in-person callers; screening and routing incoming mail and preparing correspondence.  Calendars for the attorneys must be maintained, and meetings and phone conferences arranged.

The candidate will have a general understanding of office confidentiality issues, such as attorney/client privilege; the ability to analyze and apply relevant policies and procedures to office operations; exercise good judgment; have a general knowledge of office protocols and secretarial processes; analyze and recommend practical solutions; be proficient in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat; have the ability to communicate effectively with assigned attorneys, other staff, clients, court agency personnel, and the public.

Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.  Compensation includes federal employee benefits.  Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:  Neil Fulton, Federal Public Defender, P.O. Box 1258, Pierre, SD 57501 or via email to: Neil_Fulton@fd.org.  Position will remain open until filled.  The selected candidates will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.  EOE. 


Sioux Falls Business Attorney Posting

The Goosmann Law Firm is seeking a Business Attorney to join its high growth firm and deliver quality timely legal advice.  We provide a WOW client experience, keep up with the pace of business, under-promise and overdeliver.  Our service attracts great national and industry leading clients.   We partner with our clients to anticipate their legal needs in a fast-paced, positive, goal driven, productive culture that encourages and rewards productivity, excellence, team-work, a giving mindset, integrity and professionalism.  Goosmann Law Firm places strong emphasis on leveraging strengths, technology, marketing, training, and coaching.  Deal making lawyers work with business owners and executives in our business transactional law department that has completed over two billion dollars in deals. 

Salary and bonus structure are competitive and based on performance. Benefits include unlimited PTO, 401K, health insurance, vision, dental, flex spending account, short term disability, life insurance, annual CLE budget, paid bar dues and professional memberships, iPhone, laptop, desktop, office furniture, paid parking, training, staff and administrative support.  This is an opportunity for top candidates to become part of a growing law firm where passion fuels success.  Our team feels it’s WORTH IT!

South Dakota bar license required.  Ideal candidates are top performers with five or more years of legal experience.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Human Resources Generalist, Marit Westrich at WestrichM@GoosmannLaw.com.  Goosmann Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer.  All inquiries will remain confidential.


Senior Associate

The Sioux Falls law firm of May & Johnson, P.C. is currently seeking a Senior Associate to join our litigation team.  The candidate should have the experience to immediately handle files, conduct discovery, and appear in court.  All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Requirements:

3+ years of experience in a comparable position and/or relevant practice;

JD from an ABA accredited law school;

In good standing with South Dakota State Bar Association;

Civil trial experience in state and federal court;

Motivated to build a litigation practice in Sioux Falls.

Salary and benefits will be competitive with the market and the candidate’s skills.

Please send resumes and references to marndt@mayjohnson.com.


Deputy Public Defender - Pennington County Public Defender’s Office, Rapid City, SD

STARTING SALARY:  $65,728.00              CLOSING DATE:  Until position filled

The Pennington County Public Defender’s Office is inviting applicants for the position of Deputy Public Defender.  The position will defend indigent clients in magistrate and circuit court criminal cases, appeals and certain civil matters; represent clients at all stages of criminal court; will meet with clients to discuss rights, charges, penalties and defense; represent clients’ best interests at all stages of court; prepare for trial by interviewing witnesses; research cases and counsel clients on appropriate options.  Perform any additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

Applications must have a JD and admitted or eligible to be admitted to the South Dakota Bar Association.

Applications must be submit online at http://www.pennco.org/jobs

Applicants will need to attach a letter of interest and resume to the online application, or they may be sent in addition to the online application to:

Eric Whitcher (Director) Pennington County Public Defender's Office, 130 Kansas City St. Ste.310, Rapid City, SD  57701


Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP has an opening for a full-time legal assistant/paralegal in Rapid City, SD.  Applicant must be detail oriented, able to maintain a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment, present a professional appearance, possess a positive attitude, and have excellent communication skills.  Extensive typing, knowledge of legal documents and electronic court filing are paramount to this position.  Salary dependent on experience-Excellent benefits package.  Please send resume and cover letter to Glenda Hutton at ghutton@gpna.com

  



Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC is seeking an ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY in either its Sioux Falls Office or Rapid City Office with a minimum 2 years of experience.  Candidates must possess outstanding oral and written skill and a desire to excel.  Attracting and retaining top talent is the key to Swier Law Firm’s success.  Our compensation structure rewards contributions to our clients and reflects the competitiveness of the legal market. This is an opportunity for a top candidate to become part of a growing law firm with a state, regional, and national client base.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Executive Director Sara Travis at sara@swierlaw.com.  All inquiries will remain confidential.


Neumayr & Smith law office in Gettysburg, South Dakota, is seeking an Attorney.  The attorney will focus on the general practice of law, including Agriculture and Business Law, Real Estate Law, Probates and Wills, Trusts and Estate Law.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Craig Smith, PO Box 205, Gettysburg, South Dakota 57442, or csmith@venturecomm.net or may contact Craig at (605) 765-2494.  All applications will be kept confidential.


Transactional Legal Assistant

Lloyd Companies is seeking a legal assistant or paralegal to provide support related to the Company’s commercial and development business and project finance efforts, as well as other areas where the Company’s attorneys require support. The applicant must have the desire to provide world-class legal support. As part of the legal department, this position focuses on supporting the company’s legal and development teams. This is a great opportunity to be part of a close-knit, cross-functional team of talented and creative individuals.

For full job posting, please visit www.LloydCareers.com or contact Kelli Baker at 605.275.4289.


Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC is seeking a BUSINESS ATTORNEY in Rapid City with a minimum 2 years of experience.  Candidates must possess outstanding oral and written skill and a desire to excel.  Attracting and retaining top talent is the key to Swier Law Firm’s success.  Our compensation structure rewards contributions to our clients and reflects the competitiveness of the legal market. This is an opportunity for a top candidate to become part of a growing law firm with a state, regional, and national client base.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Executive Director Sara Travis at sara@swierlaw.com.  All inquiries will remain confidential.


Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC is seeking a FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY in Sioux Falls with a minimum 2 years of experience.  Candidates must possess outstanding oral and written skill and a desire to excel.  Attracting and retaining top talent is the key to Swier Law Firm’s success.  Our compensation structure rewards contributions to our clients and reflects the competitiveness of the legal market. This is an opportunity for a top candidate to become part of a growing law firm with a state, regional, and national client base.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Executive Director Sara Travis at sara@swierlaw.com.  All inquiries will remain confidential.



Associate Attorney: Rapid City, SD

A PLC Moore-Faust Law Group in Rapid City, South Dakota is seeking an Associate Attorney.  The attorney in this position will focus on the litigation work for our plaintiff's personal injury practice, along with other duties.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Dean Faust, PO Box 2471, Rapid City, South Dakota 57709, or faust@moorefaust.com.  All applications will be kept confidential.  Open until filled.



LITIGATION ASSOCIATE:  Sioux Falls, SD – Donahoe Law Firm P.C. is seeking a litigation associate with 2-5 years of experience.  The position will focus on practice support and client contact, including research and brief writing, trial preparation and participation in the areas of agricultural, construction and railroad law and complex litigation before public bodies or agencies, and the state and federal courts in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa.  Work will primarily be in litigation, although development in other areas of the law is anticipated.  Candidates should possess excellent research and writing skills, some trial experience, a desire to learn new areas of the law, an interest in practicing using the latest developments in technology and the ability to engage in the development of the firm.  Applicants should be licensed in South Dakota.  All applications will be held in confidentiality.  Please send a cover letter and resume to:  Donahoe Law Firm, P.C., 401 East 8th Street, Suite 215, Sioux Falls, SD, 57103. 



BOYCE LAW FIRM, LLP, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota has an opening in its TRUSTS & ESTATES practice area for an associate position with 0-3 years of experience.  Ideal candidates will have strong academic credentials, superior communication skills, a willingness to learn and be highly self-motivated.  Work experience outside the practice of law preferred.  Boyce Law Firm LLP is a top-rated, multi-specialty law firm.   Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.  Benefits include generous 401K, health insurance, annual CLE tuition, professional dues and memberships and numerous incidentals.  Confidential inquiries, including resume, cover letter and law school transcript should be directed to Jennifer Bunkers, Boyce Law Firm, LLP, PO Box 5015, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5015 or to jebunkers@boycelaw.com.  For more information about Boyce Law Firm, please visit www.boycelaw.com.


Senior AssociateThe Sioux Falls law firm of May & Johnson, P.C. is currently seeking a Senior Associate to join our litigation team.  The candidate should have the experience to immediately handle files, conduct discovery, and appear in court.  All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Requirements:

3+ years of experience in a comparable position and/or relevant practice;

JD from an ABA accredited law school;

In good standing with South Dakota State Bar Association;

Civil trial experience in state and federal court;

Motivated to build a litigation practice in Sioux Falls.

Salary and benefits will be competitive with the market and the candidate’s skills.

Please send resumes and references to marndt@mayjohnson.com.

 


BOYCE LAW FIRM, LLP, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota has an opening for a full-time paralegal to assist with its litigation practice with emphasis in working in medical malpractice and health law area. Candidates should possess strong organizational, multitasking, and computer skills and be able to maintain a heavy workload. Excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation, and attention to detail are also required.

The firm offers a competitive compensation.  Benefits include generous 401K, profit sharing, health insurance, life insurance, professional dues, memberships and paid attendance and expenses for continuing legal education.  Confidential inquiries, including resume, cover letter should be directed to Michele Benson, Boyce Law Firm, LLP, PO Box 5015, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5015 or to mlbenson@boycelaw.com.  For more information about Boyce Law Firm, please visit www.boycelaw.com.


Associate Attorney: Huron, SD

Churchill, Manolis, Freeman, Kludt, Shelton & Burns LLP in Huron, South Dakota is seeking an Associate Attorney.  The attorney in this position will focus on the general practice of law including school law, real estate, criminal defense, personal injury and domestic relations.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Jeff Burns, P.O. Box 176, Huron, South Dakota 57350, or jeff@churchillmanolis.com.  All applications will be kept confidential.   Open until filled.


Litigation Attorney:  Madison, SD

Jencks & Jencks, P.C. is seeking a litigation attorney.  No experience is required but at least two years of practice is preferred.  Strong writing, discovery management and motion practice is required.  Some trial experience is preferred.  South Dakota bar admission will be required.  Some travel will be required in North Dakota and Minnesota, and sometimes to other states.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and a bonus structure will be made available. All inquiries and applications will be handled confidentially. Send resume and cover letter to Carrie Wieman, Jencks & Jencks, P.C., P.O. Box 442, Madison, SD 57042 or carriewieman@jenckslaw.com


Churchill, Manolis, Freeman, Kludt, Shelton & Burns LLP in Huron, South Dakota is seeking an Associate Attorney.  The attorney in this position will focus on the general practice of law including school law, real estate, criminal defense, personal injury and domestic relations.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Jeff Burns, P.O. Box 176, Huron, South Dakota 57350, or jeff@churchillmanolis.com.  All applications will be kept confidential.   Open until filled.


    Deputy Public Defender - Pennington County Public Defender’s Office, Rapid City, SD

    STARTING SALARY:  $65,728.00              CLOSING DATE:  Until position filled

    The Pennington County Public Defender’s Office is inviting applicants for the position of Deputy Public Defender.  The position will defend indigent clients in magistrate and circuit court criminal cases, appeals and certain civil matters; represent clients at all stages of criminal court; will meet with clients to discuss rights, charges, penalties and defense; represent clients’ best interests at all stages of court; prepare for trial by interviewing witnesses; research cases and counsel clients on appropriate options.  Perform any additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Applications must have a JD and admitted or eligible to be admitted to the South Dakota Bar Association.

    Applications must be submit online at http://www.pennco.org/jobs

    Applicants will need to attach a letter of interest and resume to the online application, or they may be sent in addition to the online application to:

    Eric Whitcher (Director) Pennington County Public Defender's Office, 130 Kansas City St. Ste.310, Rapid City, SD  57701


     

     

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 

    Submit resume, cover letter addressing required qualifications, complete contact information for at least 3 professional references, and provide a writing sample not to exceed 5 pages relating to a criminal or governmental issue (i.e. Resistance to a Defense’s Motion to Suppress; Motion to Suppress (with supporting authorities); Miranda Issues; Consent Issues; Planning and Zoning Issues; and Governmental Taking Issues, just to name a few).