Nominating petitions for bar commission should be submitted to the State Bar Office by May 1st, for printing in the Annual Meeting Program. If you have questions about what the commission does, contact your local commissioner for more information.
At Large Petition - 15 signatures required
Circuit Petition - 5 signatures required
Young Lawyers Section
Election of the YLS Board of Directors takes place at the State Bar Annual Meeting. Any member of the Section in good standing is eligible for the position of director for the specific Judicial Circuit in which that member resides or maintains an office at the time of election. The at-large director may reside or maintain an office in any Judicial Circuit in the State of South Dakota. In order to have your name added to the slate of candidates, please contact the YLS President by May 25th of the year you would like to join the SD YLS Board of Directors. For other involvement in the Section, please contact your SD YLS Circuit Representative.
2021-2022 President - Ole Olesen