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South DakotaCriminal Defense Lawyers in South Dakota

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in South Dakota, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in South Dakota should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Ellery Russell Grey

Ellery Russell Grey
Ellery Russell Grey
Grey Law Office Prof.L.L.C.
909 St. Joseph St. Ste. 555
Rapid City, SD 57701
Ellery Russell Grey is a Drug Crimes and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >
nbta
nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Ellery Russell Grey
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Matthew Kinney

Matthew Kinney
Matthew Kinney
Kinney Law, P.C.
121 W Hudson
Spearfish, SD 57783
Matthew Kinney is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended University of South Dakota School of Law... read more >
nacdl
nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Matthew Kinney
Member

Brett Waltner

Brett Waltner
Brett Waltner
Myers Billion LLP
230 S. Phillips Ave. Ste. 300
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Licensed for 3 years, Brett Waltner is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of South Dakota School of ... read more >

Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis
Paul Lewis
Lewis at Law
2902 W. Main Street Suite 1
Rapid City, SD 57702
Paul Lewis is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Bill Sims

Bill Sims
Bill Sims
Zimmer, Duncan & Cole
5000 S. Broadband Lane Suite 119
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Licensed for 12 years, Bill Sims is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Alexander Socia

Alexander Socia
Alexander Socia
Law Office of Alexander Socia PA
140 S Lake Dr
Watertown, SD 57201
Licensed for 12 years, Alexander Socia is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Thomas University School of Law... read more >

Jamie L Damon

Jamie L Damon
Jamie L Damon
115 E Sioux P.O. Box 1115
Pierre, SD 57501
Jamie L Damon is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John R Murphy

John R Murphy
John R Murphy
Murphy Law Office, P.C.
328 East New York St Suite 1
Rapid City, SD 57701
John R Murphy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Larry M Von Wald

Larry M Von Wald
Larry M Von Wald
Beardsly, Jensen & Von Wald
4200 Beach Drive Suite 3
Rapid City, SD 57709
Larry M Von Wald is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stanton A Anker

Stanton A Anker
Stanton A Anker
Anker Law Group, P.C.
1301 West Omaha Street Suite 207
Rapid City, SD 55701
Stanton A Anker is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeff Cole

Jeff Cole
Jeff Cole
Zimmer, Duncan & Cole, LLP
5000 S Broadband Lane Suite 107
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Jeff Cole is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lyndsay E DeMatteo

Lyndsay E DeMatteo
Lyndsay E DeMatteo
300 N Dakota Ave Suite 217
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Lyndsay E DeMatteo is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Clint Sargent

Clint Sargent
Clint Sargent
Meierhenry Sargent, LLP
315 S Phillips Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Clint Sargent is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert W Van Norman

Robert W Van Norman
Robert W Van Norman
Nooney, Solay & Van Norman, LLP
632 Main Street 2nd Floor
Rapid City, SD 57701
Robert W Van Norman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dana L Hanna

Dana L Hanna
Dana L Hanna
816 6th Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Dana L Hanna is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Greg Sperlich

Greg Sperlich
Greg Sperlich
Demersseman Jensen Tellinghuisen & Huffman, LLP
516 Fifth Street P.O. Box 1820
Rapid City, SD 57701
Greg Sperlich is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Timothy J Rensch

Timothy J Rensch
Timothy J Rensch
731 St. Joseph St Suite 220
Rapid City, SD 57709
Timothy J Rensch is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer... read more >
abcl
abcl
American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Timothy J Rensch
Fellow

Michael J Butler

Michael J Butler
Michael J Butler
100 S Spring Ave Suite 210
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Michael J Butler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bernard E Duffy

Bernard E Duffy
Bernard E Duffy
18 E 2nd Ave P.O. Box 70
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
Bernard E Duffy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robin M Eich

Robin M Eich
Robin M Eich
210 North Main Avenue
Parker, SD 57053
Robin M Eich is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bruce H Ellison

Bruce H Ellison
Bruce H Ellison
731 Saint Joseph St P.O. Box 2508
Rapid City, SD 57709
Bruce H Ellison is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William D Gerdes

William D Gerdes
William D Gerdes
104 S Lincoln Street Suite 111
Aberdeen, SD 57401
William D Gerdes is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Hosmer

David Hosmer
David Hosmer
329 Broadway Ave Suite 1
Yankton, SD 57078
David Hosmer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard L Johnson

Richard L Johnson
Richard L Johnson
300 N Dakota Ave Suite 406
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Richard L Johnson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kevin S Lewis

Kevin S Lewis
Kevin S Lewis
409 Kansas City Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Kevin S Lewis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Terry Pechota

Terry Pechota
Terry Pechota
1617 Sheridan Lake Rd
Rapid City, SD 57702
Terry Pechota is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amanda Engle

Amanda Engle
Amanda Engle
Zimmer, Duncan & Cole
5000 S. Broadband Lane Suite 119
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Licensed for 8 years, Amanda Engle is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Drew Duncan

Drew Duncan
Drew Duncan
Zimmer, Duncan & Cole
5000 S. Broadband Lane Suite 119
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Licensed for 18 years, Drew Duncan is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Patrick Duffy

Patrick Duffy
Patrick Duffy
629 Quicny St Suite 105
Rapid City, SD 57701
Patrick Duffy is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Patrick Duffy
Life Member

Dennis Duncan

Dennis Duncan
Dennis Duncan
Zimmer, Duncan & Cole
5000 S. Broadband Lane Suite 119
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Licensed for 46 years, Dennis Duncan is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Amber Hardy

Amber Hardy
Amber Hardy
Hardy Reynolds Law Group, LLC
3130 W 57th St #109
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Licensed for 4 years, Amber Hardy is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey J Fransen

Jeffrey J Fransen
Jeffrey J Fransen
629 Quincy Street Suite 105
Rapid City, SD 57701
Jeffrey J Fransen is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
nlc
nlc
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Jeffrey J Fransen
Member,
Legal Committee

David Alan Palmer

David Alan Palmer
David Alan Palmer
David Alan Palmer, P.C.
141 North Main Suite 305
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
David Alan Palmer is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Eric Pickar

Eric Pickar
Eric Pickar
Bangs McCullen
333 West Boulevard Suite 400
Rapid City, SD 57701
Eric Pickar is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Brad A Schreiber

Brad A Schreiber
Brad A Schreiber
The Schreiber Law Firm, Prof. LLC
740 E Sioux Ave Suite 109
Pierre, SD 57501
Brad A Schreiber is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >
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duidla-f
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Brad A Schreiber
Founding Member

Zachary Dean Ludens

Zachary Dean Ludens
Zachary Dean Ludens
Lynn, Jackson, Schultz & Lebrun P.C.
909 St Joseph St Ste 800
Rapid City, SD 57701
Licensed for 6 years, Zachary Dean Ludens is a Business Law and Copyrights / Trademarks lawyer who attended University of Miami School of L... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.



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