The South Dakota Defense Lawyers Association is comprised of attorneys in South Dakota who devote a substantial portion of their practice to the defense of civil actions. Members must also be in good standing with the State Bar of South Dakota.
SDDLA is the voice of lawyers engaged in the practice of business law, governmental law, and the defense of civil actions.
Established in 1994, the mission of SDDLA is to educate attorneys, provide a network for advice, establish a high standard of ethics, establish rules and laws calculated to promote the ideals and purposes of the advocate system and to promote justice and efficiency in all matters pertaining to the defense of civil cases.
The first annual meeting of the general membership was held at the South Dakota State Bar Association’s convention in June of 1994. Today, the organization has more than 130 active members who are attorneys in South Dakota.
Contact Information:South Dakota Defense Lawyers Association
Membership dues are paid in January of each year.
Members of the South Dakota Defense Lawyers Association (SDDLA) are encouraged to take a more active role in the organization by joining one of the following committees:
The past presidents of the SDDLA include:
This article was last updated on Thursday, September 5, 2019.