Our Attorneys


Brian D. HaggBrian D. Hagg

Brian D. Hagg

Born
Algona, Iowa

Admitted to Bar

  • South Dakota, 1972
  • Federal District Court, District of SD, 1975
  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1975

Education

  • Creighton University
  • University of South Dakota (B.A., 1969; J.D., 1972)

Prior Work Experience

  • Attorney, Cities Service Oil Co., Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1972-1973
  • Deputy States Attorney, 1973-1975
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1975-1977

Community Involvement

  • Chairman, State Bar Client Security Fund, 1982-1985
  • Chairman, Pennington County Republican Party, 1993-1996

Legal Organizations

  • Pennington County and American Bar Association
  • The State Bar of South Dakota
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel
  • International Association of Gaming Attorneys

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Indian Gaming Law
  • Banking
  • International Commercial Transactions
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Powers of Attorney
Rexford HaggRexford A. Hagg

Rexford A. Hagg

Born
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Admitted to Bar

  • Oklahoma, 1982
  • South Dakota, 1982
  • Federal District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • Federal District Court, District of South Dakota

Education

  • University of South Dakota (B.A. 1979; J.D., 1982)
  • University of Oklahoma (J.D., 1982)
  • Graduate of Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, October 2000

Concurrent Work Experience

  • City Attorney, Box Elder, South Dakota, 1984-present

Community Involvement

  • Elected South Dakota House of Representatives, 1988-1998
  • Speaker of the House, 1997-1998

Legal Organizations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • State Bar of South Dakota
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Lobbying
  • Wrongful Death
  • Trials
  • Appeals
  • Bad Faith/Wrongful Denial of Coverage
  • Contract Litigation
  • Slip & Fall Accidents
John DorseyJohn S. Dorsey

John S. Dorsey

Born
Redfield, South Dakota

Admitted to Bar

  • South Dakota, 1986
  • Federal District Court, District of South Dakota, 1988
  • 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • University of South Dakota (B.S., with honors, 1983; J.D., 1986)

Legal Organizations

  • The State Bar of South Dakota
  • American Bar Association
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Certified Civil Trial Advocate
  • American Board of Trial Advocacy

Litigation & Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Defective Products
  • Wrongful Death/Serious Injury
  • Contract Litigation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Criminal Defense
  • Jury Trials/Appeals
  • Trucking Collisions
  • Will Disputes/Undue Influence
  • Bad Faith/Wrongful Denial of coverage
  • Traffic Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Unisured Motorist/Underinsured Motorist
  • Federal Tort Claim Act - Government Employee Negligence
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Casualty to Property - Negligently Caused Fires
  • Slip & Fall Accidents
  • Trip & Fall Accidents
Kent HaggKent R. Hagg

Kent R. Hagg

Born
Dell Rapids, South Dakota

Admitted to Bar

  • Nebraska, 1990
  • South Dakota, 1990

Education

  • University of South Dakota (B.S., 1987; J.D., 1990)

Prior Work Experience

  • Assistant City Attorney and Prosecutor, 1990-1995
  • Corporate Counsel to Sodak Gaming, Inc. 1995-1998

Legal Organizations

  • South Dakota Bar Association
  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennington County Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Casino Gaming Law
  • Casino Regulatory Law
  • Indian Gaming Law
  • Family Law
  • Municipal Law
George GrassbyGeorge Grassby

George Grassby

Education

  • Harvard University (Bachelor's)
  • University of South Dakota (J.D.)

Legal Organizations

  • South Dakota Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (ambassador in Ecuador and Panama as criminal trial instructor)

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • DUI/DWI
  • Divorce
  • Custody Disputes
Kim PehrsonKimberly Pehrson

Kimberly Pehrson

Born
Blue Earth, MN

Admitted to Bar

  • South Dakota, 2014
  • Minnesota, 2006

Education

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (B.A. history 2002)
  • University of Wyoming College of Law (J.D. 2005)

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Appeals
  • Criminal Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Civil Law
  • Litigation

Call us today at 605-348-1125 to talk to one of our valuable team members about your case today.