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South Dakota

Type: Approved Private Certification Programs

Private Programs: Business Bankruptcy, Civil Practice Advocacy, Civil Trial Advocacy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Complex Litigation, Creditors' Rights, Criminal Law Trial Advocacy, DUI Defense, Elder Law, Estate Planning Law, Family Law Trial Advocacy, Juvenile Law - Child Welfare, Legal Professional Liability, Medical Professional Liability, Patent Litigation, Privacy Law, Social Security Disability, Truck Accident Law

Regulatory Scheme: South Dakota Rule of Professional Conduct 7.4 designates the ABA as the appropriate regulatory authority to accredit certifying organizations and provides for lawyers' communication of information regarding certification where the certification is awarded by an ABA accredited program.  [Rule 7.4(c)(2), (e)].

Bar Counsel
State Bar of South Dakota
222 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-2596

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