Media Releases

Swier Law Firm often provides media releases to newspapers across South Dakota and nationally. Our attorneys help with legal explanations, tips, and advice. Here are some of our most recent media releases.

2017

4.8.2017

Support Our Soldiers Campaign

Swier Law Firm is proud to support our soldiers near and far!

 

4.7.2017

Swier Law Firm Presents at 2017 SASD Spring Legal Seminar

On April 4, Scott Swier addressed the School Adminstrators of South Dakota at its annual Spring Legal Conference.

 

4.7.2017

Swier Law Firm's "Future Leaders" Scholarship Applications Now Available for Avon High School Students

Swier Law Firm is pleased to announce that applications for its annual "Future Leaders" Scholarship Program are now available.

 

4.6.2017

Swier Law Firm's "Future Leaders" Scholarship Applications Now Available for Corsica-Stickney High School Students

Swier Law Firm is pleased to announce that applications for its annual "Future Leaders" Scholarship Program are now available.

 

4.3.2017

Swier Law Firm Celebrates National Autism Awareness Month

Join Swier Law Firm in celebrating April as National Autism Awareness Month!

 

3.14.2017

Swier Law Firm - Easter Goodies Giveaway - BIGGER & BETTER!

Swier Law Firm is giving everyone the chance to win these Easter Goodies.

 

3.13.2017

Swier Law Firm Celebrates National Agriculture Week

March 19-25 is National Agriculture Week. We want to take a minute to thank all of the farmers!

 

2.15.2017

Swier Law Firm Announces New Book Release - The Unwed Parent's Guidebook

Swier Law Firm's Family Law Practice Group recently published a new book.

 

2.11.2017

Lindsay M. Harris Featured in February 2017 Issue of Dakota Farmer Magazine

Lindsay M. Harris has published a lead article for the February 2017 issue of Dakota Farmer Magazine.

 

2.10.2017

Family Law Practice Group - Check Out Our New Commercial!

Our Family Law Practice Group's new commercial is "up and running" on KSFY-TV.

 

2.10.2017

Swier Law Firm to Hold Business Planning Seminar in Sioux Falls

Are you a small business owner? Do you know what would happen to your businesss if you became disabled?

 

2.8.2017

Swier Law Firm Announces New Book Release - 15 Tips for Choosing a South Dakota Divorce Lawyer

Swier Law Firm is pleased to announce the publication of the second edition if its popular book - 15 Tips for Choosing a South Dakota Divorce Lawyer.

 

2.4.2017

Terry Nebelsick Receives 2017 Swier Law Firm-SASD Legislative Leadership Award

On February 1, the Swier Law Firm-SASD "Legislative Leadership Award" was presented to Superintendent Terry Nebelsick of Huron.

 

1.23.2017

Swier Law Firm Completes "Bare Necessities" Angel Tree Campaign

The Swier Law Firm "Bare Necessities" Angel Tree has come to a close.

 

1.20.2017

Swier Law Firm to Present 2017 Legislative Leadership Award at SASD Legislative Day

Swier Law Firm is pleased to announce that it will present its 2017 Legislative Leadership Award on February 1, 2017.

 

1.17.2017

Amanda Work Named 2017 President of Winner Area Chamber of Commerce

Amanda Work of Swier Law Firm has been named the 2017 President of the Winner Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

1.12.2017

Swier Law Firm's Family Law Practice Group Receives National Recognition

Swier Law Firm was recently awarded a 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating in Family Law from AVVO, a national ratings service.

 

1.11.2017

Swier Law Firm's "Bare Necessities" Angel Tree Featured in Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Swier Law Firm's "Bare Necessities" Angel Tree was recently featured in the Sioux Falls Argus Leader.

 

1.10.2017

Lindsay M. Harris Featured in January 2017 Issue of Dakota Farmer Magazine

Lindsay M. Harris' article - "Who Owns Your Farm?" - was published in Dakota Farmer Magazine.

 

1.4.2017

Swier Law Firm Featured in Prairie Business Magazine

Swier Law Firm's Business & Corporate Practice Group was featured in the January 2017 edition of Prairie Business Magazine.

 

1.2.2017

Swier Law Firm Publishes Second Edition of The South Dakota Child Custody and Divorce Handbook

On January 2, 2017, Swier Law Firm published the second edition of its popular Handbook.

 

2016

12.28.2016

Scott Swier Receives National Recognition for Legal Excellence

Scott Swier has been awarded a 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating from AVVO, a national ratings service.

 

12.27.2016

Swier Law Firm's "Bare Necessities" Angel Tree Featured on KELO-TV

Swier Law Firm's "Bare Necessities" Angel Tree was recently featured on KELO-TV.

 

12.26.2016

Swier Law Firm Attorneys Appointed to South Dakota Bar Association Committees

Swier Law Firm is pleased to announce that several of its attorneys have been appointed to serve on South Dakota Bar Association Committees in 2016-2017.

 

12.24.2016

Swier Law Firm Holiday Coloring Contest Winners Announced

Three local elementary school students and the Avon pre-school class were announced as winners of the Swier Law Firm Holiday Coloring Contest.

 

12.20.2016

Swier Law Firm Leads Open Enrollment and Special Education Webinar for South Dakota's School Leaders

Scott Swier conducted a live webinar for South Dakota's public school leaders.

 

12.14.2016

Swier Law Firm's "Bare Necessities" Angel Tree Featured on KSFY-TV

Swier Law Firm's "Bare Necessities" Angel Tree was recently featured on KSFY-TV.

 

12.13.2016

Lindsay M. Harris Joins Swier Law Firm

Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its nationally recognized legal practice with the addition of Lindsay M. Harris.

 

12.12.2016

Ashley Hoffman Appointed to South Dakota Bar Association's Environmental & Natural Resources Committee

Ashley Hoffman of Swier Law Firm was recently appointed to serve on the South Dakota Bar Association's 2016-2017 Environmental & Natural Resources Committee.

 

11.22.2016

Join Swier Law Firm in Helping the Sioux Falls Humane Society

Usually, the only difference between animals in shelters and the ones curled up by our side is merely a stroke of bad luck.

 

11.17.2016

Rebekkah Steinwand Joins Swier Law Firm

Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its nationally recognized legal practice wth the addition of Rebekkah Steinwand.

 

11.14.2016

Scott Swier Leads First Amendment Webinar for South Dakota's School Leaders

Scott Swier recently conducted a live webinar entitled "From Facebook Postings to National Anthem Protests - A First Amendment Guide for South Dakota's School Administrators."

 

11.7.2016

Sara Travis Joins Swier Law Firm as Executive Director

Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its nationally recognized legal practice with the addition of Sara Travis as Executive Director.

 

11.4.2016

Amanda Work Appointed to South Dakota Bar Association's 2017-2016 Criminal Law Committee

Amanda Work of Swier Law was recently appointed to serve on the South Dakota Bar Association's 2016-2017 Criminal Law Committee.

 

10.15.2016

Jake Fischer Appointed to South Dakota Bar Association's 2016-2017 Agricultural Law Committee.

Jake Fischer of Swier Law Firm was recently appointed to serve on the South Dakota Bar Association's 2016-2017 Agricultural Law Committee.  

 

10.11.2016

Amanda Work to Participate in Project Rural Practice Panel Discussion

Amanda Work will participate in the Rural Practice Summit at the University of South Dakota School of Law.  

 

10.5.2016

Swier Law Firm Sponsors 2016 South Dakota Law Review Wine Review

Swier Law Firm is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the South Dakota Law Review's 2016 Wine Review. 

 

9.28.2016

Brooke Schloss Appointed to South Dakota Bar Association's 2016-2017 Family Law Committee

Brooke Schloss of Swier Law Firm was recently appointed to serve on the South Dakota Bar Association's 2016-2017 Family Law Committee.  

 

9.20.2016

Swier Law Firm to Present at School Business Officials' Conference

Scott Swier is scheduled to speak at the South Dakota Association of School Business Officials' Annual Fall Conference on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. at the Pierre Ramkota Inn. 

 

9.5.2016

Swier Law Firm Featured in 2016 KSFY Pigskin Preview

Swier Law Firm is prominently featured in KSFY's 2016 Pigskin Preview Maganzie and Pigskin Preview television show.  

 

9.1.2016

Swier Law Firm Announces New Book Release: The South Dakota School Law Deskbook

Swier Law Firm is pleased to announce the publication of its new book - The South Dakota School Law Deskbook.

 

8.8.2016

Swier Law Firm Hosts School Leaders at Canaries Baseball Game

On August 4, Swier Law Firm sponsored "A Night at the Ballpark" in conjunction with the ASBSD/SASD Joint Convention.

 

6.14.2016

Swier Law Firm to Hold Open House at White Lake Office

Please join us for an Open House for Swier Law Firm's new office in White Lake on June 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  

6.11.2016

Swier Law Firm to Present at ASBSD/SASD Joint Convention

Scott Swier is scheduled to speak at the Associated School Boards of South Dakota/School Administrators of South Dakota Joint Convention on Thursday, August 4, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. at the Sioux Falls Convention Center

 

6.1.2016

Scott Swier Receives National Recognition in School Law

Scott Swier, chairperson of Swier Law Firm's Education Law Practice Group, has been awarded a 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating in School Law from AVVVO, a national ratings service.  

 

5.29.2016

Teacher's In-Class Use of Racial Epithet Not Protected by First Amendment

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently found that a teacher's in-class use of a racial epithet was not protected by the First Amendment.

 

5.28.2016

South Dakota Sales and Use Tax Increase Starts on June 1, 2016

Effective June 1, 2016, the South Dakota state sales tax and use tax will increase from 4.0% to 4.5%.

 

5.20.2016

The Department of Labor's Final Overtime Rules: A Review for South Dakota School Districts

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law which establishes minimum wage, overtime pay eligibility, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments.

 

4.13.2016

Ashley Hoffman Joins Swier Law Firm

Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its nationally recognized legal practice with the addition of Ashley Hoffman

 

4.14.2016

Swier Law Firm Wins Major Telecommunications Case

Swier Law Firm recently won a major telecommunications case in the United States District Court - District of South Dakota for its client Free Conferencing Corporation of Long Beach, California.

 

2015

7.6.2015

Swier Law Firm Secures South Dakota Supreme Court Win in Divorce Case

On July 1, 2015, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled in favor of firm client Grant Rush in Rush in Rush. In reversing the decision ot the circuit court, the Supreme Court found that personal jurisdiction existed for Mr. Rush's divorce proceeding in Tripp County.

 

6.24.2015

Swier Law Firm's Family Law Practice Group Receives National Recognition

Swier Law Firm Attorney Chris McClure has been selected by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as a "Top 10 Attorney Under the Age of 40.

 

6.24.2015

Brooke Schloss Named "Top 10 Attorney Under the Age of 40" by National Academy of Family Law Attorneys

Swier Law Firm Attorney Brooke Schloss has been selected by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as a "Top 10 Attorney Under the Age of 40.

 

6.1.2015

Swier Law Firm Announces New Book Release: Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers in South Dakota

Swier Law Firm recently published a new book titled Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers in South Dakota 

 

2.24.2013

Swier Law Firm Receives National Recognition in Business Litigation

Scott Swier, senior partner at Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC, has been awarded a 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating in Litigation from AVVO, a national ratings service.