South Dakota Business Lawyers

Scott Swier
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 18 years experience
(605) 275-5669 2121 W. 63rd Place
Suite 200
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
University of South Dakota School of Law
Scott Swier is the Founder and Managing Member of Swier Law Firm. He also leads the law firm's Business Litigation Practice Group and Education Law Practice Group. Scott is a recognized authority in state and federal legal matters. While serving in private legal practice and as Assistant Attorney General for the State of South Dakota, he has represented individuals, businesses, and government entities before state and federal trial courts, state and federal appellate courts, and state and federal regulatory agencies. As Assistant Attorney General, Scott served as counsel for the State of South Dakota in...
(605) 286-3218 202 N. Main Street
Avon, SD 57315
(605) 842-3373 142 E. 3rd Street
Winner, SD 57580
(605) 946-5096 240 E. Main Street
Corsica, SD 57328
Brian Donahoe
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney. 23 years experience
(605) 367-3310 401 E. 8th St.
Suite 215
Sioux Falls, SD 57103-7008
Free ConsultationBusiness, Agricultural, Environmental and IP
University of South Dakota
Born in South Dakota and raised in NW Iowa, I sought higher education back in South Dakota at SDSU. Following graduation there, I worked for a construction and land development company in the MetroWest area of Boston, MA for 3 years, then returned and obtained a law degree from USD. After a judicial clerkship for the Honorable John B. Jones in the US District Court for the District of South Dakota, I have been in private practice of law in Sioux Falls. My practice involves representing people and companies throughout the region in state and federal courts plus administrative hearings...
Joel Arends
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 9 years experience
(605) 254-2624 6901 S. Lyncrest Place
Suite 103
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
University of South Dakota School of Law
Arends Law offers more than traditional legal and litigation services: it solves your problems. While navigating through complex problems, a strong leader with broad capabilities can substantially increase your likelihood of success. We offer our clients substantive experience in a wide range of fields including wills, probate and estates, family law, oil and gas, physician licensure, election law, government relations and public policy development. Born and raised in Little Rock, Iowa, Joel Arends graduated from the University of South Dakota and went on to receive his law degree from the University of South Dakota. ...
Jeff Cole
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 24 years experience
(605) 361-9840 5000 S. Broadband Lane
Suite 107
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Business, Agricultural, Criminal and Estate Planning
University of South Dakota School of Law
Growing up on a farm Jeff Cole understood how hard it was to be a farmer so he decided he wanted to fight for farmers to get their fair share in our legal system and became a lawyer. Since he decided to become a lawyer he has a diverse career but now mainly focuses on trials and litigation. He has tried 7 cases to the South Dakota Supreme Court and one case to the US Court of Appeals. He has even won a US Supreme Court Case where he was trial counsel.
Scott Abdallah
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer.
(605) 338-4304 101 S Main Ave #100
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Business, Civil Rights, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
Hamline University School of Law
Scott Abdallah is the managing partner of Johnson Janklow Abdallah, LLP. His practice is focused almost exclusively in the area of trial work and civil litigation, including business litigation, personal injury, wrongful death and products liability. Scott has been recognized extensively for his litigation skills. He is one of only five South Dakota attorneys who are members of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, which recognizes only the top 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States. He has been continuously selected for inclusion in the national publication, The Best Lawyers in America, and is one of only fifteen...
Mr. John William Burke
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Rapid City, SD Business Law Attorney. 20 years experience
(866) 589-8265 4200 Beach Drive - Suite 1
Rapid City, SD 57702
Business, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of South Dakota School of Law
I grew up in Isabel, South Dakota. My dad is truck driver; my mom is a school nurse. After completing law school, I completed a one-year clerkship with the Sixth Judicial Circuit of South Dakota in Pierre. Since then, I have engaged in private practice, focusing almost exclusively on civil litigation. I enjoy helping people that have been injured in car accidents or tractor-trailer accidents. Because my dad is a truck driver, and because I drove a truck while working my way through college, I believe that I have a unique insight into the operation...
Timothy James
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Yankton, SD Business Law Attorney. 28 years experience
(605) 665-0594 P.O. Box 879
www.yankton.lawyer
Yankton, SD 57078
Business, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of South Dakota
Timothy James has more than 25 years of litigation experience. He focuses on medical malpractice, legal malpractice, personal injury, and business litigation. Tim's experience as a litigator involving many complex cases has resulted in a strong record of success. See more about Timothy James at www.yankton.lawyer or www.timjameslaw.com.
Douglas Hajek
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 31 years experience
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business, Municipal and Real Estate
University of South Dakota School of Law
Doug Hajek is a business and financial institutions attorney at Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. A Tyndall, SD native, Doug didn’t enter the practice of law on the usual path. After graduating from college in 1972, Doug began a 10-year career in banking — first, as a commercial lender with US Bank in Rapid City, then in Minneapolis managing the company’s system-wide commercial loan participation pool, and finally, managing Western Bank’s mortgage banking operation in Sioux Falls. Doug entered law school in 1982 and graduated in 1985, with a practice in corporate law, public finance,...
Eric J Ronke
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney. 4 years experience
(605) 370-5088 2121 W. 63rd Place, Suite 10
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Estate Planning
University of South Dakota School of Law
Eric, along with Bethanna Feist, formed Ronke and Feist Law Firm in April 2014, where he is a managing partner. Prior to forming Ronke and Feist Law Firm in April 2014, Eric started out as a solo practice attorney in his home town of Viborg, SD in November 2012. In April 2013, Eric moved his practice to Sioux Falls while maintaining a satellite office in Viborg one day per week. Eric continues to travel to the Viborg office on Thursdays each week. Prior to law school, Eric worked in various sales and management related jobs including an ownership interest in...
(605) 370-5088 100 N Main Street
Viborg, SD 57070
Mark Ekse
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney. 14 years experience
(605) 334-0005 600 S. Main Avenue
Suite 102
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
University of South Dakota School of Law
Mark Ekse - Registered Patent Attorney and Member of the State Bar of South Dakota. Mark’s practice focus includes licensing, trademark and copyright law. He also represents clients involved in patent disputes, infringement cases and intellectual property cases. Mark represents clients needing legal guidance with registering and protecting software and computer technology, electronic commerce and digital enterprise, as well as trade secret protection and disputes. Mark is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mark currently serves as an adjunct professor of Patent Law and Intellectual Property at the University of South Dakota. He received his undergraduate...
Matthew J. Konenkamp
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RAPID CITY, SD Business Law Attorney.
(605) 721-7612 201 Main Street
RAPID CITY, SD 57701
Business, Construction and Landlord Tenant
University of South Dakota
Matt Konenkamp has a diverse practice that ranges from real estate to personal injury litigation. This includes handling complex real estate litigation and transactions, consulting with real estate brokerages and agents to help them manage transactions and compliance issues and handling other types of complex litigation and transactions. It also includes a vast array of other issues that are capable of being resolved through strategic negotiation or alternatively through litigation. Matt is a trained mediator, negotiator and facilitator. He received his training at the #1 ranked school in the United States for Alternative Dispute Resolution,...
Rita Edwards
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 24 years experience
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business and Real Estate
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Rita Edwards is a banking and business attorney with Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. Rita is a native of Belle Fourche, South Dakota. Her practice focuses on representing bank and financial institution clients in delivery of financial services and transactional documentation. Her experience includes negotiation and drafting of loan documents, participation agreements and other commercial transactions. Rita has worked extensively with third party vendor management, including product and services contract negotiation and review. She also consults on real estate transactions including leases. Rita’s community involvement includes general nonprofit business consulting and support of organizations focused...
Mark Krogstad
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney. 6 years experience
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of North Dakota School of Law
Mark Krogstad is a Trusts and Estates attorney practicing in South Dakota and Minnesota with Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. A Willmar, Minnesota native and Augustana University graduate, Mark joined the firm after practicing in Minnesota and receiving his Master’s Degree in Taxation from the University of Florida. He practices in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning, tax planning, charitable gift planning, and estate and trust administration. As a part of his practice, Mark assists clients in: *Drafting wills, durable powers of attorneys, and trusts, such as revocable...
Corey R Bruning
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Flandreau, SD Business Law Attorney. 4 years experience
(605) 573-4529 310 S Wind St
Flandreau, SD 57028
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
University of South Dakota School of Law
Donald McCarty
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Brookings, SD Business Law Attorney.
(605) 690-0871 1820 Overlook Ridge Rd
Brookings, SD 57006
Business, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Don McCarty is a native of Wakonda, SD and received his juris doctor from the University of South Dakota (USD) in 1996. He joined the firm shortly after graduation and became a partner in 2001. Don’s general practice includes criminal law, family law and divorce, personal injury, worker’s compensation, business law and Social Security Disability. Don serves as a member of the South Dakota Army National Guard. He and his wife, Ann, have a daughter and son.
Anthony Hohn
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 9 years experience
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business and Employment
University of South Dakota School of Law
Anthony Hohn is a litigation attorney at Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. A Sioux Falls native, Anthony joined the firm in 2008 as a member of the firm’s litigation section and became a partner in 2014. His practice includes of a wide variety of litigation, including commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, employment litigation, and condemnation litigation. Anthony interned with the firm in the summer of 2006 and is a 2007 graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Law, where he served as lead articles editor for the South Dakota Law Review. Following graduation, Anthony...
Jake Fischer
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Corsica, SD Business Law Lawyer. 7 years experience
(605) 946-5096 240 E. Main St
Corsica, SD 57328
Business, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Minnesota Law School
Tiffany Miller
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 9 years experience
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business and Communications
University of South Dakota School of Law and University of South Dakota School of Law
Tiffany Miller is a financial services lawyer at Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. A native of Burke, South Dakota, Tiffany joined the firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2014. Her practice focuses primarily on banking and financial services law with an emphasis on bank regulatory compliance. Tiffany advises clients with regard to matters involving various state and federal banking laws, including the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair...
Charles Gullickson
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 36 years experience
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business
New York University School of Law
Charles Gullickson is a Financial Services lawyer at Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. Financial and insurance regulatory matters make up a substantial portion of Chuck’s practice. He devotes a significant amount of time to such banking law matters as lending transactions, loan documentation, bank acquisitions and branching, and Chuck advises banking clients regularly on regulatory matters and oversight of third party vendors and servicers, and credit card lending and securitizations. Chuck also handles various insurance regulatory matters and serves as Executive Director and General Counsel for the South Dakota Life & Health Insurance Guaranty Association....
Keith Gauer
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney. 21 years experience
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business and Communications
Creighton University School of Law
Keith Gauer is a Financial Services lawyer at Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. His practice is focused on the representation of banks and companies involved in the development, marketing, and distribution of financial services. He regularly counsels banks with respect to the negotiation and drafting of agreements related to national financial products, including contracts relating to credit card products, prepaid cards, student loans, and other national products. While representing payment card issuers, Keith also regularly works on agreements to document the transfer of card portfolios between institutions. In connection with payment card programs, Keith has...
Ashlee Wendt
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer.
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business, Employment and Real Estate
University of South Dakota School of Law
Ashlee Wendt is a Financial Services and business lawyer at Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith Law Firm in Sioux Falls, SD. Originally from Alcester, South Dakota, Ashlee joined Davenport Evans in 2016 as an associate in the business section. Prior to attending law school, Ashlee received a certificate in paralegal studies from Georgetown University and spent four years as a paralegal. After graduating from the University of South Dakota School of Law with high honors, Ashlee clerked for Justice Janine M. Kern of the South Dakota Supreme Court. Outside the office, Ashlee serves as chair of the...
Ross Den Herder
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Yankton, SD Business Law Attorney. 10 years experience
(605) 665-0494 329 Broadway
Yankton, SD 57078
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of South Dakota School of Law
Ross grew up in Sioux Center, Iowa. He earned his undergraduate degree at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, graduating in 2003 with majors in psychology and government. As a law student at the University of South Dakota School of Law, Ross served as an editor for the Great Plains Natural Resources Journal. Ross graduated among the top 10 students in his law school class in May, 2006. Ross has a diverse and growing practice, including business and real estate transactions, business formations, estate planning, probate, general civil litigation, and municipal law. He is presently the City...
Steven Johnson
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney.
(605) 338-4304 101 South Main Avenue Suite 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Business, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
University of South Dakota School of Law
Steve Johnson is a native of South Dakota, and was born in Sioux Falls. He attended Augustana College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1973. He then graduated from the University of South Dakota School Of Law in 1976 as a member of the Thomas Sterling Honor Society and the South Dakota Law Review. Steve continues to be a frequent lecturer at the South Dakota School of Law. His many professional affiliations and distinctions include membership in the American College of Trial Lawyers, International Trial Lawyers Association, American Board of Trial Advocates and the Association of Trial Lawyers...
David Ganje
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Rapid City, SD Business Law Lawyer.
(605) 385-0330 1830 West Fulton Street
Rapid City, SD 57702
Business, Energy and Environmental
David L. Ganje is a commercial law and commercial litigation attorney and also maintains a natural resources practice. He has grounded his legal experience as a practicing attorney, a former commodity arbitrator, a member of the board of directors of an S&L and an adjunct professor to hone his skills in these areas of practice. Born and raised in Aberdeen, South Dakota, David handles matters related to mineral law, oil and gas law, energy law and water law in his natural resources practice. The practice includes representation before local and federal regulatory bodies. In his commercial law and commercial litigation practice, David...
(518) 437-9000 21 Everett Road Ext.
Albany, NY 12205
Kyle Groteluschen
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 4 years experience
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business, Environmental, Real Estate and Trademarks
University of Nebraska College of Law
Kyle Groteluschen is a business and real estate lawyer with Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. Originally from Columbus, Nebraska, Kyle joined the firm in 2012, and is a member of the Transactions and General Business practice group. His practice focuses on real estate transactions, general business matters, trademarks and copyrights. Kyle graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law having completed the business transactions program of concentrated study. He is a member of the South Dakota Bar Association, Nebraska State Bar Association, and the Sioux Falls Estate Planning Council. Outside of work, Kyle enjoys...
Joseph M Wiltse
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney. 2 years experience
(605) 275-5669 101 S Reid Street
#302
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Real Estate and Securities
University of South Dakota School of Law
Joseph M. Wiltse focuses his law practice in the areas of corporate law, real estate law, commercial law, securities law, and mergers and acquisitions. He represents clients in activities such as acquisitions and dispositions of businesses, mergers, entity formation, private securities offerings, financing transactions, and real estate acquisitions and dispositions. Joseph was born and raised in Lisbon, North Dakota. Joseph received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communication Studies from the University of Sioux Falls in 2010 and his Juris Doctorate, with honors, from the University of South Dakota in 2014.
Joan Powell
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Pierre, SD Business Law Attorney. 27 years experience
(605) 280-9521 421 S. Pierre Street
Pierre, SD 57501
Business, Agricultural, Bankruptcy and Criminal
Robert E. Hayes
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney. 40 years experience
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business and Real Estate
University of South Dakota School of Law
Robert E. Hayes is a Financial Services lawyer at Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. Bob has long been recognized for his expertise in the field of creditors rights law, a fact reflected not only by his having served for years on the State Bar’s Debtor Creditor Committee but accumulating nearly a decade as chair of that committee. Bob has received an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, for the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards. He was also selected by Best Lawyers® in the areas of...
Victor Rapkoch
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Britton, SD Business Law Lawyer.
(605) 448-2273 724 Main Street
Britton, SD 57430
Business, Criminal, Family and Real Estate
Roger A. Tellinghuisen
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Spearfish, SD Business Law Lawyer. 38 years experience
(605) 642-8080 132 E Illinois St
Spearfish, SD 57783
Business and Personal Injury
Brendan Reilly
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney.
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business and Real Estate
Creighton University School of Law
Sander J. Morehead
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SIOUX FALLS, SD Business Law Attorney.
(605) 336-3890 300 South Phillips
Suite 300
SIOUX FALLS, SD 57101
Business, IP, Insurance Defense and Patents
Mitchell Peterson
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Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney.
(605) 336-2880 206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Business
Vanderbilt University Law School
Spearfish, SD Business Law Attorney. 14 years experience
(605) 642-2622 1230 North Ave
Spearfish, SD 57783
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Education
University of South Dakota School of Law
Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer. 11 years experience
(605) 670-6887 701 S Phillips Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Business and Tax
University of South Dakota School of Law
Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Attorney.
(605) 335-4950 100 N Phillips Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Business and Real Estate
Vermillion, SD Business Law Attorney. 15 years experience
(605) 677-5536 2008 Augusta Dr
Vermillion, SD 57069
Business, International and Legal Malpractice
Yankton, SD Business Law Attorney.
(605) 665-9495 311 W 3rd St
Yankton, SD 57078
Business and Personal Injury
Sioux Falls, SD Business Law Lawyer.
(605) 336-1030 509 S Dakota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Aberdeen, SD Business Law Attorney. 18 years experience
(605) 225-1652 202 S Main St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Personal Injury