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DAVID ALAN PALMER

OBJECTIVE
I have to work to support my family. I also strive to live a meaningful life. I find that helping people resolve their legal problems is meaningful.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Admitted to practice law in South Dakota in 1977. Staff attorney with East River Legal Services 1977 to 1978. I have been in private practice since 1979.

I have appeared before the United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court in South Dakota, the South Dakota Supreme Court, and many of the Circuit Courts in South Dakota.


EDUCATION
Graduated from Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in May 1969.

Attended Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas, The Experiment in International Living in Brattleboro, Vermont, Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1973, double majors in political science and sociology.

Graduated with Juris Doctor degree from the American University, Washington College of Law, in Washington, D.C. in 1976. Dean's Fellow, Law Review, Publication of an article called "Artificial Regulation of Lake Superior, A Taking?" in the Environmental Law Review.

Attended Yale University Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut, 1976.


MEMBERSHIPS
South Dakota Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
South Dakota Bar Association
South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers

PERSONAL
I was born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. I am married with two children. My bride is employed as a dental hygienist.
I worked while attending college, law school, and divinity school. My work experience includes spending a summer with a traveling carnival, commercial concrete construction, Sears Roebuck & Company, Staff Assistant to United States Congressman Philip E. Ruppe, in Washington, D.C., law clerk for Jacobs, Jacobs & Grudberg, in New Haven, Connecticut, and law clerk for Carr, Jordan, Coyne & Savits in Washington, D.C.
My hobbies include cooking, camping, home repair, and riding motorcycles.

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