Eric M. Schlimgen

Eric M. Schlimgen

Associate Attorney
Location:
Rapid City, South Dakota
Phone:
605-721-1517
Fax:
605-721-1518
Email:

Eric M. Schlimgen is an Associate at Clayborne, Loos & Sabers LLC. He practices in the areas of domestic relations, business litigation, personal injury, and criminal defense. Prior to joining Clayborne, Loos & Sabers LLC Eric served as the Fourth Judicial Circuit Law Clerk.

During law school Eric was active on the Moot Court and Trial Team competing in several nation-wide tournaments. While at the University of South Dakota he also obtained a Masters of Public Administration and started a food recovery program which provides weekly meals to the Vermillion food pantry. Eric is a third-generation Rapid City resident and is excited to return to the Black Hills. In his free time he enjoys mountain biking, playing guitar and volunteering.

Areas of Practice

  • 35% Criminal Defense
  • 35% Family Law
  • 30% Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Dakota, 2016
  • Wyoming, 2017

Education

  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Moot Court
  • University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota
    • B.A., M.A. magna cum laude - 2016
    • Major: Bachelors of Criminal Justice: Masters of Public Administration

Published Works

  • “WHAT’S IN A NAME ANYWAY?”: REEVALUATING SOUTH DAKOTA’S CANNABIS STATUTORY SCHEME, South Dakota Law Review, Volume 63 Issue I, 2018

Honors and Awards

  • Costello Porter Annual Trust & WIlls/Estate Planning Essay Winner, 2015
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society Circle President, 2012 - 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rapid City Arts Council, Board Member, 2017 - Present
  • Rapid City Chamber Young Professional, Member, 2016 - Present
  • West Boulevard Neighborhood Association, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Black Hills Mountain Bike Association, Board Member, 2017 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Fourth Judicial Circuit, Law Clerk, 2016 - 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Judge for Pennington County Teen Court, 2017 - Present
  • Volunteer Judge for Lawrence County Teen Court, 2016 - 2017

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi