Our Attorneys

We are licensed to practice in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Alaska and United States Tax Court as well as Rosebud Sioux, Oglala Sioux & Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Courts.

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Sarah is a partner in our Sioux Falls office, but she spent her first 11 years of practice in our Rapid City office.  Sarah practices in a wide variety of settings,... read more
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Jeff has an active and eclectic litigation practice.  His most notable cases have required creative problem solving in the face of challenging and complicated facts... read more
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Victoria M. Duehr graduated from South Dakota State University in 1991. She attended the University of South Dakota School of Law and graduated in 1995 with Sterling Honors.... read more
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Dan is a senior partner in the Litigation Department of our Rapid City office.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of medical, hospital, and healthcare... read more
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Greg Erlandson graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1997. Prior to attending law school, Greg served in the United States Marine Corps and was... read more
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Mike Hickey, a Rapid City native, is a graduate of Creighton University and the University of South Dakota School of Law. He was a Senior Editor of the South Dakota Law... read more
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Growing up on a ranch, Laura was instilled with a strong work ethic and impeccable attention to detail. This drive and dedication ultimately led her to law school, where she... read more
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Terry Hofer is a senior partner in our Rapid City office.  He engages general civil litigation and trial practice.  During his 35 years at Bangs McCullen, Terry has... read more
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Kathryn works as a trial lawyer and litigation attorney in the firm’s Sioux Falls Office, but represents clients throughout the State of South Dakota, where she is... read more
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For over 25 years, Jeff has been representing health care professionals and businesses in civil courts, administrative agencies, mediations, and arbitrations. He is a... read more
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James Hurley, a South Dakota native, is a 1974 graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Law. He joined the firm in 1976. Jim is a Past President of the University... read more
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Mark F. Marshall grew up in Huron, South Dakota, and was admitted to the practice of law in 1981. The breadth of his work since that time has given him insights from what are... read more
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Upon graduating from Sioux Falls College in 1964, Allen Nelson served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army in Vietnam. Al received his law degree from the... read more
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Steve, a Rapid City native, has been with the firm for twenty years. Steve specializes in the area of family law (including divorce, custody disputes, adoptions, child... read more
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Kelsey, an associate in our Rapid City office, was born and raised in Rapid City.  She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration from the... read more
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Eric Pickar received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from South Dakota State University, graduating with high honors in 2000. In 2003, he graduated from the University of... read more
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John Raforth graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1985. He also has a Master's Degree in Accounting from the University of South Dakota Graduate... read more
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Chuck Riter attended Northwestern University and graduated from the University of South Dakota and the University of South Dakota School of Law. Prior to joining Bangs... read more
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Rod graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bethel College in 1987 and the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1990. He has been practicing with the firm since graduation and... read more
Associate
Emily joined the firm in 2016 as an associate in our Rapid City office.  Her practice areas include family law, general civil litigation, real estate disputes, and... read more
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Rachel is a 1999 graduate of the USD School of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the South Dakota Law Review and a teaching assistant.  Prior to law school... read more
Managing Partner
Terry Westergaard is a partner in the Litigation Department in our Rapid City Office.   He concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance law and litigation and... read more