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William E Blewett

William E Blewett

also known as Bill Blewett

Practice areas:

Business, Real Estate, Corporate & Incorporation, Estate Planning

About Me

Bill Blewett serves as a key member of Swier Law Firm's Business & Corporate Law Practice Group. Bill focuses his practice on assisting clients in contract negotiations for the sale of their businesses and acquiring new businesses. He also assists clients in setting up corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. Bill is also involved in contract preparation and review, as well as business planning, for the law firm's clients.  


Bill grew up in Rapid City and graduated from Black Hills State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his law degree from the University of South Dakota School of Law


Following law school, Bill joined Meierhenry Sargent LLP in Sioux Falls. He is admitted to practice before the South Dakota Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Dakota, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.


Bill is a member of the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association and was recently honored as one of the "Top 40 Attorneys Under the Age of 40" by the National Trial Lawyers.


Bill and his wife, Michelle, have two children. His interests include reading, computer programming, and following the Minnesota Twins and Denver Broncos.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Estate Planning: 25%
    6 years
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
    0 years
  3. Real Estate: 25%
    6 years
  4. Business: 25%
    6 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($180/hour), Contingent (30-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

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    Michael Shubeck Personal Injury Attorney
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    Gina Famularo Family Attorney
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Contact Info

Swier Law Firm

5024 S Bur Oak Pl.
Sioux Falls, SD, 57108

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SDAuthorized to practice law200806/06/2011

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySwier Law2015 - Present
AttorneyBlewett Law Prof. LLC2013 - 2015
AttorneyMeierhenry Sargent LLP2008 - 2013

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Litigation CommitteeMember2011 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Ethics and Professionalism CommitteeMember2011 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law CommitteeMember2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Trial Practice CommitteeMember2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Appellate Practice CommitteeMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember2009 - Present
South Dakota Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
2nd Circuit Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Alvine Family Limited Partership v. DemarayNo liability (defense verdict)
Boadwine, et al. v. City of Sioux FallsOver $200,000.00 verdict for Plaintiffs
Davis v. Wayne Township Board of SupervisorsWrit of Mandamus issued. Township found responsible for maintenance.

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Dakota School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Black Hills State UniversityPolitical Science / Social ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2005