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Brooke Swier Schloss leads the law firm's Family Law Practice Group and focuses her practice on divorce, child custody, child support, elder law, spousal support, property division, pre- and post-marital planning, and adoptions. Brooke is also the author of the book 15 Tips for Choosing a South Dakota Divorce Lawyer and serves on the South Dakota Bar Association's Family Law Committee.


Brooke is a graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Law, where she served on the Board of Editors for the South Dakota Law Review and was a published author. She is a member of the State Bar of South Dakota and is admitted to practice before the South Dakota Supreme Court and the Yankton Sioux Tribal Court.


Brooke attained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Mount Marty College in Yankton. She attained her Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology and her Juris Doctor from the University of South Dakota. Prior to joining Swier Law Firm, Brooke worked as a certified school psychologist. 


Brooke grew up in Emery, South Dakota. Brooke and her husband, Chris, enjoy spending time with their family, friends, and dog, Bentley. 

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  1. Divorce: 20%
    6 years
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    6 years
  3. Child Support: 20%
    6 years
  4. Adoption: 20%
    6 years
  5. Family: 20%
    6 years

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202 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 256
Avon, SD, 57315

Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC

240 E. Main Street
Corsica, SD, 57328

Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC

5024 South Bur Oak Place, Ste 214
Sioux Falls, SD, 57108

Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC

142 E. 3rd Street
Winner, SD, 57580

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SDAuthorized to practice law201007/09/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Under the Age of 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
Native American Law Student Association Moot Court Best OralistUniversity of South Dakota Native American Law Student Association2009
Native American Law Student Association Moot Court Best AdocateUniversity of South Dakota Native American Law Student Association2009
Lead Articles EditorSouth Dakota Law Review2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySwier Law Firm, Prof. LLC2010 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Cancer Society -- Relay for LifeCommitte Member2011 - Present
South Dakota State BarMember2010 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Report36 Financial Records You Should Have & Understand As You Approach A South Dakota Divroce2015
Book15 Tips for Choosing a South Dakota Divorce Lawyer2014
South Dakota Law ReviewGaming Goldmines Grow Green: Limited Gaming, Good Faith Negotiations, and the Economic Impact of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in South Dakota2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Dakota School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of South DakotaSchool PsychologyEducational Specialist2007
Mount Marty CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Mount Marty CollegeCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - Estate Planning in South DakotaEstate Planning in South Dakota2015
School Administrators of South DakotaStudent Privacy and Online Accounts2014
School Administrators of South DakotaStudent Due Process2014
School Administrators of South DakotaFundamentals of Search and Seizure2014
School Administrators of South DakotaFundamentals of Teacher Non-Renewal and Termination2014
School Administrators of South DakotaCyber Bullying2014