Michael Dean Bornitz
Personal injury Attorney at Sioux Falls, SD
also known as Michael Bornitz, Mike Bornitz
Mike has been selected as the South Dakota Trial Lawyer of the Year for 2020 by the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association. The annual honor is reserved exclusively for the most respected trial lawyers who demonstrate high ethical standards, a commitment to upholding and maintaining the jury trial system, and have achieved success in litigation. Mike was raised to work hard and stand up for people who need help. He represents people and small businesses who have been injured and mistreated, often by insurance companies. He focuses on litigation in the areas of personal injury, insurance bad faith, products liability, wrongful death, worker’s compensation, and in business and estate litigation. He has tried dozens of cases in state and federal courts and administrative agencies in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska, and argued many cases before the South Dakota Supreme Court and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mike is an aggressive and tireless advocate for his clients. He has obtained substantial settlements and judgments, recovering millions of dollars for his clients by helping to enforce safety rules and holding those who break them accountable. The article discussing the 2020 Trial Lawyer of the Year award can be found at: ?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:9c15e50f-66cb-4845-a357-d8581e5ad4db. He has been named to the list of Great Plains Super Lawyers, which lists the top 5 percent of lawyers in South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska. Mike is a native of Yankton, South Dakota. He was interviewed by the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan and discussed how his Yankton roots helped lead to his success in the courtroom. The article can be found at: ?rct=j&sa=t&url=&ct=ga&cd=CAEYACoTODEzNzYwODI5NjIzMTc3MDQ5NzIaZWM2OTAxMzc5NjRhODMzMDpjb&usg=AFQjCNGbKDJICQt-gDrAXsa40NTNo920Mg
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