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Marie Hysell Ruettgers

Litigation Attorney at Sioux Falls, SD

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    50%
    Litigation in state and federal court including federal prosecution, medical malpractice, insurance defense, and complex litigation.

    18 years, 200 cases

  2. Computer fraud
    30%

  3. Appeals
    20%
    Served as law clerk to Chief Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court for over 4 years, working on both criminal and civil matters.

    18 years

Through Goosmann Law Firm's Cyber Law Counsel, I help companies protect their property, resources, clients and name against cybercrimes, particularly among businesses handling private consumer information such as banks, finance companies, credit card processors, or health care providers.

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Licensed for 17 years
State IA
Status Active
Acquired 2006
Updated 09/14/2022
State SD
Status Active
Acquired 2005
Updated 04/02/2015
State ND
Status Voluntarily Not Licensed
Acquired 2015
Updated 11/22/2022
State NE
Status Retired
Acquired 2007
Updated 10/26/2022

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Goosmann Law Firm, PLC
101 S. Reid Street, Suite 307
Sioux Falls, SD, 57103
Goosmann Law Firm
410 5th Street
Sioux City, IA, 51101
Goosmann Law Firm
600 Stevens Port Drive, Ste 114
Dakota Dunes, SD, 57049
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AVVO RATING 8.2 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Managing Attorney, Sioux Falls
  • Goosmann Law Firm, PLC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Assistant United States Attorney
  • United States Attorney’s Office, District of South Dakota: Pierre, SD
  • 2010 - 2014
  • Career Law Clerk to Chief Justice David Gilbertson
  • Supreme Court of the State of South Dakota: Pierre, SD
  • 2008 - 2010
  • Adjunct Professor Fundamental Legal Skills
  • University of South Dakota, School of Law: Vermillion, SD
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Associate Attorney
  • Heidman Law Firm: Sioux City, IA
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Law Clerk
  • Supreme Court State of South Dakota
  • 2004 - 2006
  • Academic Support for First Year Students
  • University of South Dakota, School of Law: Vermillion, SD
  • 2002 - 2003
  • Interim Executive Director
  • The Food Bank of Siouxland: Sioux City, IA
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Director Public Relations & Marketing
  • Mercy Medical Center: Des Moines, IA
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Executive Director Fund Development
  • Mercy Medical Center: Sioux City, IA
  • 1991 - 1996
  • Assistant Director, Fund Development
  • The Research Foundation: Kansas City, MO
  • 1989 - 1991
  • Development Officer
  • The Kansas University Endowment Association: Lawrence, KS
  • 1988 - 1989
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Education

  • University of South Dakota School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • University of Kansas
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • 1986
  • Benedictine College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985

Legal Cases

  • United States v. Hummingbird
  • Upheld on appeal
  • United States v. Young
  • United States upheld on appeal

Associations

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • South Dakota State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Pierre Humane Society
  • Volunteer
  • N/A
  • Pierre Humane Society
  • Co-Chair, Canine Playground Project Fund Raising Committee
  • N/A
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • Editor of The Barrister
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Second Circuit Bar Association (SD)
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Women in Law
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Dress For Success Sioux Falls
  • Board Member
  • N/A
  • Rotary South
  • President Elect and Member
  • N/A
  • South East Development Foundations
  • Board of Directors
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • EmBe Nominee
  • Sioux Falls Tribute to Women
  • 2016
  • Sterling Honors Graduate - Top 10%
  • The University of South Dakota School of Law
  • 2004

Publications

  • ABA WIDR Edition
  • Preparing Yourself and Your Client for Mediation
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • University of South Dakota Law School Presentation
  • Law School 1L Presentation
  • 2016
  • Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce Business Sense Workshop
  • Don't Let HR Mistakes Keep You Up At Night
  • 2016
  • Prairie Family Business Association Conference
  • DOL Overtime Regulationj
  • 2016
  • Aventure
  • DOL Overtime Rule
  • 2016
  • Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce Business Sense Workshop
  • Social Media in the Work Place
  • 2015
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (1)
Unknown Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Co-worker
"Marie is a phenomenal and experienced attorney, who understands not only the legal complexities of litigation, but also the practical and efficient solutions to problems that can be the most valuable for clients. Neither a client nor an attorney could go wrong working with her."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Co-worker
"Marie is one of the best trial lawyers in the country! She knows her way around the courtroom and she knows business. She taught legal writing and trial advocacy to law students and wrote opinions for the chief of the supreme court. I highly recommend Marie. She also manages a law office and is the lead lawyer on complex civil litigation cases."
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Sioux Falls Litigation Lawyer Marie Hysell Ruettgers
Marie Hysell Ruettgers
Litigation Attorney
Sioux Falls, SD
Licensed for 17 years