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Verne Goodsell

Medical malpractice Attorney at Rapid City, SD

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Mention a 45.5 million-dollar verdict, million-dollar settlements, professional and community awards and positions, and Verne Goodsell’s name will readily register.  Concentrating on Insurance Bad Faith, Personal Injury, Birth Trauma, and Medical Malpractice, Verne has a wealth of experience and expertise which has resulted in significant verdicts and settlements.  If you need representation to assist with a catastrophic problem and want the playing field leveled, Verne is prepared to do the job. 

Highlights of Verne’s professional accomplishments include President of the State Bar of South Dakota, President of South Dakota Trial Lawyers, President of the Pennington County Bar Association, Board of directors of Christian Life Ministries, Committee Chair of Young Life, Delta Dental of South Dakota Board of Directors, Counsel for the Board of South Dakota Technical Professions.   

Licensed for 48 years
State SD
Status Active
Acquired 1974
Updated 10/14/2014

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Verne Goodsell
246 Founders Park Drive
Suite 201
Rapid City, SD, 57701


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AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founding Partner
  • Goodsell Quinn
  • 2008 - Present


  • Washburn University of Topeka - School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1974


  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • President
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • South Dakota State Bar
  • President
  • 2003 - 2004
  • South Dakota State Bar
  • Chairman - Multi-Jurisdictional Practice/Internet
  • 2000 - 2001
  • South Dakota State Bar
  • Chairman – Ethics
  • 2000 - 2001
  • South Dakota State Bar
  • Disciplinary Committee
  • 1990 - 1997
  • South Dakota State Bar
  • Commissioner
  • 1984 - 1987
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
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Rapid City Medical malpractice Lawyer Verne Goodsell
Verne Goodsell
Medical malpractice Attorney
Rapid City, SD
Licensed for 48 years