established 1891

Joe joined the firm in May 2018.  Before joining the firm, he served as a law clerk for the Fifth Judicial Circuit of the State of South Dakota.  Growing up in Sioux Falls and as a lifelong South Dakota resident, Joe received his Bachelor of Arts from Augustana University.  Joe received his Juris Doctor—graduating with honors—at the University of South Dakota.  While at USD, Joe was the Copy Editor of Volume 62 of the South Dakota Law Review, participated on the Trial Team, and was the recipient of the Harvey C. Jewitt IV Writing Award.

Joe enjoys golfing, baseball, and hunting with his dog, Griffey.



  • Juridogenic Harm and Adverse Childhood Experiences, 62 S.D. L. Rev. 797 (2017).
B.A., Augustana University (2013) Phi Alpha Theta. J.D., University of South Dakota School of Law (2017) Honors.
Bar Admissions
South Dakota.
District Court of South Dakota.
Joe Meader