Melissa Jelen

Melissa Jelen

Phone:  605-336-0828

Fax:  605-336-6036

Melissa joined the firm in August 2010. Her areas of practice include civil litigation and corporation/business law. Melissa received her B.A. degrees from the University of Sioux Falls in 2006, and her law degree with honors from the University of South Dakota in 2009. She is a member of the State Bar of South Dakota and the American Bar Association. Melissa's family includes her husband Steve and sons Brett and Holden.


  • Law Clerk, First Judicial Circuit of South Dakota (2009-2010)
  • Trial Advocacy Team Member (2009)
  • Client Counseling and Negotiation Board Member (2007-2009)