Welcome to the
South Dakota Trial
Preserve the jury
Promote justice and
efficiency in all matters pertaining to the trial of
civil and criminal cases.
Establish a high
standard of ethics among trial lawyers.
Clarify and simplify
Promote a program of
continuing education in trial practice
Encourage and assist
younger members of the Bar to become trial lawyers.
Create good fellowship
and friendship among members, and a sense of pride in
the Association and its purpose.
Promote laws, rules and
regulations to accomplish the above purposes and to
promote the public good.
pursuit of its goals, SDTLA cooperates on occasion with
other organizations, such as the State Bar of South
Dakota, the South Dakota Paralegal Association (SDPA),
and the American
Association for Justice (AAJ).