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Michael Loos

Partner

Phone: 605-721-1517

Fax: 605-721-1518

Mike’s practice is primarily focused on litigation with special emphasis in representing victims of serious personal injuries as well as complex business disputes.

He prides himself on getting to know all of his clients personally. He believes strongly that his principle job as an attorney is to tell his client’s story.

Mike is married to Heather and the couple have two children. Time away from the office is spent encouraging and coaching the kids’ sports and other activities. In his “free” time, Mike enjoys training for and racing in marathons and triathlons. In June 2011, he completed his first Ironman distance triathlon in Coure d Alene, Id. Mike serves on the board of directors for Wellspring, a local non-profit providing counseling and substance abuse treatment for at risk youth and their families.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Business Disputes
  • Business Transactions

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Dakota
  • U.S. District Court District of South Dakota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

Education

  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Sterling Honors Graduate
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Awards in Civil Procedure & Constitutional Law
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award in Indian Law
    • Honors: Miche Award for Outstanding Third-Year Student
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Mankato State University, Mankato, Minnesota
    • B.S. – 1988
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Minor: Microbiology

Past Employment Positions

  • United States District Court, Hon. W. Bogue, Senior Judge, Law Clerk, 1994 – 1996
  • Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals, Sales Representative, 1988 – 1991