Steven M. Johnson and Scott A. Abdallah of Johnson Janklow Abdallah were recently recognized by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. Mr. Johnson has been designated as a Founding Member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. Only one hundred attorneys in the United States are part of this elite class of advocates, which serves as a legacy for future generations of attorneys. Mr. Abdallah has been selected to the 2015 list of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys with podium status from independently neutral organizations, and approved by a judicial review board as exhibiting virtue in the practice of law. Due to the incredible selectivity of the appointment process, NADC consists of the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation.
It is great to work with the attorneys at Johnson, Janklow, and Abdallah. They always provide excellent advice and service that is second to none.
The lawyers at Johnson, Janklow, and Abdallah are consistently ranked as the top business lawyers in the state. Our business can always count on them to aggressively fight for our rights and provide straight-forward advice on complex issues.
Lawyers from Johnson, Janklow, and Abdallah regularly participate in legal education by judging intramural student skills competitions; helping prepare our nationally competitive litigation skills teams; serving or leading the South Dakota State Bar's Law School Committee; and, from time to time , providing guest lecturers. The Law School is grateful for the generous participation of lawyers like those from Johnson, Janklow, and Abdallah.