Jami J. Bishop graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she double majored in History and Psychology. She then attended the University of South Dakota School of Law and received her law degree with high honors.
Jami has been recognized for her outstanding academic performance. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society for the liberal arts and sciences. She is also a multiple honoree of the Dean’s List at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as well as at the University of South Dakota School of Law.
Jami is a partner in the firm and focuses on motor vehicle collisions, worker’s compensation, personal injury, and premises liability cases. Since joining the firm, Jami has tried jury trials, participated in arbitration and mediations, and given oral arguments before the South Dakota Supreme Court. Jami is President of the Second Circuit Women In Law, Chair of the Worker’s Compensation Committee, a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters, and a member of the SD Trial Lawyers Association.
U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
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