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Jami J. Bishop

Jami Bishop Lawyer Sioux Falls

Jami J. Bishop was born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  She graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and then attended the University of South Dakota School of Law.  In 2010, she received her law degree with high honors.   

Jami’s law practice focuses solely on civil litigation, including motor vehicle collisions, worker’s compensation litigation, bad faith, personal injury, railroad litigation and premises liability cases.  Jami has extensive litigation experience and has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for her clients.  Her skill set is wide ranging and includes trying jury trials, court trials, mediations, writing legal briefs and making oral arguments before the South Dakota Supreme Court.  Jami is the former President of the Second Circuit Women In Law, current Chair of the Worker’s Compensation Committee, and a member of the SD Trial Lawyers Association.

Jami recently won a $1,000,000 jury verdict in favor of her client in South Dakota federal court in a medical malpractice case.  The verdict broke a long string of victories for defendants in medical malpractice cases in South Dakota. 

Jami and her husband reside in Sioux Falls with their three children.  Call Jami at 605-338-4304 or by email at    



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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.

Mike Miller | former NBA player

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.

Mark McNeary | Primrose Retirement Communities, LLC

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.

Tom Geu | former Dean, USD School of Law