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Lindsey K. Janklow

Lindsey Janklow

Lindsey K. Janklow is a fourth-generation attorney from Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  She attended the University of South Dakota for her undergraduate studies and received her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. During her time at USD, Lindsey was the President of the Criminal Justice Club and interned at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of South Dakota. She then obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of South Dakota School of Law in Vermillion, South Dakota, where she was the President of the UJS Helpline – a program dedicated to assisting pro se litigants.

Lindsey’s passions include advocating for those with disabilities and fighting for the rights of vulnerable individuals. In 2019, Lindsey’s advocating led to autism insurance reform bills that were brought before the South Dakota Legislature. She serves as the Vice President of the Yaks Gives Back Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting inclusivity and employment opportunity for individuals of all abilities. 

Areas of Practice
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Daycare Abuse
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Education – IEP’s and District Placements
  • Health Care Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
Bar Admissions
Professional Associations and Memberships
Lindsey Janklow

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