Eric M. Schlimgen

Eric M. Schlimgen

Clayborne, Loos & Sabers
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Divorce, DUI & DWI...
  • South Dakota, Wyoming
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Summary

Eric M. Schlimgen is an Associate at Clayborne, Loos & Sabers LLC. He practices in the areas of domestic relations, business litigation, personal injury, and criminal defense. Prior to joining Clayborne, Loos & Sabers LLC Eric served as the Fourth Judicial Circuit Law Clerk.

During law school Eric was active on the Moot Court and Trial Team competing in several nation-wide tournaments. While at the University of South Dakota he also obtained a Masters of Public Administration and started a food recovery program which provides weekly meals to the Vermillion food pantry. Eric is a third-generation Rapid City resident and is excited to return to the Black Hills. In his free time he enjoys mountain biking, playing guitar and volunteering.

Practice Areas
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
  • Divorce
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Personal Injury
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Dakota
Wyoming
Federal Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Clayborne, Loos & Sabers
- Current
Law Clerk
Unified Judicial System Fourth Judicial Circuit
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Education
University of South Dakota
M.A. (2016) | Masters of Public Administration
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University of South Dakota
B.A. (2013) | Political Science / Criminal Justice
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Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa Honors Society Circle President Who's Who Amongst American Colleges and Universities Distinction Oneta H. Card Government Cooperation Scholarship University of South Dakota Outstanding Student Leader Award
University of South Dakota School of Law
J.D. (2013)
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Honors: Moot Court Society.
Activities: Women in Law, Environmental Law Group.
Awards
30 under 30
University of South Dakota
30 Under 30 recognizes outstanding young alumni who are making an impact in their professional and personal lives. Achievements are recognized in the areas of professional success, community involvement and/or university engagement.
2018 Pro Bono Service Award
South Dakota State Bar & Access to Justice, Inc
In recognition of taking Pro Bono cases in South Dakota.
Annual Trust & Wills/Estate Planning Essay Winner
Costello Porter Law Firm
Professional Associations
State Bar of South Dakota # 4776
Member
Current
Wyoming State Bar
Member
- Current
Pennington County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Rapid City Arts Council
Member
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Activities: The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that manages the Dahl Arts Center under contract by the City of Rapid City. We are one of the oldest and most respected arts councils in South Dakota, incorporated in 1968. The Board of Directors of the Rapid City Arts Council is the elected governing body. It has guided the Arts Council's operations since 1968. Members are elected for a three-year term and represent arts, education, civic and business sectors within the community.
Publications
Articles & Publications
“WHAT’S IN A NAME ANYWAY?”: REEVALUATING SOUTH DAKOTA’S CANNABIS STATUTORY SCHEME, South Dakota Law Review, Volume 63 Issue I, 2018
Speaking Engagements
Lecturer on intricacies of South Dakota's juxtaposed marijuana statutes, Rapid City
Pennington County Public Defender's Officer
The Pennington County Public Defender's Officer has a monthly lecture series on developments in the area of Criminal Defense. I was the speaker regarding the defense of marijuana cases, specifically regarding the discrepancies in South Dakota's current statutes as two definitions of marijuana apply--choosing the right definition is the difference between a felony and misdemeanor.
Lecturer on intricacies of South Dakota's juxtaposed marijuana statutes, Rapid City
Pennington County Defense Bar
The Pennington County Defense Bar is a collection of attorneys who meet for the purpose of advancing the practice of Criminal Defense. I spoke on the topic of the discrepancies of South Dakota's Marijuana Statutes related to my Law Review Article.
Take Back the Night Foundation, Panelist on forum for dating and domestic violence, Black Hills State University
Take Back The Night; Black Hills State University
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Clayborne, Loos & Sabers
2834 Jackson Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57702
USA
Telephone: (605) 721-1517