Ryan Kolbeck

Ryan Kolbeck

Attorney
Location:
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Phone:
605-306-4384
Email:

Ryan Kolbeck was born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in 2002 and his Juris Doctor in 2005 at the University of South Dakota. Ryan is a 2009 graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, considered the most prestigious and selective trial advocacy college in the United States. He was named South Dakota Young Lawyer of the Year in 2010.

In 2009, Ryan was elected by his peers to the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Board of Governors. He is a member of the State Bar of South Dakota (since 2005), Second Judicial Circuit, American Bar Association, South Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2009-2012), and Board of Governors Young Lawyers Association (2010-2012).

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • South Dakota, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Education

  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
    • Juris Doctor - 2005
    • Honors: Moot Court Board Member, 2004
  • University of South Dakota
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2002

Honors and Awards

  • South Dakota Young Lawyer of the Year, 2010 - Present
  • Outstanding Lawyer of the Year, SDACDL, 2018 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Founder, 2009 - Present
  • South Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President, 2013 - 2017
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2017 - 2018