POWELL LAW OFFICE is owned by attorney Joan Powell, who
is experienced and dedicated to her clients' success in legal
relationships, finances, and changes in personal circumstances.  
When you pay for legal services with POWELL LAW OFFICE,
you get professional results.
Juris Doctorate from the University of South Dakota School of Law – 1989 Graduate

University of South Carolina School of Law – Debtor-Creditor Advanced Courses

Bachelor of Science from the University of South Dakota in Political Science &
Business – 1986 Graduate

Professional Experience:
1.  Litigation Attorney 1989 to present.
2.  Solo Practioner in Pierre, South Dakota 1993 – present.
3.  Litigation Attorney 1989 – 1993 for Lexington & Orangeburg County
Public Defender Offices, Narcotics Attorney for Lexington County –
South Carolina.
4.  Editor for the South Carolina Bar Legislative News for 1990 and 1991
legislative sessions.
5.  General Counsel for the South Carolina House of Representatives –
Medical Affairs Committee – 1989.
6.  Rancher

*   Litigation experience in State and Federal Court Systems.
*   Experienced in grant writing and program development.
*   Crisis domestic violence & rape counselor.
*   State Chairperson for SD Coalition Against Domestic Violence - 8 years
*   EMT Certified
*   Certified Children's Legal Advocate

Licensed to practice law in South Dakota, 8th Federal District Court , and the US
Bankruptcy Court.
Joan Elayne Powell
Attorney at Law
Pierre and Gettysburg, South Dakota
Tel:  605-280-9521
Email:  Powell@sdcountrylawyer.com
to protect your legal rights
Trial experienced.