Taylor and Miskimins

Attorneys . . .

James D. Taylor


2013-Present - James D. Taylor, P.C.
Mitchell, South Dakota
1989-2012 - Shareholder, Taylor & Miskimins, P.C.
Mitchell, South Dakota
1987-1989 - Sole Practitioner, Taylor Law Office
Mitchell, South Dakota
1984-1987 - Partner, Tinan, Smith & Taylor
Mitchell, South Dakota
1982-1983 - Associate, Tinan, Padrnos, Smith & Saukerson
Mitchell, South Dakota
1980-1982 - Law Clerk, Ryan & Scoville
South Sioux City, Nebraska
1977-1979 - Lumber Dealer, Scott Lumber and Supply Company
Sioux Falls, South Dakota


1982 - University of South Dakota Law School, Vermillion, South Dakota
Juris Doctor, Sterling Honor Graduate
1976 - St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts, Economics
1972 - Washington Senior High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Professional Activities

  • President, Davison County Bar Association (1985-1996)
  • State Bar of South Dakota
  • American Bar Association
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chairman, Hanson, Aurora, McCook, Jerauld and Sanborn County Boards of Mental Illness
  • Licensed to practice before all South Dakota Courts; United States District Court for the District of South Dakota; United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Dakota
  • Broker's License, South Dakota Real Estate Commission
  • South Dakota Deputy State's Attorney [Civil], Davison County, South Dakota

Current Civic Activities

  • Congregational United Church of Christ
  • Kiwanis Club
  • Resurgam Lodge #31, A.F. & A.M.
  • Corn Palace Shrine Club, A.A.O.N.M.S.
  • Secretary, Lakeview Lawn Bowling Association
  • Clerk, Mitchell Masonic Building Association

Past Professional and Civic Activities

  • South Dakota Child Support Referee
  • Trustee, Mitchell Public Library
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Queen of Peace Hospital
  • Chairman, Mitchell Regional Marketing Committee


  • Born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Married, three children

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James D. Taylor, P.C.
520 North Lawler, Suite 100 / Post Office Box 6
Mitchell, South Dakota 57301
Phone 605-996-3882 / Fax 605-996-3884
Email information@tmlawsd.com

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