Member Profile - Sara Frankenstein


Membership Level

Regular Member - 1 Year

Employer

Gunderson Palmer Nelson & Ashmore

Email

sfrankenstein@gpna.com

Business Phone

605-342-1078

Website

http://gundersonpalmer.com/

Address

PO Box 8045, Rapid City, SD 57709, United States

Law School

University of South Dakota

Practice Area 1

Civil Practice

Practice Area 2

Election Law

Practice Area 3

Insurance

 

BIO

Sara Frankenstein is a partner of Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP. She practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Employment Law, Voting Rights, Personal Injury and Insurance Defense. Sara is the city attorney for two towns, and defends cities, counties and school boards when they are sued. Sara earned her B.A. and J.D. from the University of South Dakota. She served as Law Clerk to Honorable Richard H. Battey, U.S. District Court, South Dakota in 2001 and 2002. Sara has successfully argued before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals en banc (all eleven judges), successfully briefed a case to the United States Supreme Court, and won the smoking ban election law trial which was the lead South Dakota news story for 2009. Sara serves on the board of directors for the Rapid City Main Street Square, the Miss South Dakota Scholarship board, is the executive director of the Miss Rapid City Scholarship Pageant, and formerly on the South Dakota GOP Executive Board. Sara enjoys singing and other involvement in her church and community. She and her husband Lew have three children.


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