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Steven Jensen's Biography

Contact Information

Office

500 East Capitol Avenue Pierre
Pierre, SD 57501

Full Name:

Steven R. Jensen

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Sue; 3 Children

JD, University of South Dakota School of Law, 1988

Graduated, Bethel University, 1985

Candidate, South Dakota State Supreme Court, District 4, 2020

Chief Justice, South Dakota State Supreme Court, District 4, 2021-present

Former Employee, Crary Huff Law Firm

Former Presiding Judge, First Judicial Circuit, South Dakota

Former Judge, First Judicial Circuit, South Dakota

Former Law Clerk, Justice Richard W. Sabers, South Dakota Supreme Court

Justice, South Dakota State Supreme Court, District 4, 2017-2021

Appointed by Governor Dennis Daugaard, Justice, South Dakota State Supreme Court, District 4, September 19th, 2017

Appointed by Governor Mike Rounds, Judge, First Judicial Circuit, South Dakota, 2003

Former Judicial Fellow, Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Resource Center

Former President, South Dakota Judges Association

Former Chair, Unified Judicial System’s Presiding Judges Council, South Dakota

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