Our Legal Staff
Our attorneys know South Dakota. More important, we consider legal challenges opportunities to improve people's lives. That's because we have the vision to see what others often overlook. We don't wait for insurance companies to dictate what happens. We push cases forward and fight for the results that injury victims deserve.
Your case matters to us, and we want to meet with you. Our attorneys think beyond your immediate needs. We think long-term. We want to work with you and find a solution that allows you to move forward in life. Set your case in motion. Contact our law firm and schedule your free case evaluation.
Vicki Blake, Paralegal
Vicki Blake joined the staff in our Sioux Falls office in July 2009. She generally assists attorneys Drew Duncan and William Sims but is called upon to assist other attorneys as well. After 25 years working with attorneys, Vicki achieved a personal goal of earning her Certified Paralegal designation in May 2007 through the National Association of Legal Assistants. She was voted South Dakota's paralegal of the year in 2008-2009. She is currently working on earning her Advanced Certified Paralegal designation in the area of personal injury law.
Vicki is a state officeholder in the South Dakota Paralegal Association, a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Second Circuit Women in Law and the South Dakota Trial Lawyers' Association. She works primarily in the areas of governmental and regulatory business, personal injury and criminal law. Vicki enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching hockey in the winter and riding motorcycles in the summer.
Vicki's practice philosophy is to provide each of our clients with the best possible personal service, and to treat our clients as she would wish her family to be treated.
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Rhonda Hahne, Paralegal
Rhonda Hahne joined the firm in June 2013. Rhonda obtained her paralegal degree from Palomar College in San Marcos, California with additional class time at National American University when she moved to Sioux Falls in 2005. She has been working as a paralegal for almost 17 years. Her years of experience in the legal field and exceptional legal knowledge, coupled with her desire to help clients, make her an invaluable asset to the client and the facilitation of cases.
Her primary focus is in litigation which includes Personal Injury, Will Contest and Domestic Relations matters. Rhonda assists attorneys Jeff Cole and Amanda Engel.
In her spare time, Rhonda enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is also a running enthusiast that has completed 4 half marathons and is always looking forward to the next running challenge, possibly a full marathon someday.
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