June 27, 2011
South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
CONTACT: Sara Hartford
DEAN NASSER NAMED TRIAL LAWYER OF THE YEAR
Dean Nasser of Sioux Falls was presented with the annual South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association ‘Trial Lawyer of the Year’ Award during the Association's annual meeting in Sioux Falls on June 23, 2011.
The award is given based on service to the trial bar and the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, advocacy for the protection of victims' rights, notable achievement in a trial or appellate practice within the last year, and efforts to educate the public concerning the need to preserve the integrity of the civil justice system.
N. DEAN NASSER, JR. earned his J.D. from USD School of Law in 1973 and began practicing law as an Assistant Attorney General for a year. In 1974 he entered private practice in Sioux Falls. His practice focus is civil litigation; personal injury law, insurance, subrogation, ERISA law; and worker’s compensation. He has been a presenter on numerous occasions at continuing legal education seminars and has sponsored numerous rules changes for the benefit of the profession.
Dean is a member of the State Bar of South Dakota, the Second Circuit Bar Association, the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the Bars of The United States District Court, The United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit, The United States Supreme Court, and is a 2003 graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College.
Nasser, a native of Sioux Falls, practices law with his son, Jimmy Nasser, Attorney at Law, at Nasser Law Offices PC.