Seizing an opportunity

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We applaud the decision by the Timber Lake City Council and the Dewey County Commission to participate in the Rural Attorney Recruitment Program. This is an example of state and local government working together to address a need.

As Chief Justice David Gilbertson recognized that many attorneys of his generation were retiring and 85% of the USD Law School grads were going to the state’s four largest cities, he knew something should be done. Fast forward to now, and the Rural Attorney Recruitment Program is well on its way to being a real solution statewide.

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