Melissa E.

Neville

Partner

Melissa E.

Neville

Partner

Education

  • South Dakota State University, Undergraduate
  • University of South Dakota School of Law

Memberships:

  • State Bar of South Dakota
    • Commissioner 2012-2015
    • CLE Committee
    • Court Reporter Committee
    • Family Law Committee
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
    • Board of Governors
  • Dakota Plains Legal Services
    • Board of Directors

Admitted to Practice:

  • South Dakota State and Federal Courts
  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Court

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Melissa is originally from Sturgis, South Dakota, but grew up in Brainerd, Minnesota. After she graduated from law school in 2001, she served as the law clerk to the Honorable David Gilbertson, Chief Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court. Melissa joined Bantz, Gosch & Cremer, LLC, in 2002, where she is a trained/court-approved mediator and practices predominantly in the areas of family law and general civil litigation. Melissa is an avid reader, an active member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, and enjoys traveling with her family. Melissa is also a veteran, with 14 years of service in the South Dakota Army National Guard. Melissa and her husband, Alan, a professor at Northern State University, have five children and reside in Aberdeen.

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