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Law Firm in Pierre, SD

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About This Firm

RITER, ROGERS, WATTIER & NORTHRUP traces its roots back to the 1880's when L.L. Stephens came west and studied law. He was joined in the practice by his son, E.W. Stephens, and then in 1941 was joined by R.C. Riter.

The Firm offers a wide range of legal services in South Dakota including insurance defense law, telecommunications law, products liability law, personal injury law, administrative law and employer-employee law.

All attorneys regularly attend and participate in continuing legal education seminars and professional association meetings throughout the United States and South Dakota. Firm belongs to USLaw Network and USLAW.

Areas of Law

  • General Practice. Corporations. Insurance. Banking. Bankruptcy. Administrative and Probate Law. Trials and Appeals. Legislative Counsel. Estate Planning
  • Criminal Defense
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury
  • Cooperatives.
  • Employment
  • Agriculture
  • Natural Resources
  • Telecommunications

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Ernest W. Stephens
Ernest W. Stephens
Robert C. Riter
Robert C. Riter
Eugene D. Mayer
Eugene D. Mayer
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GENERAL COUNSEL FOR: City of Pierre and South Dakota.


STATE COUNSEL FOR: South Dakota Music & Vending Association, South Dakota Beer Wholesalers Association, South Dakota Consumer Finance Association, South Dakota Pharmacists Association and South Dakota High School Activities Association.


REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS FOR: First National Bank, Pierre, South Dakota, Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co., United Services Automobile Assocation, Home Insurance Co., Continental Casualty Co., Government Employees Insurance Co., Agricultural Insurance Group, Maryland Casualty Co., Cigna, Inc., Transamerica Insurance Co., Auto Owners Ins. Co., Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., General Casualty Cos, Monsanto Co., National Farmers Union Insurance Co., Royal Insurance Cos, All Nation Insurance Co., Cenex/Land 'O Lakes, Harvest States, Safeco Property & Casualty Insurance Cos, Zurich Claims, CNA, Employers Reinsurance Corp, Barnes and Noble, South Dakota Rural Electric Association, South Dakota Network LLC, Venture Communications, Golden West Telecommunications Corporations, Inc., Valley Telecommunications and S. D. Real Estate Commission.

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Riter, Rogers, Wattier & Northrup, LLP
Professional & Executive Building 319 South Coteau Street, P.O. Box 280,
Pierre, SD 57501






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Professional & Executive Building 319 South Coteau Street, P.O. Box 280,
Pierre, SD 57501


Office Hours
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM
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