David J. King

Attorney David J King
  • Owner/Lead Attorney


Sioux Falls, SD





Attorney David J King
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David J. King is the founder/owner of King Law Firm. David has over 30 years of active trial practice experience, focusing on civil trials, mediation, motor vehicle accidents, personal injury, workers compensation, insurance claims and social security disability claims. David has recovered untold millions of dollars on behalf of his injured clients. David has successfully tried numerous cases throughout both South Dakota and Iowa. He has extensive appellate experience before the South Dakota Supreme Court. He has also tried (and won) numerous Social Security Disability cases. Prior to entering private practice, David was honored to be selected as the Law Clerk to the Honorable Chief Justice Robert A. Miller of the South Dakota Supreme Court.

David is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Iowa Association for Justice, the State Bar of Iowa, the National Organization for Social Security Claimant's Representatives, the State Bar of South Dakota, the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, the Top 100 Lawyers, and Who's Who Top Lawyer.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Civil Trials
  • Insurance Claims
  • Litigation
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workmen's Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • South Dakota, 1990
  • Iowa, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of South Dakota, 1991


  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
    • J.D. - 1990
  • University of South Dakota
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1987
    • Major: Political Science & Government

Published Works

  • Vol 44 South Dakota Law Review, Issue Dedicated to Chief Justice Robert A. Miller

Honors and Awards

  • America's Most Honored Professionals Top 10%
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • The Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in South Dakota

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • South Dakota Bar Association
  • Iowa Bar Association
  • Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • Who's Who Top Lawyer
  • Workers Compensation Litigation Group
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyer

Past Employment Positions

  • Berenstein, Vriezelaar, Moore, Moser & Tigges, Associate, 08/1991 to 04/1995
  • South Dakota Unified Judicial System, Judicial Law Clerk, 08/1990 to 08/1991