Brookings, SD Lawyer
Ben Kleinjan, a Brookings County native, graduated with high honors from Drake University Law School with a Juris Doctorate with certification in Agricultural Law in 2011. While in law school, Ben served as Article Editor for the Journal of Agricultural Law. After admission to the Bar, he served as a law clerk for the Second District Court in Iowa. In 2012, Ben returned home to Brookings to enter private practice and teach Business Law at SDSU.
Ben is a member of both the South Dakota and Iowa Bar Associations, the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Agricultural Law Association. Ben’s general practice focuses on agricultural law, civil and business litigation, personal injury, insurance subrogation and defense, real estate, estate planning/wills/probate, and criminal defense.