Rick W. Orr
Rick Orr, South Dakota Litigation Attorney
Rick Orr is a South Dakota litigation attorney at Davenport Evans. Rick has handled a wide variety of civil litigation, as reflected by his membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates. In recent years, though, his practice has focused more and more on workers’ compensation, including acting as a mediator in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. There, too, he is recognized both within the firm and by his peers as one of the leaders. In addition to numerous reported appellate decisions that determine rights and obligations in that field, Rick has served on and headed the State Bar’s workers’ compensation committee.
Rick is a Fellow of The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers. He has received an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, for the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards. He was also selected by Best Lawyers® in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law- Employers, ranked by Chambers and Partners in the area of Labor & Employment: Workers’ Compensation Law, and ranked in the top 5% of practicing attorneys in South Dakota by Great Plains Super Lawyers in the areas of Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Defense: General.
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