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Davenport Evans Announces New Partner Reece Almond

Davenport Evans Announces New Partner Reece Almond

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP is pleased to announce that Reece M. Almond has become a partner in the firm. Reece M. Almond, JD, is a member of the firm’s litigation section, having joined the firm in 2014. His practice is primarily focused on commercial...

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Happy Retirement, Dee Steilen

Happy Retirement, Dee Steilen

Davenport Evans gathered today to wish Dee Steilen a Happy Retirement, and to thank her for 34 years of dedicated service. Attorney Eric Schulte shared memories of starting as a new attorney, relying on her support like many young lawyers starting out their careers....

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What Paul Volcker Did for South Dakota

What Paul Volcker Did for South Dakota

By Douglas J. Hajek, Davenport Evans Lawyer Paul Volcker’s strategy for dealing with inflation was painful across America. And while it suffered along with every other state, in 1980, South Dakota found itself on the receiving end of a very pleasant surprise.  It was...

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Brendan Reilly Returns to Davenport Evans

Brendan Reilly Returns to Davenport Evans

Brendan W. Reilly returns to Davenport Evans as a Partner, having previously practiced law at the firm for 19 years. Brendan’s practice encompasses a wide area but he works most frequently in general corporate law, from the formation of new legal entities to the...

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80 Packs of Diapers for Teddy Bear Den in Honor of 80 Years

80 Packs of Diapers for Teddy Bear Den in Honor of 80 Years

Davenport Evans Law Firm is celebrating our 80th Anniversary by giving back to 12 local non-profits, one for every month in the year. We were pleased to celebrate this occasion with our neighbor, the Teddy Bear Den, stopping by to deliver a towering 80 packages of...

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2020 Estate and Gift Tax Exclusions

2020 Estate and Gift Tax Exclusions

The lifetime estate exclusion amount (also sometimes called the estate tax exemption amount, the applicable exclusion amount, or the unified credit amount) has been increased for inflation beginning January 1, 2020. Applicable Exclusion Amount Under the 2010 Tax...

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