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Davenport Evans Recognized at Spirit of Caring Award Event

Davenport Evans Recognized at Spirit of Caring Award Event

The Sioux Empire United Way recently celebrated a successful fundraising campaign for the 25th consecutive year at its annual Thank You Event. The 2020 Campaign raised $10,084,447, exceeding its goal of $10,074,508. Davenport Evans was recognized for a tradition of...

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KELOLAND Announces Remarkable Women Finalist Shari Kastein

KELOLAND Announces Remarkable Women Finalist Shari Kastein

Giving Victims a Voice Remarkable Women of KELOLAND, presented by Davenport Evans Law Firm, is pleased to announce the second Remarkable Women nominee, Shari Kastein of Sioux Center, IA. The second finalist was announced February 18, 2020. “My passion in life has...

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KELOLAND Announces Remarkable Women Finalist Julie Becker

KELOLAND Announces Remarkable Women Finalist Julie Becker

The first Remarkable Woman nominee, Julie Becker, Director of the St. Francis House, has overseen an expansion, fundraising campaign and move into a new facility that allows the organization to serve even more people moving from “homelessness to hope.” If that isn’t...

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Is Your Collateral Description Sufficient?

Is Your Collateral Description Sufficient?

A fundamental principle of the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) is that a creditor must perfect her security interest by filing a financing statement in the appropriate jurisdiction. In the financing statement, the creditor must describe the collateral that she has an...

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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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