Clint Sargent has been practicing law with the Meierhenry Law Firm since his graduation from law school in 1998. He has trained as a trial lawyer with OCA Emeritus Member Mark V. Meierhenry, former Attorney General of South Dakota, and one of the state’s most reputable trial attorneys.
Clint is well-known throughout South Dakota, not only for his representation of private property owners in eminent domain takings, but also as a trial lawyer handling some of the state’s highest profile criminal and civil cases. Clint has tried over 50 jury trials in state and federal court.
Clint has earned an AV rating from Martindale Hubbel and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. In June of 2015, Clint was named South Dakota Trial Lawyer of the Year by the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association. And in 2017, Clint was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.
BAR ADMISSIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
United States District Court, District of South Dakota
United States Court of Appeals (Eighth Circuit)
State Bar of South Dakota
– Bar Commissioner 2014-2017
– Co-Chair, Tort, Insurance & Trial Law Section 2004-2005
– Law School Committee 2007-2018
South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
– President 2009-2010
– President-Elect 2008-2009
– Secretary-Treasurer 2007-2008
– Board of Governors 2000-2018
American Association for Justice
– Board of Governors 2009-2018
– AAJ Ambassador 2004-2010
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Associate (Member)