Trademarks: Do you need one, and if so, what kind?
Attorney Katie Cook writes the article "Trademarks: Do you need one, and if so, what kind?" For many businesses, protecting your brand—be it a logo, business name, or product name—is crucial. But, how do you know if a trademark makes sense, or what kind of trademark to get? This article will briefly outline the different types of trademarks as well as the pros and cons associated with each.
South Dakota Trust Law Update - 2019 Edition by Patrick G. Goetzinger
Patrick G. Goetzinger, one of Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore's trust attorneys, prepares an annual update on new South Dakota laws affecting South Dakota trusts, trustees and trust companies which become effective July 1, 2019.
Pierre Office Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
On June 18th our Pierre office celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Pierre Chamber of Commerce. The event had a great turnout! Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore would like to thank all of those who came out to celebrate with us! Previous South Dakota Attorney General Marty J. Jackley is located at our Pierre office.
Staff Spotlight: Annie Vrooman, Legal Assistant
Meet Annie Vrooman, a Legal Assistant who has been with our firm since July 2018! When we asked Annie what her favorite part of being a Legal Assistant was, she replied “I like the interesting cases, working with the clients, and the day to day busy and challenging atmosphere that comes with legal work. I also really enjoy talking to the clients and working to ensure they are happy by addressing their many questions and concerns. At Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP, we are glad that Annie is on our team! If you have questions, please contact us at 605-342-1078 or stop by our downtown Rapid City or Pierre office locations today!
Attorney Spotlight: Daniel E. Ashmore
Meet Dan Ashmore, an attorney at our firm who has been practicing law for nearly 40 years! Dan is one of the founding attorneys at the firm and is fortunate to have seen the firm grow from 3 attorneys when he first started to now nearly 20. Dan’s primary practice areas consist of insurance and corporate defense including workers' compensation. He also represents injured people when the occasion arises.
Attorney Marty J. Jackley Opens New Pierre Office Location
Previous South Dakota Attorney General Marty J. Jackley is Located at Historic Hyde Building in Pierre, South Dakota.