Jason Glodt is an associate attorney at Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP in Pierre, South Dakota. He focuses his practice on Business Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Governmental Law, Election Law, Environmental Law, Litigation, Lobbying and Issue Advocacy.
Jason Glodt has over 20 years of legal experience working in South Dakota. He served as an Assistant Attorney General for Attorneys Generals Mark Barnett and Larry Long and Marty Jackley. Working in the Appellate Division, Jason has won a dozen South Dakota Supreme Court cases. He also worked in the Litigation Division as a drug prosecutor and litigated overweight vehicle cases. In addition, Jason served as the director of the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
Jason has also served as a Senior Advisor, lobbyist, and lawyer for Governors Rounds and Daugaard. His areas of expertise included agriculture, energy policy, transportation, environmental regulation, and Game, Fish, and Parks policy.
Jason also has a background in campaign management. He was the Executive Director of the South Dakota Republican Party from 2003 to 2004 and has worked on over 200 local, state, and federal campaigns over the past 25 years, including Rounds for Governor, Daugaard for Governor, and Rounds for Senate. He has also successfully managed initiated measure and constitutional amendment campaigns. In 2013, the magazine Campaigns & Elections listed Jason Glodt on their Influencers 500 list of top political consultants in America.
In 1995, Governor Bill Janklow appointed Jason to serve as a member of the South Dakota Board of Regents and subsequently re-appointed him. Jason was elected as a Pierre City Commissioner in 2003 and re-elected in 2006. Jason is an Eagle Scout and was selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young South Dakotans in 2004. He volunteers with several community service groups and is a past president of the Pierre Exchange Club and Masonic Lodge. He is currently serving as the Scoutmaster for Troop 27 in Pierre.
Jason grew up in Webster and Wessington Springs before moving to Spearfish where he graduated high school. He went on to earn a B.S. degree in Political Science from Black Hills State University before earning his Juris Doctorate degree in Law from The University of South Dakota School of Law.
Jason and his wife, Michelle, have two children, Carson and Allison.
- American Bar Association
- South Dakota State Bar
- South Dakota State Bar
- Law School
University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D.,
- Undergraduate School
Black Hills State University, B.S. Political Science