Lisa K. Cagle

Attorney - Rapid City

Contact (605) 342-1078 (605) 342-9503

Lisa K. Cagle is an associate attorney with Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP in Rapid City, South Dakota. Lisa focuses her practice primarily on business and estate planning, real estate law, and employment law. Prior to practicing law, she worked as a teacher for eight years.

Lisa was born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota. She attended the University of California Los Angeles where she received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. Lisa earned her Juris Doctor from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law where she graduated in the top 10% of her class.

During law school, Lisa was the Research and Writing Editor for “The American Journal of Trial Advocacy” and was selected by Judge John Carrol for involvement in the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama. Lisa has served as the president of the West River Estate and Financial Planning Council.

Outside of work, Lisa enjoys hiking, reading, and attending concerts.

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  • Samford University, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
  • University of California Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Admitted to the Bar 

  • State of North Dakota - 2019 
  • State of South Dakota - 2020

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • South Dakota Bar Association
  • North Dakota Bar Association
  • Pennington County Bar Association
  • Business Networking International
  • West River Estate and Financial Planning Council


  • With Patrick G. Goetzinger, co-author of Signature Pages for Will and Self-Proving Affidavit (SD) (Practical Law Trusts & Estates, 2023)
  • With Patrick G. Goetzinger, co-author of Transfer on Death Deed (SD) (Practical Law Trusts & Estates, 2023)
  • With Patrick G. Goetzinger, co-author of Wills: South Dakota (Practical Law Trusts & Estates, 2023)
  • “Charleston v. Gilmore: Understanding the Admissibility of Incriminating Statements Made Before and After the Reading of Miranda Rights” published spring 2019 in the “American Journal of Trial Advocacy.”

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