Governor appoints Sioux Falls attorney to judgeship
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is appointing Sioux Falls attorney James Power to a judgeship in the Second Circuit.
Power has been with the Woods, Fuller, Shultz and Smith firm since 2006. Before that, the Alabama native practiced law in Atlanta and clerked for a law firm in Dallas.
He holds a law degree from George Washington Law School in Washington, D.C. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in theology.
Power will succeed Judge Larry Long, who is retiring in September. The Second Circuit includes Lincoln and Minnehaha counties.