Kenneth E. Barker

Licensed for 37 years

Kenneth E. Barker is a personal injury attorney with Barker Law Firm, LLC. Representing clients in western South Dakota and Gillette, Wyoming, he has been named to the list of The Best Lawyers in America twice and as Rapid City’s Lawyer of the Year in 2013. Through The National Board of Trial Advocacy, he is a Board Certified Trial Attorney and his focus areas include fraud and deceit, brain injuries, condemnation, birth trauma, spinal injuries, professional liability, premises liability, products liability, insurance litigation, business litigation, automobile accidents and injuries, wrongful death and the Federal Employers Liability Act.

About Kenneth E. Barker

With a Bachelor of Science in political science and economics from South Dakota State University, Mr. Barker moved on to the University of South Dakota School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor. During his time in law school, he was also topics editor for the University of South Dakota Law Review. Mr. Barker is admitted to practice in the state of South Dakota, the state of Wyoming and before the United States Supreme Court. As president of the State Bar of South Dakota, Mr. Barker is also a member of the organization’s tort law and lawyer referral and negligence committee. He is president of the Butte County Bar Association and a member of the American Bar Association, the Wyoming State Bar, the American Association for Justice and the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Barker provides service to his community with his work as the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ Commissioners chair and as president of the Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce. For almost a decade, he also served on the community center board.



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Admitted in 1985, South Dakota

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University Attended

The University of South Dakota School of Law, class of 1984, JD

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Accident & Injury

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