Jeffrey Lynn Viken
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of South Dakota, 1977-1981; acting U.S. attorney, 1981
Private practice, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1981-2003
Federal public defender, Districts of North Dakota and South Dakota, 2003-2009
University of South Dakota School of Law
The mission of The University of South Dakota School of Law is to prepare the lawyers and judges who will administer the Federal, state, and American Indian Tribal Justice systems in South Dakota and to provide a legal education to South Dakota residents, along with non-residents who choose to attend the school, which will serve as a solid foundation for the practice of law or other professional careers anywhere in the world.