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Over 100 Years of Combined Experience

Attorneys at Beardsley Jensen & Lee strive to get the best possible results for you in every case. The South Dakota law firm of Beardsley, Jensen & Lee was established by lawyers who collectively have more than 100 years of broad-ranging legal experience. The founding partners carry the highest rating conferred by Martindale-Hubbell. The firm is dedicated to providing quality, cost-effective legal services to litigation, business, and environmental clients.

Contact Beardsley Jensen & Lee today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Personal Injury / Car Accidents
  • Business Law
  • Family Law
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction and Professional Liability
  • Criminal Law

Our attorneys help clients and try lawsuits in South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Minnesota.

Call The Law Office of Beardsley Jensen & Lee today at 605-204-6745 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Steven C. Beardsley

Bar Admissions:

  • 1978, South Dakota and U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
  • 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • 2001, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • South Dakota State University, B.S., 1975
  • University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., Thomas Sterling Honor Society, 1978

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Bar Association, 1978- Present
  • Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • Products General Liability and Consumer Law Committee
  • Automobile Law Committee
  • Criminal Justice Committee
  • Toxic, Hazardous Substance and Environmental Law Committee
  • Tort and Insurance Practice Committee
  • Litigation Committee Trial
  • Tech Commission
  • State Bar of South Dakota
  • Worker’s Compensation Committee, State Bar of South Dakota
  • Negligence & Tort Law Committee, State Bar of South Dakota
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, 1991
  • Chairman, Membership
  • American Association for Justice
  • Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel
  • Products Liability
  • Alternative Resolution Dispute
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy Advocates Association, Member
  • Black Hills Claims Association, Member
  • Black Hills Criminal Defense Bar, Member

Attorney Gary D. Jensen

Bar Admissions:

  • 1978, South Dakota, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota and U.S. Federal Court
  • 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • 1983, U.S. Supreme Court; Rosebud Sioux Tribe; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Court


  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota, 1978
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, 1975
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association 1979 – present
    • Board Member, 1988-1999
    • President, 1990-1991
  • State Bar of South Dakota, Chairman
    • Civil Pattern Jury Instructions
      Committee Chairman
    • Negligence and Tort Law Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Professional Fellowship American Board of Trial Advocates

Attorney Brad J. Lee

Bar Admissions:

  • 2004, South Dakota
  • 2005, Minnesota, Nebraska and U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
  • 2006, North Dakota and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • 2007, U.S. Supreme Court; 2011, Wyoming


  • Jamestown College, B.A., Business Administration, 1999
  • University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 2003

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of South Dakota
  • State Bar of Minnesota
  • State Bar of Nebraska
  • State Bar of Wyoming
  • State Bar of North Dakota
  • American Association for Justice
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennington County Bar Association
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group

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