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Kassie McKie Shiffermiller
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Rapid City Attorney
Kassie McKie Shiffermiller

Phone: 605.342.2592

Email: kshiffermiller@lynnjackson.com

Languages: English

Kassie McKie Shiffermiller joined the firm’s Rapid City office as an associate in August 2014, after spending time at Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C. as a summer associate in 2013. She focuses her practice on litigation, education, and employment law. She is co-editor of the South Dakota Employment Law Letter published by Business & Legal Resources (BLR), a member of the South Dakota Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Kassie is a native of Rapid City. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.S.A. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Spanish from Western Carolina University (WCU) in 2011. While at WCU, Kassie was a Division I track and field athlete, recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal, recipient of the Dean’s Scholar Award, and a member of the Student Leadership Council. Kassie received her J.D. from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 2014, where she was a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board and a research assistant for Constitutional Law.

Education

  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, SD, J.D., May 2014
  • Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, B.S. in Business Administration, May 2011
  • Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, B.A. in Spanish, May 2011

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennington County Bar Association
  • South Dakota Bar Association
  • Employer’s Counsel Network

Published Works

  • Editor, South Dakota Employment Law Letter
  • “Manager’s Mode of Performing Job Doesn’t Sync with Owner’s Expectations“, HR Daily Advisor, July 24, 2017
  • “South Dakota Brewery Worker’s Employment Tanked by Medical Restrictions“, HR Daily Advisor, June 16, 2017
  • “Is South Dakota Employee Eligible for Unemployment Benefits After Stealing from Former Employer?“, HR Daily Advisor, May 29, 2017
  • “Ensuring Compliance with OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Provisions“, December 15, 2016
  • Quoted, “States approve minimum wage, paid leave ballot questions,” Human Resources News, November 10, 2016
  • “South Dakota employee confronts harasser, may have been burned by employer,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, May 2016, and HR.BLR.com, June 27, 2016
  • “Sioux City animal hospital declaws vet tech for catty attitude,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, May 2016, and HR.BLR.com, June 20, 2016
  • “South Dakota driver terminated for recklessness off the clock,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, April 2016, and HR.BLR.com, May 20, 2016
  • “Third strike gets driver fired–but he’s still awarded unemployment,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, March 2016, and HR.BLR.com, April 29, 2016
  • “Adding fun to work can pay off, but be alert to snags,” HR Hero Line, April 8, 2016
  • “Termination: Awkward encounter with customer turns into a hairy situation,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, February 2016, and HR.BLR.com, March 24, 2016
  • “Dairy Queen employee’s strange antics freeze store hours,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, January 2016, and HR.BLR.com, February 19, 2016
  • “Workers’ comp: Why are only 2 of the 3 required brain surgeries covered?” South Dakota Employment Law Letter,December 2015, and HR.BLR.com, January 22, 2016
  • “South Dakota ranch slims down workers’ comp coverage,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, November 2015, and HR.BLR.com, December 18, 2015
  • “South Dakota employer finds itself in ADA nightmare,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, October 2015, and HR.BLR.com, Nov. 13, 2015
  • “South Dakota booze distributor experiences hangover after firing employee,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter,September 2015, and HR.BLR.com, October 30, 2015
  • “One too many accidents leaves South Dakota employee without a job,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter,August 2015, and HR.BLR.com, September 30, 2015
  • “South Dakota employee had a good reason to quit, but no unemployment benefits awarded,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, August 2015, and HR.BLR.com, September 25, 2015
  • “South Dakota employee’s prank earns him a workers’ comp award,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, August 2015, and HR.BLR.com, August 14, 2015
  • “Engineer scrounges for evidence but doesn’t find enough to convince 8th Circuit,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, July 2015, and HR.BLR.com, August 7, 2015
  • “South Dakota Supreme Court announces new workers’ comp rule,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, June 2015, and HR.BLR.com, July 17, 2015
  • “South Dakota RIF ends in race discrimination claim,” South Dakota Employment Law Letter, June 2015, and HR.BLR.com, July 1o, 2015

Contact This Firm

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C.

909 Saint Joseph Street
Suite 800
Rapid City, SD 57701
United States

Law Firm Contact: Jeffery D. Collins

Tel: 605.342.2592

Fax: 605.342.5185

Email: jcollins@lynnjackson.com

Website: www.lynnjackson.com

Member Since: 2020

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