Jacquelyn A. Bouwman
University of South Dakota, B.B.A., Business Management, Cum Laude, Honors Scholar Graduate; University of South Dakota School of Law, M.B.A./J.D., Summa Cum Laude, Sterling Honors
SD, 8th Circuit of Appeals, South Dakota State and Federal Courts
Jacquelyn Bouwman is a litigation attorney licensed to practice in the state of South Dakota, the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. She focuses primarily in the areas of civil litigation, real estate, and business law. Prior to joining Woods Fuller, she served as a federal judicial law clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollmann.
Originally from Lemmon, South Dakota, Jacquelyn pursued her higher education at the University of South Dakota where she received a Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor joint degree, with highest honors. While in law school, she served as Class President, Trial Team President, Lead Articles Editor of the South Dakota Law Review, and Student Liaison for the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association.
In her first year of law school, Jacquelyn was awarded first place in the Sam Masten Intramural Moot Court Competition, where the final round was argued before a panel of South Dakota Supreme Court justices and federal judges. She competed nationally on the mock trial team, including in Washington D.C. and New York City. In her final year of law school, she was awarded the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Association Award.
Her article, "Murdering the Market: How Stigmatized Property Disclosure Requirements in South Dakota Unreasonably Diminish Economic Value in the Residential Real Estate Market" was published in Volume 63 of the South Dakota Law Review, and has been cited internationally.
In her free time, Jacquelyn enjoys traveling with her husband and working on DIY projects.