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About Beardsley, Jensen & Lee

Rapid City Attorneys, Serving South Dakota

Based in Rapid City, Beardsley, Jensen & Lee is a full-service law firm representing clients throughout South Dakota in a variety of legal matters. Whether you were injured in a car accident, are going through a divorce, or have been accused of a crime, our team of trusted trial lawyers is ready to help.

Our goal is to provide you with the highest level of client service and to secure the best possible outcome for your case.

Together, our attorneys have over 100 years of experience in various practice areas, Our firm is primarily focused on:

However, we can also help you and your loved ones with the following:

Regardless of the legal challenge you are facing, when you turn to Beardsley, Jensen & Lee, you don’t just get one attorney—you get an entire team of legal professionals dedicated to helping you.

Continue reading to learn more about our Rapid City law firm, or contact us directly at (605) 777-7466 for a complimentary consultation.

  • Results-Driven, Integrity-Focused

    When you are facing a legal matter, you need a team that is not only focused on your success, but that is also committed to providing honest & trustworthy legal counsel.

  • Team-Mentality

    When you hire one attorney at our firm, you get our full team. Rather than just one set of eyes and knowledge on your case, you have decades of experience advocating on your behalf.

  • Trial-Tested Attorneys

    The Beardsley, Jensen & Lee team is not only not afraid to take your case to trial, but they are also the most equipped to get you the highest settlement and result.

  • Over 100 Years of Experience

    Our team of dedicated attorneys has over 100 years of knowledge and experience to put on your side.

Meet You Dedicated Team

Over 100 Years of Dedicated Legal Experience
  • Steven C. Beardsley
  • Gary D. Jensen
  • Brad J. Lee
  • Jessica L. Larson
  • Brett A. Poppen
  • Matthew J. McIntosh
  • Mike S. Beardsley
  • Elliot J. Bloom
  • Steven C. Beardsley Steven C. Beardsley
    For almost 40 years, Steve Beardsley has engaged in a civil litigation practice that includes personal injury, construction law, commercial law, workers compensation, medical malpractice, insurance defense, and product liability.
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  • Gary D. Jensen Gary D. Jensen
    Gary represents clients in civil litigation- disputes involving construction, commercial, insurance, health care, and personal injury matters.
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  • Brad J. Lee Brad J. Lee
    Brad graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 2003. After graduation, Brad underwent a two-year clerkship with the Honorable Richard H. Battey, United States District Court Judge, in Rapid City.
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  • Jessica L. Larson Jessica L. Larson

    After growing up in the Black Hills, Jessica knew she wanted to live and practice law in the area. She joined the firm as an associate in 2009 and became a partner in 2017. Jessica focuses her practice on litigation, business law, and real estate law.

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  • Brett A. Poppen Brett A. Poppen

    Brett received his Bachelor of Science degree at South Dakota State University in 2005 with a major in Political Science and a minor in Economics. He then went on and received his law degree from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 2009.

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  • Matthew J. McIntosh Matthew J. McIntosh
    Matthew McIntosh grew up in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He graduated from the University of Jamestown in Jamestown, North Dakota before receiving his Master’s Degree and Juris Doctorate from the University of Wyoming.
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  • Mike S. Beardsley Mike S. Beardsley
    Mike Beardsley was born and raised in Rapid City, South Dakota. He graduated from Montana State University, in Bozeman, Montana in 2006. In 2010, he became a third-generation graduate from the University of South Dakota School of Law.
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  • Elliot J. Bloom Elliot J. Bloom

    Elliot grew up on a ranch near Rapid City, South Dakota. While competing in collegiate athletics at Augustana College, he obtained a B.A. in Biochemistry in 2011. Elliot went on to graduate with Sterling Honors from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 2017.

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Seeking Creative, Cost-Effective Solutions

We understand that any legal issue can be incredibly stressful. To that end, we strive to develop custom strategies aimed at reducing the time and expense associated with filing a claim, settling a dispute, or defending your rights. Our firm is committed to resolving legal conflicts promptly, creatively, and as cost-effectively as possible.

To do this, we work as a team, pooling our combined resources and skills to build powerful, effective cases for our clients. We believe that we are stronger together, which is why every client of our firm benefits from the experience of our entire team.

A Longstanding History of Success

At Beardsley, Jensen & Lee, we are proud of our impressive and extensive track record of success because it highlights the many ways in which we have helped people in our community who were facing significant legal challenges. We never lose sight of the fact that our clients are real people. Our Rapid City attorneys offer compassionate, client-focused representation and aggressive advocacy—an approach that has helped us secure the results our clients needed for more than two decades.

Since 1997, Beardsley, Jensen & Lee has been representing the rapidly changing needs of local businesses and corporations, as well as individuals and families throughout Pennington County and beyond. While we strive to resolve conflicts through mediation and arbitration, we also realize that some issues must be taken to trial. Because of this, we actively prepare every case for litigation. We are not afraid to take cases to court, and often try and win cases on behalf of our clients.

Choose an Award-Winning Legal Team

Our attorneys have been recognized by numerous prestigious legal organizations for their commitment to the highest level of service, representation, and ethics. Our founding attorneys have earned the highest possible peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell® (AV® Preeminent), and other members of our firm have been honored with esteemed accolades from local and national publications and associations.

When you need an attorney, turn to Beardsley, Jensen & Lee for experienced legal counsel from an entire team of trusted lawyers. We offer complimentary case evaluations both in person and by phone.

Put Over 100 Years of Knowledge On Your Side

We take the time to understand the specific legal needs of each client and research the case from every possible angle to provide innovative and effective legal services that are tailored to the needs of the client.

    Highly Recommend

    “A smart lawyer, seems to have lots of angles, communications are great. Very friendly, strives to do the best he can. I would recommend this law firm to anybody.”

    - Ron & Linda K.
    Top Notch

    “Mr. Lee was very helpful and his knowledge was top notch for my circumstances.”

    - Andrea L.
    A Big Thank You

    “I was very impressed with the professional response to my will. I have been treated extremely gracious by the people who helped me.”

    - Patti W.
    Definitely Recommend

    “Matt did a amazing job! He was professional, responsive, and diligent. Very thankful for his expertise! Definitely recommend their firm!”

    - Matthew D.
    Extremely Supportive

    “Elliot Bloom and Brett Poppen were extremely supportive and helpful in handling my husband's estate. Every step of the way, they explained the process and I never felt like I was on my own.”

    - Carla M.

Your Case Deserves An Experienced Team

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