September/October 2014

Full-time Magistrate Judge for District of South Dakota

Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy has been named to serve as the full-time magistrate judge for the District of South Dakota in Sioux Falls. Judge Duffy has served as the part-time magistrate judge in Rapid City, South Dakota, since 2007. She was sworn in on October 16 and takes the place of Judge John Simko, who retired this month.

Judge Duffy received her law degree in 1992 from Creighton University Law School. She served as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Richard Batty for two years. She practiced law with the firm of Bangs, Mc­Cullen, Butler, Foye and Simmons and then with the firm of Duffy & Duffy until her appointment to the bench

Congratulations, Judge Duffy.