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About Us

Founded in 1995, our firm has a long-standing reputation in Sioux Falls for high-quality legal advice and representation that solves problems. We believe in excellent customer service and client representation. Our attorneys primarily practice in bankruptcy, DUI and criminal defense, estate planning, probate and business law, although we have experience in a variety of areas.

Arlie Brende has more than 40 years of experience. Throughout his career, he has shown a commitment to giving back. In 1975, he founded the cover band Arlie's All-Stars, which has raised over $500,000 for charities. The South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association honored the band in 2011 with a Music in the Community Recognition Award.

The partners at Brende & Meadors were born and raised in South Dakota. To read more about the backgrounds and individual qualifications of the lawyers at Brende & Meadors, please see the biographies below.

Arlie J. Brende

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Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Law
  • DWI
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate

Education

  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, SD (J.D.)
  • Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • South Dakota, 1973

Robert L. Meadors

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Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Estate and Probate Litigation

Aaron D. Salberg

Aaron Salberg is a Sioux Falls attorney with more than fifteen years of experience. He began his career as a civil litigation attorney; however, he quickly expanded into criminal law. He served six years at the Minnehaha County Public Defender’s Office where he gained extensive trial experience and knowledge of the court system. This knowledge and experience continues to benefit his clients today.

Aaron understands the personal battles clients face. He listens intently to help provide the best possible solutions. He demands respect and dignity for his clients.

Aaron was born and raised in Hawarden, Iowa. He worked farm and construction jobs during his teenage years and while putting himself through college and law school. He and his wife, Janelle, have two children. Outside of family and his legal career, he enjoys fishing and woodworking.

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Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Law
  • DWI
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate

Education

  • B.A. Morningside College 1998
  • J.D. Hamline University School of Law 2001

Bar Admissions

  • South Dakota
  • United States District Court for the District of South Dakota
  • Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Court and Court of Appeals

 

We believe the best lawyers solve problems — and that's what we'll do for you. Learn more about how we can help and get answers to your questions. Call 605-333-0070 or, if you prefer, send our attorneys a message via e-mail.

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