Josh FinerJoshua K. Finer was born and raised in Iowa, growing up in Emmetsburg.  After graduating from Emmetsburg High School, Josh attended the University of Iowa, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.  Following the completion of his undergraduate studies, Josh moved to Chicago, Illinois where he worked as a Process Manager and Private Investigator for Stern Process and Investigation.  Josh eventually relocated to South Dakota where he enrolled at the University of South Dakota School of Law

While attending law school, Josh clerked at both the Berreau Law Office in Canton, South Dakota and the Minnehaha County Public Defender’s Office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Josh is currently the Young Lawyers Representative to the State Bar Association for the 5th Circuit.  Josh has been a partner at Richardson Law Firm since 2016.

Josh and his wife Lindsey have a son, Owen.

Bar Admissions

  • South Dakota State Bar
  • United States District Court, District of South Dakota
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
  • Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribal Court

Areas of Practice

  • DUI Defense
  • Misdemeanor Offenses
  • Felony Offenses
  • Drug Crimes
  • Assault
  • Sex Crimes
  • Burglary
  • Expungement
  • Gun Rights
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Robbery
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations