Kellen B. Willert

Practice Areas:


  • South Dakota State University, Bachelor of Science, 2008
  • University of South Dakota, Juris Doctor 2012
  • Various military courses and schools with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School

Admitted to Practice:

  • South Dakota
  • Colorado
  • Wyoming


  • 2012-2013 Clerk for South Dakota’s Fifth Judicial Circuit
  • 2012-Present Officer in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAGC), South Dakota Army National Guard
  • 2013-2016 Associate at Bennett, Main & Gubbrud, P.C.
  • 2017-Present Partner at Bennett Main Gubbrud & Willert, P.C.

Reported Cases:

  • Bingham Farms Trust v. City of Belle Fourche, 2019 S.D. 50
  • Abby Olson, Ben Blake, and Jodie Massie v. Butte County Commission and Chris Kling, 2019 S.D. 13
  • Matter of LAC Minerals, 2017 S.D. 44
  • Niemi v. Fredlund Township, et al., 2015 S.D. 62
  • Holsti v. Kimber, et al., 2014 S.D. 21
  • Haub v. Horn, Appeal #28233 (unreported South Dakota Supreme Court Summary Affirmance)