Wednesday January 15, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM CST
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SDSU Extension Regional Center 
325 S. Monroe St.
Winner, SD 57580

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Swier Law and Security National Wealth Management 

Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers 

Join us for a Swier Law and Security National Wealth Management Educational Seminar.

Learn about Estate Planning Basics:

We will review:
Why do I need an estate plan? What can a will do for me? Would a revocable living trust be better?

New topics:
Checklist of information to gather before your estate planning meeting

What difference legal title to your property makes [joint tenants vs. tenants in common, etc.]

The advantages of various business structures [partnerships, corporations, LLCs, etc]

Scott Swier

Swier Law, Senior Partner

Scott Swier is a recognized authority in state and federal legal matters. While serving in private legal practice and as Assistant Attorney General for the State of South Dakota, he has represented individuals, businesses, and governmental entities before state and federal trial courts, state and federal appellate courts, and state regulatory agencies.

As Assistant Attorney General, Scott served as counsel for the State of South Dakota in many high-profile cases and his clients included Governor M. Michael Rounds, Attorney General Larry Long, Secretary of State Chris Nelson, South Dakota Department of Education Secretary Tom Oster, South Dakota Department of Revenue and Regulation Secretary Paul Kinsman, South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Steve Pirner, and South Dakota Commission on Gaming Executive Secretary Larry Eliason.

Scott is also a highly sought-after author and speaker on legal and legislative topics for state agencies, constitutional offices, and professional organizations, including the South Dakota State Medical Association, the South Dakota Pharmacists Association, the South Dakota Association of County Commissioners, the South Dakota Association of County Officials, the South Dakota Municipal League, the South Dakota State's Attorney's Association, and the Associated School Boards of South Dakota.

Scott attained his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Mount Marty College in Yankton. He attained his Juris Doctor from the University of South Dakota School of Law where he served on the Board of Editors for the South Dakota Law Review.

Marilyn J. Hagberg

Security National Bank Wealth Management, Vice President & Trust Officer


Security National Bank since 1984

27 years Wealth Management, Investment & Trust Experience


Admitted to practice Law in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota


J.D., University of South Dakota School of Law

Ohio State University, M.A. Russian History

Morningside College, B.A. History & Political Science

National Trust School, National Graduate Trust School

Civic Affiliations:

Siouxland Estate Planning Council, Inc., Jackson Recovery Centers, Inc. board, Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Association board, Rotary International, Inc.