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Rick A. Ribstein
Partner

Rick Ribstein, a native of Brookings, South Dakota, earned his juris doctorate from the University of South Dakota in 1989. Following a two year judicial clerkship, he returned to Brookings to start his career in 1991. Rick’s general practice includes personal injury, worker’s compensation, social security disability, divorce, criminal law and estate planning. Rick and his wife, Beth, have two grown children.

Contact Rick at rickribstein@sdakotalaw.com

 

Professional Experience
Ribstein & Hogan Law Firm
Partner: 2014-present

McCann, Ribstein, Hogan & McCarty
Associate/Partner: 1991-2014

Judicial Law Clerk, Third Judicial Circuit
Law Clerk: 1989-1991

Admitted to Practice (State)
South Dakota, 1990

Admitted to Practice (Federal)
United State District Court
District of South Dakota, 1991

Professional Memberships
State Bar of South Dakota
American Association for Justice
South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representative
South Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Brookings County Bar Association

Education
University of South Dakota School of Law  (J.D., 1989)
University of South Dakota  (B.S., 1986)

Public and Community Service
Boys and Girls Club, Board of Directors
Business United for Success
Past State Bar Commissioner
Past Board Member of South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association

Tim Hogan
Partner

Tim Hogan, a native of Brookings, South Dakota, earned his juris doctor from Saint Louis University in 1993.  Following a year as a public defender in Missouri, he returned to Brookings to open his own firm. He joined McCann & Ribstein in 1999 as a partner. In 2014 he formed Ribstein & Hogan Law Firm with Rick Ribstein.  Tim’s general practice includes real estate, business planning, criminal law, family law and divorce, bankruptcy, estate planning and probate.  Tim has experience as an owner and developer of a number of real estate developments over the past fifteen years.  Tim and his wife, Kate, keep very busy raising their five children.

Contact Tim at timhogan@sdakotalaw.com

 

Professional Experience
Ribstein & Hogan Law Firm
Partner: 2014-present

McCann, Ribstein, Hogan & McCarty
Partner: 1999 – 2014

Hogan Law Office
Attorney – Owner: 1995 – 1999

Missouri Public Defender
Attorney: 1993 – 1994

Admitted to Practice (State):
South Dakota, 1994
Missouri, 1993

Admitted to Practice (Federal)
United States District Court,
District of South Dakota, 1995

Professional Membership
State Bar of South Dakota
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
South Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Education
Saint Louis University School of Law  (J.D., 1993)
St. John’s University  (B.S., 1989)
Southwest University, Chongqing, China  (Student 1988)

Jordyn Bangasser
Attorney

Jordyn Bangasser, a native of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Dakota with a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance. While at USD, Jordyn was a student tutor in the Spanish Peer Learning Program, a member of several academic honors societies, and a participant in musical organizations such as USD Opera and USD Chamber Singers.

After graduating from undergrad as a USD School of Law Honor Scholar, Jordyn attended the University of South Dakota School of Law where she served as Copy Editor on the South Dakota Law Review, published an article through the same review, and was awarded several Dean’s Certificate for Outstanding Performance awards for earning top grade in classes such as Trial Techniques and Family Law.

Jordyn earned her juris doctorate from the University of South Dakota in 2018, graduating Magna Cum Laude and sixth in her class. Following a one-year judicial clerkship, she joined Ribstein & Hogan in 2019. Jordyn’s general practice includes criminal law, family law, litigation, and Supreme Court appeals.

In her free time, Jordyn enjoys jet-skiing, cooking, singing at her local church, and growing her legal practice.

 

Contact Jordyn at jordynbangasser@sdakotalaw.com

 

Professional Experience
Ribstein & Hogan Law Firm
Associate: 2019-present

Judicial Law Clerk, Third Judicial Circuit
Law Clerk: 2018-2019

University of South Dakota School of Law
Research Assistant: 2016-2018

Admitted to Practice (State)
South Dakota, 2019

Professional Memberships
State Bar of South Dakota

Education
University of South Dakota School of Law  (J.D., 2018)

University of South Dakota
(B.M., 2015)

Brian Zielinski
Attorney

Brian Zielinski is an experienced litigation attorney, whose law practice has emphasized civil litigation and workers’ compensation law. Brian practiced law at a large firm in Sioux Falls for several years before joining Ribstein & Hogan Law Firm in 2021. Brian has handled cases throughout South Dakota’s administrative agencies and trial courts, as well as appeals to the South Dakota Supreme Court.

Brian grew up in northwest suburban Chicago. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisconsin), where he earned degrees in economics and marketing. Brian earned his law degree from Michigan State University College of Law in 2014. During law school, Brian was a member of the MSU International Law Review and MSU Legal Clinic.

Following law school, Brian practiced law in Michigan for two years, before relocating to Brookings in 2017. In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with his growing family. 

 

Contact Brian at brianzielinski@sdakotalaw.com

 

Professional Experience

Ribstein & Hogan Law Firm (Brookings, SD)
Associate Attorney: 2021 – Present

Boyce Law Firm (Sioux Falls, SD)
Associate Attorney: 2018-2021

Hanba & Lazar (Flint, MI)
Associate Attorney: 2015-2017

Professional Organizations

South Dakota Defense Lawyers Association
South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of South Dakota, 2018
State Bar of Minnesota, 2018
State Bar of Michigan, 2014
United States District Court, South Dakota

Education

Carthage College  (B.A., 2011)
Michigan State University College of Law  (J.D., 2014)

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