Bret Merkle

Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
Contact: (605) 339-1420
Law School: University of South Dakota
Jurisdictions: South Dakota
8th Circuit


About Bret Merkle
Bret Merkle has been representing injured people since 1991. Bret is a trial attorney specializing in the area of bodily injury and insurance claims. He graduated with a law degree and an MBA degree, and is a staff instructor with the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College. Bret has obtained justice for his clients through negotiated settlements, mediation, arbitration, court trials and jury trials for hundreds of people over the years. Bret and his staff are personable and easy to work relieving the stress from tragic accidents and losses.
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Contingent Fees
    • No fees unless we win your case
  • Free Consultation
    • No Fees to discuss your case
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Dakota
8th Circuit
Professional Experience
Graduate & Staff Instructor, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
Bret has worked with the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College training lawyers how to bring the client's story to life in the courtroom. Lawyers throughout the US work together bringing ideas, strategies and the latest techniques to obtain justice for their clients.
Member, South Dakota Bar Association
University of South DakotaB.A.Business
University of South DakotaJ.D.Law
University of South DakotaMBAMaster - Business Administration
Professional Associations
Member, South Dakota State Bar


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Merkle Law Firm
5032 S Bur Oak Place, Ste 220
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Telephone: (605) 339-1420
Fax: (605) 339-1423