Beau J. Blouin
Beau J. Blouin
Beau J. Blouin joined Strange, Farrell, Johnson & Brewers, P.C. on April 1, 2019. His practice is primarily focused on family law, criminal defense, litigation and appellate practice.
Beau grew up in Sioux Falls. He graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in history and sociology. Beau then attended William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he received his Juris Doctor degree with distinction in 2011.
Beau returned to Sioux Falls after completing law school and worked as a trial and appellate attorney at the Minnehaha County Public Defender’s Office for seven years. As a Senior Trial Attorney, he represented clients facing a wide range of felony charges, including homicide, and served as the office’s appellate attorney. In addition to accumulating significant courtroom experience as a trial attorney, Beau has extensive experience in representing clients on appeals to the South Dakota Supreme Court.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Family Law
- Criminal Defense
- Civil Litigation
- Appellate Practice
- William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota – 2011
o Juris Doctor (cum laude)
- University of South Dakota – 2006
o Double Major: History and Sociology
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- South Dakota State Bar
- South Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
Minnehaha County Public Defender’s Office, Senior Trial Attorney