Haven L. Stuck

South Dakota

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C.
909 Saint Joseph Street
Suite 800
Rapid City, SD 57701

Tel: 605-342-2592

Email: hstuck@lynnjackson.com
Web: www.lynnjackson.com

Haven Stuck is a long-time member of Lynn Jackson’s business and real estate teams.  He specializes in real estate and business transactions and disputes, as well as banking and financial services, land use and zoning, and natural resources and agricultural issues.  He is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts in South Dakota.

Haven was raised in northeastern South Dakota and obtained both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from South Dakota State University in 1968 and 1972, respectively.  Between obtaining those degrees, Haven served as an officer in the United States Army.  He obtained his law degree from the University of South Dakota in 1975, and joined Lynn Jackson that same year.

Haven is an AV-rated attorney, and has been named a Great Plains Super Lawyer®, as well as one of the Best Lawyers in America® in several areas of law, including administrative/ regulatory law, banking and finance, business organizations, corporate law, land use and zoning, real estate and tax law, and natural resources law.  In 2020, he was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America® for his work in administrative/regulatory law.  Haven has served as a board member and chair of a number of organizations in the Rapid City and Black Hills Area.  He is a member of the Public Policy Committee of Elevate Rapid City and a member of the Rapid City Planning Commission.  He is also a member of the South Dakota, Pennington County, and American Bar Associations.

  • University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1975
  • South Dakota State University, M.S. Economics, 1972
  • South Dakota State University, B.S. Agriculture, 1968
Our real estate attorneys assist individuals and businesses of all types with all aspects of real estate transactions, including contracts for deed, commercial lease agreements, and purchase agreements. Our lawyers represent brokers, developers, buyers, sellers, and lending institutions, and work with regulatory authorities and provide advice regarding financing, zoning, and permitting.
As one of South Dakota’s oldest law firms, Lynn Jackson has developed a reputation of unparalleled legal expertise and providing the best possible representation to its clients in South Dakota and the surrounding region.

Lynn Jackson was founded in Rapid City, South Dakota, by Charles Whiting and John Wilson under the name of Whiting and Wilson. Kelton S. Lynn later joined that firm and it was known as Whiting, Wilson and Lynn. Later, Donald R. Shultz, Horace Jackson, and Gene Lebrun would join the Firm and it became Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun or simply “Lynn Jackson” as it is commonly known.

Lynn Jackson holds an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, as a result of outstanding reviews by both attorneys and judges in the area, and our attorneys have received innumerable awards and accolades from several legal organizations. Lynn, Jackson, Shultz and Lebrun, P.C., prides itself on its unparalleled legal expertise and providing the best possible representation to its clients. As explained by veteran attorney Tom Fritz, our Firm’s mission is to be “respected by the bench, feared by our adversaries, and praised by our clients.” We think we have fulfilled that mission. Let us show you.

Haven Stuck frequently works on real estate deals. He is also adept at advising on real estate-related litigation.”
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