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Myren sworn in as justice on S.D. Supreme Court

Mobridge High School graduate and former Mobridge resident, the Honorable Scott P. Myren took his oath of office Monday, Jan. 4, as a Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court.
Justice Myren obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Dakota and his law degree from Rutgers University. Following law school, Judge Myren practiced law at a firm in Denver, Colorado, before being appointed as a staff attorney for the South Dakota Supreme Court. He has served as an administrative law judge, magistrate judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit and a Circuit Court Judge in the Fifth Judicial Circuit since 2004. Since 2014, Justice Myren served as the Presiding Judge of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in Walworth County.
“Serving South Dakota, in any capacity, is a great privilege. I am humbled to continue my service as a Supreme Court Justice,” said Justice Myren.
Justice Myren will be representing the state’s Fifth Supreme Court District, which consists of Harding, Butte, Perkins, Ziebach, Corson, Dewey, Campbell, Walworth, Potter, McPherson, Edmunds, Faulk, Brown, Spink, Marshall, Day, Clark, Codington, Hamlin, Deuel, Grant, and Roberts counties
He and his wife, Dr. Virginia Trexler-Myren, have two daughters.
Justice Myren is the state’s 54th Supreme Court Justice.

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