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Roger Baron

Roger Baron
Professor
Law, Law School
ULS School of Law 210
Phone: 605-677-6349
Bio:
Professor Roger Baron has been a lawyer for 35 years. licensed in Missouri, Texas and South Dakota. He has been a law professor for 26 years.
Teaching Interests:
Civil Procedure I and II (taught 3 hours in the Fall and 3 hours in the Spring in the 1st year curriculum for law students), Insurance (3 hour upper level elective), and Family Law (3 hour upper level elective)
Research Interests:
ERISA Reimbursement Litigation issues involving subrogation on personal injury claims, Family Law, and Civil Procedure.
Education:
  • JD, Law, University of Missouri, 1976
  • BS, College of Education, University of Missouri, 1973
Publications:
  • Baron, R., The Revictimization of Personal Injury Victims by ERISA Subrogation claims, Creighton Law Review, vol. 45, iss. 2.
  • Baron, R., (2011), Consumer Protection and ERISA, South Dakota Law Review, vol. 56, iss. 405.
  • Baron, R., Druley, D., (2011), ERISA Reimbursement Proceeds: Where Does the Money Go?, Forum Magazine, Consumer Attorneys of California.
  • Baron, R., Druley, D., (2011), ERISA Reimbursement Proceeds: Where Does the Money Go?, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, The Coffee House Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Michigan Association for Justice Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Kansas Association for Justice Journal .
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Neberaska Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Pennsylvania Association for Justice Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Washington State Association for Justice Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Ohio Association for Justice Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Utah Association for Justice Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Vermont Association for Justice Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Cases and Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer, iss. 7th Edition.
  • Baron, R., Druley, D., (2010), ERISA Reimbursement Proceeds: Where Does the Money Go?, Pennsylvania Association for Justice Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., Druley, D., (2010), ERISA Reimbursement Proceeds: Where Does the Money Go?, Texas Association for Justice Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., Druley, D., (2010), ERISA Reimbursement Proceeds: Where Does the Money Go?, North Dakota Association for Justice.
  • Baron, R., Druley, D., (2010), ERISA Reimbursement Proceeds: Where Does the Money Go?, South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, The Barrister.
  • Baron, R., Druley, D., (2010), ERISA Reimbursement Proceeds: Where Does the Money Go?, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Magazine.
  • Baron, R., (2010), Service of a 'Proper Request' upon the Plan Administrator: A Key Step in Defending against ERISA Reimbursement Claims, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.
  • Baron, R., (2008), 2008 Family Law Legislation Report, South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault "Perspectives" Newsletter.
  • Baron, R., (2006), Supreme Court Agrees to Re-Examine ERISA Reimbursement, The Barrister, South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Baron, R., (2005), Cases and Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer, iss. 6th Edition.
  • Baron, R., (2004), Public Policy Considerations Warranting Denial of Reimbursement to ERISA Plans: It's Time to Recognize the Elephant in the Courtroom, Mercer Law Review, vol. 55, p. 595.
  • Baron, R., (2004), Supplement to 5th Edition, Cases & Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer.
  • Baron, R., (2004), In Hot Pursuit of the Reimbursement Cases, The Barrister, South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Baron, R., (2003), Supplement to 5th Edition, Cases & Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer.
  • Baron, R., (2002), Supplement to 5th Edition, Cases & Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer.
  • Baron, R., (2001), Cases and Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer, iss. 5th Edition.
  • Baron, R., (1999), When Insurance Companies Do Bad Things: The Evolution of the "Bad Faith" Causes of Action, South Dakota Law Review, vol. 44, p. 471.
  • Baron, R., (1999), Cases and Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer, iss. 4th Edition.
  • Baron, R., (1997), Custody Relocation Restrictions: A Valuable Tool for Preventing Future Conflicts, Fairshare: The Matrimonial Law Monthly.
  • Baron, R., (1996), Subrogation: A Pandora's Box Awaiting Closure, South Dakota Law Review, vol. 41, p. 237.
  • Baron, R., (1995), Child Custody Determinations in South Dakota: How South Dakota Courts Decide Child Custody Cases, South Dakota Law Review, vol. 40, p. 411.
  • Baron, R., (1995), Child Custody Suits: Litigating Heartbreak, USA Today Magazine, vol. 123, iss. 2596, p. 72.
  • Baron, R., (1994), Cases and Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer, iss. 3rd Edition.
  • Baron, R., (1993), Child Custody Jurisdiction, South Dakota Law Review, vol. 38, p. 479.
  • Baron, R., (1993), Federal Preemption in the Resolution of Child Custody Jurisdiction Disputes, Arkansas Law Review, vol. 45, p. 885.
  • Baron, R., (1993), Refining Relocation Laws--The Next Step in Attacking the Problem of Parental Kidnapping, Texas Tech Law Review, vol. 25, p. 119.
  • Baron, R., (1992), Subrogation on Medical Expense Claims: The "Double Recovery" Myth and the Feasibility of Anti-Subrogation Laws, Dickinson Law Review, vol. 96, p. 581.
  • Baron, R., (1992), The Staying Power of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act, Santa Clara Law Review, vol. 32, p. 137.
  • Baron, R., Parmley, MD, JD, C. L., (1992), Insurance Overpayment: Retain or Return?, Texas Medicine Magazine, vol. 88, p. 30.
  • Baron, R., (1991), The Resurgence of the "Tribal Interest" in Indian Child Custody Proceedings, Tulsa Law Review, vol. 26, p. 315.
  • Baron, R., (1991), Cases and Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer, iss. 2nd Edition.
  • Baron, R., (1991), Pleading Unliquidated Damages: An Unnecessary Requirement, The Barrister, South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, p. 6.
  • Baron, R., (1990), Cases and Materials on Family Law for the South Dakota Lawyer, iss. 1st Edition.
  • Baron, R., (1988), Baron's Cases on Family Law for the Texas Law Student, iss. 4th Edition.
  • Baron, R., (1987), Baron's Cases on Family Law for the Texas Law Student, iss. 3rd Edition.
  • Baron, R., (1986), Baron's Cases on Family Law for the Texas Law Student, iss. 2nd Edition.
  • Baron, R., (1985), Baron's Cases on Family Law for the Texas Law Student, iss. 1st.
Awards and Honors:
  • John Wesley Jackson, Faculty Award, USD School of Law, 2008
  • John Wesley Jackson, Faculty Award, USD School of Law, 1995
  • Friend of Youth, Vermillion Optimist Club, 1993
  • Community Service Award, Modern Woodmen of America, 1992
  • Student Bar Association Excellence in Teaching Award, South Texas College of Law, 1988
  • Service Award, South Texas College of Law Alumni, 1987