RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Seventh Circuit Judges Jane Wipf Pfeifle and Craig Pfeifle, both graduates of the University of South Dakota School of Law, are featured in the latest edition of the American Bar Association Journal for being what the ABA believes is the only couple on the same bench in the same circuit appointed by the same governor in the same state.
They practiced law together privately before Gov. Dennis Daugaard appointed Craig Pfeifle to the Rapid City bench in 2012. He's now the circuit's presiding judge. Daugaard appointed Wipf Pfeifle in July.
The ABA Journal article, entitled "These judges are partners in life and on the bench."