Jim Myers has practiced law with this firm since 1975. Jim practices in the area of estate planning, real estate and business matters, including representation of financial institutions. In the estate planning area, Jim prepares wills, trusts, powers of attorney and medical directives for clients. The National Association of Estate Planning Councils has designated Jim as a certified estate planner, one of only four attorneys in South Dakota to have that distinction.He also handles probates of estates and assists in the creation and administration of trusts, guardianships, and conservatorships. Other areas of law in which he works are real estate, elder law, and business matters. Jim is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the South Dakota State Bar and served on its Board of Directors. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Sioux Falls Estate Planning Council and as an officer of the Second Judicial Circuit Bar Association.