City Attorney

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The City Attorney's office provides legal representation and advice to the City of Spearfish and its elected officials and staff.

City Attorney Ashley McDonaldAshley McDonald
Spearfish City Attorney

Ashley was raised in Sioux Falls and attended the University of South Dakota where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  After completing her undergraduate work, Ashley attended law school at the University of South Dakota, graduating in 2010.  After law school, Ashley clerked for the First Judicial Circuit.  Before joining the City of Spearfish in 2018, Ashley spent seven years as legal counsel for the South Dakota Department of Corrections.

 Ashley is licensed to practice law in South Dakota and admitted to practice in all courts in South Dakota and the United States District Court.

The City Attorney's Office is located: 
Municipal Services Center - 2nd Floor
625 Fifth Street
Spearfish, SD 57783
Phone:  605.642.1333
The City Attorney’s Office cannot give legal advice to private citizens. If you are seeking information about your individual rights and responsibilities under the provisions of the City Code, or any other law, you should contact a private attorney.

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