Heather Lammers Bogard

heather-1.jpgHeather Lammers Bogard graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1993. She obtained a degree in Business Administration. In 1996, she graduated from University of South Dakota School of Law where she was editor-in-chief of the South Dakota Law Review. She also authored a law review article which was published in the South Dakota Law Review, "Murphy v. Basile: Successful Abandonment by the Judicial System of a Mother Asserting In Personam Jurisdiction Against a Nonresident Putative Father."

Following law school, Heather was employed as a law clerk for Justice Robert A. Amundson of the South Dakota Supreme Court. In 1997, Heather began practicing with Costello Porter Law Firm. She became a partner with the firm in 2001. Her practice areas include primarily civil litigation and employment law. Heather also has extensive jury trial experience.  She was appointed to be a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates in July of 2014.  She is also a member of the South Dakota Defense Lawyers Association.

Heather authored, 'Family and Medical Leave Act Developments & Overview' and presented a seminar on the topic in 2003 as well as co-authoring "Confidentiality of Medical Records in South Dakota" and presented a seminar on the same in November of 2003.

In February of 2007, Heather and Attorney Michael Hoffmann presented a medical records law seminar. Heather presented additional, updated medical records law seminars in 2010 and 2011.  The seminars provided informational background with respect to South Dakota and federal laws relating to confidentiality of medical records, practical instruction and guidance for compliance of privacy standards in a practice setting, as well as recent developments with HIPAA.

Heather also presented at the 2015 SoDakSACA Director's Retreat a series on Employment Law in April of 2015 in Keystone, South Dakota.

Heather has served and is serving on numerous boards of director, including for Behavior Management Systems, Inc., Spearfish Foundation for Pubic Education, and Sky Ranch for Boys, Inc.  She also currently serves on the Disciplinary Committee for the South Dakota State Bar Association.

When not working or serving the community, Heather spends time with her husband and two children snow skiing, camping, boating, biking, traveling and hiking.  She also enjoys running and swimming.

Heather has offices in both Rapid City and Spearfish, South Dakota.

Tel. 605.343.2410
Fax. 605.343.4262
hbogard@costelloporter.com

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • HIPAA
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Defense and Coverage Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability