Andrew J. Knutson
Thompson Law, PLLC

5027 S. Western Avenue Suite 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
TEL: (605) 362-9100

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About Thompson Law, PLLC

Thompson Law, PLLC is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Sioux Falls, SD, our mission is to provide residents of Sioux Falls and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Sioux Falls and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Andrew J. Knutson

Andrew J. Knutson has focused his practice for the last 10 years in the areas of Trusts, Wills, Estate and Elder Planning, Asset Protection, and Business law. Andrew devotes time to writing and speaking on important issues in these areas. Notably, he has written and presented several legal education seminars for the State Bar of South Dakota, including “Federal Income Taxation of Estates and Nongrantor Trusts,” “Formation of Limited Liability Companies and Corporations,” and “From Start to Finish – A Basic Estate Planning Guide.” He also recently presented “Trusts Used for Tax Reduction” for the National Business Institute. Andrew currently serves as co-chair of the Business Law Committee for the State Bar, where he coordinates with other attorneys to draft legislation and educate lawyers on developments in business law. He has been selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers every year for the last six years. On the practical business side, he has owned and operated a successful small business for the last eight years with his wife.


Andrew graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law where he was a Law Merit Scholar. During law school, he was a research assistant to Professor Sheldon Kurtz, helping research and edit a book on Wills, Trusts, and Estates. Andrew earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.