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Well known Attorney David Ganje to speak at land and water rights seminar in Pierre

PIERRE- Well known natural resources Attorney David Ganje will conduct a seminar on mineral rights and water rights in Pierre on May 18. The seminar is sponsored by the Capital Journal.

Ganje was born and raised in Aberdeen, S.D., and handles matters throughout South Dakota related to mineral law, environmental law, oil and gas law, energy law and water rights/water law in his natural resources practice.

Capital Journal Publisher John Clark said Ganje has been writing regular columns in the Journal and other statewide publications. Topics include South Dakota land and water rights, non-meandering waters (including hunting and fishing restrictions), mineral rights, natural resources and property issues.

"Now our readers will have a chance to meet David and ask him firsthand about some of these timely topics," said Clark. "This is a great opportunity to draw upon his wealth of knowledge about issues that affect our livelihoods and quality of life here in South Dakota," he added.

Ganje graduated from Central High School in Aberdeen and received both his BA and JD degrees from the University of South Dakota. His practice includes representation before local and federal regulatory bodies. In his commercial law and commercial litigation practice, Ganje represents businesses and individuals in transactional and business litigation matters as well as serving as local counsel for individuals and institutions.

Ganje has held many teaching positions including faculty of Law Guest Lecturer, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, former Adjunct Professor of Law, Albany Law School, Union University, former Adjunct Visiting Professor, Augsburg University School of Law, Augsburg, Germany, former Adjunct Faculty Member, School of Business and Industry, Northern State University, Aberdeen.

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He is a former arbitrator, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, former United States Department of Justice Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee, consultant to the South Dakota Real Estate Commission as well as the Illinois Section American Water Works Association.

The seminar will be held in the amphitheater 1 at the Ramkota Inn, 920 W. Sioux Ave., Pierre, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets are available at the Capital Journal. Phone 605-224-7301 for more information. F

–South Dakota Newspaper Association