Eric Kerkvliet specializes in many of areas of real estate law, including assisting with real estate transactions, drafting real estate documents, and representing property owners with foreclosures, evictions, partitions, mechanics liens, and landlord-tenant disputes. In addition, he assists in the organization of entities to invest in real estate, including assisting in the syndication of private equity funds. Eric is not only a licensed attorney, but also a licensed real estate broker and real estate investor. He is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in South Dakota and Iowa.
A native of northwest Iowa, Eric attended Augustana University and earned his law degree, with honors, from the University of South Dakota in 2006. Eric was a judicial clerk for the First Judicial Circuit, and was in private practice with another firm prior to joining Lynn Jackson in 2008.
Eric was named a Rising Star by Great Plains Super Lawyers® and has been recognized as a trusted Business Whyse Advisor. He is currently a member of the South Dakota, Second Circuit, and American Bar Associations, as well as the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and serves as the State Chair of South Dakota of that organization.
Eric and his wife Brooke have four children, and he enjoys golfing and attending his children’s school and sporting activities.