Celebrating Excellence: Tom Welk Honored with the 2023 McKusick Award
In a momentous occasion at the South Dakota State Bar Annual Meeting and Convention, held on June 21, 2023, the legal community came together to recognize and celebrate the remarkable achievements of attorney, Tom Welk. Acknowledging his outstanding contributions to the legal field, Welk was awarded the esteemed McKusick Award. Established in 1951, the award has been presented to only 75 attorneys and exists to recognize attorneys such as Tom, who have made significant contributions to the legal field, inspiring their peers, and embodying the principles of justice.
With an unwavering commitment to his clients, Tom earned a reputation as a true advocate. Known for his meticulous attention to detail and exceptional legal acumen, Tom successfully represented clients in complex cases across various practice areas. His ability to navigate through intricate legal challenges with precision and compassion won him the respect and admiration of both colleagues and clients alike. These are traits Tom instilled in other Boyce Law Firm attorneys who have been privileged to serve with him. Additionally, Tom’s passion for mentoring other lawyers and creating programs at the University of South Dakota School of Law to better prepare students, sharing his wisdom and experience to nurture the next generation of legal professionals, has been invaluable. We congratulate Tom on receiving this award.