The attorneys at Hagen, Wilka & Archer are highly-trained legal professionals that handle a variety of complex issues in most areas of practice. We look for solutions that make sense for our clients.

David L. Edwards


David has twenty years of experience in both business transactions and civil litigation. His business practice includes commercial and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, franchise, and real estate law. In the courtroom, David is experienced in lawsuits involving breach of contract, construction, creditor’s rights, real estate, agriculture, and wrongful franchise termination. David received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of South Dakota and his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Dakota School of Law.

Practice Areas:

Business Entity Law and Organization
General Business Law and Transactions
Mergers and Acquisitions
Securities Law and Transactions
Agricultural Law
Creditor’s Rights
Commercial Real Estate
Franchise Law
Civil Litigation


University of South Dakota, B.S., 1995
University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 2002


South Dakota
U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota


State Bar of South Dakota