Attorney sticks close to his Sioux Falls roots

July 30, 2019

This week’s Up-and-Comer is Sterling Nielsen, an associate attorney at Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith PC.

Name: Sterling Jeffrey Nielsen

Age: 27

Hometown: Sioux Falls

What brought you here?

I’ve lived here my whole life, but friends, family and great place to grow kept my wife and I here.

What’s the best part about your job?

The relationships with co-workers and the individuals we help on a daily basis.

How did you get connected to the industry?

I was fortunate enough to have some very good family friends that have practiced law, and they were willing to sit down with me and talk about what it means to be an attorney and the impact you can have on people’s lives. They sparked my interest in the profession.

Describe Woods Fuller in three words.

Integrity. Dedicated. Professional.

What business would you like to see come to Sioux Falls?

Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Where do you see yourself in five years?

In five years, I see myself continuing to grow in my work for Woods Fuller. I was also recently married, so hopefully starting a family as well.

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Attorney sticks close to his Sioux Falls roots

This week’s Up-and-Comer is Sterling Nielsen, an associate attorney at Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith PC.

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