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Pursuing South Dakota Mark Krogstad
Mark Krogstad

Mark Krogstad

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP

12 years of experience

Estate Planning, Probate, Tax Law, Business Law

South Dakota


Mark Krogstad is a Trusts and Estates attorney practicing in South Dakota and Minnesota with Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD. A Willmar, Minnesota native and Augustana University graduate, Mark joined the firm after practicing in Minnesota and receiving his Master’s Degree in Taxation from the University of Florida. He practices in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning, tax planning, charitable gift planning, and estate and trust administration. As a part of his practice, Mark assists clients in: *Drafting wills, durable powers of attorneys, and trusts, such as revocable living trusts, dynasty trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs), spousal access trusts, asset protection trusts (APTs), charitable remainder trusts (CRTs), and charitable lead trusts (CLTs). *Planning and and implementing gift, estate, and generation-skipping (GST) transfer tax planning techniques to promote the preservation of wealth among generations. *The preparation of federal estate and gift tax returns and Minnesota estate tax returns. *The transfer transfer of closely-held business interests, including farming and ranching businesses. *Drafting prenuptial and antenuptial agreements. *Probate matters and the administration of estates. *The administration of trusts, including trust modifications and decanting. Mark is active in the community and in professional organizations. He is a member of the Sioux Falls Estate Planning Council, the State Bar of South Dakota, and the Minnesota State Bar Association. He is also a member of Peace Lutheran Church and serves as a professional advisor to the Planned Giving Council for Sioux Empire United Way and on the Board of Directors for the National Kidney Foundation Serving the Dakotas. Outside of the office, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and outdoors activities, such as hunting and fishing. View More ›

Practice Area

Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills,
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests,
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning,
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,


University of Florida Levin College of Law

LL.M. (2012) | Taxation

University of Florida Levin College of Law
University of North Dakota School of Law

J.D. (2010)

University of North Dakota School of Law
Augustana College

B.A. (2007)

Augustana College

Professional Associations

State Bar of South Dakota # 4339



State Bar of South Dakota  # 4339
Minnesota State Bar # 0391223



Minnesota State Bar  # 0391223

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Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP
206 West 14th Street P.O. Box 1030 Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Telephone: (605) 336-2880

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