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Tamara P. Nash

Tamara P. Nash

Tamara P. Nash serves as the Director of Experiential Learning and Lecturer at the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law (Vermillion, South Dakota). Nash joined the University in 2022.
Nash formerly served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the District of South Dakota. Her practice focused on firearm and felony narcotics prosecution in state and federal court. She also served as a Deputy State’s Attorney in Union County, South Dakota and a judicial law clerk for the Second Judicial Circuit of the South Dakota Unified Judicial System.
Nash maintains a strong commitment to serving the legal profession. She is a former President of the South Dakota Young Lawyers Section (2018-2019) and serves the State Bar of South Dakota through several committee appointments. Nash serves as the Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (2022-2023). Additionally, she has recently been appointed by the South Dakota State Bar President to serve as South Dakota’s young lawyer representative to the American Bar Association House of Delegates (2021-2023).
Nash has been recognized by the bar and her peers for her work and service. Notably, The South Dakota Narcotics Officers Association Appreciation Award (2021); Rosner and Rosner Young Lawyer Professionalism Award (2021); University of South Dakota Unleash Your Legacy Alumni Achievement Award (2021); ABA YLD Star of the Year (2021, 2020, 2019); National Bar Association YLD Chairman’s Award (2020); ABA YLD Top 40 On the Rise Young Lawyer (2019); National TRiO Achiever (2016); and William F. Day pro bono Award (2013).
Guest Appearances
January 25, 2024

2023’s Lessons Learned: Your Inspiring Stories

To start the new year, host Montana Funk and ABA Young Lawyers Division Chair Tamara Nash read listener reflections on 2023.