HON. SUSAN SABERS was sworn in as a circuit judge in January of 2013. She serves in the Second Judicial Circuit in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Judge Sabers earned a political science degree from the University of St. Thomas in 1992. When she graded with honors from the University Of South Dakota School Of Law in 1995, she was voted outstanding graduating student by the faculty and awarded the Gavel Award. Judge Sabers clerked for the Honorable C. Arlen Beam with the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals for two years, following which she was engaged in the private practice of law until taking the bench in 2013. She was voted Young Lawyer of the Year in 2002 by the State Bar Association and previously served as president of the Second Circuit Bar Association. She joined the South Dakota Board of Bar Examiners in 2002, and has chaired the same since 2009. Judge Sabers joined our organization in 2014 and is pleased to return as a speaker on the topic of ethics and court administration.