Alex S. Halbach


Alex S. Halbach

Alex Halbach is a native of Lyle, Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science with a minor in business economics from South Dakota State University in 2007, graduating magna cum laude and with honors college distinction. While at South Dakota State University, Alex served as the Students’ Association President and was active in Student Government.

Alex continued his education and received his Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of South Dakota School of Law and the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business in 2010.

While in law school, Alex served as the Alumni Development Graduate Assistant as well as the American Bar Association representative for the University of South Dakota School of Law. Throughout law school, Alex worked as the Research and Development Coordinator for Youth Enrichment Services, Inc., now the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire, and served as the Executive Director for the South Dakota Student Federation.

Alex held a summer internship with Cutler Law Firm, LLP in 2009, and joined the firm as an associate after graduating from the University of South Dakota in 2010. Alex became a partner with the firm in 2015.

With experience in both business and law, Alex practices primarily in the area of business and corporate law with an emphasis on business organizations and transactions, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and non-profit law. He also practices in the area of family and domestic relations law assisting business owners through complicated family law matters involving businesses and complex real estate holdings.

Alex believes in the importance of community involvement and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the South Dakota State University Alumni Association; EmBe, where he serves on the Executive and Finance Committees and served as the Chair of the Board; the Sioux Falls Board of Historic Preservation where he serves as the President; and the Sioux Falls Foods Co+op, where he served as President for 8 years; and the Friends of McKennan Park Neighborhood Association where he serves as the Treasurer. 



  • South Dakota State University (B.A. Political Science with a minor in Business Economics, magna cum laude, with Honors College distinction, 2007)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, Great Britain
  • The University of South Dakota School of Law (J.D., 2010)
  • The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business (M.B.A., 2010)


  • South Dakota (2010)
  • United States District Court – South Dakota (2010)
  • Minnesota (2012)
  • United States District Court  – Minnesota (2018)


  • American Bar Association
  • South Dakota Bar Association
  • Second Circuit Bar Association
  • Minnesota Bar Association

Areas of Practice

  • Agriculture Law
  • Banking & Financial Services Law
  • Business Organizations & Transactions
  • Construction Law
  • Domestic Relations & Family Law
  • e-Commerce, Internet and Cyber Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Telecommunications, Utilities & Energy Law
  • Trademark & Copyright Law


  • South Dakota State University Jackrabbit Advocates
  • South Dakota State University Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • Sioux Falls Food Co+op Board of Directors; President
  • EmBe Board of Directors; Executive Committee; Finance Committee; Chair
  • Sioux Falls Board of Historic Preservation; President
  • Friends of McKennan Park Neighborhood Association Board of Directors; Treasurer
  • Sioux Falls Municipal Band Taskforce

Recent Articles & News

Halbach Selected for Leadership South Dakota

Cutler Law Firm, LLP partner Alex S. Halbach was recently selected to participate in the 2019-2020  class of Leadership South Dakota. Leadership South Dakota’s mission is to attract engaged citizens from across the state, then provide them with the background, unique...

Halbach to perform in Dancing with the Sioux Falls Stars

Cutler Law Firm Partner, Alex Halbach, has spent countless hours these past few weeks preparing for the 4th annual Dancing with the Sioux Falls Stars, an event supporting NAMI Sioux Falls, which will take place on Saturday, November 3 at the District. All proceeds...

Matt joins Cutler Law Firm, LLP

Cutler Law Firm, LLP is pleased to announce that Eric R. Matt has joined the firm as a business and estate planning attorney. Eric was born and raised on a dairy farm in Quinn, South Dakota. He earned a Bachelors of Business Administration, summa cum laude, from the...



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