Samuel A. Krystosek
Sam Krystosek is a native of Royalton, Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from Saint John’s University (MN) in 2007. While at SJU, Sam competed as a member of the track and field team, worked as a media relations assistant for the athletic department, and studied abroad in Rome, Florence, and Munich in Summer 2006 and in Galway in Fall 2006.
Sam continued his education at Xavier University in Cincinnati and earned a master’s degree in athletic administration in 2009. Upon graduating from Xavier, Sam served in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer for three years, primarily at Fort Benning, Georgia, where he worked as a company executive officer for the U.S. Army Airborne School and the 1-19 Infantry Battalion.
After leaving the military, Sam attended law school at the University of South Dakota and received his Juris Doctor degree in May 2016. During law school, Sam competed in multiple tournaments nationwide as a member of both the Moot Court Board and Trial Advocacy Board.
Sam served as a law clerk for the judges of South Dakota’s Third Judicial Circuit after graduating from law school. He joined the firm as an associate after completing his clerkship in 2017.
Saint John’s University (B.A., Communication, 2007)
National University of Ireland, Galway
Xavier University (M.Ed., Athletic Administration, 2009)
United States Army Officer Candidate School (2010)
The University of South Dakota School of Law (J.D., 2016)
South Dakota (2017)
United States District Court for the District of South Dakota (2018)
South Dakota Bar Association
Second Circuit Bar Association
Minnesota Bar Association
Areas of Practice
- Administrative Law
- Business & Commercial Litigation
- Civil Litigation
- Environmental & Land Use Zoning
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Personal Injury
- Products Liability
Saint John’s University Alumni Association – Sioux Falls Chapter
Knights of Columbus
Catholic Men’s Business Fraternity
Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce – Young Professionals Network
Recent Articles & News
As has been widely reported by local media outlets, Mill’s Fleet Farm is coming to Sioux Falls. In a development project with Lloyd Companies, the 185,000 square foot facility will be located within the Sanford Sports Complex, at the corner of E. Benson Road and...
Cutler Law Firm, LLP attorney Mike Bornitz recently published an article in the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association's newsletter titled Medical Records Requests Using the HITECH Act. The text of the article is included below. Like many of you, we have received...
On February 22, 2018, a rural South Dakota jury returned a $900,000.00 verdict for Cutler Law Firm, LLP Attorneys Michael Bornitz and Sam Krystosek and their client in a car collision lawsuit. The plaintiff, a construction contractor, was injured when a commercial...
Cutler Law Firm, LLP attorneys Kent Cutler, Mike Bornitz and Kim Wassink were successful in challenging the circuit court’s decision in Stern Oil Company, Inc. v. James Brown d/b/a Exxon Goode to Go and Freeway Mobil. The case involved a breach of contract action...
Cutler Law Firm, LLP is proud to announce that Trinette R. LaFleur and Samuel A. Krystosek have become Associates with the firm. Trinette LaFleur received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Dakota in May of 2016, and held a one-year clerkship with...