Jim Seward

Veterans Justice, Council on Criminal Justice
Colonel, State Judge Advocate, Kansas National Guard

As general counsel for South Dakota Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard, Seward led development of the state's 2013 criminal justice reforms, as well as historic juvenile system improvements that helped the state cut new commitments to youth facilities by half. A former active duty serviceman, Seward is a colonel and staff judge advocate in the Army National Guard.