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Elle Onisciuc



Licensed in South Dakota

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Sioux Falls Attorney in General Litigation, Family Law and Appellate Advocacy

The Go-Getter

Attorney Elle Onisciuc is a real go-getter and ready to tackle whatever complex legal issues her clients present. She is eager to help individuals, families and businesses reach the favorable outcome they are looking for. Elle possess great interpersonal and communication skills and is ready to target and solve complex matters. Her strong attention to detail helps her gain a solid case from early stages of your legal matter, setting you on a path in the right direction.

Elle’s area of practice is general litigation, family law and appellate advocacy, but her can-do attitude and enthusiasm to keep growing as an attorney makes her willing to step outside of those boundaries and apply her knowledge to serve other clients of Goosmann Law Firm.

Elle always had the desire to help those in need, so she leaned into her abilities and capabilities and became an attorney. Elle graduated from the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law in May of 2020 where she followed graduation with a yearlong clerkship at the South Dakota Supreme Court.

Some of her accomplishments include competing in a Sam Masten Moot Court Tournament and UCLA Cyber Crimes Moot Court Tournament, serving as the Production Editor on the South Dakota Law Review, publishing a comment on forced catheterization, and receiving Harvey C. Jewett IV Writing Award for writing a case note onto the South Dakota Law Review.

LICENSED IN: South Dakota

Elle’s “Fun Fact”

I can hold a conversation in several languages: English, French, Spanish, and Russian. I Love to dance!

  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

  • University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law, Vermillion, SD J.D., 2020
  • Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD,
    • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in Government/International Affairs and Modern Foreign Languages, 2015
Previous Employment
  • South Dakota Unified Judicial System, Pierre, SD
    • South Dakota Supreme Court Law Clerk, 2020–2021
  • Cutler Law Firm, LLP, Sioux Falls, SD
    • Summer Associate, 2019
  • State Courts: South Dakota
  • Federal: U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
  • Second Circuit Women in Law


  • Awarded Rising Star by Super Lawyers (2022)
  • Harvey C. Jewett IV Writing Award Recipient (2018)
  • Sam Masten Moot Court Tournament Runner-up (2018)
  • Excellent achievement in the study of Civil Procedure II (2017)

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  • Elle Onisciuc, Comment, Forced Catheterization: A Method of Substance Testing that “Shocks the Conscience” Should be Disallowed in its Entirety, 65 S.D. L. Rev. 175 (2020).