Victor B. Fischbach
Victor B. Fischbach was born and raised in the Aberdeen area and eventually moved to Rapid City, South Dakota, where he graduated high school from Rapid City Central. He graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and history. He attended the University of South Dakota School of Law and graduated in May 1995.
Following law school graduation, he was employed in private practice with the law firm of Tinan, Smith, and Bucher in Mitchell, South Dakota. He later became employed as a deputy state’s attorney for Brown County, South Dakota, where he had interned in law school. After four years as a deputy state’s attorney, Victor ran for the office of Spink County State’s Attorney which is the county where his farm is located. He is currently serving his sixth term as state’s attorney. At the same time as initially running for office in 2000, Victor established his private practice with Peter J. Pagones who has since retired. From January 2012 to December 31, 2021, Victor practiced with Richards Tonner Oliver Fischbach and Dell Law firm prior to the retirement of Carlyle Richards, Tom Tonner, and Harvey Oliver. Besides practicing law, Victor is also involved in real estate development in commercial and residential properties.
Victor has also served on numerous local boards as a director and has been appointed by past governors to serve on statewide commissions regarding methamphetamines/drug use and criminal law revisions. In addition to serving as a special assistant attorney general, Victor has also served several terms as a director for the South Dakota State’s Attorney’s Association, as well as two terms as vice president and two terms as president of that association. Victor is also licensed in federal court.