Fort Dodge, Iowa Business Lawyers

Fort Dodge, IA Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(515) 576-4127 805 Central Ave
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Business, Agricultural, Bankruptcy and Tax
Drake University , Order of the Coif, Member Drake Law Review
Fort Dodge, IA Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(515) 576-0333 1728 Central Ave
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Business, Bankruptcy, Elder and Estate Planning
Drake Law Review, 1968-70
Fort Dodge, IA Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(515) 576-8222 809 Central Ave
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Business, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Humboldt, IA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(515) 332-4093 520 Sumner Avenue
Humboldt, IA 50548
Business and Agricultural
Humboldt, IA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(515) 332-1157 30 North 8th Street
Humboldt, IA 50548
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
John Werden
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Carroll, IA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(712) 792-9752 815 N Main St
Carroll, IA 51401
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Drake University Law School
Dario Zaffarano
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Ames, IA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(515) 233-6960 621 Main St
Ames, IA 50010
Business, Agricultural, Collections and Estate Planning
Hamline University School of Law
Ames, IA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(515) 239-5000 618 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Tax
Drake University School of Law
Ames, IA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
618 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Business, Collections, Criminal and Tax
Drake University Law School
Iowa Falls, IA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(402) 505-5400 701 Washington Ave.
PO Box 295
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
Business and Estate Planning
Ames, IA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(515) 233-2052 218 SE 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Criminal
Lake City, IA Business Law Attorney with 57 years experience
(712) 464-3175 823 W Main St
Lake City, IA 51449
Business, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Tax
Ames, IA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(515) 239-5000 618 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Business, Appeals, Civil Rights and Tax
Ames, IA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(515) 239-5000 618 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Business, Appeals, Divorce and Tax
University of Iowa College of Law, Editor in Chief, Iowa Law Review and Law Clerk to the Honorable J.L. Larson, Supreme Court of Iowa,
Jefferson, IA Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(515) 386-3158 115 E. Lincoln Way, Suite 200
Jefferson, IA 50129
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Carroll, IA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(712) 792-1633 621 N Clark St
Carroll, IA 51401
Business, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Whittemore, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 884-0022 405 Broad St
Whittemore, IA 50598
Business and Estate Planning
Huxley, IA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(515) 685-5201 55529 310th St
Huxley, IA 50124
Business and IP
George Anthony LaMarca
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 225-2600 1820 NW 118th St #200
Des Moines, IA 50325
Business and Personal Injury
Drake University
George A. LaMarca's practice includes Personal Injury Law, Business Litigation, and Professional Malpractice. He has handled some of Iowa's largest personal injury cases and some of the state's most complex business litigation cases. He is board certified in civil trials by the National Board of Trial Advocates. He is also board certified in medical malpractice litigation by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He is a member of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys. Mr. LaMarca was named the Best Lawyers 2016 Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year" in the Des Moines metropolitan area....
Brennan R Block
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney
(515) 242-2441 666 Grand Avenue Suite 2000 Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Agricultural, Construction and Securities
Creighton University School of Law
Brennan R. Block is an associate attorney with BrownWinick and has a general business practice including, but not limited to, entity formation, corporate governance, commercial contract drafting, mergers and acquisitions, securities, growth capital, startups, real estate, finance, utilities and environmental law.

Brennan graduated from the Creighton University’s Heider College of Business in 2016, where he received his B. S., magna cum laude, in Business Administration and participated in the 3-3 Pre-Law program.

In 2018, Brennan received his J.D. from the Creighton University School of Law, magna cum laude, with a Business Law Certificate. During law school, Brennan was the Research Editor...
Charles Hendricks
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West Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(515) 222-9900 1454 30th
Suite 202
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Drake University Law School
Gilbert Caldwell
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Newton, IA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(641) 792-4160 211 1st Ave W
Newton, IA 50208
Business, Divorce, Family and Insurance Claims
University of Tulsa
Counselor and Litigator with more than 30 years experience representing clients in stressful and difficult situations.
Jesse Michael Marzen
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West Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(515) 259-7776 5550 Wild Rose Lane
Suite 400
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Business, Divorce, Family and Tax
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
We do the heavy lifting so our clients don't have to in Family Law, Commercial Collections, and Tax Law cases.
Shayla L. McCormally
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(515) 218-9878 4508 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
Business, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
University of Iowa
Shayla McCormally is a problem solver. Whether it's helping clients navigate difficult family issues, untangle tax problems, or recover after being injured, Shayla devotes herself to creating the best possible solutions for her clients. She knows the issues her clients are facing are stressful and confusing. She offers solutions and reaches outstanding results for clients
Ms. Nina M Forcier
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Waterloo, IA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(319) 234-1371 405 Jefferson Street
Suite B
Waterloo, IA 50701
Business, Criminal, DUI and Family
Drake University Law School
Nina grew up in Waterloo, Iowa, attended the University of Northern Iowa and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Nina later attended Drake University Law School where she gained practical experience interning for Iowa Legal Aid and as a student attorney/mediator at the Drake Legal Clinic. At the Drake Mediation Clinic Nina served as a mediator for divorce, child custody and small claims cases.Nina enjoys volunteering and has served in leadership positions: Junior Girl Scout Leader for Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois and as a Parent Teacher Association volunteer leader, treasurer and event organizer for a...
Joel T. S. Greer
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Marshalltown, IA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(641) 752-5467 112 W Church St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Employment
University of Iowa College of Law
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (top 1%) Past President, Iowa State Bar Association Past President, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (250) Past V.P., Iowa Association for Justice (f.k.a. Iowa Trial Lawyers) Founding Board of Directors, American Academy of ADR Attorneys Past Chair, Iowa Supreme Court Grievance Commission Past Member, Iowa Supreme Court Nominating Commission Top Great Plains SuperLawyers (top 5%) Board of Directors, Iowa Defense Counsel Association Board of Directors, Iowa Law School Foundation AVVO rating 10/10
Shannon D. Simms
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Grundy Center, IA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(319) 825-6161 106 4th Street
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Drake University Law School
I am a licensed Attorney, certified Mediator and certified Collaborative Law Attorney in the State of Iowa and am passionate about providing quality client service through competency, communication and compassion. I am a part of the general practice firm, Nelson Law Firm, PLLC, where I provide legal services at our main office in Waterloo, Iowa and branch office in Grundy Center, Iowa. My practice areas include but are not limited to, business law, real estate, mediation, family law, including collaborative family law, creditors' rights law (including subrogation, collections and foreclosure), estate planning, probate, guardian/conservator law, and guardian ad litem services....
Jamie Linn Cox
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Carroll, IA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(712) 792-0001 110 West 8th Street
Carroll, IA 51401
Business, Agricultural, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Iowa
Jamie L. Cox is a partner at Willson & Pechacek, PLC, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Mr. Cox’s general litigation practice focuses on employment and labor law, estate and trust litigation, personal injury law, business law, and civil rights law. He represents clients in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County and throughout Southwest Iowa and Eastern Nebraska. A native of Wapello, Iowa, Mr. Cox graduated with honors from the University of Iowa, where he earned bachelor’s degrees in history and sociology. He later obtained his law degree from The University of Iowa College of Law. Licensed to practice in the state...
Todd Elverson
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(515) 243-1914 700 2nd Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Drake University Law School
Samuel Kreamer
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West Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(515) 727-0900 7155 Lake Dr Ste 200
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Sam practices primarily in Estate Planning (including wills and trusts), probate law, succession planning and business law. In addition to being a lawyer, he is also a certified public accountant. Sam received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration-Accounting from the University of Southern California (U.S.C.) in 1978, and his Juris Doctorate at Drake University in 1981. Sam is licensed to practice law in all courts within Iowa, as well as the following Federal Courts: Northern and Southern District of Iowa, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court. Sam is a member of the...
Jonathan Kramer
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(515) 288-6041 699 Walnut Street
Suite 2000
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Antitrust, Collections and Tax
Tyler Smith
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Altoona, IA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(515) 212-4000 809 8th St. SW, Suite F
Altoona, IA 50009
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of Iowa
Lynne Sims-Taylor
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Milford, IA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(712) 338-9106 1004 21st Street
Suites 2 & 3
Milford, IA 51351
Business, Entertainment & Sports and IP
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Oxford University, England
David Hellstern
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West Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(515) 244-3500 6601 Westown Parkway, Suite 200
West Des Moines, IA 50266-7733
Business, Construction, Estate Planning and Probate
Drake University Law School
Timothy Casperson
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Lake Mills, IA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(641) 592-1331 102 North 2nd Ave West
P.O. Box 145
Lake Mills, IA 50450
Business, Agricultural, Bankruptcy and Tax
West des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(515) 727-0900 6600 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Business, Collections and Estate Planning
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 699-3287 801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
Drake University Law School
Spencer, IA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(712) 262-1630 407 Grand Ave
Spencer, IA 51301
Business, Divorce, Employment and Family
West des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(515) 727-0900 6600 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Business and Estate Planning
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer
(515) 699-3293 801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business
Drake University Law School
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