Kiron, Iowa Business Lawyers

Lee Michael Rankin
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Carroll, IA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(712) 792-0001 514 N. Court Street
Carroll, IA 51401
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Lee M. Rankin is a partner at Willson & Pechacek, PLC, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Mr. Rankin primarily practices in the areas of taxation, corporate law, estate planning, real estate, and trust and probate administration. He represents clients in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Monona County and throughout Southwest Iowa and Eastern Nebraska. Lee was born in Omaha, NE and received his BSBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in accounting in 1998. He received his Nebraska license as a Certified Public Accounting in 2001. In 2002, Lee returned to school, attending the University of Nebraska College of Law where...
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
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
Carroll, IA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(712) 792-1633 621 N Clark St
Carroll, IA 51401
Business, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Harlan, IA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(712) 755-3141 711 Court St
Harlan, IA 51537
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Mapleton, IA Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(712) 882-1468 314 Main St
Mapleton, IA 51034
Business, Agricultural, Collections and Tax
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
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
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...
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, Real Estate 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...
Jeana Louise Goosmann
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SIOUX CITY, IA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(712) 226-4000 410 5th Street
SIOUX CITY, IA 51101
Business, Agricultural, Bankruptcy and Collections
Creighton University School of Law
Jeana Goosmann acts as general counsel to company presidents and professionals. Her clients range from small local companies to large national corporations. Jeana's general practice includes but is not limited to banking, bankruptcy, commercial law, collections, communications law, contracts, corporate law, debtor and creditor, employment, personal injury, health care, litigation, real estate, and wills, trusts, estate planning & probate law. Jeana's employment includes Goosmann Law Firm, Founder, 2009 - Present and Heidman Law Firm, Partner, 2002 - 2009. LICENSED IN: Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota.
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....
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.
Anthony Lee Osborn
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Sioux City, IA Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(712) 226-4000 410 5th Street
Suite 200
Sioux City, IA 51101
Business, Collections, Communications and Insurance Claims
University of Iowa
Anthony Osborn has significant experience representing individuals and entities in various types of legal disputes and proceedings. His general practice includes but is not limited to Business Law, Construction Law, Insurance Law, Litigation and Trial Law.
Lindsey R Buchheit
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Sergeant Bluff, IA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(712) 823-1024 633 1st Street, Suite A
PO Box 533
Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Prior to founding Buchheit Law (June, 2013), Lindsey worked as an attorney for two Sioux City law firms from 2007-2013. Lindsey is the President of the Siouxland Estate Planning Council, Secretary of the Sergeant Bluff Community Development Corporation; Secretary of the Center For Siouxland; and a board member of the Iowa Small Business Development Centers. Lindsey is a Martindale Hubbell BV Distinguished attorney and is licensed in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Lindsey's practice includes but is not limited to estate planning and probate; family law; business and creditor law.
Colin L Hendricks
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Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(515) 242-2425 666 Grande Ave
Suite 2000
Des Moines, IA 50309
Free ConsultationBusiness, Agricultural, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Iowa College of Law
My practice primarily deals with estate planning, tax, and corporate formation/governance, though my law firm can help with almost any business need you may have.

I typically deal with individuals, families, and small business owners to (a) protect and arrange themselves during life, (b) provide guidance to loved ones upon their passing, especially for minor children, and (c) transition businesses and wealth from one generation to the next in an organized and tax-efficient manner.

Originally from Fort Dodge, Iowa (north central Iowa), my practice takes me all across the state of Iowa. I'm proud that my family has been providing...
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
Eric Checketts
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Malvern, IA Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(402) 913-0119 58890 288th Street
Malvern, IA 51551
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
University of Iowa
My practice is centered on a philosophy of personalized service. Calls returned, emails answered, and constant awareness of your legal matter's status are just a few of the ways that I strive to make your experience superlative.
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...
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
Ethan J. Huizenga
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Orange City, IA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(712) 737-3885 209 First Street NE
P.O. Box 123
Orange City, IA 51041
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Saint Louis University and Dordt College
Jeffery Santema
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Rock Valley, IA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(712) 451-6884 1129 Main Street
Suite 102
Rock Valley, IA 51247
Business
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
The Santema Law Office is a general practice law firm located in Sioux County of northwest Iowa, serving the legal needs of the public in the surrounding communities of three states: Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska. Your inquiries are welcome on a variety of legal matters. There is no fee for initial consultation.
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
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
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
Simon Noel
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Council Bluffs, IA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(402) 639-6811 532 First Avenue, Suite 201 Smith Davis Bldg.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Business, Real Estate and Tax
The George Washington 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 Lawyer with 22 years experience
(515) 233-2052 218 SE 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Criminal
Spencer, IA Business Law Lawyer with 53 years experience
(712) 262-1630 407 Grand Ave
Spencer, IA 51301
Business, Employment, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(515) 283-2050 505 5th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Drake University Law School
West des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(515) 243-4148 2700 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Employment
University of Iowa College of Law
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(515) 274-8679 701 E Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Business, Bankruptcy, Communications and IP
George Washington University, National Law Center
Des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 52 years experience
(515) 287-7000 535 E Army Post Rd
Des Moines, IA 50315
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Construction
Council Bluffs, IA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(712) 328-3157 233 Pearl St
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
West des Moines, IA Business Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(515) 274-1450 6701 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Business, Antitrust, Construction and Employment
University of Iowa, College 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
West des Moines, IA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(515) 327-1222 4000 Westown Pkwy
West des Moines, IA 50266
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Ames, IA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(515) 239-5000 618 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Business, Appeals, Civil Rights and Tax
Urbandale, IA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(515) 278-4200 2824 104th St
Urbandale, IA 50322
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Drake University Law School
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
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