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Shannon D. Simms

Shannon D. Simms

  • Probate, Estate Planning, Family Law ...
  • Iowa
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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. I am also a certified Mediator and Collaborative Law Attorney, where I enjoy providing alternative dispute resolution services. Contact me at, 319.291.6161 for our Waterloo office, or 319.825.6161 for our Grundy Center office, to discuss your legal needs.

Practice Areas
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Drake University Law School
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Iowa State University
B.S. (2005) | Finance and Marketing
Honors: Highest Honors
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Professional Associations
Iowa State Bar Association  # 23990
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Certified Collaborative Law Attorney
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Certified Mediator
Iowa Association of Mediators
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Office Website
Contact & Map
Main Office
3112 Brockway Road
P.O. Box 1020
Waterloo, IA 50704
Telephone: (319) 291-6161
Fax: (319) 291-6193
Branch Office
106 4th Street
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Telephone: (319) 825-6161