Johnson County, Iowa Lawyers

Mark Thompson
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 14 years experience
(319) 354-1630 250 E. Court St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and DUI & DWI
University of Iowa
Mark Thompson, Attorney at Law is a lawyer located in Iowa City, Iowa practicing primarily in criminal law. This includes OWI / DUI and drug law cases. Mr. Thompson offers free consultations for all OWI / DUI / drunk driving, alcohol-related and drug possession charges that are pending in the Iowa City / Johnson County area. When hiring a lawyer for an OWI / DUI case make sure that lawyer practices in both the criminal court and the Iowa DOT licensing side of the case. Mr. Thompson handles both. Mr. Thompson's law firm...
Craig Nierman
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 20 years experience
(319) 519-6006 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Health Care, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Iowa College of Law and University of California - Davis
L. Craig Nierman is an insurance attorney, representing people, small businesses, and medical providers; he also serves nationally as an insurance expert in state and federal courts. Mr. Nierman has taught Insurance Law at the University of Iowa College of Law and speaks at conferences for attorneys on insurance and injury law. Before practicing law, he worked at State Farm, specializing in insurance claims.

Craig married his high school sweetheart and they have lived in the Iowa City area since 1993. They have two adult children and are active in their church and several other non-profits.
Allison McCarthy
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 9 years experience
(319) 358-1900 1934 Boyrum Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Appeals, Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence and Immigration
University of Iowa
Allison’s practice at Vondra & Malott, PLC, focuses on criminal defense, criminal defense for immigrants, criminal appeals, family-based immigration, removal defense, immigration benefits for victims of domestic violence and other crimes (Violence Against Women Act and U-visa), Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), immigration benefits for juveniles (Special Immigrant Juvenile visas and related guardianships), immigration appeals, and family law cases. Allison is proficient in Spanish, and many of her clients are Spanish-speaking only.

Allison McCarthy is a May 2007 graduate of the University of Iowa. During her undergraduate years, she participated in the A. Craig Baird Debate Forum as a policy...
William N. Toomey
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 14 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Business, Construction, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Iowa College of Law
Will was born in raised in the Iowa City area and obtained his undergraduate degrees and his law degree from the University of Iowa. He was admitted to the practice of law in Iowa in 2005 and has successfully argued cases before the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court. He is also admitted to practice in all federal courts in Iowa. His diverse practice includes business litigation, real estate litigation, personal injury and wrongful death litigation, divorce and child custody litigation, landlord-tenant law, business formation and acquisition, and representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

Will lives in Iowa City...
Shawn Fitzgerald
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 13 years experience
(319) 354-1712 373 Scott Ct. Ste B
Iowa City, IA 52245
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal Defense and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
As a partner with Johnston, Stannard, Klesner, Burbidge & Fitzgerald, PLC in Iowa City, IA, Shawn provides legal services for criminal defense, personal injury, civil litigation, business law, and estate planning. Shawn received his B.S. degree in psychology from the University of Iowa in 2002 and his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, IL in 2005.

Prior to joining Johnston, Stannard, Klesner, Burbidge & Fitzgerald, PLC, Shawn practiced with the law firm of David Goldstein and Associates, LLC in Chicago, IL. While attending John Marshall Law School, Shawn clerked for the law firm of Daley and George, Ltd.
Shawn...
Thomas Deacon Steven Farnsworth
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 12 years experience
(319) 333-1869 103 E. College Suite 209
Iowa City, IA 52240
Free ConsultationCannabis Law, Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
University of Iowa
Thomas D. S. Farnsworth was born and raised in Iowa City, Iowa. Thomas received a Bachelor of Business Administration, in Finance, from the University of Iowa and the Henry B. Tippie College of Business. During Thomas' undergraduate experience he clerked at a local law firm and worked as a pretrial interviewer for the Sixth Judicial District of Iowa. In 2004 Thomas began the accelerated program in at the University of Iowa College of Law and graduated in December of 2006. While in law school Thomas was licensed by the Iowa Supreme Court to work as a prosecuting legal intern. Thomas...
Dean D. Carrington
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 26 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 E Market St
Iowa City, IA 52244
Estate Planning and Tax
University of Iowa College of Law
Dean grew up on a grain and livestock farm near Iowa City, passed the Certified Public Accountant exam, and focuses on pre-death estate planning and post-death trust/estate administration. His practice includes (i) establishing revocable (living) trusts to avoid probate and facilitate privacy, (ii) creating wills, trusts and retirement-account beneficiary designations with customized provisions to accomplish family-specific goals, such as delaying inheritances for immature beneficiaries, (iii) implementing powers of attorney for finances and for healthcare/medical directives (living wills), and (iv) administering probate estates and trusts and filing the necessary tax returns.
Bruce L. Walker
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 47 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Iowa College of Law
Bruce is proud to have actively participated in a wide range of professional and volunteer groups throughout his career, including The American College of Trial Lawyers (State Committee), Iowa Defense Counsel (President), Defense Update Magazine (Board of Editors), American Board of Trial Advocates (member), and The Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (Midwest Regional Membership Chair & Board of Directors). Bruce is a past president of the Iowa State Bar Association and continues to serve on the administrative committee. He is also a member of the Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission and serves as the chair of the Language Access...
Thomas H. Gelman
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 41 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 E Market St
Iowa City, IA 52244
Business, Estate Planning, Health Care and Tax
University of Iowa College of Law
Tom was born and raised in Iowa City. He received his BA degree from Harvard University in 1975 and then returned home to attend the University of Iowa College of Law. After completing law school in 1978, Tom joined the law firm where he has been a partner since 1983. Tom represents individuals, businesses and tax-exempt organizations on a variety of legal matters principally in areas of business and transactional law, including contracts, real estate, business and non-profit entities, estate and gift planning, administration of trusts and estates, healthcare, and charitable foundations. In addition to his legal practice, Tom has...
Patrick Ingram
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 27 years experience
(319) 351-4363 209 E Washington
Paul-Helen Bldg, Ste. 203
Iowa City, IA 52240
Appeals, Civil Rights, Criminal Defense and Juvenile
University of Iowa
Ryan Prahm
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 9 years experience
(319) 351-2028 425 E. Oakdale Blvd., Suite 201
Coralville, IA 52241
Business, Estate Planning, Health Care and Real Estate
University of Iowa
Jessica T. Glick
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 12 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Health Care and Medical Malpractice
University of Iowa College of Law
Jessica maintains a civil litigation and trial law practice dedicated to defending hospitals and medical professionals. She also represents licensed health care professionals and medical institutions in connection with administrative investigations and complaints. Jessica has extensive trial experience having done more than two dozen criminal and civil jury trials. She has also handled criminal and civil appeals to the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court.

Jessica was born and raised in Iowa City. She attended the University of Oklahoma for her undergraduate studies and then returned to Iowa for law school. After receiving her JD, Jessica practiced for...
Carolyn R. Wallace
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 6 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Business, Health Care, Medical Malpractice and Real Estate
University of Iowa College of Law
Carolyn (“Dazi”) Russell Wallace was born and raised in Iowa City. She left to attend college in North Carolina, returned to Iowa City for law school, and began practicing at the firm in October 2013.

Carolyn maintains a general law practice that includes both transactional and litigation components. On the transactional side, Carolyn assists clients with estate planning, real estate matters, reviewing and negotiating contracts, and other general transactional issues. Carolyn’s litigation practice focuses on defending physicians in medical malpractice cases. Carolyn particularly enjoys legal research and writing, and she routinely assists clients with appellate matters.

In her free time, Carolyn likes...
John E. Beasley
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 29 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Criminal Defense, Family and Real Estate
University of Iowa College of Law
Melvin O. Shaw
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 12 years experience
(319) 337-7429 1303 5th Street
Suite 104B
Coralville, IA 52241
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Iowa
Melvin O. Shaw is a solo, general practicing attorney at The Law Office of Melvin O. Shaw, P.LC., located in Coralville, Iowa. His general practice areas include real estate, estate planning and probate, and business law. Melvin graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2004. Melvin earned an M.A. from the University of Iowa in 1997 and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Melvin is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association (Probate, Real Estate, Business Law, and Family Law committees). He...
Michael Thompson
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 17 years experience
332 S. Linn St., Suite 28
Iowa City, IA 52240
Bankruptcy, Business and Securities
University of Iowa
Gary J. Schmit
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 31 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Iowa College of Law
Gary has been working with individuals and families to help with their estate and tax planning for almost thirty years. He has a robust tax practice, preparing both individual and fiduciary returns. With this background, he also advises his clients on their estate planning, bringing his areas of expertise together to draft comprehensive plans that accomplish their goals. Gary also facilitates trust and estate administration, and so further helps families carry out their plans. In his career, Gary has worked with multiple generations, providing guidance and counsel on issues relating to finances, taxes, wealth transfer, and almost everything in between.

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Jessica Malott
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 12 years experience
(319) 358-1900 1934 Boyrum Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Family and Immigration
Drake University Law School
Thomas Williams
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 8 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Business, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Iowa College of Law
Thomas Williams has spent most of his adult life in and around Iowa. A graduate of Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, Thomas spent several years working in a management development program for a company in the Quad Cities providing services to businesses across Eastern Iowa. After graduating with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law, Thomas practiced corporate litigation in the State of Delaware, primarily focused on claims related to director and officer duties to shareholders and the corporation. He and his wife later returned to the Iowa City area where Thomas spent several years practicing transactional...
Lynn Rose
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 14 years experience
(319) 351-4363 209 E. Washington
Paul-Helen Bldg, Ste. 203
Iowa City, IA 52240
Criminal Defense, Family, Juvenile and Social Security Disability
Derek Hong
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 12 years experience
(319) 364-0078 73 Hickory Heights Ln
Iowa City, IA 52245
Bankruptcy
University of Iowa
Derek Hong is a founding partner of Hong Law, PLC. At Hong Law, PLC, the attorneys are dedicated in providing bankruptcy litigation. Derek attended the University of Iowa, where he received his J.D. Whether you are looking for assistance with the Means Test or debt negotiations, the attorneys at Hong Law, PLC know what it takes to get you through this challenging time. Contact us today at (319) 632-1400 to speak to a member of our team.
Adam Pollack
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 21 years experience
(319) 338-1633 1129 E. Washington St,
Iowa City, IA 52245
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and DUI & DWI
University of Iowa
As a licensed attorney in both Iowa and California, Adam Pollack has been practicing law since 1998. As a former prosecutor for Johnson County (Iowa City area), Adam Pollack has an experienced and nuanced view regarding the complexities of the criminal justice system. Pollack has practiced criminal defense in Iowa for over a decade.
Philip Mears
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 41 years experience
(319) 351-4363 209 E. Washington
Paul-Helen Bldg, Ste. 203
Iowa City, IA 52240
Appeals and Criminal Defense
University of Iowa
Richard M. Tucker
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 44 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Health Care and Medical Malpractice
University of Iowa College of Law
Dick was admitted to the practice of law in Iowa in 1975. He has spent the last 40 years as a trial lawyer focused on representing health care professionals and institutions in medical malpractice litigation and regulatory proceedings. He has also successfully argued cases before the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court. In recognition of his skills as a trial lawyer and the respect he has among lawyers on both sides of lawsuits, Dick has been elected by his peers to membership in the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Dick was...
Pope S. Yamada
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 16 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Business, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
University of Iowa College of Law
Pope grew up in Iowa City and, after attending college at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and working in the technology industry in San Francisco, California, returned to Iowa to pursue a career in law. After graduating with his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2003, he started his legal practice at Phelan Tucker Law Offices, where he continues his successful litigation practice. He primarily practices in the field of medical malpractice defense, health care law and represents the interests of healthcare professionals. He is admitted to practice in the State of Iowa and is a...
Dai Gwilliam
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 19 years experience
(319) 354-6000 432 E. Bloomington St.
Iowa City, IA 52245
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Family
J. Nicholas Russo
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer
(319) 351-2650 103 East College Street Suite 314
Iowa City, IA 52240
Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Nick has tried over 100 contested cases to conclusion and has been recognized for his legal skill and professional achievement. Nick is a fellow of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers which is open to membership for only 225 of the over 20,000 lawyers in Iowa. Membership is by appointment only. Nick is also Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. To obtain certification, the lawyer must pass a difficult examination, have demonstrated the requisite ski in your field to the examiners' satisfaction, have a clean ethical record, submit samples of your legal writing and submit recommendations from...
Julia Mears
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 39 years experience
(319) 351-4363 209 E. Washington
Paul-Helen Bldg, Ste. 203
Iowa City, IA 52240
Family, Probate and Real Estate
University of Iowa
Dell A. Richard
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Johnson County, IA Attorney with 44 years experience
(319) 354-9592 845 Quarry Road
Suite 130
Coralville, IA 52241
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Iowa
Jaime C. Watts
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 8 years experience
(319) 351-2028 425 E. Oakdale Blvd., Suite 201
Coralville, IA 52241
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota School of Law
Scott Flynn
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Johnson County, IA Lawyer with 19 years experience
(319) 337-3167 119 Wright St
Iowa City, IA 52240
Agricultural, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Jesse Michael Marzen
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Linn County, IA Attorney with 14 years experience
(319) 409-6960 305 2nd Avenue SE
Suite 200
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Collections, 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.
Tim Semelroth
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Linn County, IA Attorney with 22 years experience
(800) 433-0283 425 2nd St. SE
Suite 1140
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Iowa
Christine L. Crilley
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Linn County, IA Attorney with 36 years experience
(319) 363-5606 320 Miller Road
Hiawatha, IA 52233
Arbitration & Mediation, Business, Estate Planning and Family
University of Iowa
CHRISTINE L. CRILLEY is a General Practice Attorney and Collaborative Lawyer with over thirty years of experience in a variety of legal areas such as family law, adoptions, business law, litigation, construction law, probate and wills.

In Addition to her law practice Ms. Crilley is also an accomplished Mediator and Arbitrator as well as a nationally approved Mediation Trainer. She offers basic Mediation training and advance Mediation training as well as Collaborative Law Training, and Parent Coordinator Training. Christine is also a Parenting Coordinator and Parent Coach.

After earning her B.A. degree at the University of Northern Iowa in 1979, Christine...
Ann Brown
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Linn County, IA Lawyer with 14 years experience
(319) 826-2250 600 Third Street SE, Suite 302
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
University of Iowa
I have spent my career representing individuals and families throughout Iowa in personal injury and employment law claims. In 2017, after 12 years at a successful firm in Cedar Rapids, I started my own law firm, Ann Brown Legal, where we help our clients navigate the legal system from the beginning of a case all the way through the appeal process if necessary.
Pressley Henningsen
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Linn County, IA Lawyer with 23 years experience
(800) 433-0283 425 2nd St. SE
Suite 1140
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Iowa
My name is Pressley and I am a trial lawyer. The only thing I am before that is a father of my two sons. I have worked hard to live authentically in all aspects of my life. I always try to grow and learn. This has been true in my lawyering as well as my personal life – they are, in many ways, one in the same – because I am who I am, whether at home, meeting with clients, or in the courtroom.
Misha Ghadiri
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Linn County, IA Lawyer with 1 year experience
(319) 531-1333 228 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Iowa School of Law
Hometown: Long Grove, IL
Undergrad: Grinnell College Class of 2012 degrees in Psychology and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
Law School: The University of Iowa College of Law Class of 2017
Areas of Practice: Criminal Law and Family Law
Associations: Iowa Bar Association
Admitted to the Iowa Bar 2018

In my free time I enjoy all outdoor activities from running to rock climbing to kayaking. In college and after, I have been an avid Ultimate Frisbee player. Since I moved to Iowa in 2008, I have worked to find volunteer opportunities in every community I have been a part of. Additionally, I am a dog...
James Arenson
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Linn County, IA Lawyer with 24 years experience
(319) 363-8199 425 2nd St SE #900
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Bankruptcy, Business, Criminal Defense and Estate Planning
University of Iowa
At Arenson Law Group, PC, you will find forward-thinking, progressive, and open attorneys who work hard with your best interests in mind. At our law firm you will find modern art, sleek brushed aluminum, and lots of light, unlike the traditional law office. Arenson Law Group, PC attorneys handle cases throughout Iowa and focus on practices such as: Business Law, Corporate Law, Family Law, Criminal Law, and Bankruptcy.
Christopher M. Nydle
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Linn County, IA Attorney with 8 years experience
(319) 396-9711 2405 Westdale Drive SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Free ConsultationDivorce, Education, Employment and Personal Injury
Drake University Law School
John Hofmeyer IV
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Linn County, IA Attorney with 6 years experience
(319) 363-8199 425 2nd St SE
#900
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Business, Construction and Landlord Tenant
University of Iowa
Growing up I learned how to serve client interests from my father and grandfather, who are both attorneys in northeast Iowa. They taught me to take a hands-on approach to learning and to work hard to understand the underlying causes of a conflict, not just address the immediate problem. I applied that philosophy throughout my academic and professional education by learning the construction industry beginning as a carpenter and then architectural intern at OPN Architects, SOM, and Kahler Slater Architects. After I earned my Bachelors of Architecture from Iowa State University and my Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa,...

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