Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
DUI & DWI
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Areas
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Veterans Court of Appeals
United States Army
Transportation Corps officer.
Platoon Leader, Detachment Commander,Company Commander.
Officer in Charge, Transportation Team for Training Support Battalion.
Drake University Law School
J.D. (2003) | Law
Honors: High Honors
Activities: Ag Law Journal, Ag Law Association , C.Edwin Moore Oral Arguements Finalist
Iowa State University
B.S. (1997) | Ag Studies
Honors: with Distinction.
Activities: Army ROTC, Pershing Rifles,
Northeast Iowa Area Health Education Center Advisory Board
Activities: Operate in partnership with Des Moines University, first AHEC in the State of Iowa works within a 21 county service area to recruit and retain health professionals in underserved areas. Our AHEC teaches children about healthcare careers, offers clinical training sites for health profession students and supports health care practitioners with continuing education programs.
Serve on the advisory board to the organization
Sumner Sunset Theatre
A not for profit movie theatre organzied and operated by community of Sumner. The Sunset Theatre is a fully rebuilt 1940's style single screen cinema and live performance theatre.
This family cinema is open 365 days a year offering both contemporary and classic films at just .99 a ticket. The theatre offers matinees for senior citizens. The theatre stage also holds live theatre performances throughout the year.
The organization's long term goals include funding buisness loans to the community and providing scholarships. The theatre trains high school aged employees in projectist,advertising,retail,and management jobs to make them competitive for employment elsewhere.
Iowa State Bar
American Agricultural Law Assoc
Volunteer group of Sumner citizens committed to developing business opportunties and to bring addtional manufacturing jobs to the area.