Lillis O'Mallery Olson Manning Pose LLP
Lillis O'Mallery Olson Manning Pose LLP

Areas of Practice

Real Estate Law

We have experienced real estate attorneys whose primary focus is to assist commercial and residential owners, tenants and developers in all phases of real estate use, development and financing.  These areas of expertise include:

  • Municipal Zoning and Land Use Planning
  • Property Tax Assessment Appeals
  • Real  Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Iowa Economic Development Authority Incentives
  • Municipal Development Agreements (TIF, Tax Credits & Abatements)
  • Leases for Office, Commercial, Industrial and Retail Properties
  • Real Estate Transactional Services

Eminent Domain
We have extensive experience assisting property owners in protecting their property rights when federal, state, county or local governments initiate an action to acquire an individual’s real property for a public use.  We provide assistance in pre-condemnation planning and we have represented both property owners and condemnors in condemnation proceedings.  This includes representation before compensation commissions, jury trials and arguments before the Iowa Supreme Court.

Estate Planning and Probate
We have extensive experience in probate matters, including estates, conservatorships, and Guardianships.  Our experienced attorneys are available to assist clients in all facets of estate planning, including Wills, Trusts, Medical and Financial Powers of Attorney as well as Premarital Agreements.

Business, Commercial and Corporate Law
We have extensive experience with all elements of business, commercial and corporate law, including formation and governance of corporations, limited liability companies, professional corporations, partnerships, and joint ventures. We have experience with the drafting of buy-sell agreements, shareholder agreements, asset transfer agreements, as well as succession planning designed to achieve the client’s goals.

Construction Law
We have extensive experience in providing guidance in all matters of construction law, including contract negotiations, contract disputes, mediation, arbitration and enforcement, mechanics’ liens, construction defect claims and environmental issues.

Public Utility and Energy Law
We represent utility clients in a variety of real estate, land use, and eminent domain matters within the State of Iowa. The clients we advise are in the business of telecommunications, natural gas, wind energy, electric transmission and electric distribution.

Personal Injury
The firm handles matters relating to workers compensation, disability and personal injury litigation. We begin with negotiations with responsible parties prior to filing any court action and don’t hesitate to seek court involvement if necessary.

Lillis O'Malley Olson Manning Pose Templeman LLP
Tradition of Trust
317 Sixth Avenue, Suite 300 | Des Moines, Iowa 50309-4127
Tele: 515-243-8157 | Fax: 515-243-3919