Lillis O’Malley Law Firm Attorneys have considerable experience in litigation in Iowa and have handled disputes of all kinds including the matters below:

Eminent Domain & Condemnation

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.

Public Utility and Energy

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.

Property Tax Assessment Appeals

The firm also represents parties involved in real estate tax proceedings to local boards of review, the Iowa Property Assessment Appeal Board, and district court.

Construction Law

The firm has extensive experience in providing guidance in all matters of construction law, including contract negotiations, mechanics’ liens, and other development matters.