Daniel L Manning Jr.


Office: 515-243-8157
Cell: 515-988-2659
Fax: 515-243-3919

Court Admissions
Iowa Supreme Court

Polk County Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Home Builders Association

Legal Assistant
Dawn Johnson

Daniel M. Manning, Jr. has experience providing clients with a wide variety of real estate related legal services.  These services include closing both residential and commercial real estate transactions, drafting both residential and commercial lease agreements, preparing real estate contracts and helping landowners forfeit their real estate contracts against a party in default, and working with landlord/tenant transactions.  He also helps landowners and developers at the municipal level with zoning matters, variance and conditional use permit applications, board of adjustment appeals and contract negotiations.

Daniel also advocates for his clients through litigation in Iowa’s state and appellate courts.  These litigation services include advocating for landowners to enforce their rights, including against state and local government and private utility companies who have condemned their property through eminent domain, and working with business owners to enforce their rights against debtors by enforcing their contracts for goods and services.

Creighton University, B.A.
Creighton University School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

Significant Cases

  • Stickle v. City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa – CVCV095188 (Jury verdict of $553,000 for landowner)

  • Abild v. City of West Des Moines, Iowa – CVCV037263 (Jury verdict of $512,000 for landowner)

  • Judith Anne Lamb as Trustee of the Judith Anne Lamb Revocable Trust v. Dakota Access, LLC, Boone County Case No. CVCV040803 (Counsel in obtaining a jury verdict of $250,000.00 for landowner)

Representative Matters

  • Counsel for landowners appealing condemnation of property by state and city government agencies and private utility companies to District Court.

  • Helped businesses enforce contracts for goods and services as well as non-compete agreements and terms for payment.

  • Help clients with zoning and land use issues before various municipal government entities throughout the state.

  • Counsel for commercial property owner negotiating terms of lease with tenant.

  • Represented buyers and sellers of commercial and residential property throughout the state.