Joel’s practice includes advising his clients regarding all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and sales, commercial loans, commercial leases, subdivision platting and condominium development. His clients include developers, lenders, landlords, tenants and other business entities that become involved in real estate transactions in connection with the operation of their businesses. Joel’s real estate practice also includes assisting his clients at the municipal level to negotiate development agreements, assist with zoning, site plan approval, variances and conditional use permits. Joel also represents several homeowner associations throughout the Des Moines area. In addition to the real estate issues above, Joel’s practice also includes corporate and general business law, business acquisitions and transactions, general litigation and eminent domain.
Joel and his wife, Mandi, have three children. Joel and Mandi enjoy traveling, spending time with family and friends, and being involved with their children’s many activities.
Creighton University, B.A.
Creighton University, J.D.
Best Lawyers® 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” – Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Best Lawyers® in America since 2021 – Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law