Iowa Supreme Court, 1974
U.S. District Court, Southern District, 1974
U.S. District Court, Northern District, 1980
Polk County Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Mike has represented various clients during his career, including acting as City Attorney for a small town in Iowa. Having joined the firm in 1974 he has extensive practice in Probate, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Family Law, Estate Planning, Trust & Wills, Corporate Law and Taxation. He serves as Corporate Counsel for a large building supply company and some of his clients have also included various religious organizations. Mike has obtained successful results for both his commercial and individual clients in dealing with fraud, flooding issues, adverse possession and boundary disputes, sales and use tax disputes with the Department of Revenue, and other general litigation.
Martindale Hubbell (BV)
Loras College and Creighton University, A.B. 1971
Creighton University, J.D. 1974
Counsel for large building supply company headquartered in Des Moines.
Counsel in probating numerous estates of significant value and complexity.
Counsel for beneficiaries and fiduciaries in estate proceedings.
Counsel for charitable trusts.
Counsel in defending claims filed against estates.
Counsel for acquisition and sale of businesses.
Counsel for defending property owner in adverse possession and boundary line litigation.
Reviewed and negotiated employment contracts for executive officers, medical doctors and other professionals.
Negotiated and prepared options to purchase residential, commercial and agricultural property.
Prepared documents to establish condominium regimes for commercial and residential property pursuant to Iowa’s Horizontal Properties Act.
Served as city attorney for small town in Iowa.
Represented national fast food restaurant and other clients in relation to sales and use tax issues.