Our Attorneys

Many of our attorneys are recognized throughout the state and nationally for their professional knowledge and contributions.  Please click on the links below to visit individual profiles.

Louis R. Hockenberg

Louis R. Hockenberg

Shareholder
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Mr. Hockenberg was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1948 and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1970 and Drake University Law School in 1973.

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Dennis L. Puckett

Shareholder
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Mr. Puckett serves as an officer and Director of the Sullivan & Ward Professional Corporation. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Kansas in 1988 and graduated from Drake University Law School in 1991 with honors.

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Kyle Kruidenier

Shareholder
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Kyle Kruidenier joined the firm in 2004. He is a transactional attorney, primarily practicing in the areas of business, public utility, commercial and residential real estate, debtor/creditor, landlord/tenant, intellectual property and estate planning.

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David J. Hellstern

Shareholder
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Mr. Hellstern was born and raised on a farm outside Mechanicsville, Iowa. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Iowa in 2000 and his Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School in 2004.

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Amanda James

Amanda James

Shareholder
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Ms. James serves as a Shareholder of the Sullivan & Ward Professional Corporation.  She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Grinnell College in 2003 and graduated from Drake University Law School in 2008 with a Certificate in Litigation and Conflict Resolution and a Certificate in Constitutional Law.

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Justice Michael J. Streit

Michael J. Streit

Of Counsel
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Honorable Michael J. Streit has joined Sullivan & Ward, P.C. after serving for over 27 years on the bench in Iowa District Court, the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court. Former Justice Streit will dedicate his full time practice to mediation, arbitration, litigation, ethics, contracts, fair courts, and judicial independence.

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Jeffrey P. Schultz

Attorney
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Jeffrey Schultz grew up in Wisconsin and graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2010 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Finance and Business Law.

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J. Michael Boomershine, Jr.

Attorney
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Michael grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Drake University in 2013, where he studied English, Political Science, and Philosophy. Michael then attended Drake University Law School.

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Andrew G. Carlson

Attorney
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Andrew Carlson serves as an Associate Attorney of the Sullivan & Ward Law Firm. Mr. Carlson received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Iowa in 2020, where he studied Environmental Policy, Criminology and Law.

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