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.

John T Ward

John T. Ward

Retired
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Mr. Ward was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Sullivan & Ward Professional Corporation until retiring effective August 1st of 2020. He graduated from Drake University Law School in 1964 and has been with the firm since graduation.

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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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Robert M. Holliday

Robert M. Holliday

Of Counsel
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Mr. Holliday joined the firm in 1970 after serving as the Law Clerk to Justice Bruce M. Snell of the Iowa Supreme Court.

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Mark Landa

Mark Landa

Retired
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Mr. Landa graduated from Drake University Law School in 1980. Mr. Landa practices primarily in the areas of environmental and worker safety law.

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Dennis L. Puckett

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

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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Colin C. Smith

Attorney
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

Mr. Smith maintains a multi-disciplinary practice providing clients with a wide range of legal services.  Emphasizing advocacy, innovation, and key relationships, Mr. Smith offers strategic representation options for clients large and small.

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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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