The law firm of Sullivan & Ward, P.C. is pleased to announce that attorney David J. Hellstern is the newest Shareholder at the firm. Hellstern holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Iowa. He earned his J.D. from Drake University Law School. His practice at Sullivan & Ward focuses on business transactions, [...]
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced the Sixth Edition of the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Press Release Sullivan & Ward, P.C. was named as a Best Law Firm for Environmental Law.
Samantha Gronewald, Shareholder Attorney and Amanda James, Associate Attorney, were among the leaders from Central Iowa to attend the 2015 Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) Conference “Transforming Journeys” held in Des Moines, Iowa on October 28th. They were especially excited to hear keynote speakers Arianna Huffington, Chair, President and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post Media [...]
Mark Landa has been selected to be included in the 21st Edition of the The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice area of Environmental Law. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey comprising more than 5.5 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Mark has been included in Best [...]
Amanda James has joined Sullivan & Ward, P.C. as an associate attorney. Amanda graduated from Drake University Law School in 2008. Since that time, she has focused her practice on public utility and regulatory work. She will continue her work in these areas at Sullivan & Ward, P.C.
Sullivan & Ward, P.C.'s President and CEO, John T. Ward, was recently honored by the Iowa State Bar Association as a member of the "50 Year" class of 2014. John graduated from Drake University Law School in 1964 and has been with the firm ever since. Recently retired, Richard ("Rick") R. Chabot, was also honored. Rick graduated [...]
Mark Landa has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Environmental Law, an honor that he has received each year for more than a decade. In addition, Mark has been named the Best Lawyers' 2014 Des Moines Environmental Law "Lawyer [...]
Sullivan & Ward's Larry McLellan was recently appointed by Governor Branstad to serve as a Judge in the Fifth Judicial District. Larry was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Donna Paulsen. Larry will be missed at Sullivan & Ward; however, we are all excited for him and this new opportunity. [...]
Elizabeth ("Liz") Overton was recently selected for the next session of the West Des Moines Leadership Academy ("WDMLA"). The WDMLA is a leadership development program designed for individuals who want to sharpen their leadership skills and gain a greater understanding of the region's economy and community networks. Participants were selected based upon leadership potential, community [...]
Kyle Kruidenier was elected to the Urbandale School Board following Tuesday night's election. Kyle has been with Sullivan & Ward, P.C. since 2004. While Kyle's practice is a general civil practice, he focuses primarily on real estate, landlord/tenant, environmental, business, non-profit, employment, collection and public utility law. Congratulations, Kyle!