Martindale-Hubbell recently recognized Matt Gardner as an AV® rated attorney. The AV® rating is the highest rating available to any individual lawyer. An AV® rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence, has practiced law for many years and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. Congratulations, Matt, on this stellar accomplishment!
Larry McLellan has been selected to receive the Honorary Order of the Barrister Award from the National Order of the Barristers. Each year Drake University Law School awards 10 Order of the Barrister positions to students and as well as the Honorary Award. The National Order of the Barristers is an organization that recognizes those who have made [...]
Robert M. "Bob" Holliday was recently awarded the Rolland Grefe Pro Bono Publico Award for his efforts to have the life sentence of Reed Prior commuted. Mr. Prior's sentence was commuted by President George W. Bush on December 23, 2008 approximately seven years after Bob began working on his case. Bob received the Award on June [...]
Benjamin joined the firm as an associate in September of 2008. He is a recent graduate from Drake University Law School where he served on the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law. Benjamin's knowledge in the areas of environmental, agricultural, real estate, corporate, and public utility law are an asset to the Firm.
I was fortunate enough to have been part of the 2007-2008 Leadership Iowa class. Throughout the year I traveled the state learning about different communities and important issues facing Iowa such as healthcare, economic development and agriculture entrepreneurship. During one session, my class and I decided we were going to partner with Habitat for Humanity and build Iowa's first "green" Habitat [...]