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Gilbert Caldwell

Gilbert Caldwell

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, State, Local And Municipal Law, Litigation, Family, General Practice

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About Me

Presenter: Child Custody & Visitation in Iowa, NBI, 1997; Family Law, NBI, 1998; Family Law for Paralegals, Des Moines, 1995; Iowa State Bar Association "Hot Topics" Family Law Practice, June 1998; Iowa Association of Trial Lawyers, Family Law Seminar: Ethics, July 1998; Iowa State Bar Association Family Law, "From Birth to Dissolution", 1998; "Adoption Law," NBI Seminar, Iowa, 2003; Family Law in Iowa, August 25 & 26, 1998.

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Licensed since 1978

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    37 years, 900 cases
  2. Family: 20%
    37 years, 900 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    37 years, 600 cases
  4. State, Local And Municipal Law: 20%
    19 years, 750 cases
  5. General Practice: 10%
    37 years, 600 cases

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Contact Info

211 1st Ave W
Newton, IA, 50208

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IAAuthorized to practice law197808/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Goodwill Ambassador of the YearChinese Association of Iowa2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyCaldwell & Brierly, PLLC1978 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Committee for Standardization of Court Costs in Dissolutions, Iowa Supreme Court CommitteeiN/A2011 - Present
Iowa State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law SectionSection Council2006 - Present
Iowa Council on Chemically Exposed Infants and ChildrenN/A2000 - 2001
Iowa State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law SectionChair1999 - 2000
Panel to Study development of a Family Court appointed by Iowa Supreme CourtN/A1991 - 1992
Iowa State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law SectionChair1991 - 1992
American Judicature SocietyN/AN/A
Iowa Association of MediatorsN/AN/A
Iowa Municipal Attorneys AssociationN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
National Association of Counsel for ChildrenN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In Re the Marriage of Longman 619 N.W. 2d 369 (Iowa, 2000).Prevailed: Reversed District Court
Robinson v. Iowa Department of Human Services, (Iowa App, 2010)Reversed Administrative Law Judge and District Court

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tulsa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of TulsaUrban Studies & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law SeminarPreparing Clients for Effective Mediation2011
Family LawAdoption Law2003
Family Law seminarEthics1998
Family Law PracticeHot Topics1998
Family LawChild custody and visitation in Iowa1997