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About Me

I am a life long resident of Iowa with a commitment to fast and friendly service to my clients.  I attempt to simplify and ease the legal process and make it cost effective for my clients.


Practice Areas


  1. Wills & Living Wills: 53%
    38 years
  2. Trusts: 25%
    38 years
  3. Probate: 5%
    38 years
  4. Power Of Attorney: 5%
    38 years
  5. Other: 12%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-200/hour), Contingent (25-50%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Howes & Anderson, P.C.

4401 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA, 50266-6721


IAAuthorized to practice law197709/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
AVVO Client's Choice - WillsAVVO2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHowes & Anderson, P.C.1989 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Iowa State Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present
Polk County Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Larry Turner v. Heartland Express, Inc.Received substantial settlement for Plaintiff.
Larry Turner v. Heartland Express, Inc.Received substantial settlement for Plaintiff.
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of IowaBusinessBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration1972
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
BLR Webinar - Legal Insurance CompaniesLegal Insurance Companies2015
Estate Planning in IowaEstate Planning - Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills and Probate2014
ARAG Insurance Compnay ConferenceOffice Practices2011
ARAG Insurance Compnay ConferenceEstate Planning2010