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Jonathan Edward Kramer

Jonathan Edward Kramer

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Litigation, Debt Collection

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About Me

Jonathan represents creditors in state, federal or bankruptcy court litigation relating to debt collection. He has a substantial practice specializing in deficiency or unsecured judgment collection of debts between $100,000 and $5 million, usually where there is some connection to Iowa. Jonathan is a regular speaker about collections matters and also has rendered opinions as an expert witness on collection and collectibility matters.

Jonathan also represents families and family businesses that have a net worth up to $25 million on a variety of matters including advice related to mergers and acquisitions, finance and investment, estate or succession planning, real estate, and highly emotional family or business breakup related issues.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 34%
  2. Debt Collection: 33%
  3. Litigation: 33%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Whitfield & Eddy, Plc

317 6th St Ste 1200
Des Moines, IA, 50309


IAAuthorized to practice law200206/23/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuperlawyers2015
Rising StarSuperlawyers2014
Certified in Creditor's RightsAmerican Board of Certification2014
Rising StarSuperlawyers2013
AV RatingMartindaleHubbell2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberWhitfield & Eddy2009 - Present
AssociateWhitfield & Eddy2002 - 2009

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Commercial Law League of AmericaMember2014 - Present
American Association for Private LendersMember2014 - Present
Polk County Bar - Hola ClinicVolunteer2014 - Present
Credit Abuse Resistance EducationPresenter-Volunteer2014 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2010 - Present
Children and Families of IowaVP Governance2006 - 2012

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD2002
Iowa State UniversityN/AUnknown1999
Iowa State UniversityN/ABS1997
Valley High SchoolN/AUnknown1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
SeminarJudgment Enforcement in Iowa2014
SeminarResidential Landlord Tenant Law2014
Chapter MeetingJudgment Collection for Employment Lawyers2014