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Brooke Trent has a passion for providing impeccable client service in her areas of practice. Trent Law Firm, PLLC is a general practice firm that includes but is not limited to business law, guardian ad litem services, creditor's rights law, business law, corporate law, real estate, estate planning and many other areas. 


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 40%
    8 years
  2. Real Estate: 35%
    8 years
  3. General Practice: 15%
    8 years
  4. Estate Planning: 5%
    8 years
  5. Guardianship: 5%
    8 years



Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Brett Alan Grossman

    I referred a matter for a mutual client to Brooke. She handled it efficiently and economically. I was impressed with her ability to see "the forest for the trees" from her first day on the case. I would send another client to her without hesitation.


    Brett Grossman Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Kirsten N. Arnold

    Brooke is a great advocate for her clients and is extremely capable. She is a well-respected professional in our community. I highly recommend Brooke.


    Kirsten Arnold Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Trent Law Firm, PLLC

2712 Orchard Drive, Suite B
Cedar Falls, IA, 50613


IAAuthorized to practice law200710/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honorable MentionMatt Parrott Integrity & Leadership Award2009
Cedar Valley Volunteer of the YearMake-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa2008
Top FundraiserArthritis Foundation of Iowa, Waterloo Chapter2008
Highest HonorsUniversity of Iowa College of Law, Boyd Service Award2007
CompetitorJessup Moot Court Competition2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner/AttorneyNelson Law Firm, PLLC2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyNelson Law Firm, PLLC2007 - 2013
Law ClerkNelson Law Firm PLLC (f/k/a Randall & Nelson, PLC)2006 - 2007
Research AssistantUniversity of Iowa College of Law2005 - 2006
Vacation Planner / College Program RecruiterWalt Disney World2002 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Iowa Judicial BranchJudicial Nominating Committee, Elected Member2014 - Present
Iowa State Bar AssociationReal Estate Title Standards Committee, Elected Member2014 - Present
City of WaterlooCommunity Development Board, Appointed Member2014 - Present
Black Hawk County Bar AssociationExecutive Council, Treasurer2012 - 2015
Prairie Lakes ChurchFacilities & Finance Committee (formerly Deacon Board)2011 - Present
The Job FoundationMentor to at-risk youth2011 - Present
Wartburg CollegeLeadership Certificate National Advisory Board, Member2010 - 2013
Iowa State Bar AssociationYoung Lawyers' Division, Elected District Representative2008 - 2012
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa, Cedar Valley CommitteeChairperson2008 - 2010
Iowa State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Prairie Lakes ChurchFirst Impressions Coordinator2007 - 2010
Black Hawk County Bar AssociationReal Estate Committee, Member2007 - Present
Journal of Corporation LawMember2005 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Protective Insurance Co. v. D. Griffiin (Iowa Court of Appeals, No. 13-0429)Affirmed (successful)
In re Estate of Janssen (Iowa Court of Appeals, No. 10-1019)Affirmed (successful)
Veridian Credit Union v. T. Miller (Iowa Court of Appeals, No.11-0977)Affirmed (successful)
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Publication nameTitleDate
Iowa Land Title AssociationVoluntary Alienation of Title: Overview of Real Property Law2015
National Business InstituteCollection Law From Start to Finish: Pre-Judgment Considerations2010
National Business InstituteCollection Law From Start to Finish: Defending Against Counterclaims2010
National Business InstituteAdvanced Collection Strategies: Pre-Judgment Considerations2009
National Business InstituteAdvanced Collection Strategies: Defending Counterclaims2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor, Highest Honors for Boyd Service Award2007
Drake University Law SchoolSummer Visiting StudentN/A2005
Wartburg CollegeBusiness Administration (Leadership Certificate)BA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Walt Disney World College ProgramPracticum on Human Resource ManagementN/A2003
Walt Disney World College ProgramPracticum on Guest Service & ExpectationsN/A2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Upper Iowa University, MBA Adjunct ProfessorHuman Resources: Compensation & Benefits2015
University of Northern Iowa, College of Business, Guest SpeakerConstitutional Law2015
University of Northern Iowa, College of Business, Guest SpeakerAmerican Judicial System2015
Iowa Land Title AssociationVoluntary Alienation of Title: Overview of Real Property Law2015
University of Northern Iowa, College of Business, Guest SpeakerConsumer Law2014
National Business InstituteCreditor Law2010
National Business InstituteCreditor Law2009