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About Me

Jennifer L. Chase is a shareholder at Ball, Kirk & Holm, P.C. and has been a member of the firm since graduating from Creighton University School of Law in 2000.   She practices in the areas of family law, including divorce, child custody/visitation, child support, property division, and spousal support; guardian ad litem for children; general employment work, including drafting and revising employment manuals/handbooks for employers; probate and estate planning; and real estate.

Ms. Chase is committed to her profession and currently is actively involved in the Iowa Association for Justice (IAJ) as a member of the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Committee and as the chair of the IAJ Family Law CLE Committee.

Ms. Chase recently completed Comprehensive Divorce and Family Mediation Training and Collaborative Law Training. 

Ms. Chase enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    15 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    3 years
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
    5 years
  4. Mediation: 10%
    1 year
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Hourly ($185-200/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Shannon Diane Simms

    I have worked with Jen in various areas of law and she is a very talented and dedicated Attorney. Jen is diligent, knowledgeable and a great advocate for her clients. I would not hesitate to recommend and fully endorse Jen Chase.


    Shannon Simms Contracts & Agreements Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brooke Trent

    I fully endorse Jen Chase. Jen routinely serves as the guardian ad litem (i.e. child's attorney) in adoption proceedings where our firm represents the adoptive parents. She is diligent, knowledgeable & thoughtful in advocating for the child's best interest. I would highly recommend Jen's services for all family law concerns!


    Brooke Trent Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Ball, Kirk & Holm, PC

3324 Kimball Avenue
PO Box 2696
Waterloo, IA, 50704


IAAuthorized to practice law200009/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Writing IICreighton University School of Law1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney ShareholderBall, Kirk & Holm, P.C.2000 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Iowa Association of MediatorsMember2015 - Present
Iowa Association for Justice, CLE CommitteeFamily Law Chair2011 - Present
Iowa association for justiceBoard of Governors2009 - 2013
Iowa State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident2006 - 2007
Iowa State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident-Elect2005 - 2006
Iowa State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionSecretary2004 - 2005
Black Hawk County Bar AssociationSecretary2003 - 2004
Iowa Association for JusticeMember2002 - Present
Black Hawk County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Iowa State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2000 - 2010
Iowa State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionDistrict Representative2000 - 2004
Iowa State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Creighton University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Northern IowaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Iowa Association for Justicem, Family Law SeminarSocial Media: Discovery and Protecting Your Client2014
Iowa Association for Justice, Family Law SeminarEthics Panel2013
Iowa Association for Justice, Family Law SeminarEthics Panel2012
Iowa Association for Justice, Annual ConventionEthics Panel2012
Iowa Association for Justice, Family Law SeminarSocial Security Benefits in Family Law2010
National Business InstituteLatest Strategies for Collecting and Summarizing Medical Records2009
Iowa State Bar Association, Annual MeetingBusiness Continuity2007