I was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. I left the Midwest to earn my undergraduate... more
I was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. I left the Midwest to earn my undergraduate degree at Harvard, then spent several years working in New York City. I slowly migrated back to my Midwestern roots by attending law school at the University of Wisconsin. Inspired by a bankruptcy course in law school, I decided to focus my practice on bankruptcy and representing debtors. I clerked fo... view profile
Priscilla takes the time to listen to her clients and zealously works to resolve... more
Priscilla takes the time to listen to her clients and zealously works to resolve their cases in the best way possible. Priscilla E Forsyth began her career as a bailiff for Judge Frederick J Martone in Phoenix Arizona in 1986. She worked at the Maricopa County Public Defenders office from 1987 to 1992 and then returned to Iowa. In Iowa she has been an assistant county attorney, a Federal Pu... view profile
Presenter: Child Custody Visitation in Iowa, NBI, 1997; Family Law, NBI, 1998;... more
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 ... view profile
General practice attorneys perform a wide range of legal services but usually do not focus on a single area of the law. You will usually find a general practice lawyer in a small town, but big cities have them as well. You might consider a general practice lawyer as a “Jack of all Trades” who can give advice in many legal areas, represent you in common lawsuits and negotiations, and prepare everyday agreements and contracts. If you have a legal issue and aren't sure what type of lawyer should handle it, a general practice attorney is a good starting point. A general practice lawyer will refer you to an attorney who handles a specific practice area if necessary.