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5.0 stars 8 reviews
Avvo Rating: 10.0
Licensed since 1989
Dennis VanDerGinst was born in Moline, Illinois, in 1962. He received his law degree from DePaul University. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Iowa and the federal courts.
Dennis has been selected by his peers as a "Leading Lawyer" i...
Practice areas & skills: Personal Injury, Car Accidents
5.0 stars 10 reviews
Licensed since 1994
Review: “Mr. Gallagher help me during a difficult time in my life and advised me at the time when I was in need and now I see he did a great job for me.”
Practice areas & skills: Family, Personal Injury, Employment & Labor, Criminal Defense
5.0 stars 3 reviews
Licensed since 2005
Review: “Howard, is very professional he explains what is going on with our case and the next steps in great detail. My husband and I never felt lost in what is was going on in our case, never felt like things were going in the w...
Practice areas & skills: Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Medical Malpractice
5.0 stars 6 reviews
Avvo Rating: 9.8
I have been practicing law for 26 years. During that time I have helped over 2,000 families prepare their estate plans.
In my law firm we focus on estate planning and estate administration. I have participated in over 400 public seminars in...
Practice areas & skills: Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate, Wills & Living Wills, Real Estate
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Licensed since 1981
Bob Waterman joined Lane & Waterman in 1981 and for 35 years has focused his civil litigation practice for the defense primarily in the areas of professional malpractice, product liability, and insurance coverage litigation.
Bob is recognized in ...
Practice areas & skills: Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Medical Malpractice, Defective and Dangerous Products, Insurance, Litigation
5.0 stars 15 reviews
Avvo Rating: 9.2
Licensed since 1979
University of Iowa, BGS, 1976.
University of Iowa College of Law, With Honors, December 1978.
Admitted to Practice
Iowa Supreme Court, January 1979.
Southern District of Iowa Northern Distric...
Practice areas & skills: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Appeals, Administrative Law, Federal Crime
5.0 stars 1 review
Avvo Rating: 9.1
Licensed since 1999
Review: “I have worked with Cathy for nearly 7 years. She has represented our organization on numerous banking and real estate related matters. She is very thorough and accommodates time deadlines.”
Practice areas & skills: Real Estate, Commercial, Banking, Business, Project Finance
Avvo Rating: 9.6
Licensed since 1974
Practice areas & skills: Business, Litigation, Estate Planning
Avvo Rating: 8.8
Licensed since 1997
Review: “Attorney Wallace was able to put in motion the following of a court action our previous attorney never did. She has been always very open with us in handling a very difficult and emotional situation.”
Practice areas & skills: Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Mediation, Child Support
3.5 stars 23 reviews
Avvo Rating: 9.3
Licensed since 1990
Defending client for 26 years in State and Federal Courts. Member of National College for DUI Defense and Graduate of DUI Harvard Session. Certified Field Sobriety Expert. Certified Breath Machine Operator for Datamaster and Intoxillyzer...
Practice areas & skills: Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI