Jennifer was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 2002. She received her Bachelor of Arts and graduated with honors from the University of Northern Iowa in 1999 with a major in Finance and minors in Business Communications and Coaching.
While at UNI, Jennifer played basketball for four years for the Panthers. She then attended Drake University where she received her Juris Doctor in 2002. During law school she interned with the Jasper County Attorney's Office, Polk County Attorney's Office, and with the Peterson Law Office.
Jennifer was one of twenty-five law students nation-wide to be selected to intern for the Army Judge Advocate General (JAG) corps in Fort Stewart, GA. After graduating law school, she entered private practice with the firm of Grimes, Buck, Schoell, Beach & Hitchins of Marshalltown where she practiced for three years. She then joined with Kelly Bennett and Joanie Grife to form the firm Bennett, Steffens, & Grife, PC in September 2005. In 2011, Jennifer started the Steffens Law Office, P.C. which was later renamed Jennifer Meyer Law, PC, after her marriage.
Jennifer practices primarily in the areas of Family Law (including but not limited to Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Adoption and Juvenile Court) and Criminal Law. She is member of the Iowa Bar Association, Marshall County Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association and was a member Marshalltown Young Professionals and of the Imagine 2011 committee. She also served as a board member for Youth and Shelter Stervices Marshalltown for 2010-2011. Jennifer is previously served on the Executive Board for the Young Lawyers Division of the Iowa Bar Association.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Law Practice||CityView Magazine||2015|
|Attorney||Steffens & Grife, PC||2005 - Present|
|Attorney||Grimes, Buck, Schoell Beach and Hitchins||2002 - 2005|
|Intern||Jasper County Attorney's Office||2001 - 2002|
|JAG Intern||United States Army||2000 - 2000|
|Law Clerk||Peterson Law Office||2000 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Iowa State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Marshall County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Polk County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Jasper County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|International Academy of Mediators||Member||N/A|
|Association of Family and Conciliation Courts||Member||N/A|
|Drake University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|University of Northern Iowa||Finance||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Rotary Club||From the Court to the Court||2002|