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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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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 70%
    14 years
  2. Mediation: 20%
    1 year
  3. Family: 5%
    14 years
  4. Juvenile: 5%
    14 years

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Hope Wood

    Jennifer communicates well and is a great advocate for her clients.

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    Hope Wood Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Joanie Lynn Grife

    I endorse this lawyer. Jennifer is a caring and compassionate attorney that knows how to get good results for her clients. She will work hard to make sure her clients are happy. She has a very good reputation among other attorneys. I enjoy working with her.

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    Joanie Grife Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Jennifer Meyer Law, PC

25 N. Center
PO Box 492
Marshalltown, IA, 50158

121 NE 18th Street, Suite B
Ankeny, IA, 50023

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IAActive200207/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Law PracticeCityView Magazine2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySteffens & Grife, PC2005 - Present
AttorneyGrimes, Buck, Schoell Beach and Hitchins2002 - 2005
InternJasper County Attorney's Office2001 - 2002
JAG InternUnited States Army2000 - 2000
Law ClerkPeterson Law Office2000 - 2002
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Iowa State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Marshall County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Polk County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Jasper County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
International Academy of MediatorsMemberN/A
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMemberN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Northern IowaFinanceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rotary ClubFrom the Court to the Court2002