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Jodie Clark McDougal

Construction and development Attorney at Des Moines, IA

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About Jodie

Learn Jodie’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Construction and development
    35%
    In the area of construction and real estate law, Jodie has represented general contractors, architects, subcontractors/material suppliers, and others within the construction industry, as well as property owners. Jodie’s work in her construction matters has involved both private and public construction projects; litigating cases that include allegations of negligent work and defective products; warranty claims; enforcement of contract rights; and collection matters.

  2. Litigation
    35%
    Jodie has a general litigation practice that includes insurance defense, professional liability defense,construction and real estate development litigation, commercial/business litigation, probate/estate litigation, contract disputes, intellectual property litigation, landlord/tenant litigation, employment litigation, and finance/equipment lease litigation.

  3. Landlord or tenant
    15%
    Jodie regularly works in the area of residential landlord/tenant law and commercial lessor/lessee law, and has tried various residential landlord/tenants disputes, generally representing the landlord or property owner/manager. She has also assisted several landlords in drafting leases, implementing rules and regulations, and resolving the various tenant issues that arise, and has assisted commercial tenants/lessees with their various legal matters.

  4. Real estate
    15%
    Jodie handles various types of real estate transactional and litigation matters.

Licensed for 18 years
State IA
Status Active
Acquired 2004
Updated 12/15/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Jodie

Davis,Brown,Koehn,Shors & Roberts Pc
215 10th St Ste 1300
Davis,Brown,Koehn,Shors & Roberts Pc
Des Moines, IA, 50309-3616

Reviews

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Posted by Ryan | June 12, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very helpful & insightful
Jodie pointed me in the right direction for my case, very knowledgeable, highly recommend her services, thank you for your time!
Posted by anonymous | March 27, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent
She was very helpful and answered all my questions. Will be contacting should I need further assistance.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Davis Brown Law Firm
  • 2004 - Present

Education

  • University of Arizona College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004

Legal Cases

  • Capital Promotions v. Baxter
  • Entire lawsuit was dismissed on summary judgment

Associations

  • Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • National Association of Homebuilders
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • HBA of Iowa
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Polk County Women Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa
  • Vice President and Board Member
  • 2010 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Great Plains Super Lawyers "Rising Stars"
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyers - Construction
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers “Rising Star”
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers “Rising Star”
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Friend of Nursing Award
  • Iowa Nurses Association
  • 2013
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Publications

  • www.lienlawonline.com
  • Iowa Mechanic's Lien Law
  • 2013
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Speaking Engagements

  • Story County Bar Association CLE
  • Iowa Mechanic's Lien Law
  • 2013
  • IMHA Annual Meeting
  • Various Topics in Landlord / Tenant Law
  • 2013
  • ProBuild Annual Meeting (Dubuque, Iowa)
  • Iowa Construction and Lien Law
  • 2013
  • Greater Des Moines Heating and Cooling Association Meeting
  • Iowa Lien Law
  • 2013
  • HBA / Remodeler's Council Meeting
  • Iowa Construction Law
  • 2013
  • HBA Meeting - Remodelers Council
  • Mechanic's Liens
  • 2012
  • HBA: Construction Contract and Law Day
  • Construction Contract Law Issues
  • 2012
  • 2012 Employment Law Seminar
  • Terminations and Contesting Unemployment Benefits
  • 2012
  • Employment Law Seminar
  • A Guide to HR Investigations and Bullying in the Workplace
  • 2011
  • Fiduciary Litigation Seminar
  • Powers of Attorney - Fiduciary Litigation
  • 2011
  • CNG Meeting
  • Construction and Real Estate Issues
  • 2010
  • Employment Law Seminar
  • FMLA: Absences and Return to Work Issues
  • 2010
  • Employment Law Seminar
  • FMLA
  • 2009
  • Employment and Labor Law Seminar
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • 2008
  • Employment Law Seminar
  • Employee Discipline and Investigations
  • 2007
  • Employment and Labor Law Seminar
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • 2006
  • Employment Law Seminar
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • 2005
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (2)
Endorse Jodie
Construction and development Attorney | Aug 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Jodie. She and I worked together on a few cases. I found her to be very knowledgeable about construction law. She was highly dedicated to her client's cause and well-prepared in each case."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have had the opportunity to work with Jodie on a matter over the past year. Throughout my experience in working with Jodie, I have found her to be very responsive, respectful, and timely. I, without hesitation, endorse Jodie."
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Des Moines Construction and development Lawyer Jodie Clark McDougal
Jodie Clark McDougal
Construction and development Attorney
Des Moines, IA
Licensed for 18 years