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Eric Alan Checketts

Criminal defense Attorney at Glenwood, IA

5.0   4 reviews
  • State Years
    Arizona - AZ 5 years
    Nebraska - NE 6 years
    Iowa - IA 7 years
  • Licensed for 5 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 2019
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 6 years
    State NE
    Acquired 2018
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 7 years
    State IA
    Acquired 2016
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Eric

Learn Eric’s areas of practice.

My practice is centered on a philosophy of personalized service. Calls returned, emails answered, and constant awareness of your legal matter's status are just a few of the ways that I strive to make your experience superlative.

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Checketts Law
PO Box 489
Glenwood, IA, 51534


5.0 / 5.0
  4 customer reviews
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Posted by Devin | May 15, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
We needed help with our estate planning and development of our wills. Eric Checketts was very helpful, prompt and knowledgeable. I highly recommend.
Posted by Brian | May 15, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Recocable trust
Eric was very thuro with making a revocable living trust and Will for me. He had good advice and made sure all my needs we're met I would definitely hire him again.
Response from Eric Checketts June 27, 2018
Posted by anonymous | May 15, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great service!
Eric provided exceptional service and was very prompt in returning our tax returns. We highly recommend him.
Posted by anonymous | May 9, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent attorney, very attentive
Eric explained my options for setting up a nonprofit corporation. He took the time to help me understand the pros and cons, and made everything very clear.


  • Free Consultation 15 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 150-250 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.7 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Iowa Western Community College
  • 2017 - Present
  • Associate
  • a Council Bluffs law firm
  • 2016 - 2018


  • Brigham Young University-Idaho
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2011
  • University of Iowa College of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Revocable Trust


  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Eagle Scout Award
  • BSA
  • 1998


  • Taking Free Exercise the Second Mile
  • Journal of Corporation Law
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Lawyers in Libraries
  • Estate Planning
  • 2019

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (5)
Endorse Eric
General practice Attorney | Nov 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Eric since law school. He is hard working and conscientious, and I know that he works very hard for his clients. I can recommend hiring him without reservation."
Estate planning Attorney | May 17
Relationship: Other
"I first met Eric in law school. We were members of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society chapter, and we met together to plan events and service projects. Eric is very thoughtful and conscientious, and you can be confident that he cares about your case and will do whatever he can to advocate for you."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 17
Relationship: Friend
"I've known Eric since we were in law school together. Since that time, he has always shown an interest in estate planning and other areas of law that allow him to serve others. His attention to detail and caring manner enable him to provide superior service to clients. I endorse him wholeheartedly."