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Banking Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Banking Law

The banking law attorneys at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. counsel more than 90 financial institutions doing business in Iowa. Among Iowa-based law firms, we have one of the largest teams of attorneys providing legal services to the state’s community banks. The firm is a complete source of legal services for banks and other financial institutions, bankers, and bank directors on a wide range of general legal issues. read more
Business Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Business Law

Dickinson attorneys have experience in all aspects of the business law practice. We take our role as counselors seriously. Whether a straightforward entity formation or a complex merger, we’re engaged throughout the process. We advise our clients and make recommendations only after listening to and understanding our clients’ expectations and goals. read more

Cybersecurity, Data Breach, & Privacy

When your business is subject to a data breach, your first call should be to a qualified attorney who can help you maximize the coverage of the attorney-client privilege, minimize potential damages, and formulate a response plan that takes into account legal, regulatory, and reputational considerations. read more
Education Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Education Law

Dickinson attorneys share nearly 50 years of experience representing or serving on the boards of Iowa’s schools. We provide guidance to schools and universities on open records laws, collective bargaining legislation, teacher and administrator tenure statues, constitutional law, teacher licensing and assignment questions, student discipline, employee policies and practices, and Department of Education regulation matters. read more
Employment & Labor Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Employment & Labor Law

Dickinson’s Employment & Labor Law Group is one of Iowa’s largest and most recognized. The group consists of ten attorneys, six of whom practice primarily in employment law, and is one of only three such practice groups in Iowa to earn a Band 1 ranking in the Labor & Employment area in the most recent edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm's employment and labor attorneys have extensive experience representing and counseling clients in matters of traditional labor law and general employment law. read more

Environmental Law

Dickinson attorneys have experience in all aspects of environmental law, including real estate transactions and development, regulated industries, financial institutions, and agriculture. We help clients stay current on, and respond to, changing regulations while strategically addressing environmental issues that can affect them. We represent businesses involved in manufacturing, energy, transportation and development, as well as […] read more
Family Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Family Law

Dissolving a marriage is a painful and emotional process and we empathize with our clients dealing with the distress involved with divorce. Dickinson's family law attorneys will work with you to achieve the best possible result in protecting your assets, dispensing of your debts, and - especially - providing for your children. read more
Intellectual Property Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Intellectual Property Law

Your company's intellectual capital - including information technology, data, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, domain names and patents - may be its most valuable asset, and maximizing the value of intellectual property by protecting it systematically and consistently should be a top business objective. Dickinson's intellectual property attorneys manage intellectual property portfolios ranging in size from a single trade secret to hundreds of copyrights, trademarks, domain names and licensing arrangements. We provide the legal infrastructure and continued support essential to protecting and managing our clients' intellectual property portfolios. read more
Litigation & Trial Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Litigation & Trial Law

The litigation and trial law attorneys at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. give thorough consideration to clients’ business interests while serving their litigation needs. Our litigators represent clients in a wide variety of industries in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as in arbitration, mediation, administrative proceedings and regulatory investigations and hearings. Where appropriate, the firm's litigators recommend alternative dispute resolution procedures to bring prompt and efficient resolution to complex litigation and to reduce the costs and delays often associated with traditional litigation. read more
Mediation & Arbitration at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Mediation & Arbitration

Dickinson's litigators frequently engage in alternate dispute resolution when in the best interest of a client and have substantial experience in enforcing dispute resolution clauses in both state and federal courts. Our attorneys have participated in alternative dispute resolution processes involving the American Arbitration Association, the National Association of Securities Dealers n/k/a the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the National Arbitration Forum, and other organizations. read more

Municipal Law

Dickinson attorneys offer a full range of legal services to assist cities, counties, municipal entities across Iowa with local governance. Multidisciplinary in nature, the group collaborates with the firm’s labor and employment, real estate, environmental and litigation attorneys to provide counsel on any number of issues affecting government entities of all sizes, including municipal utilities, […] read more
Real Estate & Land Use Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Real Estate & Land Use

Dickinson attorneys bring a vast array of resources to bear on clients' real estate and land use needs. Our real estate group handles matters ranging from transactions such as commercial asset disposition and acquisitions to real estate based litigation. read more

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Taxation Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Taxation Law

Dickinson's tax law attorneys advise privately and publicly held and multi-state businesses, tax-exempt organizations and individuals regarding all types of taxes, including individual and corporate income taxes, employment taxes, sales and use taxes, estate and gift taxes, excise taxes and property taxes. We assist clients with tax planning and represent clients before the IRS or other tax authorities in audits, appeals, litigation and collection matters. read more
Trusts & Estates Law at Dickinson Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa

Trusts & Estates Law

Dickinson's trusts & estates attorneys handle matters in estate planning, trusts, probate, and related areas of taxation. We use a broad variety of techniques and strategies to accomplish our clients’ goals, which include protecting assets from creditors, minimizing gift and estate taxes, and motivating beneficiaries to be functional and productive citizens of their communities. Depending on each client's needs, we can assist with just one issue or address the complex needs of a multi-million dollar estate with multiple business interests. read more