About The Firm

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. is a general practice law firm in Des Moines, Iowa. Our attorneys provide a full range of legal and business counseling services to a client base that includes large corporations, small businesses, governmental entities and not-for-profit organizations with interests in Iowa.

Dickinson attorneys and staff members have a strong commitment to professional excellence and integrity. We have established long-lasting relationships of trust and confidence with our clients by providing careful legal advice and dedicated service, and we have consistently invested in technologies that allow our attorneys to be more efficient, more effective, and more accessible to clients.

Our success as a firm is a reflection of our commitment to client service and our focus on achieving the best results possible in a cost-effective manner. We consider ourselves teammates in the interest of our clients’ success. Ultimately, our goal is to provide legal services and counseling which enhance the reputation of both the client and the attorney involved.

Dickinson attorneys have been ranked in the 2020 U.S. News - Best Lawyers list regionally in 26 practice areas. 19 Dickinson lawyers have been named to the 2020 Best Lawyers in America List. Each year only one lawyer in a given practice area and metropolitan region is chosen as Lawyer of the Year. In 2020, Dickinson attorney F. Richard Lyford was recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2020 Litigation – Real Estate  “Lawyer of the Year” in Des Moines. 

Thirteen Dickinson attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm was ranked in every area of law (Corporate/M&A, Corporate/MA: Banking & Finance, Labor and Employment, Real Estate and Litigation) as researched by Chambers & Partners in the state of Iowa.