Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

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Support Team


515.244.2600 x565

David M. Repp


David practices primarily in the area of taxation. He provides a broad range of tax counsel to small businesses on topics including federal and state income tax planning, taxation of employee benefits, equity structure and mergers, and succession planning. He also counsels and advises clients with respect to the management of their wealth to minimize estate and inheritance taxes through the use of asset protection trusts, grantor trusts, powers of appointment, lifetime gifts, QTIP trusts and generation skipping trusts. As part owner of a family farm operation, David provides income tax, FICA tax and succession planning counsel to many farm clients.

Areas of Practice


Admitted to practice in the following states:

  •  Iowa
  • Missouri

Admitted to practice before the following federal courts:

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Best Lawyers

Chambers USA

  • David was selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leader in the area of Private Wealth Law in the state of Iowa.

Memberships & Activities

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
    • Fellow, 2010-Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association
    • Chair, Taxation Section, 2008-2009
    • Member, Agricultural Law Section
    • Member, Corporate, Banking and Business Law Section
    • Member, Corporate Counsel Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust; Member, Taxation Section
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Des Moines Estate and Financial Planners Group
    • Member, 1993-Present; Past Chair
  • Iowa Homeless Youth Center
    • Chair, Community Advisory Board, 1995-Present
  • Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute
    • Class of 2004
  • High School Volleyball Coach
  • Farmer

Education & Background

  • J.D., University of Iowa College of Law (With Distinction, Phi Delta Phi, Journal of Corporation Law Managing Editor)
  • M.A., University of Iowa
  • B.B.A., University of Iowa (With High Distinction)

Articles & Presentations

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