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

Support Team


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Support Team


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John E. Lande


John Lande’s practice includes a diverse array of civil litigation matters. He has experience dealing with a variety of legal topics including creditors’ rights in bankruptcy, business torts, agency regulatory actions, trademark disputes, environmental law, property taxation, municipal law, insurance and bond coverage disputes, mechanics’ liens, farm disputes, contract disputes, and business dissolutions. John has been involved in complex, multi-party litigation including class action suits and federal cases. He has appeared and argued in numerous hearings and trials in Iowa district court, federal court, and appeals in front of the Iowa Court of Appeals and Iowa Supreme Court.

John’s practice also includes bank regulatory issues. He advises banks with questions or issues related to cybersecurity, criminal investigations, fraud, confidentiality, insider transactions, mobile banking, collections, and wire transfers. His focus is on helping banks implement best practices to avoid litigation and disputes in the future.

John writes regularly for Dickinson’s Iowa Banking Law Blog. His posts cover ongoing challenges to the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), mobile banking, cybersecurity and many other regulatory topics.

Areas of Practice


Admitted to practice in the following states:

  • Iowa

Admitted to practice before the following federal courts:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Iowa

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient of Iowa Defense Counsel Association 2014 Rising Star Award
  • Recognized as Future Leader of the Bar by the Iowa State Bar Association, 2011.
  • Recognized by the International Academy of Trial Lawyers as Top Student Advocate for the Class of 2011.
  • Second Place, Student Trial Advocacy National Tournament sponsored by the American Association for Justice, 2011.
  • First Place Oralist, National Moot Court Competition Regional, 2010.
  • Outstanding Mediator, International ADR Mediation Tournament, 2009.

Memberships & Activities

  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association
  • American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, University of Iowa College of Law
    • President, 2009-2010
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution
    • Teaching Assistant, West High School, Iowa City, Iowa, 2009-2011

Education & Background


  • J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, 2011 (With Distinction; Willard L. Boyd Public Service Distinction)
  • B.A., Drake University, 2008 (Cum Laude)

Prior Experience

  • Law Clerk/Clinic Extern, Federal Public Defender, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2010
  • Law Clerk, Riccolo & Semelroth P.C., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2009

Articles & Presentations

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