Posts by David Gonzales

As a member of the firm’s Banking, Employment, and Trusts and Estates Law Practice Groups, David Gonzales assists individuals and business clients in a variety of legal matters, including immigration and employment issues, trusts and estate law, banking law, and banking regulation. He also serves bank trust departments, helping resolve trust administration issues. He has successfully represented clients in both state and federal court.

David regularly blogs and presents topics to groups on various banking and employment issues, including new laws and regulations that affect individuals and financial institutions, contemporary immigration issues, employment topics such as the I-9 verification process, and much more.

Prior to pursuing a career in the law, David worked for ten years in media relations and broadcasting for professional hockey teams and local radio stations both on and off the air. He also worked in crop input financing for six years, and is a veteran of the United States Army.

While obtaining his legal training, David gained valuable experience at the U of I Immigration Clinic representing immigrants with applications before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service.

Posted on 09/10/2019 at 05:36 PM by David Gonzales

Categories: Banking Law

Cross Border Marijuana: The New Compliance Frontier in Iowa

Eighteen years after the passage of the USA PATRIOT Act, banks now face a new wave of compliance challenges obscured by...

Posted on 06/27/2019 at 10:20 AM by David Gonzales

The Bell Fails to Toll (SCOTUS Does Not Strike the Auer)

Each year in law schools across the country a handful of brave students accept the challenge to take a course in Adminis...

Posted on 06/03/2019 at 03:18 PM by David Gonzales

The Treasury Department, Old Time Hockey and the Beneficial Owner Rule

Many hockey fans, like myself, love the Paul Newman classic Slap Shot. The movie is typically known for either the bruta...

Posted on 02/21/2019 at 08:03 AM by David Gonzales

Webinar: The ABCs of I-9s

E-Verify is on the lips of employers and legislators across the country. However, E-Verify is not the magical solution m...

Posted on 12/07/2018 at 03:19 PM by David Gonzales

The Wisdom of a Preventative I-9 Audit

As immigration issues are pushed to the front of minds across the country, it’s a good time to talk about the one...

Posted on 11/19/2018 at 04:04 PM by David Gonzales

Who is an Immigrant?

Immigration law is more than just a hot political topic of the day. For the potential immigrant, legal permanent residen...

Posted on 10/26/2018 at 12:08 PM by David Gonzales

Wait! I needed that! (Crummey Trust Edition)

In part one and part two of this three part series, I examined the basics of Crummey Trusts for bank trustees and d...