Attorney Justin LaVan of Dickinson Bradshaw has been inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum by The Top Trial Lawyers in America®, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.

Having acted as principal counsel in million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for

In early 2020, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that contractors who have a mechanics’ lien on a residential property cannot recover attorneys’ fees from the sale of the homestead. We explained in a prior blog about how that Supreme Court decision severely limited a contractor’s effective remedies under the mechanics’ lien statute. In our blog,

Currently, Iowa clerks of court have been directed to reject filings of actions for foreclosure. In her March 22, 2020 Proclamation, Governor Reynolds “suspend[ed] the regulatory provisions of Iowa Code chapters 646, 654, 655A, and 656 allowing for the commencement of foreclosure proceedings, or the prosecution of ongoing foreclosure proceedings, on residential, commercial, and