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Dan A. Moore

EDUCATION

  • Drake University, B.A., 1974
  • Drake University Law School, J.D., 1977

ASSOCIATIONS

  • The Iowa State Bar Association
  • State Bar of South Dakota
  • Woodbury County Bar Association

Dan A. Moore joined the Firm in 1977 as an associate, becoming a partner in 1982. Dan's practice focuses on, but is not limited to, Real Estate, Commercial Law, and Banking Law.

Dan is a graduate of Drake University, having received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics in 1974 and was awarded his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1977. He is admitted to practice before the State and Federal Courts in Iowa, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Dan is also admitted to practice in the State of South Dakota.

Dan frequently serves as a lecturer at various seminars on real estate law, ethical considerations and title standards.  Dan also contributes his time and talents to the community. For many years, Dan had been a director of the Taxpayers Research Council, formerly known as the Woodbury County Tax Research Conference, serving as its President from 1994-1995 and served on the Sioux City Planning and Zoning Commission from 1985-2007 and served as Chairman – 1985-1988. He served as a member of the Sioux City Board of Adjustment. In addition, Dan serves on the Board of Directors for the Jackson Recovery Centers of Sioux City and is a member of the City Council of the City of Sioux City.

SPECIAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Member – American College of Real Estate Lawyers, 2012 – present
  • Member- Fellows of the Iowa State Bar Association
  • President – The Iowa State Bar Association, 2008-2009
  • Board Member – The Iowa State Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2000-2006
  • Chairman, The Iowa State Bar Association, Real Estate and Title Law Section, 1996-1997 and 2009-2011
  • Member – The Iowa State Bar Association, Title Standards Committee, 1980-2000
  • President – The Sioux City Lawyers Club, 1985
  • President – Taxpayers Research Council, 1994-1995
  • President- Iowa Lawyers Assistance Project
  • Chairman – Sioux City Planning and Zoning Commission, 1985-1988
  • Vice Chair – Jackson Recovery Centers of Sioux City, 2009-present
  • Member – Sioux City Board of Adjustment
  • Advisor – Girls Summit 2007
  • Advisor – Iowa Children's Justice 2007
  • Chair – State Access to Justice 2007
  • Judge – Mock Trial 2006-2009
  • Co-Chairman – Fair Courts for Us 2010-2012
  • Chair – Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee of The Iowa State Bar Association
  • Chair – Iowa Lawyers Assistance Program, 2015- present
  • Chair – Jackson Recovery Centers, 2015-present
  • Chair – Sioux City Planning and Zoning Commission, 1985-1988
  • Member – Sioux City Planning and Zoning Commission, 1982-2007
  • Member – The Iowa State Bar Association Independent Standing Committee of Ethics and Practice Guidelines, 2005-2007
  • Adjunct Instructor – Briar Cliff University, Environmental Law and Policy, 2003-2004
  • Member – Real Property Trust and Estate Law of the American Bar Association, 1977-present
  • Member – Senior Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association, 1977-present

HONORS

  • Named to “Best Lawyers in America ®,” Real Estate, 1995
  • Named in “Chambers USA,” Iowa Real Estate, 2004
  • Award of Merit, The Iowa State Bar Association, 2013
  • Recipient of Jackson Recovery Centers “Bill and Marienne Jackson Leadership Award,” 2012
  • Recipient of ISBA “President's Award,” 2011
  • Recipient of Jackson Recovery Centers “Carrying the Message Award,” 2005
  • Council Member of the City of Sioux City (2014-present)
  • Mayor Pro – Temp of the City of Sioux City (2016-present)

LEGAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-Author: “The New Iowa Land Title Examination Standards,” Drake Law Review, Volume 34, No.3, 1984-1985
  • Author of several articles for the ISBA Real Estate and Title Law Section Newsletter and ISBA Real Estate Practice Manual and Real Estate Seminars

AREAS OF PRACTICE

General Practice

including but not limited to

  • Agriculture Law
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Construction Law
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Healthcare Powers of Attorney
  • Landlord/Tenant Laws
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Probate
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use

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