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Peter Hansen - Hansen Law Offices

Peter Hansen

 

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Have confidence in the law firm that has more than 35 years of experience and has earned several national awards and recognitions. At Hansen Law Offices in Burlington, Iowa, we strive for superior services. Achievements include:

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100™— Civil Plaintiff

Super Lawyers (Great Plains, Iowa)™ - Bankruptcy

• Premier Lawyers of America™

America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys™

U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers™ - Best Law Firms

• Martindale-Hubbell™—Platinum Client Champion Award

• America's Top 100 Attorneys™ - Lifetime Achievement Award

• Best Lawyers™—Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs - Best Lawyers Publication

• Marquis™—Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement

• Legal Elite Awards™—Best Bankruptcy Law Firm - Iowa & Recognized Leaders in Criminal Law - Iowa

Million Dollar Advocates Forum™—Certified Member

• Corporate America Legal Elite™—Best in Bankruptcy Law - Iowa

• Martindale-Hubbell™—AV Preeminent Rated

• The Legal Network™—Top Lawyers in Iowa

• Martindale-Hubbell™—Client Distinction Award

Lawdragon™—Lawyer Limelight

• Avvo™—Superb Rated Attorney

• Martindale-Hubbell™—30 Years Experience Recognition

• Lawdragon™—Top 3000 Leading Lawyers in America

• Lawdragon™—Top 500 Leading Lawyers in America - Lawdragon Publication

General Practice, Including but not Limited to:

Accidents, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law Defense, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Torts, Trial Law, and Wrongful Death.

Bar Admissions:

Iowa, 1983
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 1985
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1986
U.S. District Court, Western District of Illinois, 1988
U.S. District Court of Hawaii, 1989

Education:

University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1982
J.D.
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1979
B.A.
Major: Philosophy
National College of District Attorneys, Denver, Colorado, 1985

Military Service:

U.S. Army, 1973-1976

Work Experience:

Contract Attorney at Mt. Pleasant Correctional Facility, 2002-2015
Contract Attorney at Iowa State Penitentiary, 1991-2015
Attorney/Owner at Hansen Law Offices, 1985-present
Prosecuting Attorney at Lee County Attorney's Office, 1984-1986
Law Instructor at Southeastern Community College, 1984-1986

Classes & Seminars Taught:

Bankruptcy - Exceptions to Discharge, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2012
Bankruptcy Reform Act Update, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2006

Memberships and Associations:

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Iowa State Bar Association

Des Moines County Bar Association

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Contact us to find out why our law firm team is so exceptional!