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Judy graduated with honors from Drake University Law School in 2006.  Judy has a general law practice that includes assisting clients with a variety of legal issues.  In the area of family law she works with clients on issues such as: property division, alimony, child custody, visitation, and child support. Judy also helps families with wills, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, and general estate planning. 

 
Judy’s practice extends into mediation of family law and probate matters.  She is a certified family law and probate mediator through the Polk County District Court Mediation Program. 
Judy has worked on family law cases at the appellate level.  Her appellate work includes composing briefs and presenting oral argument to the Iowa Court of Appeals. 
Judy prides herself on her compassionate approach to the law and a willingness to provide the attention to detail that is needed in all legal matters.  She will provide zealous representation while making sure the client fully understands the process.  She invites you to contact her should you have any questions or concerns that relate to her area of practice.
Judy is an active member of the Polk County Bar Association.  Judy serves on the Polk County Bar Association’s Family Law Committee and strives to stay informed of all developments in family law.  She is an active member of the Polk County Bar Probate Section and a member of the Des Moines Area Estate Planners group.  
Associations & Affiliations
Iowa State Bar Family Law Section
Iowa State Bar Probate, Trust, and
Estate Planning Section
Iowa State Bar Small Firm and
Solo Practice Committee
Iowa State Bar YLD Mock Trial Committee
Board of Directors Polk County Bar 
C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court
Des Moines Area Estate Planners