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Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

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Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. is regionally ranked in 26 practice areas. The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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  • Ankeny Community School District
  • Bankers Trust
  • Briggs Medical Service Company
  • Des Moines Water Works
  • Foods Inc.
  • Git-N-Go Convenience Stores, Inc.
  • Hills Bancorporation
  • Hubbell Realty Company
  • Merit Resources, Inc.
  • Sukup Manufacturing Company
  • Two Rivers Financial Group, Inc.
  • Van Diest Supply

Highlighted Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Employment Law - Management

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen have been instrumental in helping us navigate several challenging situations. They are always professional, punctual, and effective.

Employment Law - Management

I've had the opportunity to work with Jill Jensen-Welch at the Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen law firm, and I think she has a wealth of experience with employment law and employment situations and provides a superior level of service. I really appreciate that I'm able to e-mail her to set up a meeting, and she always responds in a timely manner. When I meet with Jill, she always takes time to understand my situation and asks questions. She then is good to quote any laws that we need to be aware of, but then will engage in a collaborative discussion with me about potential options to address a situation. She also provides sound advice for drafting communication or documents, and I find myself listening intently and writing furiously as she provides guidance. She also has reviewed documents for me, and provided very clear and helpful edits. When we meet, we'll mention that I don't bring her the easy issues to discuss; she has assisted up through some interesting scenarios. I always feel better knowing Jill is in our corner helping us navigate employee situations.

Lisa Wolf ARAG Legal Insurance, N.A.

Banking and Finance Law

Howard Hagen with Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen has the total pulse of the Iowa banking environment and provides a superb counsel to his clients.

Nate Dunn Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

We have had very good experience with at least four different attorneys at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen on various matters. Timeliness of replies and appropriateness of response, including cost management, have been consistent in meeting or exceeding expectations. We have been well represented by Dickinson, and are currently utilizing them for training purposes based on the positive interactions we have had with the firm.

Commercial Litigation

We used John Lande and Will Reasoner from the Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen law firm, they were absolutely the best. Always helpful to answer our questions either by phone, email. or text. They did not make us feel like our questions were too insignificant or dumb to answer. They gave us very good advice very promptly and we couldn't be happier with these lawyers now for several years.

Anita Dreesen

Commercial Litigation

Through my experiences with the attorneys from Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, I have experienced top notch professionalism and care of our cases. They have explained things clearly and always made sure we knew all options.

Commercial Litigation

My office uses Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen for multiple tax appeals in accordance with Iowa Code 441. I find the firm is very knowledgeable in the assessment appeal process for ad valorem tax purposes. Their expertise are held very high when preparing and appearing for appeals. Their interactions for communicating with my office is exceptional for preparation.

Nick VanCamp City of Davenport Assessor

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen continues to perform at or above expectations. They are knowledgeable, responsive and demonstrate deep knowledge and subject matter expertise. I would not hesitate to recommend them for any corporate business or real estate matter that might arise.

Matthew Silvers Flix Brewhouse

Labor Law - Management

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen is our "go to" firm for our business and for our member firms. The expertise and responsiveness of the attorneys is superb!!

Employment Law - Management

My experiences with Dickinson Law are always stellar. Jill Jensen-Welch in particular is amazing and I would trust her with my life; I am always confident that I don't have to second guess anything she tells me. Our bank is blessed to have her and Dickinson Law on our side!

Maggie Cocherell First Iowa State Bank

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Brad Kruse heads up the insolvency practice at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen and is one of the very best in Des Moines.

Matt McClintock Goldstein & McLintock

Corporate Law

I had a case that wasn't listed as a specialty of any law offices near me. It wasn't exactly a case that was a specialty for Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen but they are so diligent and resourceful that we completed a successful case and I have no negative feedback for the whole process.

Education Law

IACCT appreciates the responsiveness and expertise of Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen's attorneys, that we have had the opportunity to work with, on a wide variety of issues. Dickinson partners with IACCT which allows us both to grow as well deliver the services to our constituents. We particularly appreciate attorneys Jeff Krausman, David Repp, Amy Plummer, Jeff Baxter and Cody Edwards, who have been of assistance to us this past year.

Litigation - Real Estate

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen attorney Ted Craig was very professional and gave good guidance

Dan Egner Magellan Midstream Partners, LP

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen attorney Brad Kruse was a delight to work with, even under the difficult circumstances presented with our case.

Brian Jackiw Goldstein & McLintock

Employment Law - Management

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen law firm is always professional and effective in communication. I feel very valued as a client.

Employment Law - Management

In addition to great trainings for staff, Dickinson Law Firm continues to provide excellent service to our organization.

Corporate Law

We have had nothing but positive experiences with Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen.

Nathan Price Price Performance Chiropractic

Employment Law - Management

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen attorney, Jeffrey Krausman always serves as the calm and wise sage in Employment Law matters.

Commercial Litigation

I reached out to Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen after successful work with them on real estate and foreclosures in Iowa, but the partner I contacted had retired. He promptly referred me to Mollie Pawlosky to handle litigation, which is now scheduled in the federal appellate courts, after success in the trial court. Mollie clearly knew the courts, the judges, the local rules, and had very valuable strategic insights. Her assistance was much appreciated, and we would go back to Dickson Mackaman for future needs.

Virginia Housum UMB Bank, N.A.

Commercial Litigation

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen is a great law firm. I enjoyed working with three lawyers from the firm, as well as several of their assistants. They are the best! They are very understanding, always answered our questions, and never made us feel dumb. Their expertise is the best of any. I really enjoyed and appreciated them!

Employment Law - Management

Jill Jensen-Welch of Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen is renowned in the area of employment law and works on behalf of the company's best interest, but within legal boundaries. She's my go-to for expert legal advice and has successfully resolved for us many a sticky situation. I would not hesitate to recommend her expertise to any company.

Shelley Hill Worldwide Integrated Supply Chain Management

Employment Law - Management

Russ Samson and his team at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen are very responsive and knowledgeable when we have questions.

Dave Maxheimer Hagie Manufacturing Co.

Employment Law - Management

I have long worked with Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen attorney Jill Jensen Welch; she has a seasoned knowledge of employment law. Most recently, however, I have been working with Amy Plummer. Amy is knowledgeable in contract law, which was exactly what I needed. Both Amy and Jill never make you feel stupid, even when you are. They have a good sense of humor and bring common sense along with the law in their approach.

Deinse Hague Des Moines Art Center

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Our lawyer at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen was very well versed in the charity request and documentation we needed. They were very prompt to respond and she did exemplary work for us. Any questions we had were quickly answered. In addition, her patience with some of the internal issues we have been wonderful. We have returned to her for some questions following conclusion of our original need and she has continued to show the same professional responsiveness as we had seen earlier.

Norma Newton Star 1

Banking and Finance Law

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen has always been very responsive to the legal needs of the bank. They have been great partners of Wells Fargo in Des Moines for many, many years. They understand our processes and their work is 100% in the best interest of the bank.

Banking and Finance Law

Howard and his team at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen are great to work with and very knowledgeable about banking & financial laws. I can't say enough good things about them.

Banking and Finance Law

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen are very helpful in working through complex issues which are specific to banking.

Ted Vonderhaar Pilot Grove Savings Bank

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Our interaction with attorneys at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen has been completely satisfying. They are knowledgeable and responsive and their guidance has been invaluable.

Chris Sparks Exceptional Persons Inc.

Employment Law - Management

I had wonderful experiences with Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen! Jill Jensen-Welch is a dream!

Maggie Cocherell First Iowa State Bank

Employment Law - Management

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen attorneys have always been very responsive to the needs of our organization along with their expertise on any labor law concerns we may have. They also share their time at local conferences with valuable information to consider as an employer. They are always professional and personable in dealing with us as a client.

Family Law

Mary Zambreno at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen was my divorce attorney. She was outstanding in every way. She was straightforward, honest and factual while also being sensitive to my needs, personable and responsive. Her knowledge of family law was exceptional. We worked together as a team, and I was pleased with my settlement. I have highly recommended her to others.

Corporate Law

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen has been excellent to work with! Rick Malm is an all-star. We have gotten excellent value from the whole team there and have nothing negative to say!

Martin Gross Gross-Wen Technologies, Inc.

Employment Law - Management

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen has always represented our company well. They understand our services and respond effectively and quickly.

Employment Law - Management

I have worked with a handful of lawyers at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, but mainly Jill Jensen-Welch. Jill is AMAZING. She has been a godsend on so many different issues for me; I can't thank her enough. Her knowledge and expertise are hard to match, and we are very blessed to have her in our corner!

Maggie Cocherell First Iowa State Bank

Banking and Finance Law

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen is fantastic. They are responsive and knowledgeable, and I am always confident they are going to provide the very best advice.

Brian Hagedorn Wells Fargo Bank N.A.

Real Estate Law

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen's attorneys are very detailed. They are thorough and always accurate.

Brian Hagedorn Wells Fargo Bank N.A.

Education Law

Jeff Krausman's experience in the area of Education is unmatched. He has served the Ankeny District for many years and his advice is always thorough and responsive.

Jenifer Owenson Ankeny Community School District

Labor Law - Management

Jeff of Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen is a premier labor attorney understanding the strategy behind bargaining as well as the legal parameters. Jeff is welcome at the table by the Union and Association. He is a trusted advisor.

Jenifer Owenson Ankeny Community School District

Litigation - Real Estate

Our case has been one of the most challenging cases the Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen firm has ever dealt with. We came through with a win! Mollie Pawlosky is hands down the best attorney I have ever worked with!

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Jill Jensen-Welch of Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen is hardworking, responsive, and always on time. I know we're in the best possible hands when Jill represents us.

Lisa Paterno Exceptional Persons Inc.

Employment Law - Management

I have worked with Jill Jensen-Welch from Dickinson, Mackaman for a number of years. She is always readily responsive on any employment law issue we might encounter with concise, easily understood answers. I enjoy working with her.

Employment Law - Management

The attorneys and staff at Dickinson Mackaman are very knowledgeable, responsive, and experts in the law. They are very responsive and I feel as though everyone I've dealt with is honest and has high standards of integrity.

Commercial Litigation

Dickinson, Mackaman is outstanding in every way possible. I have used them for many years now and they have always done an outstanding job and always work hard for the very best outcome.

Employment Law - Management

I would not hesitate to recommend Dickinson Mackaman for all my employment law needs.

Family Law

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen were excellent in representing me. They are thorough and experts in the field.

Karen Wickiser

Commercial Litigation

The Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen firm is outstanding in all areas. They are always helpful and professional. I would recommend them to anyone.

Lonnie Neubauer DSI Systems, Inc.

Employment Law - Management

Mollie Pawlosky of Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen provides excellence advice and understands all of the situations we've discussed with the utmost expertise.

Banking and Finance Law

The legal team at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen led by Rick Malm solved a sticky litigation problem by unwinding a complex structure and reforming the parts into a deal that met the needs of all of the entities involved. This creative solution, which required the best of both the litigation and business worlds, resulted in millions of dollars in savings.

Education Law

I have worked with Jeffrey A. Krausman for 21 years. He is one of THE most knowledgeable and skilled education attorneys in Iowa and in the nation. I would go to battle with Jeff on ANY occasion.

Commercial Litigation

Outstanding people who really care for you as a client and will always do what is right. I have the highest praises for this firm and everyone I have used in this firm. I feel that they have my best interest in mind and feel they are working for me at all times. I would recommend this firm to anyone and will continue to use them for a long time to come. They are true professional partners with me.

Lonnie Neubauer DSI Systems, Inc.

Employment Law - Management

The Dickinson law firm has many talented attorneys that are responsive, knowledgeable and fun to work with. We have also used their services to educate our management team on different topics. They send out newsletters that keep their clients up-to-date on HR topics. I have the utmost faith in the firm.

Financial Services Regulation Law

Dickinson, Mackaman is very well-versed in bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and has good contacts with state and federal banking regulators.

Commercial Litigation

I have had a long-standing relationship with several attorneys at this firm. I have referred numerous people to them. I could not ask for a better relationship with a law firm!

David Brostrom All Star Pro Golf, Inc.

Banking and Finance Law

I have used Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen for acquisition work for over 20 years and most recently used their services to sell a banking company. As I always found them to be extremely professional, knowledgeable, timely and responsive, I would highly recommend them. They get the job done.

Fred Hagemann Cedar Investment Company

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