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Curt Oppel
Curt Oppel
Davenport

Curt Oppel began his career in Omaha, Nebraska, working as a tax and employee benefits consultant for the national accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche, L.L.P.

In addition to a detailed tax, estate planning, trust, estate and business practice, Curt regularly represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the Iowa Department of Revenue, and the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Curt is licensed to practice in Iowa and Nebraska and before the United States Tax Court and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the Quad City Estate Planning Council, and the Iowa State Bar Association, Curt regularly volunteers time with various civic organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America and Iowa Swimming, Inc.

Curt has made presentations on employee benefits, retirement plans, and estate planning to professional groups such as the Scott County and Iowa State Bar Associations.

Curt and his wife, Kirstin, live in Le Claire, Iowa, with their two daughters, Alison and Nicole. Curt and his family love camping, white water kayaking, and water skiing. Curt also enjoys playing golf.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Planning
  • Employee Benefits
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Pension and Profit Sharing Law
  • Taxation Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Bar Admission
Nebraska, 1988; Iowa, 1992; U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa; U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa; U.S. Tax Court, 1992

Education
Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, 1988 J.D. Honors: With Honors; University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1985, B.B.A. Major: Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships
Boy Scouts of America, Illowa Council, 1996 - Present; Vice President, Legal Counsel; Piranhas Swim Club, President 2010 - Present