Throughout his career, Steve has practiced extensively in the areas of real estate, banking law and finance, corporate, and commerical law. Steve has received the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Highest Possible Peer Review Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards for 15 consecutive years. Steve has served as legal counsel, with other firm members, in the negotiation, documentation, and closing of numerous multi-million dollar transactions and financing matters.
Steve has served as a member of the Davenport Zoning Board of Adjustment and as a member of the Davenport School Board. He presently serves as a director of the Davenport Schools Foundation and of the Downtown Davenport Partnership division of the Quad City Chamber of Commerce.
Steve and his wife, Mary Ellen, live in Davenport. They have three adult children and five grandchildren who reside in Bettendorf, New York, and Bozeman, Montana.
- Banking Law
- Business Law
- Corporate Law
- Creditor Rights, Bankruptcy Law
- Municipal Law
- Real Estate Law
University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1974, J.D., Honors: With Distinction
St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA, 1972, B.A., Major: Economics
Iowa, 1974; U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1978
Professional Associations and Memberships
Mississippi Valley Fair, Davenport Iowa, 1988 – 2000; Director Rotary Club of Davenport, Iowa, 1996 – 2014; Member Davenport Community School District, 2000 – 2003; Director Iowa State Bar Association Commercial law and Bankruptcy Law Section; American Bar Association Business Law Section and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section