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Reported Cases:

Gerst v. Marshall, 549 N.W.2d 810 (Iowa 1996):  Fighting for the rights of commercial landowner concerning responsibility for petroleum contamination

 

Timm v. Clement, 574 N.W.2d 368 (Iowa App. 1997):  Fighting for the rights of commercial landowner concerning responsibility for petroleum contamination

 

Iowa Comprehensive Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Fund Board v. Mobil Oil, Corp., 606 N.W.2d 359 (Iowa 2000): Fighting for rights of Shell Oil Company and other major oil companies in cost recovery suits brought by State

 

Bloodgood et al. v. Organic Technologies Corp., (Iowa Ct. App. 2001):  Fighting for the rights of neighboring residential landowners against nuisance conditions caused by composting facility

 

Tetzlaff v. Camp, 715 N.W.2d 256 (Iowa 2006):  Fighting for the rights of neighboring residential landowners against nuisance conditions caused by hog facility [CAFO]

 

Seneca Waste Solutions, Inc. v. Sheaffer Manufacturing Co., LLC, Iowa App. No. 9-610/09-0325 (11/12/2009):  Fighting for rights of corporate client concerning breach of contract dispute

 

Haffner v. Clark, (Iowa App. 2010): Fighting for the rights of neighboring residential landowners against nuisance conditions caused by wood burning stoves

 

Seneca Waste Solutions, Inc. v. Sheaffer Manufacturing Co., LLC, 791 N.W.2d 407 (Iowa 2010):  Fighting for rights of corporate client concerning breach of contract dispute

 

Seneca Waste Solutions, Inc. v. Sheaffer Manufacturing Co., LLC, 820 N.W.2d 159 (Iowa App. 2012):  Fighting for rights of corporate client concerning breach of contract dispute

 

G & K Services, Inc. v. Seneca Waste Solutions, LLC, Iowa App. No. 1056/09-0798 (2/24/2010):  Fighting for rights of corporate client concerning breach of contract dispute

 

RC & CA Doghouse, LLC v. Riccadonna, 820 N.W.2d 159 (Iowa App. 2012):  Fighting for rights of corporate client concerning breach of contract dispute

Publications and Seminars:

Environmental Law and You:  A Guide for Compliance in Iowa, National Business Institute, 1993

 

Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Environmental Law, Iowa State Bar Association, 1993

 

Advanced Real Estate Law In Iowa, National Business Institute, 1994

 

Bringing and Defendant Citizen Suits, Iowa State Bar Association, 1994

 

Advanced Real Estate Law In Iowa, National Business Institute, 1995

 

Iowa Construction Law:  What Do You Do When…, National Business Institute, 1996

 

Environmental Law Manual, Common Law Causes of Action, Iowa State Bar Association, 1996

 

Novel Litigation Arguments in Environmental Cases, Iowa State Bar Association, 1998

 

Structuring Contracts with Environmental Consultants, Iowa State Bar Association 2000

 

Fight for your Rights:  How to Win a Construction Dispute in Iowa, Lorman Education Services, 2000  

 

Fight for your Rights:  How to Win a Construction Dispute in Iowa, Lorman Education Services, 2001

 

Proving Environmental Damages, Iowa State Bar Association, 2002

 

Contracts, Basic Skills Course for Newly Admitted Attorneys, Iowa Association for Justice, 2011  

 

Corporate Contracts Class, 2014

Education:

1991 University of Denver Law School, J.D. with Honors

1988 University of South Dakota, B.S. with Honors

Professional Affiliations:

Iowa State Bar Association

ISBA Environmental Section Counsel

Iowa Association for Justice

Attorney Myers Maas