Crary Huff Law Firm

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A Collective Expertise

When you work with us, you will work with a specialized team. The attorneys dedicated to your project will work collectively and bring the knowledge and experience needed to achieve an exceptional outcome.

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Areas we practice

Our attorneys represent clients in a wide range of practice areas. In each of these areas, we have a specialized team dedicated to addressing your needs.

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Our practice began in the Sioux City area more than 125 years ago. Our celebrated Siouxland roots continue to be an important part of our identity. We have since built a strong presence throughout Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska, and beyond. We will remain a dependable legal resource for your business and families.

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Brothers William and Sam Crary arrive in Ute, Iowa, a small farming community in Northwest Iowa. They establish their law and insurance office, the combination of which was common at the time. They ride their horses throughout the farming region to sell insurance and offer legal services.

Hff history 1920

After the death of William Crary, Sam moves the practice to Sioux City, Iowa. Together with William’s son, Ralph, they begin building the Firm in Sioux City and adding partners.

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In 1954, Wallace Huff joins the practice and the Firm becomes known as the Crary Huff Law Firm. In 1967, Wally’s son, Stewart, joins the Firm after his return from serving in the Army.

Hff history 1996

Crary Huff celebrates its 100 year anniversary. Bruce Crary addresses the crowd at the celebration held at the Anderson Dance Pavilion.

Hff history 2006

Former Crary Huff partner Daryl Hecht is appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court. Daryl was previously appointed to the Iowa Court of appeals in 1999, joining a long line of Crary Huff attorneys appointed to the bench, including Ralph Crary – Woodbury County District Court (1944), Robert Clem – Woodbury County District Court (1989), and Steve Jensen – First Judicial Circuit Court, South Dakota (2003), South Dakota Supreme Court (2017), Chief Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court (2021).

Hff history 2016

Crary Huff moves to its new office space at 329 Pierce Street in Sioux City, marking the modern era of the Firm.

Hff history 2022

Crary Huff is one of the largest firms in the Siouxland region with specialized practitioners providing legal services in a wide range of practice areas.

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11.2.22 JMH SD Oath

Attorney John Hines Admitted to Practice in South Dakota

Congratulations to attorney John Hines on his admission to practice law in South Dakota. Hines is the most recent Crary Huff attorney to obtain South Dakota licensure and this makes him fully licensed in our tri-state area of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. A great example of how our attorneys are always looking for ways to better serve our clients.

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Jacklyn M. Fox joins Crary Huff Law Firm

Crary Huff Law Firm is excited to welcome Jacklyn Fox as a member of our Litigation Group! Originally from Des Moines, IA, Jacklyn completed her undergraduate education at the University of Iowa and obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis. Following law school, she…

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Samantha J. Perryman joins Crary Huff Law Firm

Crary Huff Law Firm is excited to welcome Samantha J. Perryman as an associate attorney! Samantha recently graduated from the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law where she was a member of the Moot Court Board and an active member in the First-Generation Lawyers and Women in Law…

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