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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Kyle S. Irvin joins Crary Huff Law Firm

We are thrilled to share that Kyle S. Irvin has joined Crary Huff Law Firm as a partner and member of the Firm’s estate planning group. Kyle specializes in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, and estate litigation. Before joining the Firm, Kyle was a Senior Vice President…

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Attorney Matt Gaul Admitted to Practice in Nebraska

Attorney Matt Gaul is the most recent Crary Huff attorney to obtain Nebraska licensure. Matt is also licensed to practice law in Iowa and works in our Estate/Wealth Planning practice area. Click here to learn more about Matt’s practice.

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Samuel Briese

Samuel S. Briese joins Crary Huff Law Firm

Crary Huff Law Firm is excited to welcome Samuel Briese as an associate attorney! Samuel works in both the litigation and transactional areas of the Firm. Originally from Correctionville, IA, Samuel completed his undergraduate education at the University of South Dakota and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the…

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