Q: Tell us about your practice.
A: My practice is focused on transactional and other business work with an emphasis on commercial real estate. I serve as counsel for a wide variety of clients ranging from closely held and family businesses to large companies. I take great pride in taking the time to know my clients and understand their businesses. This not only allows me to help them achieve their goals but also serve as a trusted and strategic advisor. As a testament to both my commitment and value to our clients, I have served many of my clients for over twenty years.
Q: What is your perspective on the Firm after 26 years at Crary Huff?
A: We have a strong culture and identity, but at the same time we have been very adaptive and progressive. Recently, we’ve experienced substantial growth including moving to a new office and adding several new attorneys and support professionals. Over the years our aim has always been to honor the Firm’s rich history, but in a modern and innovative way.
Q: You are the President of the Firm and serve on its Management Committee. What is unique about Crary Huff as an employer?
A: We invest in our people. We hire and maintain excellent lawyers and legal professionals who are committed to the Firm and our clients. I’m particularly proud of the Firm’s focus on the quality of our work environment. We believe that if our people love coming to work, it can have an immeasurable impact on their co-workers, our business and in turn the services we provide to our clients.
Q: Do you have any unique hobbies?
A: I’m a lifelong cyclist. Since I was a kid, I've raced bicycles all over the country. While I race less frequently, I am still very passionate about riding.
Iowa State Bar
South Dakota State Bar
Affiliations and Memberships
Iowa State Bar Association (Section of Real Estate and Title, Business, Environmental and Natural Resources Law)
South Dakota State Bar Association
Woodbury County Bar Association
American Bar Association (Section of Business, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law)
University of Iowa, with honors and distinction
University of Iowa Law School, with high distinction