Salvo Deren Schenck Gross Swain & Argotsinger PC
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Office location: 711 Court Street, Harlan, IA 51537

Email: jsalvo@sdsllaw.com

Year joined organization: 1972

Areas of practice:

• General practice including but not limited to:

• Family law

• Personal injury

• Trial law

Bar Admissions:

• Iowa, 1972

• Nebraska, 1972

• U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1984

• U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1972

• U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1972

• U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1983

• U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Education:

• Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, NE, 1972, J.D.

Honors and Awards:

• Fellow, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1989-present

• Professional associations and memberships:

• Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1998 - President

• Iowa State Bar Association, 1972 - Present

• Iowa State Bar Association, 2005-2006, President

• Iowa State Bar Association, 1999 - 2007, Board of Governors

• Nebraska State Bar Association

• American Bar Association

• Iowa Association for Justice

Past Employment Positions:

• Shelby County Iowa, County Attorney, 1977 - 1982

Fraternities/Sororities:

• Phi Alpha Delta

Birth Information:

• December 10, 1947 in Council Bluffs, IA

Office location: 711 Court Street, Harlan, IA 51537

Email: rschenck@sdsllaw.com

Year joined organization: 1978

Areas of practice: 

• General practice including but not limited to:

• Business and commercial law

• Wills, trusts, estate planning and probate law

• Debtor/Creditor

• Municipal law

• Personal injury

• Real estate

• Workers' compensation

Bar Admissions:

• Iowa, 1978

• U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1978

• U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1983

• U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1987

Education:

• University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA, 1978, J.D.

    Honors: With honors

• University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1974. B.A.

    Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

    Major: Psychology

References:

• Farm Credit Services

• Professional associations and memberships:

• Iowa State Bar Association, 1978 - present

• Iowa Association for Justice, 2000 - present

• ISBA Legal Forms Committee, 1995 - present, Chairman 2005-2008

• Iowa Bar Examiner, 2002-present

Past Employment Positions: 

• Assistant Shelby County Attorney, 1978 - 1982

Pro Bono Activities:

• Volunteer Lawyers Project, 1990 - Present

Birth Information:

• 1953 in Shenandoah, IA

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Learn more about Bryan D. Swain

Office location: 711 Court Street, Harlan, IA 51537

Email: bswain@sdsllaw.com

Year joined organization: 2000

Areas of practice:

• General practice including but not limited to:

• Agriculture law

• Appellate practice

• Business and commercial law

• Collections law

• Contracts

• Debtor and creditor

• Elder law

• Employment law

• Family law

• Real estate law

• Taxation

• Wills, trusts, estate planning and probate law

Bar Admissions:

• Iowa, 2000

• U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2000

• U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 2000

• U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2000

Education:

• University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA 2000, J.D.

    Honors: With Highest Distinction

    Honors: Order of the Coif

• Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, 1997, B.A.

    Honors: Summa Cum Laude

    Honors: Departmental honors

    Major: History

Published Works:

Corporate Predecessor Liability for Defective Products, 25 Journal of Corporation Law 613  

    (reprinted in 50 Defense Law Journal 795)

Birth Information:

• 1975 in Shawnee, KS

Learn more about Todd J. Argotsinger

Office location: 711 Court Street, Harlan, IA 51537

Email: targotsinger@sdsllaw.com

Year joined organization: 2005

Areas of practice:

• General practice including but not limited to:

• Agriculture law

• Business and commercial law

• Collections law

• Contracts

• Debtor and creditor

• Elder law

• Employment law

• Family law

• Personal injury

• Real estate law

• Trial law

• Wills, trusts, estate planning and probate law

Bar Admissions:

• Iowa, 2005

• U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2006

• U. S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 2006

Education: 

• Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska,  2005, J.D.  

• Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2001, B.A.

    Honors: Departmental honors

    Major: History

Birth Information:

• 1978 in Harlan, IA

• Firm initially founded in 1940

• Innovative and cost-effective legal

    solutions

• Hands-on, personalized attention

• Reputation for achieving results

    promptly and efficiently

• Extensive litigation experience

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Learn more about Michael J. Riley

Office location: 711 Court Street, Harlan, IA 51537

Email: mriley@sdsllaw.com

Year joined organization: 2014

Areas of practice:

•Agriculture law

•Business and commercial law

•Collections law

•Contracts

•Debtor and creditor

•Elder law

•Employment law

•Family law

•Personal injury

•Real estate

•Social security disability

•Workers’ compensation

Bar Admissions:

•Minnesota, 2007

•Iowa, 2013

Education:

•Hamline University School of Law, 2006, J.D.

•Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2003, B.S.

   Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Birth Information:

•1980 in Mankato, MN

Michael J. Riley

Office location: 711 Court Street, Harlan, IA 51537

Email: mgross@sdsllaw.com

Year joined organization: 2017

Areas of practice: 

• General practice including but not limited to:

• Agricultural Law

• Real Estate

• Bankruptcy/Debtor/Creditor

• Wills, trusts, estate planning and probate law

• Business & Commercial Law

• Family law

• Personal injury

• Tax law

Bar Admissions:

• Iowa, 1990

• U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1990

• U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1995

• U.S. District Court Nebraska - 1995

• United States Court of Appeals - 8th Circuit - 1996

Education:

• University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA, 1990, J.D.

    Honors: With High Distinction; Order of the Coif

• Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA 1987, B.A

    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude

    Major: Political Science & Philosophy

Employment Positions: 

• Shelby County Attorney - 2003 to Present

• United States Department of Agriculture, Office of General Counsel - 1990-1994

Birth Information:

• 1965 in Harlan, IA

Marcus Gross, Jr.

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