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Office Location

Fifth Floor - US Bank Building
520 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: 515-244-2141
Fax: 515-244-2931
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David L. Brown

Partner

Des Moines, Iowa

phone  (515) 244-2141
fax  (515) 244-2931

Year Joined Organization:

Bar Admissions:
Iowa, 1976

Education:
- Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, 1975 J.D.

- Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1972 M.A.

- Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1969 B.A.

Honors and Awards:
- Award of Merit, Iowa State Bar Association, 1999

- Alumni of the Year, Drake Law School, 2004

- Fellow, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers

- Presidents Award, Iowa State Bar Association

- President's Honorary Recognition Award, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Polk County Bar Association

- PCB Junior Bar, 1984 - 1985
  President

- Lawyers Grievance Committee, 1984 - 1985

- Lawyers Grievance Committee, 1988 - 1990

- Judicial Nomination Commission, 1992 - 1998

- Iowa State Bar Association

- ISB Uniform Court Instructions Committee, 1988 - 2000

- ISB Litigation Section, 1993 - 1996
  Chair

- ISB Task Force on Administrative Law, 1994 - 1998
  Co-Chair

- American Bar Association

- ABA House of Delegates, 1997 - Present

- Iowa Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

- Iowa Defense Counsel Association, 1993 - 1998
  Board of Directors

- International Association of Defense Counsel

- Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel

- Advocacy Diplomat

- Iowa State Bar Foundation

- American Bar Foundation

- American Inns of Court (Master, C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court)

- Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1993 - 1998
  Board of Governors

- Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1999 - 2000
  Vice President

- Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2000 - 2001
  President

- American College of Trial Lawyers

- International Academy of Trial Lawyers

- American Academy of Appellate Lawyers

- International Society of Barristers

- Rules of Professional Conduct Commission, Supreme Court of Iowa, 2000 - 2002

- Board of Counselors Drake University, 1980 - 1990

- Foundation Trust Board, 1990 - Present

- Iowa Board of Bar Examiners, 1995 - 2004

Past Employment Positions:

- Iowa Attorney General, Assistant Attorney General, 1976

- Justice C. Edwin Moore, Iowa Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1976 - 1978