CONTACTS

Tel: (563) 424-5884
dpillers@pillerslaw.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Estate Planning
Probate Administrations
Corporate and Business
Municipal Law
Real Estate

EDUCATION

Valparaiso University (B.A. 1991)
Valparaiso University (J.D. 1994)

W
E WILL FIGHT TO PROTECT  YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
UNDER THE LAW.
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JURISDICTIONS

  • Iowa – 1998
  • Illinois – 1999
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Iowa – 1998
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois – 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit

EXPERIENCE

  • Pillers and Richmond – Shareholder
  • City Attorney – Clinton, Iowa (January 2010 – May 2010)
  • City Attorney – Grand Mound, Iowa
  • City Attorney – Charlotte, Iowa
  • LaPorte County Prosecutors Office, Michigan City, Indiana – Law Clerk (1996-1998)
  • U.S. Senate Judiciary, Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight – Law Clerk (1996)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Iowa State Bar Association (Probate, Real Estate, Family Law)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Clinton County Bar Association (President 2004-2005) (Vice President 2003-2004) (Treasurer 2002-2003)
  • American Bar Association (Probate & Real Property; Motor Vehicle Collision)
  • Iowa Association of Justice (Board of Governors 2010)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (former Member)
  • Iowa Trust Association (former Member)
  • Clinton County Estate Planning Committee
  • Jackson County Bar Association

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Grace Lutheran Church (President, 2004 – 2007)
  • Community Care, Inc., Board Member (Present)
  • DeWitt Area Fine Arts Foundation (Trustee 2000-2007)
  • DeWitt Police Foundation (President 2005 to Present)
  • Central Community Education Foundation (Trustee 2000 to 2010)
  • DeWitt Noon Lions Club (2nd Vice President 2005-2006, 1st Vice President 2006-2007, President 2007-2008)
  • DeWitt Area Chamber of Commerce (Director 2005 to 2009)
  • Clinton Chamber of Commerce (Government Affairs Committee)
  • Clinton County Junior Chamber of Commerce (Former Member)
  • Kids Business Incorporated (President, 2002 to 2004)
  • K9 Hope, Inc. (President)
  • Iowa District East Extension Fund (Director, 2004)

RELEVANT CASES

  • Kramer v. Cash Link Sys., 715 F.3d 1082 (8th Cir. Iowa 2013)
  • Woodhurst v. Manny’s Inc., 832 N.W.2d 384 (Iowa Ct. App. 2013)
  • Nitsos v. Employment Appeal Bd., 820 N.W.2d 158 (Iowa Ct. App. 2012)
  • Regenwether v. Clinton Humane Society, 820 N.W.2d 160 (Iowa Ct. App. 2012)
  • White v. Iowa Dist. Court for Clinton County, 819 N.W.2d 427 (Iowa Ct. App. 2012)
  • In re Marriage of Russell, 2011 Iowa App. LEXIS 219 (Iowa Ct. App. Mar. 21, 2011)
  • Watters v. Medinger, 791 N.W.2d 711, 2010 Iowa App. LEXIS 1641 (Iowa Ct. App., 2010)
  • Liphardtv. Am. Fence Co., 791 N.W.2d 430, 2010 Iowa App. LEXIS 1791 (Iowa Ct. App.,2010)
  • In re Marriage of Felsing, 784 N.W.2d 202, 2010 Iowa App. LEXIS 1001 (Iowa Ct. App., 2010)
  • Kramer v. ATW Axtell Tech Wholesale, Inc., 779 N.W.2d 494 (Iowa Ct. App., 2010)
  • Roden v. Coates, 772 N.W.2d 15, 2009 Iowa App. LEXIS 1198 (Iowa Ct. App., 2009)
  • Clinton Police Bargaining Unit v. City of Clinton, 2009 Iowa App. LEXIS 65 (Iowa Ct. App. Feb. 4, 2009)
  • TMT Mfg. v. Illowa Res. Develop, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94060 (S.D. Iowa Nov. 14, 2008)
  • Post v. Barnette, 743 N.W.2d 870 (Iowa Ct. App. 2007)
  • In the Interest of A.P., 728 N.W.2d 853 (Iowa Ct. App. 2007)
  • In the Interest of C.H., 652 N.W.2d 144 (Iowa 2002)
  • State v. Curtis, 2002 Iowa App. LEXIS 944 (Iowa Ct. App. August 28, 2002)
  • In re J.J. & D., 2001 Iowa App. LEXIS 686 (Iowa Ct. App. Nov. 16, 2001)