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David M. Erickson

“One of the best - good to deal with and a pleasure to work alongside.”

-Chambers USA, Reference Feedback


David is a senior shareholder working primarily with real estate lenders, developers, debtors, and creditors. David leads the firm’s daily work for Iowa largest credit union. This includes lending work in the four-county region of Polk, Dallas, Warren, and Jasper and handling all closing and title work. In addition to real estate, David has a passion for helping young people navigate the juvenile law system.


Accompanying his private practice, David was appointed to serve Polk County as a Magistrate Judge in 2009. He hears cases twice a week on small claims matters, traffic and simple misdemeanors, and mental health and substance abuse commitment hearings.


AWARDS & HONORS

“He is excellent, top-notch, we do business all over the state of Iowa and he is a leader.”

-Chambers USA, Reference Feedback

  • AV® Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell. The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.
  • Chambers USA, Real Estate Law, Iowa Ranked Band 1, 2017.
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, 2017, Litigation - Real Estate and Real Estate Law. David has been ranked since 1995.
  • Best Lawyers® 2013 Litigation - Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” in the Des Moines metro.
  • 2017 Great Plains Super Lawyers, Real Estate. David has been ranked since 2007.
  • 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition, Real Estate
  • 2014 Tidrick Honors Award - received for his 15 years of leadership, dedication, and guidance as a mentor and member of Mentor Iowa’s Board of Directors.