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Justin J. Gross

E-mail: jgross@communitylawyersofiowa.com

Tel: 515-412-4529

Admissions

   2008: Admitted to the State of Iowa

   2010: Admitted to Federal Court in the Southern District of Iowa

   2012: Admitted to Federal Court in the Northern District of Iowa

Work experience

Founder and Partner of Community Lawyers of Iowa

2014 - present

Staff Attorney- Iowa Legal Aid

2008 - 2014

Handled cases from opening to closing in several types of law including but not limited to Landlord/Tenant, Family, Disability, Consumer, and Termination of Welfare and Unemployment Benefits.

Lead attorney for the migrant farmer worker project.

 

 

Drake Legal Clinic
2006-2007

Providing legal services for the elderly population including dissolution of marriage, wills, power of attorney, and guardianship.

Performed legal services from initial interview with client to closure of case.

 
Crawford Law Firm - Law Clerk

2004-2005

Languages

Spanish

 

 

 

Memberships

C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court

State Bar Association

Polk County Bar Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association

2010 - present

2010 - present

Performed Legal research for several types of law including personal injury, medical malpractice, immigration, contracts, probate, and administrative law.

Drafted the following; interrogatories, request for production for documentation work, several demand letters, and portions of two briefs.

Assisted in activities involving state and federal government relations.

Education
Drake University Law School

2005 - 2008

Recipient of the Public Service Scholarship.

Deans List: 5 semesters

Started the Equal Justice Works Drake Chapter and served as its first president

University of Northern Iowa

1996- 2000

Double Major in Social Work and Spanish

Cum Laude

Community Involvement

Current Vice President of Board of Directors for Proteus

Current Vice President for North of Grand Neighborhood Revitalization Board for the City of Des Moines from 2005-2008

Meredith Neighborhood Association President 2006