PCBA Volunteer Lawyers Project Honor Roll

The PCBA Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is proud to recognize those attorneys who helped us make access to the civil judicial system available to hundreds of low-income Iowans in 2017/2018. Listed below are the attorneys who reported to us that they had closed one or more pro bono referral cases in 2017/2018. The names highlighted in bold are attorneys who provided 50 or more pro bono hours.

Fred Anderson; Michael Arleth; Della Arriaga; Shefali Aurora; Joe Austen; Todd Babich; Kim Baer; Scott Bandstra; Tara Banks; Cynthia Banks-Radke; David Barajas; Nathan Barber; Kim Bartosh; Bradley Beaman; Ben Bergmann; Felicia Bertin Rocha; Eric Borseth; Bill Boyd; Scott Brennan; Phil Bubb; Sean Callison; Elizabeth Carter; Lori Chesser; Nicholas Cooper; Maureen Cosgrove; David Craig; Sarah Crane; Claire Cumbie-Drake; Amy Davis; Sarah Dewein; Catherine Dietz-Kilen; Chad Eichorn; Robert Evans; Van Everett; Ben Feld; Erik Fisk; Brian Foddrill; Sally Frank; Kyle Fry; Robert Gainer; Joe Gamble; Rob Goedicke; Matthew Gore; Shyam Goswami; Kimberly Graham; Samantha Gronewald; Justin Gross; Blake Hanson; Marc Harding; John Hardy; Jered Headrick; Alice Helle; Zach Hermsen; Victoria Herring; A. Patricia Houlihan; Shanon Hounshell; RJ Hudson; Randall Jackson; Larry James, Sr.; Jeffrey Janssen; Judy Johnson; Earl Kavanaugh; Elizabeth Kellner-Nelson; Becky Knutson; Jonathan Kramer; Kari Kruml; Mitch Kunert;

Also Lance Lange; Matthew Laughlin; Cynthia Letsch; Tom Levis; Timothy Lillwitz; Jesse Linebaugh; Stacie Linquist; Craig Long; Susan Low; Chip Lowe; Cathy Mansfield; Stephen Marso; Lora McCollom; Katelynn McCollough; Shayla McCormally; Curt McCormick; James Meade; Jenifer Mercer- Klimowski; Jennifer Meyer; Bill Miller; Donna Miller; Rebecca Moore; David Morse; Jaime Mosqueda; Robert Myott; Katie Naset; David Nelmark; Lisa Noble; Matthew O’Hollearn; Nathan Olson; Tim Pearson; Bridget Penick; Nicholas Platt; Warren Polson; Teresa Pope; Lynn Poschner; Gavin Quill; Katrina Raisch; Katherine Massier; Scott Riemenschneider; Erin Romar; Christopher Rottler; Joseph Rust; Brittany Sandler; Katherine Sargent; Eric Schade; Monika Sehic; Travis Sheets; Anjela Shutts; Al Smith; Kim Stamatelos; Mac Stanfield; Paul Statler; Alison Stewart; Susan Stockdale; Tom Tarbox; Deborah Tharnish; Christina Thompson; Brandon Underwood; Elizabeth Van Arkel; Fred Van Liew; Annie von Gillern; Tom Walton; Michele Warnke; Jana Weiler; Neal Westin; Hope Wood; Bo Woolman.

These attorneys volunteered to mediate cases but did not represent the clients:

Christine Branstad, Frank Comito, Van Everett, Jeremy Feitelson, Samantha Gronewald, Bonnie Heggen, Michael Horn, Jennifer James, Larry James Sr., Tom Levis, Shayla McCormally, Jennifer Meyer, Wendy Rima, Robert Sobiech (not an attorney), Christina Thompson.

These law students volunteered to mediate cases but did not represent the clients:

Ayinda Ashtard, Alexandria Confal, Robert Howard, Allison Jones, Ivan Kling, John Kramer, Joe Lancaster, Peter Larsen, Madison LeDuc, Jasmine Meikle, Alan Navidad, Jordan Nickerson, Samantha Nordstrom, Matt Roling, Michael Rozenboom, Sterling Swank, Brook Thompson, Moriah Umfress, Bennett Wiltfang.

These law students volunteered at the HOLA Center but did not represent the clients:

Raziel Argueta, Shelby Bird, Jacqueline Garcia, Sanjuanita Martinez, Julio Munoz.

A special thank you to the officers and board members of the Polk County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project:

Maria Brownell – President; Stephen Marso – Secretary; Michael Dayton – Treasurer; Alexander Johnson – Immediate Past President; David Nelmark – Liaison to the Polk County Bar Association; Caroline Bettis, Nicole Burgmeier; Andrew Johnson, Michael Kuehner; Lance Lange; Hon. Heather Lauber; Hon. Christopher McDonald; Tim Pearson; Margaret Van Houten.