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Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, PC

Real Estate

3 ranked lawyersBand 3IowaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Dedicated team handling a range of real estate issues including land and environmental matters. Provides legal defense services for real estate brokers and agents as well as handling real estate assessment cases on a regular basis. Possesses specialist expertise in handling mortgage-backed securitization. Maintains a prominent presence in the agricultural sector and regularly assists clients with the leasing aspects of real estate transactions. Also handles residential transactions, land use and platting issues.

Work highlights

Advised Principal Life Insurance Company on retail and commercial leasing matters in connection with the company-owned building known as 801 Grand, located in downtown Des Moines.

Notable practitioners

Benjamin Bruner serves as cochair of the firm's real estate group and advises clients on transactions involving commercial and mixed-use developments. He frequently assists with acquisitions and sale-leaseback transactions, as well as commercial leasing and both private and public financing matters.
"He's a solid real estate attorney." "Ben is a very confident attorney; he's good to work with and he represents his clients well."

Jeffrey Baxter cochairs the firm's real estate department and focuses his practice on real estate acquisitions and financing transactions. He wins praise from sources for his solution-oriented approach.
"We hear his name a lot." "Jeff is a good attorney; clients like him."

Paul Tyler draws on a vast wealth of experience in real estate transactions to advise clients on property acquisitions and dispositions, as well as financing and title issues. He offers additional skills advising on matters relating to rural improvement.
"He's very well respected."

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Iowa

Real Estate


Benjamin Bruner
Band 4
Jeffrey Baxter
Up and Coming
Paul Tyler
Senior Statespeople