Michael K. Thibodeau

Concentration/Summary
Michael K. Thibodeau is Shareholder of Simpson, Jensen, Abels, Fischer & Bouslog, P.C.  Mike has a general practice, with a focus on Real Estate, Collections Law, Debtor and Creditor, Corporate and Business Law, transactions and litigation, including, but not limited to, the creation of business entities, the ongoing support of business entities, the sale of business entities, contract drafting, the purchase and sale of residential and commercial real estate and the collection of all types of debt.  Mike’s practice also includes, but is not limited to, Banking Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Litigation, Construction Law, Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate Law, Nonprofit Law, Administrative Law, Personal Injury, Trademarks and Copyright Law, and Appellate Practice.  Mike practices before both the Iowa State and Federal Courts.     

Background Information
Mike was born in Omaha, Nebraska on August 1, 1978.  He graduated from Creighton Prep High School in Omaha, Nebraska in 1997 and earned his B.A. in English in 2001 and his Secondary Education Certificate in 2002, both from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.  Mike earned his J.D. from Drake University in 2007.

Areas of Practice
Real Estate
Collections
Debtor/Creditor
Corporate/Business
Banking
Commercial
Contracts, Litigation
Construction
Elder  
Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate
Nonprofit
Administrative
Personal Injury
Trademarks and Copyright
Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions
Iowa, 2007
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 2008
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 2012

Speeches
Baby Finance 101/Estate Planning 101 (2007 - 2010)

Professional Associations & Affiliations
Polk County Bar Association (Member)
Iowa State Bar Association (Member)
American Bar Association (Member)
BNI International (Business Masters Chapter, Former Chapter President)

Community Involvement
The Greater Des Moines Music Coalition, Inc. (Board Member 2009 to the present and Board Secretary 2010 to the present)
West Polk County Rotary Club

Personal Activities & Interests
Family, Reading, Music, Football, Golf


Legal Publications

  1. Speaker's Guide
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