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Direct:(515) 288-5000, ext. 122
Office: (515) 288-5000
Fax: (515) 288-7718

The Equitable Building, 604 Locust Street, Suite 222, Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Dick L. Jensen

Concentration/Summary
A shareholder, Dick joined Simpson, Abels, Fischer & Bouslog, P.C., April 1, 1972, then known as Dreher, Wilson, & Adams, with offices in the Equitable Building, the same building in which the firm is now located.  Dick has engaged in the general practice of law, including litigation, estate planning, business organizations, mergers and acquisitions, construction and employment law.  His trial experience includes such diverse matters as motion picture anti-trust, patent enforcement, business interference, property disputes, and attorney fraud and malpractice.

Background Information
Dick was born October 25, 1930, in Audubon, Iowa, graduated in 1948 from Audubon Public Schools and received his L.L.B. Degree from the University of Iowa, College of Law, in 1954, serving as Notes and Legislation Editor of the Iowa Law Review.  Dick served on active duty to the rank of Lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve, with the 9th Naval District, Great Lakes, Illinois, Headquarters legal staff, until 1958.  Dick was General Counsel for Walnut Grove Products Company, a publicly held animal feed manufacturer with offices in Atlantic, Iowa.  Following merger of Walnut Grove into W.R. Grace & Co., Dick served on the Grace legal staff reporting to its General Counsel in New York.  Dick then became Secretary, General Counsel and, later, a Director of Spencer Foods, Inc., a publicly held beef slaughterer with plants in Spencer, Iowa; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and Schuyler, Nebraska.

Bar Admissions
Iowa
U.S. District Courts for Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
8th Circuit Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Recognitions
AV ® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Associations & Affiliations

  • Iowa State and Polk County Bar Association
  • Mason and various Masonic Bodies
  • Sigma Nu
  • Phi Delta Phi
Personal Activities and Interests
Hunting, Fishing and University of Iowa athletics