Mitchell L. Taylor

Mitchell L. Taylor

Burlington, Iowa

Areas of Practice

  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7 and 13
  • Creditors Rights
  • Estate Planning and Estate Administration
  • Corporate law including Transactional and Litigation
  • Escrow services

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant, Iowa, 1989
  • Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy, American Board of Certification

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois


  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • J.D. - 1991
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Delta Beta Phi
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Recipient, Edward D. Jones Scholarship for Outstanding First Year Students
  • University of Iowa
    • B.B.A. - 1989

Published Works

  • Author, 1994-2000 Income Tax Handbook, National Research Bureau, Burlington Iowa
  • Contributing Author, "Starting & Operating a Business in Iowa," Oasis Press, Grants Pass, Oregon, 1990


  • Lecturer, Iowa Wesleyan College, 1994-1998
  • Southeastern Community College, 1996-1997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iowa Title County Division, Iowa Finance Authority, Chairman Board of Directors
  • Tom Vilsack, Governor, 1999 - Present
  • Des Moines County, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Real Estate Section of The Iowa State Bar Association, Subcommittee Legislative Affairs, Member
  • Abstract & Title Guaranty of Des Moines County, Inc., Vice President

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Charles R. Wolle, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, Intern, 1991 - Present