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, 2011

Bar Admissions

Iowa Supreme Court, 1992

U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court, 2007

U.S. District Court Northern and Southern District of Iowa, Illinois and Missouri


Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa

J.D. – 1992

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, “Standing & Operating a Business in Iowa,” Oasis Press, Grants Pass, Oregon, 1990


Lecturer, Iowa Wesleyan College, 1994—1998

Southeastern Community College, 1996-1997

St. Ambrose University, MBA – Lecturer

Professional Associations and Memberships

Iowa Title Guaranty Division, Iowa Finance Authority, Chairman Board of Directors

Des Moines County Bar Association

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