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Peter Hansen

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Firm Name
Hansen Law Offices
Address
319 North Main Street
City
Burlington
State:
IA
Zip Code:
52601
Phone
319-752-5515
Fax
319-752-8448
Website
https://www.attorneyhansen.com/
Areas of Practice
Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense, General Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Wrongful Death
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319 North Main Street, Burlington, IA, USA
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40.8103906
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-91.10144909999997
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Let a qualified, award-winning lawyer take care of all your legal needs. At Hansen Law Offices in Burlington, Iowa, we have over 35 years of experience in representing our clients in the state and federal courts. It is our primary goal to diligently ensure that our clients receive the best legal assistance available, while maintaining all of their rights afforded under the law.

General Practice, Including but not Limited to:

Accidents, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Torts, Trial Law, and Wrongful Death.

Bar Admissions:

Iowa, 1983

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 1985

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1986

U.S. District Court, Western District of Illinois, 1988

U.S. District Court of Hawaii, 1989

Education:

University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1982 J.D.

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1979 B.A. Major: Philosophy

National College of District Attorneys, Denver, Colorado, 1985

Military Service:

U.S. Army, 1973-1976

Work Experience:

Contract Attorney at Mt. Pleasant Correctional Facility, 2002-2015

Contract Attorney at Iowa State Penitentiary, 1991-2015

Attorney/Owner at Hansen Law Offices, 1985-present

Prosecuting Attorney at Lee County Attorney's Office, 1984-1986

Law Instructor at Southeastern Community College, 1984-1986

Classes & Seminars Taught:

Bankruptcy - Exceptions to Discharge, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2012

Bankruptcy Reform Act Update, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2006

Memberships and Associations:

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Iowa State Bar Association

Des Moines County Bar Association

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Practice Summary
Practice Overview

Hansen Law Offices is a full service law firm providing services in most areas of the law with the high concentration devoted to General Practice, Including but not Limited to: Accidents, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Torts, Trial Law, and Wrongful Death.

Verdicts & Settlements

$2,450,000.00 - settlement for auto accident

$1,247,000.00 - judgment for auto accident

$290,000.00 - settlement for industrial accident

$260,000.00 - settlement for auto accident

$200,000.00 - settlement for auto accident

$154,000.00 - verdict for breach of contract and lost earning capacity

$150,000.00 - slip and fall accident against casino

$100,000.00 - settlement for auto accident

$95,000.00 - settlement for auto accident

$55,000.00 - auto accident verdict

Awards and Honors

• America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys™ - 2019

• U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers™ - Best Law Firms 2019

• Best Lawyers™—Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs 2019 - Best Lawyers Publication

• Martindale-Hubbell™—Platinum Client Champion Award 2018

• Best of Thervo™ in 2018

• America's Top 100 Attorneys™ - Lifetime Achievement Award 2018

• U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers™ - Best Law Firms 2018

• Best Lawyers™—Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs 2018 - Best Lawyers Publication

• Marquis™—Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement 2018

• Martindale-Hubbell™—Gold Client Champion Award 2017

• Legal Elite Awards™—Best Bankruptcy Law Firm - Iowa & Recognized Leaders in Criminal Law - Iowa 2017

• Million Dollar Advocates Forum™—Certified Member 2017

• U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers™ - Best Law Firms 2017 - Best Law Firms Publication

• Best Lawyers™—Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs 2017

• Best Lawyers™—Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs 2016 - Best Lawyers Publication

• Corporate America Legal Elite™—Best in Bankruptcy Law - Iowa 2015

• Martindale-Hubbell™—AV Preeminent Rated 2015

• The Legal Network™—Top Lawyers in Iowa 2015

• Martindale-Hubbell™—Client Distinction Award 2014

• Lawdragon™—Lawyer Limelight 2014

• Avvo™—Superb Rated Attorney 2014

• Martindale-Hubbell™—30 Years Experience Recognition 2013

• Martindale-Hubbell™—Client Distinction Award 2012

• American Registry™—America's Most Honored Professionals 2011

• Lawdragon™—Top 3000 Leading Lawyers in America 2010

• Marquis™—Who's Who in American Law 2009

• Lawdragon™—Top 500 Leading Lawyers in America 2009 - Lawdragon Publication

Memberships

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Iowa State Bar Association

Des Moines County Bar Association

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Other Information

Military Service:

U.S. Army, 1973-1976

Admissions

Iowa, 1983

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 1985

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1986

U.S. District Court, Western District of Illinois, 1988

U.S. District Court of Hawaii, 1989

Education

University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1982 J.D.

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1979 B.A. Major: Philosophy

National College of District Attorneys, Denver, Colorado, 1985

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Google Reviews
Google Reviews
Peter Hansen - Hansen Law Offices - Burlington, IA Lawyer

319 N Main St, Burlington, IA 52601, USA

(319) 752-5515

4.6 out of 5 stars

Brad Mowen

5 out of 5 stars

posted a year ago

Mr. Hansen is not your average lawyer. He is an exemplary lawyer. Mr. Hansen represented me better than I could have imagined. He is knowledgeable, non-judgemental, honest, and aggressive. Mr. Hansen will represent you with the upmost passion. He...

Elijah Goldsburg

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 months ago

Greetings. If you are contemplating whether to engage with PH and team to protect your innocence and freedom, the answer is an emphatic -- yes. If your circumstances have guided you to Peter Hansen then I urge you to work with him. He and his team...

Josh Smith

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

I highly recommend this lawyer. Knowledgeable, caring, and a fighter. Couldn't ask for more.

Phrenic Glitter

5 out of 5 stars

posted 10 months ago

Hansen Law Office was very expediant in working my case and getting everything done! I definately recommend Mr. Hansen and his paralegal Amanda! They provided a courteous, knowledgable, and quick resolution to my issue. I will use their services...

Robert Jackson

5 out of 5 stars

posted a week ago

Down to earth, explains things clearly, bright, helpful, doesn't rush things and is sharp.

Yelp Reviews
Yelp Reviews
Hansen Law Offices 319 N Main St,Burlington, IA 52601 +13197525515

5 out of 5 stars

Gina G.

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 years ago

I needed help with a bankruptcy because my family was in so much debt. I was looking for a good lawyer and found Mr. Hansen. The staff here are very...

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