Smith Peterson Law Firm, LLP

Smith Peterson Law Firm, LLP
133 West Broadway
P.O. Box 249
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Phone: (712) 328-1833
Fax: (712) 328-8320
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Council Bluffs, Iowa, Law Firm

Personal Injury • Estate Planning • Business & Commercial • Taxation Law

With over 200 years combined practice experience, attorneys at the Council Bluffs, Iowa, Smith Peterson Law Firm, LLP, pride themselves on providing high caliber, responsive legal services to the citizens of this area. We are a full service law firm, able to take on the smallest to the most complex legal challenges. If you are in need of an experienced attorney in a personal injury, estate planning, or business law matter, please contact us today.

"When you employ a member of this firm, you employ a law firm--not just a lawyer. We work together, making all of our resources available to our clients." -- Harold T. Beckman

Kimball & Peterson Law Firm was formed in 1908 by Clem F. Kimball and Henry K. Peterson. The firm now known as Smith Peterson Law Firm, LLP, has grown to eight attorneys and a support staff of approximately ten employees. We are prepared to meet the legal needs of individuals and businesses in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area and throughout Iowa and Eastern Nebraska.

Smith Peterson lawyers have served in offices as high as the Lieutenant Governor of Iowa and Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court. We understand the political process and how it affects our clients. We have a long history of positive working relationships with municipal and state government leaders.

We pride ourselves on our depth of legal knowledge, enviable track record of success in litigation, and commitment to providing responsive, effective representation. We can handle nearly every legal issue of any size and level of complexity, including:

Personal injury and premises liability

Estate planning and probate

Business and commercial law

Taxation Law

Insurance Defense

Employment Law

School Law

Municipal Law

Workers' Compensation Law

Fee Arrangements

Smith Peterson provides quality legal services at costs relative to the complexity of the individual case, the attorney's years of experience, the amount of effort expended, results achieved, and office overhead required to provide the efficiency and timely results to which all clients are entitled. We willingly work with clients to provide flexible and innovative payment methods. DEPENDING UPON THE ATTORNEY AND THE CIRCUMSTANCE, INITIAL FREE CONSULTATION MAY NOT BE POSSIBLE.

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If you are in need of a skilled, responsive personal injury, commercial law, or estate planning lawyer, please contact us today.

At the Council Bluffs, Iowa, law office of Smith Peterson, we represent clients in cities throughout Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska in Pottawattamie County, Douglas County, Sarpy County, Mills County, Harrison County, Cass County, Carroll County, Crawford County, Fremont County, Audubon County, Woodbury County, and Shelby County, including Missouri Valley, Red Oak, Glenwood, Atlantic, Avoca, Harlan, and Omaha, Nebraska.


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