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Roberts & Eddy, P.C. Welcomes Lauryn Henderson to our Team

Independence, IA (February 14, 2024) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Lauryn Henderson as a First Impressions Coordinator / Legal Assistant. Henderson, an Independence, Iowa native, graduated from Independence High School in 2020. She continued her education at Wartburg College, double majoring in graphic design…

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Roberts & Eddy, P.C. Welcomes Melanie Svoboda to Probate / Trust Team

Independence, IA (February 14, 2024) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Melanie Svoboda to our probate and trust department.   Svoboda is from Independence, Iowa, and graduated from Independence High School. After graduation, she attended Kirkwood, Hamilton Business College, and Hawkeye Community College, obtaining her AAS…

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Bookkeeping Specialist

Independence, IA (January 11, 2024) – Roberts & Eddy, P.C., a law firm located in Independence, Iowa, with five attorneys and 15 legal assistants / support staff, is seeking an additional full-time Bookkeeper to join our team to assist our growing Client Tax and Bookkeeping Services.  If you are a highly motivated self-starter that is comfortable…

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Roberts & Eddy, P.C. Add New Associate Attorney to Firm

Independence, IA (September 15, 2023) – The law firm of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Attorney, Nick A. Sailer, to their firm. Nick grew up in Manchester, Iowa and graduated from West Delaware High School in 2014. After graduating high school, Nick attended the University of Northern Iowa,…

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Welcome Charity Erdelt, First Impressions Coordinator

Independence, IA (August 15, 2023) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Charity Erdelt to our team as a First Impressions Coordinator. Erdelt is from Oelwein, Iowa, and graduated from Oelwein High School. After graduation, she attended Kirkwood. Charity has spent the last 30 years operating…

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Welcome Brandy Schultz, Probate/Trust Team

Independence, IA (June 19, 2023) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Brandy Schultz as an assistant to the Probate/Trust Department. Schultz is originally from Jesup, Iowa, and a graduate of Jesup High School. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Wartburg College. Before joining Roberts & Eddy,…

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Promotion within Company

Independence, IA (April 17, 2023) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the promotion of Ryann S. Studebaker to Litigation / Family Law Legal Assistant. Studebaker was initially hired as a First Impressions Coordinator / Legal Assistant and will now be joining the Litigation / Family law department. “I’m…

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Welcome Nancy Hermsen, Probate/Trust Team

Independence, IA (March 30, 2023) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Nancy Hermsen as a legal assistant with their probate and trust team. Hermsen grew up in Manchester, Iowa, and graduated from West Delaware High School and Kirkwood Community College. She has previous experience working…

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Seeking Family Law Associate Attorney

Roberts & Eddy, P.C., a law firm located in Independence, Iowa, with six attorneys and thirteen legal assistants, is looking for an associate attorney to assist with family law and litigation. Roberts & Eddy, P.C. represents a variety of individuals and business clients, including large corporations, startup companies, banks and farmers. If you are a…

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Seeking Litigation Associate Attorney

Roberts & Eddy, P.C., a law firm located in Independence, Iowa, with six attorneys and thirteen legal assistants, is looking for an associate attorney to assist with litigation, real estate and debt collection. Roberts & Eddy, P.C. represents a variety of individuals and business clients, including large corporations, startup companies, banks and farmers. If you…

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Welcome Ryan Eddy, First Impressions Coordinator/Legal Assistant

Independence, IA (January 11, 2023) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Eddy as a First Impressions Coordinator / Legal Assistant. Ryan, an Independence, Iowa native, graduated from Independence High School in 2021.  He has been attending the University of Iowa the past 1 ½…

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Welcome Brad Bleichner, Of Counsel Attorney

Independence, IA.  (January 2, 2023) – Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce that Brad D. Bleichner has joined the law firm as an “of counsel” attorney. Mr. Bleichner over 35 years of litigation experience and has handled cases to verdict in such areas as product liability, personal injury, construction and automobile liability.  Mr….

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Welcome Ryann Studebaker, First Impressions Coordinator/Legal Assistant

Independence, IA (November 22, 2022) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Ryann Studebaker as a First Impressions Coordinator / Legal Assistant. Studebaker, an Oelwein, Iowa native, graduated from Oelwein High School in 2017. She continued her education at Hawkeye Tech, graduating in 2018, then UNI,…

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Welcom Andrew E. Steffensmeier, Associate Attorney

Independence, IA (September 16, 2022) – The law firm of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Attorney, Andrew E. Steffensmeier, to their firm. Steffensmeier grew up in Cedar Rapids, where he graduated from Xavier high school in 2015. After graduating high school, Steffensmeier attended Iowa State University, where he…

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Roberts & Eddy, P.C. Welcomes New Shareholders

Independence, IA (July 12, 2022) — The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephanie A. Sailer and Jeremy B. Hahn to the position of Shareholders within the firm effective July 1, 2022. Stephanie A. Sailer, a native of Manchester, Iowa, obtained her Juris Doctorate from Drake University…

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Welcome Vicki Anderson, Real Estate Specialist

Independence, IA (February 3, 2022) — The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Vicki Anderson to our team as a Real Estate Specialist. Anderson grew up in Independence, Iowa. She graduated from Independence High School and attended the University of Northern Iowa, receiving her BA in Leisure,…

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Welcome Janet Kress, Staff Accountant

Independence, IA (January 21, 2022) — The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Janet Kress to our team as a Staff Accountant. Kress is from Winthrop, Iowa and attended East Buchanan High School. After graduation, she attended Mount Mercy College, earning her Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration in…

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Welcome Madison McIntyre, Paralegal

Independence, IA (July 19, 2021) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Madison McIntyre to our team as a Paralegal and front desk receptionist. McIntyre is from Delhi, Iowa and graduated from Maquoketa Valley High School. After graduation she attended Kirkwood Community College where she earned…

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Welcome Austin Czerwiec, Bookkeeping Assistant

Independence, IA (July 14, 2021) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Austin Czerwiec to our team as a bookkeeping assistant. Czerwiec is from Muscatine, Iowa and graduated from Muscatine High School. Czerwiec graduated with a business degree from Mt. Mercy University in Cedar Rapids.  Czerwiec’s…

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Roberts & Eddy, P.C. Holds Real Estate Auction

Auction Details 1375 Dillon Ave, Fairbank, IA 50629 (9.94 Acres M/L) Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. Sellers: Robert & Pam Byersdorfer and Richard & Donna Byersdorfer Auction Location: 1375 Dillon Avenue Fairbank, IA 50629 Legal Description: Commencing at the Northeast Corner of the Southwest Quarter of Section 22, Thence S 0°48’W, on the…

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Lans Flickinger

Craig Wilson & Flickinger completes merger with Roberts & Eddy, P.C.

Independence, IA.  (November 2, 2020) – Roberts & Eddy, P.C. and Craig Wilson & Flickinger are pleased to announce they have completed the merger of their two firms as of November 1, 2020.  Lans Flickinger, a partner of Craig Wilson & Flickinger, is now a shareholder of Roberts & Eddy, P.C.  In addition, Lans Flickinger’s…

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Jeremy B. Hahn

Jeremy B. Hahn named Top 10 Family Law Attorney Under 40 in Iowa

Independence, IA (September 2, 2020) – The law firm of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce that Jeremy B. Hahn, associate attorney, has been named one of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in the State of Iowa by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (“NAFLA”). The attorneys who make…

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Welcome Andy Hauber, Real Estate Specialist

Independence, IA (July 16, 2020) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Andy Hauber to our team to assist in the real estate, tax return and bookkeeping divisions. Hauber grew up in Elkader, a small town in Northeast Iowa, where he graduated from Central High School…

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Brian C. Eddy

Brian C. Eddy Admitted to Practice Before U.S. Tax Court

Independence, IA (June 4, 2020) – The law firm of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce that Brian C. Eddy, a shareholder and President / CEO of the firm, has been admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.  The United States Tax Court is a federal trial court that hears only…

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Craig Wilson & Flickinger and Roberts & Eddy, P.C. Announce Combination of Firms

Independence, IA.  (January 21, 2020) – Roberts & Eddy, P.C. and Craig Wilson & Flickinger announced the two law firms will be combining in the fall of 2020.  Lans Flickinger, a partner of Craig Wilson & Flickinger, will be joining Roberts & Eddy, P.C. as a shareholder.  In addition, Lans Flickinger’s two legal assistants, Maria…

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Ups and Downs of Joint Custody Arrangements

When it comes to child custody arrangements, there are many variables that must be considered. Previously, children usually ended up living with their mothers once the parents were divorced. This rule is not set in stone anymore, and more families are in favor of joint custody. The same tends to be true with the court…

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Welcome Heidi Magsamen, Bookkeeping Specialist

Independence, IA (July 9, 2019) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Heidi Magsamen to our team as a bookkeeping specialist. Magsamen attended high school here in Independence and later earned her degree in Business Administration from Hawkeye Community College. Magsamen previously worked as a bookkeeper…

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Welcome Marissa Benischek, Legal Assistant

Independence, IA (July 3, 2019) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Marissa Benischek to our team as a legal assistant. Benischek is originally from Walker and graduated from Center Point-Urbana High School in 2015. Benischek moved on to study at the University of Northern Iowa,…

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Welcome Stephanie Sailer, Associate Attorney

Independence, IA (April 29, 2019) – The law firm of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Attorney, Stephanie A. Sailer, to their legal team effective April 30, 2019. Sailer grew up in Manchester, Iowa, a small town just east of Independence. Sailer graduated from West Delaware High School in 2011…

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Welcome Julie Decker, Legal Assistant

Independence, IA (January 31, 2019) – The law firm of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Legal Assistant, Julie Decker, to their legal team. Decker grew up in Independence, where she graduated from Independence High School in 2012. After graduating high school, Decker attended Hawkeye Community College earning her bachelor’s…

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Welcome Jeremy B. Hahn, Associate Attorney

Independence, IA (July 1, 2018) – The law firm of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Attorney, Jeremy B. Hahn, to their legal team. Hahn grew up in Amana, a small town just east of Iowa City, where he graduated from Clear Creek Amana high school in 2009 and…

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Welcome Toni Robinson, Legal Assistant

Independence, IA (February 7, 2018) – The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Toni Robinson to our team as a legal assistant. Robinson is an Independence native and 2010 graduate of Independence High School. Robinson earned a certificate at Salon Professional Academy of Iowa City and worked…

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Welcome Andrea Tisl, Legal Assistant

Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is delighted to announce the addition of Andrea Tisl as a new Legal Assistant. Tisl, a 1997 Graduate of Independence High School, joined the Roberts & Eddy, P.C. team in March of 2017. Prior to accepting her role with Roberts & Eddy, P.C., Andrea enjoyed being a stay-at-home mother while her…

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Roberts & Eddy, P.C. Welcome Two Law School Graduates to Growing Team

The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of two law school graduates, Melody Lien and Audra Saunders, to their growing team, effective February 27, 2017 “Our firm is pleased to have two recent Drake Law School graduates join our firm.  They will be great additions to the community. …

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Welcome Sarah Van Buren, Legal Assistant

The law office of Roberts & Eddy, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Van Buren as a legal assistant, effective September 1, 2016. Van Buren, a native of Independence, earned a Legal Information Processing Degree along with a Medical Information Processing Degree from AIB College of Business in Des Moines. Additionally, she…

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Home Buying Process

This pamphlet outlines some key issues you need to consider when you purchase a residence without the assistance of a realtor as well as those situations where the seller is trying to sell a residence in a “for sale by owner” situation sometimes called a FSBO. Read more about the home buying process on www.IowaBar.org

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Do You Need a Will?

Nearly everyone should have a will to assure their property is distributed as they wish after they die. A will also controls the way in which heirs receive their bequests to take advantage of substantial tax savings. Read more on why you need a will on www.IowaBar.org

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The Benefits of Forming an LLC

If your business currently operates as a sole proprietorship, changing to an LLC is in your best interest. For a variety of reasons-including the fact that an LLC protects the owners from the debts of and any judgments against the business-it’s the preferred form of business organization. Read more on why it’s in your best…

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