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About Charles Hallberg
A successful and motivated Attorney with 20 years of professional experience with strengths including:
  • Strong communication skills
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Management skills
Charles Hallberg

EDUCATION

  • BA-University of Northern Iowa – Philosophy and Religion
  • Juris Doctor Degree – Creighton University School of Law
    • Business Law
    • Criminal Law
    • Civil Litigation
    • Real Estate
    • Probate
    • Wills & Trusts
    • Trademark & Copyright
Here are some of the sample cases I have handled:

Communication: Consulted with a client regarding a family trust drafted in Nevada with concerns about the trust language.

  • Reviewed terms and conditions of the trust for client and consulted same on meaning and consequences of that document
  • Client was a farmer and cattleman and desired clarification of the terms of the trust drafted by his lawyers in Nevada
  • Successfully explained difficult legal concepts (the rule against perpetuities and powers of appointments) to my client to his satisfaction

Result: Named Trustee of the family trust, and directed over $2,000,000.00 in assets for the family.

Analyze: Implemented a plan to resolve a Will dispute for a client using a creative and rare legal technique.

  • Analyzed difficult legal fact situation and filed a partition action to resolve client’s legal challenge
  • Set procedures and goals regarding sale and public auction of property to resolve legal issues
  • Launched and monitored lawsuit through the courts up until time of public auction
  • Represented client at auction and resolved the issue at hand

Result: Client received payment of $130,000.00 at public auction which was well above appraised/market value of the property sold.

Management: Partner of successful law firm in Cedar Rapids, IA

  • Lead successful startup of a four-partner law firm with supervision of a staff of five persons.

Result: Successful law firm with over $300,000.00 in revenues in its first year of operation.

Complex litigation: Negotiated settlement in closed head injury case favorably with Co- Counsel, Bruce Brailey.

  • Conducted successful litigation, pursued discovery and tracked medical reports over five years in working up a complex personal injury suit involving a minor child.
  • Prepared for trial and negotiated settlement favorably with insurance defense counsel.

Result:  Client received a structured settlement that will net him one million dollars over the next 30 years of his life.

Hallberg Law Office
3500 F Ave. NW Ste. 2
P.O. Box 8146
Cedar Rapids, IA 52408
 
Phone:319-396-4407
Fax:319-366-3820
E-mail: Charles Hallberg
 
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