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Gregory L. Kenyon

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515-246-5829
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515-246-5808
Assistant:
Pamela Carpe
Phone:
515-246-5840

State Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1978

Federal Court Admissions

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

        

 
 

Background

Regular Speaker and Presenter for Continuing Legal Education on Estates, Trusts, Elder Law, Medicaid and Long Term Care Planning;
Faculty for Iowa State Bar Association Bar Review Course On Probate, Estates and Trusts from 2000-Present
Adjunct Professor Des Moines Area Community College Legal Assistant Program 1982-1984
Trust officer and bank counsel 1978-1980

Member, Iowa State Bar Association Section on: Probate

Education

Buena Vista College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1975)

Drake University Law School (J.D., 1978)

  • Chief Justice, Drake Law School Honor Board, 1977-1978

Leadership Positions

Buena Vista University President's Advisory Council

  • Member, 2008-Present

Iowa State Bar Association Probate Section Council

  • Member, 1993-1997 and 1999-2002
  • Chair, 1996-1997 and 2000-2002

Polk County Bar Association

  • Board Member, 1997-2001

Drake University Law School Board of Counselors

  • Member, 1988-1997
  • President, 1995-1996

West Des Moines Board of Human Services

  • Member, 1992-1998
  • Chairman, 1997-1998

West Des Moines Rotary

  • Board Member, 1983-1988
  • President, 1986-1987

Des Moines Estate and Financial Planners

  • President, 1984

Des Moines Golf and Country Club

  • Board Member, 1998-2000

Plymouth Congregational Church

  • Moderator, 2002-2003

Professional Memberships and Admissions

American Bar Association
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow)
Iowa State Bar Association
Lincoln Inne of Court
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Polk County Bar Association

Other Memberships

Des Moines Estate and Financial Planners
Drake University Law School Board of Counselors
Substitute Decision Makers Task Force

Publications

Speeches and Seminars

Selected lectures:
Uses Of and Alternatives to Special Needs Trusts in Iowa, An Estate Planner's Toolkit, Lorman Educational Services, February 12, 2008
Special Needs Trusts, Inevitable Events: Elder Law Issues for the Iowa Lawyer, Iowa Legal Aid Seminar, February 8, 2008
Medicaid and Elder Law, Lorman Educational Services, October 2007
Estate Planning Basics “Planning for Incapacity”, National Business Institute Seminar, September 2007
Trust Workshop, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, September 2006
Title XIX and Long Term Care Planning, Iowa State Bar Association, May 2006
Trust Workshop, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, September 2006
Medicaid Update and Tax Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Tax School, December 2005
Trust Workshop, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, September 2005
All Star Views on Estate Planning, Lorman Educational Services, July 2005
Substitute Decision Making Alternatives, Iowa State Bar Association, June 2005
Elder Law Issues and Planning for Long Term Care, The Lawyers Chautauqua, June 2005
The Sandwich Generation, Substitute Decision Makers, and Long Term Care Considerations, Des Moines Area Community College,  March 2005
Elder Law, Guardians, Conservators, Trusts, and Long Term Care Planning, Iowa Legal Aid, February 2005
Special Needs Trust in Iowa, Iowa State University Parents and Educators, February 2005
Trust Workshop, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, September 2004
Medical Directives and Powers of Attorney, Polk County Bar Association, November 2003
Elder Law Planning, University of Iowa College of Law, October 2003
Trust Workshop, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, September 2003
Trust Panel, Iowa State Bar Association, Probate Section, September 2003
Basic Estate Planning, Iowa State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, June 2003
Bridge the Gap, Medicaid Planning, Iowa State Bar Association, May 2003
Medicaid and Medicaid Planning in Iowa, Medical Educational Services, Inc., February  2003
Medicaid and Long Term Care Planning, University of Iowa College of Law, October 2002
Trust Workshop, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, September 2002
Planning Techniques in Elder Care, Iowa State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, June 2002
Medicaid and Medicare Planning In Iowa, Medical Educational Services, Inc., February 2002
Trust Workshop, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, November 2001
Medicaid Title XIX and Long Term Care Issues, Lorman Educational Services, October 2001
Elder Law Issues & Medicaid Eligibility Update, Iowa State Bar Association, Summer Seminar, August 2001
Planning Techniques: Living Trusts, Guardianship/Conservatorship, Powers of Attorney, Iowa State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, June 2001
Medicaid and Medicare Planning In Iowa, Medical Educational Services, Inc., February 2001
Long Term Care Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, July 2000
Medicaid Update and Tax Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Tax School, December 2000
Trust Workshop, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, November 2000
Medicaid Title XIX and Long Term Care Issues, Lorman Educational Services, October 2000
Legislative Update and Ethics, Iowa State Bar Association, Probate and Trust CLE, October 2000
Medicaid & Medicaid Planning in Iowa, Medical Educational Services, Inc., September 1999
Iowa Elder Care, Health Education Systems, September 1999
Medicaid Overview, Iowa State Bar Association, General Practice, July 1999
Elder Law, Iowa State Bar Association, Bridge The Gap, May 1999
Iowa Legal Issues in Aging, Lorman Educational Services, November 1998
Iowa Long Term Care, Health Education LLC, May 1998
Medicaid & Probate Legislative Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Fall Traveling Seminar, October 1997
Medicaid Planning, Medical Educational Services, Inc., September 1997
Medicaid Issues & Guardian and Conservatorship Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Summer Seminar, August 1997
Medicaid & Elder Law Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, June 1997
Iowa Long Term Care, Health Education LLC, May 1997
Medicaid & Elder Law Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Bridge the Gap, April 1997
Iowa Elder Law & Medicaid Planning, Half Moon, LLC, September 1996
Iowa Medicare/Medicaid Law and Estate Planning Considerations, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, September 1995
Basic Probate Procedures and Practices in Iowa, National Business Institute, April 1995
Title XIX Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Probate & Trust Law Section, Fall 1994
Title XIX Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, June 1994
Iowa Elder Law, Taking Control of the Planning Process, April 1994
A Practical Guide to Probate Administration, National Business Institute, November 1993
Title XIX Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Probate & Trust Law Section, Fall 1993
Iowa Medicaid and Estate Planning Issues, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, October 1993
Iowa Medicaid and Estate Planning Issues, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (PESI) Seminar, October 1992
Estate Planning and Probate in Iowa, National Business Institute, January 1992
Iowa Elder Law, The Basics and Beyond, National Business Institute, October 1991
Spousal Elections in Probate Proceedings, Iowa State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, June 1989
Medicaid Eligibility and Related Issues, Iowa State Bar Association, Bridge the Gap, April 1989

News

August 15, 2017 - The Best Lawyers in America® 2018

July 24, 2017 - 2017 Great Plains Super Lawyers List

November 1, 2016 - Gregory L. Kenyon Co-Authors Article on IPOST and Advance Care Planning

December 21, 2015 - Gregory L. Kenyon Part of Drake Law's "150 in 150"

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