Tony Colacino practices primarily in the areas of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, leases, and easement development, with significant experience in eminent domain law and utility issues.
Tony has spoken on issues relating to real estate transactions and eminent domain, and was a long-time member of the Legal Forms Committee of the Iowa State Bar Association where he was the primary drafter of the residential purchase agreement form. He has been past chair of the Legal Forms Committee, and a member of the Real Estate Section Council of the Iowa State Bar Association. He currently provides real estate and title services on a pro bono basis to the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity.
University of Notre Dame (B.A., Economics, with highest honors, 1971)
University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D., with honors, 1974)
Past President, Board Member and Coach, West Des Moines Little League
United Way of Central Iowa
American Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Foundation (Fellow)
Polk County Bar Association
Notre Dame Club of Des Moines
Property Tax Law Update, Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association Annual Meeting, 2015
Retail Office and Restaurant Leases: Key Provisions and Warranties, National Business Institute, 2015
How Recent Case Law and Legislation Developments in Eminent Domain Will Impact You, National Business Institute, 2006
Practical Realities for Purchase Agreements, Title Insurance/Surveys, Hubbell Realty Company, 2006
An Overview of Iowa Eminent Domain (Condemnation) Law and Procedure, The University of Iowa College of Law, 2005
A Primer on Eminent Domain (Condemnation) Law and Practice, Halfmoon Education, Inc., 2005
Fundamentals of Real Estate Closings in Iowa, Lorman Educational Services, 2004
Commercial Real Estate in Iowa, Lorman Educational Services, 2001
August 23, 2021 - The Best Lawyers in America® 2022
August 20, 2020 - The Best Lawyers in America® 2021
August 19, 2020 - 2020 Great Plains Super Lawyers List
August 15, 2019 - The Best Lawyers in America® 2020
August 15, 2018 - The Best Lawyers in America® 2019
February 1, 2016 - Antonio Colacino Joins Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.
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