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Doyle D. Sanders

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State Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1972

Federal Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
U.S. Court of Military Appeals
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court



Mr. Sanders is a native of Vinton, Iowa. He has lived in Johnston and practiced law in Des Moines since 1977 when his four-year stint in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate Corps ended.


Drake University (B.A., 1969, M.B.A., 1972)

Drake University Law School (J.D., with honors, 1972)

Professional Achievements

Fellow, The American College of Trust & Estate Council (ACTEC)

  • Employee Benefits Committee
  • Elder Law Committee

Member, Iowa State Bar Association Section on: Tax Law; Real Estate; and Probate and Estate Planning

  • Probate and Estate Planning, Section Chair, 2012-2013

Member, American Bar Association Section on: Probate & Trust Law

Leadership Positions

Johnston School District Foundation

  • Board of Directors, 1998-2004
  • Chair, 1998-2002
  • 2005 Friend of the District

Johnston High School and Middle School Mock Trial

  • Coach, 1990-2011
  • 2006 Middle School State Champion Coach

Johnston School Centennial Committee

  • Member, 2009-2014

Johnston Chamber of Commerce

  • Vice President, 1985
  • 2014 Citizen of the Year

Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines

  • Member, 1983-Present

Valley United Methodist Church

  • Member, 1977-Present

Professional Memberships and Admissions

American Bar Association
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow)
Iowa State Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association

Other Memberships

Mid-Iowa Estate and Financial Planners



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