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Iowa State University (B.A., 2000)
University of Iowa (J.D., 2003)
Matt Craft is a partner with Daniels, Hines, Kalkhoff, Cook & Swanson P.L.C. Matt’s practice involves agriculture, wills & estates, probate & trust administration, real estate, corporate & business law and litigation involving those matters. Matt is one of few business attorneys to also try cases to judges and juries, giving him a unique ability to advise clients from both perspectives. Matt chairs the Black Hawk County Bar Association’s real estate committee and also was elected by his fellow attorneys to serve on the nominating commission for district judges.
Matt is a frequent speaker to both community groups and Bar Association groups on these topics and has presented to both the Iowa Trial Lawyers and Iowa Estate Planning Associations on will contests and probate litigation. Matt also serves as a guest lecturer at Iowa State University where he received his undergraduate degree, serving as President of the Student Body his senior year.
During law school, Matt served as an editor on the Iowa Law Review, where his published work on Iowa’s local option sales tax helped lead to major changes in how rural Iowa schools received funding under the tax.
Matt’s recent trials include the successful defense of a multi-million dollar claim and a jury verdict awarding nearly one million dollars for Matt’s clients. Matt is admitted to practice in all of Iowa’s state and federal courts.
Estate Dispute LitigationProbate & Trust AdministrationAgriculture LawBusiness and Corporate LawEstate Planning, Wills & Trusts
FINRA Arbitration panel orders Independence financial advisor to pay $5,769,227.00 to claimants for fraud, misrepresentation and Violations of Iowa Securities Act.
Attorney Matt Craft recently obtained a favorable judgment in Winneshiek County involving two neighboring farmers and a disputed driveway.
Attorneys Matt Craft, Nathan Schroeder and Erich Priebe recently settled a will contest and tortious interference lawsuit in Chickasaw County. The six figure settlement ended nearly six years of litigation between the parties and settled all claims that the Defendants interfered with the Plaintiff's inheritance.