Peter Hansen

Hansen Law Offices
319 N Main St.
Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 752-5515
www.attorneyhansen.com


Let a qualified, award-winning lawyer take care of all your legal needs. At Hansen Law Offices in Burlington, Iowa, we have over 35 years of experience in representing our clients in the state and federal courts. It is our primary goal to diligently ensure that our clients receive the best legal assistance available, while maintaining all of their rights afforded under the law.
Hansen Law Offices is a full service law firm providing services in most areas of the law with the high concentration devoted to General Practice, Including but not Limited to: Accidents, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Torts, Trial Law, and Wrongful Death.

General Practice, Including but not Limited to:

Accidents, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Torts, Trial Law, and Wrongful Death.

Bar Admissions:

Iowa, 1983
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 1985
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1986
U.S. District Court, Western District of Illinois, 1988
U.S. District Court of Hawaii, 1989

Education:

University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1982
J.D.
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1979
B.A.
Major: Philosophy
National College of District Attorneys, Denver, Colorado, 1985

Military Service:

U.S. Army, 1973-1976

Work Experience:

Contract Attorney at Mt. Pleasant Correctional Facility, 2002-2015
Contract Attorney at Iowa State Penitentiary, 1991-2015
Attorney/Owner at Hansen Law Offices, 1985-present
Prosecuting Attorney at Lee County Attorney's Office, 1984-1986
Law Instructor at Southeastern Community College, 1984-1986

Classes & Seminars Taught:

Bankruptcy - Exceptions to Discharge, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2012
Bankruptcy Reform Act Update, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2006

Memberships and Associations:

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Iowa State Bar Association

Des Moines County Bar Association

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Honors & Awards
• Lawdragon 500 Leading Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers Guide, 500 Leading Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers Guide, Lawdragon
• The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 — Civil Plaintiff, Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
• Great Plains, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers
• Premier Lawyers of America, Premier Lawyers of America, Premier Lawyers of America
• America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys
• U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers
• Martindale-Hubbell, Platinum Client Champion Award, Martindale-Hubbell
• America's Top 100 Attorneys, Lifetime Achievement Award, America's Top 100 Attorneys
• Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers
• Marquis, Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement, Marquis
• Legal Elite Awards, Best Bankruptcy Law Firm - Iowa & Recognized Leaders in Criminal Law - Iowa, Legal Elite Awards
• Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
• Corporate America Legal Elite, Best in Bankruptcy Law, Corporate America Legal Elite
• Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rated , Martindale-Hubbell
• The Legal Network, Top Lawyers in Iowa, The Legal Network
• Martindale-Hubbell, Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell
• Marquis, Who's Who in American Law, Marquis
• American Registry, America's Most Honored Professionals, American Registry
• Lawdragon, Lawyer Limelight, Lawdragon
• Thervo, Best of Thervo, Thervo
• Avvo, Superb Rated Attorney, Avvo
• Martindale-Hubbell, 30 Years Experience Recognition, Martindale-Hubbell
• Lawdragon, Top 3000 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon
• Lawdragon, Top 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon