Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. is a general practice law firm in Des Moines, Iowa. Our attorneys provide a full range of legal and business counseling services to a client base that includes large corporations, small businesses, governmental entities and not-for-profit organizations with interests in Iowa.

The title may be in error: It is not a generally true statement in all circumstances. The plaintiff in the Eighth Circuit’s August 26, 2019, opinion in Tasha McNeil v.  Union Pacific Railroad Co., No: 18-2333, provided her employer, Union Pacific, with a letter from her doctor stating, “It is my professional medical opinion that Tasha MCNEIL may return to work on 9/02/2014. Please allow her only morning shifts and no overtime.” Union Pacific…
Calling all artists! Applications are now being accepted for the Iowa Artists on Display program sponsored by Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen P.C. Artists selected for the program are provided with the opportunity to display their works within our law firm’s public reception areas and all client conference rooms at our headquarters in downtown Des Moines throughout 2020. Launched in 2013, the program has become an exciting part of the vibrant Des Moines art scene…
Eighteen years after the passage of the USA PATRIOT Act, banks now face a new wave of compliance challenges obscured by a cloud of smoke. It started in Colorado, the first state to decriminalize marijuana at the state level. Of course, marijuana remains, as it has since 1970, on the Federal Schedule I list of controlled substances making it illegal under federal law. Banks were caught in the middle. There were new businesses that needed…
Eighteen years after the passage of the USA PATRIOT Act, banks now face a new wave of compliance challenges obscured by a cloud of smoke. It started in Colorado, the first state to decriminalize marijuana at the state level. Of course, marijuana remains, as it has since 1970, on the Federal Schedule I list of controlled substances making it illegal under federal law. Banks were caught in the middle. There were new businesses that needed…
Eighteen years after the passage of the USA PATRIOT Act, banks now face a new wave of compliance challenges obscured by a cloud of smoke. It started in Colorado, the first state to decriminalize marijuana at the state level. Of course, marijuana remains, as it has since 1970, on the Federal Schedule I list of controlled substances making it illegal under federal law. Banks were caught in the middle. There were new businesses that needed…
Register today!  Changes are coming to Iowa conservatorship law for financial institutions. To help community bankers understand what’s changing, Dickinson Law and Community Bankers of Iowa (CBI) will be hosting an educational webinar from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 27th. Attorney David Gonzales has been following the issue closely and will be discussing how it will affect Iowa financial institutions. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions during the event. Register
Register today!  Changes are coming to Iowa conservatorship law for financial institutions. To help community bankers understand what’s changing, Dickinson Law and Community Bankers of Iowa (CBI) will be hosting an educational webinar from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 27th. Attorney David Gonzales has been following the issue closely and will be discussing how it will affect Iowa financial institutions. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions during the event. Register
Cybersecurity incidents can have a dramatic impact on the lives of individuals. This blog has covered numerous cases of individuals and businesses trying to pick up the pieces after fraudsters are gone with their money. That was true for the King family when they realized they sent $90,000 to fraudsters instead of the bank to pay off a mortgage. This blog has previously discussed the risks to homebuyers of fraudsters infiltrating the closing process and…
Cybersecurity incidents can have a dramatic impact on the lives of individuals. This blog has covered numerous cases of individuals and businesses trying to pick up the pieces after fraudsters are gone with their money. That was true for the King family when they realized they sent $90,000 to fraudsters instead of the bank to pay off a mortgage. This blog has previously discussed the risks to homebuyers of fraudsters infiltrating the closing process and…
Dickinson Law is pleased to announce that Andrea Rastelli has joined the firm. Andrea is a recent Juris Doctor graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law and holds a B.A. in International Relations and Latin American Studies from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. Her legal training includes serving as an intern at John Deere Financial and Comcast Corporate, and as an extern at ACT where collectively she gained experience on issues such as…