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Dickinson Law League of Extraordinary Guessers participated in the annual Beacon of Life Quiz Bowl on May 4.  It was a fun night for a worthy cause.  For over 35 years, Beacon of Life has been a guiding light for women in our community experiencing homelessness due to trauma, substance abuse, domestic violence and incarceration.  Dickinson Law is proud to support such a worthwhile organization!…
In case you missed it, Dickinson attorney Cody Edwards gave a webinar presentation on Iowa sales and use tax for contractors. A link to the full presentation can be found below. If you have any questions regarding Iowa tax law or for information on upcoming webinars, connect with Cody on LinkedIn and/or follow the Dickinson Law Firm. The material in this presentation is not intended, nor should it be construed or relied upon, as legal…
Once again, members of the Dickinson Law family volunteered their time to help fight hunger in their community. Six individuals from the Dickinson Law Firm packaged 14 boxes of food as part of the Meals from the Heartland program. Each box they packed contained 36 packages and each package feeds six people. Dickinson is always willing to lend a hand to help out the less fortunate in their community. …
We had 17 total donors (eight of whom gave for the very first time) and LifeServe calculated that number saved 51 lives in central Iowa! This was our first official blood drive (although PRT recalls one from the 70’s specifically for Cal Dickinson). We chose to participate because blood donations are crucial for cancer patients undergoing treatment, victims of accidents, and trauma patients, as well as for individuals being treated for various blood disorders. As…
Donating “Bummer Bears” and onesies to Help-A-Heart this morning made us feel all warm and fuzzy! The bears have healing hearts zipped up inside, and will provide comfort and encouragement to young patients with congenital heart defects. The onesies are the button-up style, which is important for infants in the hospital because they provide a passageway for wires and tubes. We are so grateful to Wendy Meyer and Emily Graber for visiting us today, and…
Dickinson Law has always been committed to giving back to the community, but two attorneys took it to extreme heights this week when they rappelled down the 345-foot Financial Center building in support of Special Olympics Iowa. It was the first time the firm has participated in the annual Over the Edge event, which raises about $75,000 to serve the nearly 3,000 athletes that Special Olympics Iowa works with each year. Last month, Dickinson staff…
Together with their families, roughly 25 attorneys and staff of Dickinson Law spent last Saturday morning in hair nets and plastic gloves volunteering at Meals From the Heartland in West Des Moines. The group worked in assembly-line fashion at three work stations to scoop rice, soy, dried vegetables and vitamins into bags that are then sealed and delivered to starving people around the world. Dickinson’s team members are proud to report that they packaged nearly…