Serving Clients Throughout Iowa

Craig, Smith & Cutler, LLP, is a full-service law firm with decades of experience and a reputation for results. Our attorneys are skilled, versatile, and have more than 50 years of combined experience assisting individuals and businesses in Iowa. We strive to build long-term relationships with our clients in order to serve all of their current and future legal needs.

Our lawyers excel both inside and outside of the courtroom. We keep you apprised of the progress of your particular matter and provide direct answers to any questions that you may have, including realistic assessments of your problems and practical solutions to those problems.

At Craig, Smith & Cutler, LLP, we are everything you should expect from a trusted and experienced law firm. To learn more about what we can do for you, call our Eldora office at 641-939-5475.

Family Law

Divorce, Adoptions, Modifications, Juvenile

Criminal Justice

OWI, Drug Possession, Domestic Assault

Personal Injury

Car Accidents, Premises Liability

Real Estate

Purchase Agreements, Title Options, Disputes Between Private Owners or Public Agencies, Zoning

Business & Transactional

Business Entity Formation & Operations, Contracts, Real Estate, Debtor / Creditor Disputes

Estate Planning & Probate

Drafting Wills & Trusts, Tax Implication Planning, Trusts & Estates

Taxation

Income Tax, Estate Tax

Local Government

and Municipal Law

Practicing in Hardin County and Surrounding Areas

At the law firm of Craig, Smith & Cutler, LLP, we provide experienced legal representation for people dealing with issues at their jobs, with their families, at businesses they own or after they are arrested. With more than 50 years of combined experience, our lawyers bring a wealth of legal knowledge, innovative strategies and a commitment to individuals, families and businesses throughout Iowa. We sit down with our clients to discover what issues they are dealing with and what priorities they have in mind. Our attorneys will gather the facts of the situation, determine what is most important to our clients and begin building a case that best meets their needs and objectives. Attorneys Michael Smith and Patrick Craig are AV-rated and all of our attorneys have built strong reputations amongst clients and the Iowa legal community.

Decades of Combined Experience & a Reputation for Results

Our firm is committed to providing long-term support for our clients. Many of the people who we represent are clients we have helped in the past who need additional legal services as time goes by. Our attorneys are talented litigators who are also able to effectively negotiate legal problems and handle a wide range of transactional matters. We return phone calls promptly, treat every client with respect and show them how much we care about the effective resolution of their legal concerns.

Our Attorneys

Patrick J. Craig

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1974
  • Minnesota, 1973
  • Nebraska, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1978
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1974

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School,Minneapolis, MN
    • J.D. – 1973
  • Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    • B.S. – 1970

Michael A. Smith

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1985

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA
    • J.D. – 1984
  • University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
    • B.A. – 1981

Lawrence B. Cutler

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 2003

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA
    • J.D. – 2002
  • The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
    • B.A. – 1999

Eldora, IA

Ackley, IA

Hubbard, IA

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