Ellard Law, PLLC - Licensed in IOwa and Illinois, also of counsel to the Moline Law Firm of Bozeman, Neighbour, Patton, and Noe

About ELLARD LAW, PLLC

Also "Of Counsel" to law firm of BOZEMAN, NEIGHBOUR, PATTON & NOE (Moline, IL offices)

EDUCATION:       

LL.M. (Taxation) New York University School of Law (New York, NY) {1982 - 1983}
J.D. University of Georgia School of Law (Athens, GA) {1977 - 1980}
B.S. Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) (Bus. Adm. & Accounting){1973-1977}
Elementary - High School:  City of Gainesville, Georgia public schools


PROFESSIONAL (1980 - 1997):

1980 Became member of Georgia Bar by examination upon graduation
1980 - 1985 Tax attorney in Atlanta, Georgia
1985 Moved to Bettendorf, Iowa and took & passed Iowa and Illinois Bar examinations
1986 to date Practice of business/tax/estate planning law in Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities

Member of:
IOWA BAR ASSOCIATION (Spring 1998 Estate Planning Seminar planning committee; Appointed to serve on Iowa Bar Tax Section governing Tax Council for 3 year term Summer 1994 - 1997; Chairman of Estate Planning & Gift Tax Committee of Iowa Bar 1994/1995, 1995/1996; Co-Chairman 1996/1997; Tax Section member; 1995 December Tax School Speaker; Speaker 1995 Annual Bar Meeting; 1993 December Tax School Committee member and Speaker).  ILLINOIS BAR.  GEORGIA BAR.  Scott and Rock Island County Bar Associations; ABA.  QUAD CITY ESTATE PLANNING COUNCIL.
Author: THE IOWA LAWYER (February 2002) "Reconsider Use of Simple Wills."

COMMUNITY SERVICE

The Outing Club Director (2012 - Present)
Davenport Quarterback Club Director (2011 - Present)
Community Foundation of the Great River Bend Member, Board of Trustees (2010 - Present)
Bettendorf Park Foundation Trustee (2009 - 2013)
Foundation of the First Presbyterian Church, Davenport, Iowa Trustee (2003 - 2012)
Quad City Arts Past Director 2000 - 2008; past Secretary and member of Executive Committee member
Bettendorf Public Library Foundation Past Director (1997 - 2003)
Bettendorf Development Corporation Past member (2000 - 2002)
Bettendorf Community Schools Foundation Past Director & past Treasurer
Bettendorf Community School District BOARD OF EDUCATION Past Board Member
Bettendorf 1999/2000 Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee Member  
312 Gillespie Historical Foundation, Rock Island Arsenal Founding attorney & past Director

MEMBERSHIPS

The Outing Club  
Lindsay Park Yacht Club  
Lake Carroll Golf Club & Association  
Union League Club (Chicago)  
Davenport Quarterback Club  

FAMILY

Married to a native of Davenport, Iowa, with two sons

 

 

Practice Areas

4300 East 53rd Street,
Suite 103
Davenport, IA 52807

Telephone: 563-344-1055

Cellular: 563-505-4108

Fax: 563-344-1057

Email: EllardLaw@aol.com