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Dennis J. McMenimen

Dennis J. McMenimen, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Practice Areas

  • Agribusiness Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Business Law
  • Condemnation and Eminent Domain
  • Estate Planning, Wills, and Trusts
  • Health Law
  • Housing Cooperatives and Condominium
  • Privacy, Data Security, and Civil Fraud
  • Product Distribution Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Contact Information

Dennis J. McMenimen
Attorney, Senior Vice President
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Phone: (319) 731-2302
Fax: (319) 365-8443

Dennis’s Assistant

Name: Jean L. Sturtz
Phone: (319) 365-9461

About Dennis J. McMenimen

Dennis McMenimen is a Senior Vice President at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Dennis’ work focuses on counseling businesses and investors on a variety of legal issues, including entity organization and operation, lending and finance, contracts, real estate, and natural resource matters.

Representative Cases and Work


  • St. John’s University, B.A. Government (magna cum laude) (1975)
  • University of Iowa, J.D. (with distinction)
    • Journal of Corporation Law–Executive Editor (1977-1978)

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • American Bar Association (Member of Business Law Section and Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section)
  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • American Agricultural Law Association (Member)
  • Wyoming State Bar Association (Member)
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Member of the Real Estate & Title, Commercial & Bankruptcy and Business Law Sections) (Real Property Committee, Chair-1999-2000, CLE Subcommittee, Chair-1990-1991) (Commercial & Bankruptcy Section, Membership Committee Chair-1990-1991) (Corporate Banking & Business Law Section, Council Member-2000-2003, For-Profit Corporation Committee Member-2000-2003, Limited Liability Subcommittee, Chair-2000-2001, UCC Subcommittee-1990-1994, UCC Articles 3 and 4 Study Committee-1992-1994, Partnership Committee-1997-1998)
  • Linn County Bar Association (Title Standards Committee-1981-2003)
  • Cedar Rapids Estate Planning Council (Member)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©–Real Estate Law (2002- present), Corporate Law (2002-present); Banking and Finance Law (2015-present); Corporate Governance Law (2015-present) and Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law (2016-Present)
  • Named the Best Lawyers© 2015 Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” in Cedar Rapids
  • Named the Best Lawyers© 2017 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cedar Rapids
  • Listed in the Chambers USA®, America’s Leading Lawyers for Real Estate Law (2004-present)
  • Listed as a Great Plains Super Lawyer®—Real Estate, Business/Corporate
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. Rating “AV”

Community and Personal

  • United Way of East Central Iowa (Board of Directors-1996-2003) (Secretary-1998-2000) (Vice-Chair-2001) (Chair-2002)
  • Brucemore, Inc. (Secretary-1998-2000) (Vice President-2001-2002) (President-2002-2004) (Board of Trustees-1997-2005) (Investment Committee Member-1998-2009)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Hawkeye Area Council (Council President-2004-2006) (Executive Board-1999-2008) (Board 1999-2014) (Scouting for Food Committee Chair-2000-2003) (Finance and Administration Committee-2003-present) (Investment Committee-2004-2012) (Red Cedar District-Friends of Scouting Fundraising Campaign Chair-2006-2008)
  • Cedar Rapids Library (Board of Trustees Member-2006-2009)
  • Cedar Rapids Science Center, Inc. (Board of Directors-2007-2012) (Secretary-2007-2012)
  • Cedar Rapids Downtown Rotary (1983-present)
  • Orchestra Iowa (Board Member-2009-present)
  • Scoutmaster, Troop 3, Grant Wood Elementary (2002-2004)
  • Cubmaster, Pack 3, Grant Wood Elementary (1999-2001)

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