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Andrew B. Howie - West Des Moines, IA

5015 Grand Ridge DriveSuite 100 West Des Moines, IA 50265

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Updated: 09/09/2021

West Des Moines Appellate Law Lawyer


Hudson, Mallaney, Shindler & Anderson, P.C., has a strong appeals practice that includes civil and criminal appeals. Attorney Andrew B. Howie handles the appeals at our firm. He handles a wide range of appeals including family law, property disputes, commercial litigation, criminal defense, personal injury, medical malpractice and much more...

About Andrew B. Howie

Practice Areas

  • Appellate Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder


Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999

Specialties and Certifications

  • Board Certified Advocate in Family Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Other Affiliations

  • Iowa Supreme Court Family Law Case Processing Task Force, Steering Committee (Member)
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Past-Chair, Past-Vice chair, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Appellate Practice Committee, Member
  • Polk County Bar Association (Member)
  • Polk County Bar Association, Family Law Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa Association for Justice, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Jury Instructions Committee, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member


  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1996
    Honors: With Distinction
    Honors: Moot Court Board
  • Wartburg College, Waverly, IA, U.S.A., 1993
    Major: Political Science

Past Positions

  • Iowa Judicial District 8 (B), Law Clerk, 1996 - 1997


Other Sources of Feedback About Andrew B. Howie

Included on the 2023 Great Plains list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Great Plains Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Great Plains Super Lawyers list

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  • 2011 Great Plains Super Lawyers
  • American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • 2017-2021 American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – 10 Best in Iowa
  • AVVO Superb Rating 10 of 10
  • 2015 Nation's Top One Percent Distinguished Counsel
  • 2011-2014 Super Lawyers

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Office Information


5015 Grand Ridge DriveSuite 100 West Des Moines, IA 50265


  • 515-223-8887

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

8:00am-5pm (Mon-Fri)



  • Family Law Manual, published by the Iowa State Bar Association

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