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Barbara F. Orzechowski

Barbara F. Orzechowski

Of Counsel
Location:
Sioux City, Iowa
Phone:
712-252-1866
800-613-7989
Fax:
712-252-5822
Email:

After graduating from the University Of South Dakota College Of Law in 1980, Barbara worked for three years as a trust officer and joined the Klass Law Firm in 1983. She is admitted to state courts in Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska.

Barbara was appointed to serve on the Iowa Supreme Court Grievance Commission from 1993-2002, and the Iowa Supreme Court Probate Rules Committee from 1989-1995. She was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in 1998. She has served on the Probate Section of the Iowa State Bar Association for many years and was four times appointed to a three year term on the Probate Section Council.

For the past several years, Barbara has been selected by her peers for the honor of The Best Lawyers in America. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than five million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. The Best Lawyers in America is one of the most visible peer-review publications in the legal profession.

Barbara and her husband, Stan, have a daughter and a grandson.

Professional Associations and Memberships:
• Iowa State Bar Association Member
• Nebraska State Bar Association Member
• South Dakota State Bar Association Member
• Woodbury County Bar Association Member
• Iowa Association of Trust and Estate Counsel - Board of Directors
• Iowa Supreme Court, 1989 - 1995, Member of the Probate Rules Committee
• Grievance Commission of the Supreme Court of Iowa, 1993 - 2002
• Iowa State Bar Association, Section on Probate and Trust Law, Current Section Council Member
• Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
• Siouxland Estate Planning Council Member since 1981
• Siouxland Humane Society Past Board Member and Past President
• Art Center Association of Sioux City, Past Board Member and Past President
• Art Center Board of Trustees, Past Trustee
• Board of Directors of Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City, Past Board Member

Areas of Practice
• Estate Planning and Probate
• Real Estate

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Real Estate

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iowa Association of Trust and Estate Counsel - Board of Directors
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
  • South Dakota State Bar Association, Member
  • Woodbury County Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa Supreme Court, Member of the Probate Rules Committee, 1989 - 1995
  • Grievance Commission of the Supreme Court of Iowa, 1993 - 2002
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Section on Probate and Trust Law, Past Council Member
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Siouxland Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Siouxland Humane Society, Past Member and Past President
  • Art Center Association of Sioux City, Past President, 1981 - 1989
  • Board of Directors of Mercy Medical Center, Member since 2008
  • Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City IA
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Klass Law Firm, L.L.P.
4280 Sergeant Rd., Suite 290
Sioux City, IA 51106

Toll Free: 800-613-7989 ext. 242

Phone: 712-252-1866 ext. 242
Fax: 712-252-5822

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