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Peter D. Arling

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Peter D. Arling, was born in Dubuque, Iowa. He graduated magna cum laude from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, and received his law degree from Creighton University School of Law in 2003, magna cum laude.  At Creighton University, Peter was President of the International Moot Court Board. He joined the firm in 2003 upon admission to the Iowa Bar.


Business Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Collections Law, Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Franchise Law, Mergers Acquisitions, Zoning Planning Land Use, Contracts


Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 2003
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Received concentration in Business, Taxation, and Commercial Transactions
Honors: President, International Moot Court Board, 2002-2003
Honors: CALI Award for Trusts and Estates I
Honors: CALI Award for Estate Planning

Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, 2000
Bachelor of Arts
Honors: magna cum laude
Major: Economics

Bar Admissions

Iowa, 2003
Illinois, 2004
Minnesota, 2003
Wisconsin, 2005
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2011
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2005
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2006
U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 2009
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2009

Extended Biography