Paul J Sigwarth

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Paul J Sigwarth is a native of Balltown, Dubuque County, Iowa; he attended the University of Iowa, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction in 1994, and his law degree with distinction in 1997. He was Case Editor for the University of Iowa College of Law Moot Court Program from 1996-97 and is the author of “It’s My Privilege and I’ll Assert It If I Want To: The Attorney-Client Privilege In Closely Held Corporations,” published in the Journal of Corporation Law in 1998. Paul was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1997 and the Wisconsin Bar in 1998. He joined O’Connor & Thomas, P.C., in 1997. Paul is a member of the American, Iowa State , and Dubuque County Bar Associations and the State Bar of Wisconsin. His bar section memberships include General Practice, Commercial & Bankruptcy Law, and Litigation sections. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa and the Western District of Wisconsin and is a member of the Iowa Title Guaranty Division of the Iowa Finance Authority. Paul’s general practice includes, but is not limited to, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, the areas of Business Law, Collections Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Debtor and Creditor, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Litigation, and Real Estate.

EDUCATION

University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1997
J.D.
Honors: With Distinction
Honors: Case Editor, Moot Court Program, 1996-1997

University of Iowa, 1994
Bachelor of Arts
Honors: With Distinction

BAR ADMISSIONS

Iowa, 1997
Wisconsin, 1998
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

Dubuque County Bar Association
Member

Iowa Finance Authority
Member, Iowa Title Guaranty Division

Iowa State Bar Association, Commercial & Bankruptcy Section
Member

Iowa State Bar Association, Litigation Section
Member

Iowa State Bar Association, General Practice Section
Member

American Bar Association, Business Law Section
Member

American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
Member

State Bar of Wisconsin
Member

State Bar of Wisconsin, Litigation, Bankruptcy and Real Property Sections
Member

State Bar of Wisconsin, General Practice Section
Member

Member

Iowa State Bar Association
Probate and Trust Law Council

March of Dimes
Past Chairman

O'CONNOR & THOMAS, P.C.

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