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Ahlers & Cooney, P. C.

Contact Information


Nathan J. Overberg


(515) 243-7611



100 Court Avenue Suite 600
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States


Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. has served municipal clients for over 130 years and understands the comprehensive representation needed by government entities. We serve cities, counties, municipal public utilities, and other public bodies in the exercise of public powers, municipal law matters, board governance, contracting, public financing, economic development, land use/community development, environmental compliance, lease financing transactions, employment law, labor negotiations, and special assessments. Our attorneys work with clients to resolve disputes and avoid litigation and conflict. If necessary, however, we have experienced municipal litigators to represent our clients’ interests before administrative agencies and in State or Federal courts. We work in partnership with our clients to build Iowa communities, and are committed to finding solutions which stand the test of time.

Primary Service

Legal Services

Service Directory Resources


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