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Divorce and Family Law Attorney

50 Northcrest Drive, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503

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Shannon Simpson


By way of introduction, I am Shannon Simpson and I am the owner of Simpson Legal Group, LLC.  I have, for the past twenty four (24) years, dedicated 100% of my legal practice to the area of family law, first at Telpner Peterson Law Firm, LLP as a Partner and now in my solo practice.  I am married and have three beautiful daughters. I have resided in the Council Bluffs area for over 24 years. 

My education consists of earning my Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University in 1994 and obtaining my Juris Doctorate degree from Creighton University School of Law in 1997.  I am admitted to practice law in both the state and federal courts of Iowa and Nebraska.  I am also admitted to practice law in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. I am a member of the Iowa and Nebraska state and federal bar associations as well as the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association and Association of Trial Lawyers of America.  I am also a member of the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.  


  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    • Graduated – 1997
  • Northern Arizona University
    • Graduated – 1994

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa, 1997
  • Nebraska, 1998
  • District Court District of Nebraska, 1998
  • District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1997
  • Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1998

Professional Associations/Memberships:

  • Pottawattamie County Bar Association, Member
  • Fourth Judicial District Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Iowa Family Law Section, Member
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Member
  • Leadership Council Bluffs Graduate
  • Council Bluffs Executive Women’s Partnership
  • Iowa Judicial Branch – Mediator for the 4th District

Contact Us

50 Northcrest Drive, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503
Phone: 712.256.9899

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