Buchanan, Bibler, Gabor & Meis - Attorneys at Law

Todd R. Buchanan

Phone:  515/295-3565
Fax:  515/295-2158

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Born:  1965
           Algona, IA

Legal Assistant:  Krista Looft
Legal Assistant:  Denise Haack

Areas of Practice
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning & Probate Law
  • Taxation
  • Business Law
Bar Admissions
  • Iowa, 1991

  • University of Iowa (B.S., 1987)
  • Drake University (J.D., 1991)
Publications and Seminars Instructed
  • Co Author:  Iowa Trust Code
  • Lecturer:  Spring Tax Institute, Iowa Law School
  • Lecturer:  ISBA Probate Section Seminar
  • Lecturer:  YLD Summer Seminar
  • Lecturer: ISBA Annual Meeting
  • Lecturer:  ISBA December Tax School
  • Lecturer:  Iowa Trust Association Annual Meeting
  • Frequent speaker to professional and civic groups on topics pertaining to estate planning.
  Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Iowa State Bar Association (YLD Executive Council, 1996-98, 1999-2001; Member, YLD, Summer Seminar Committee, 1993-2001; Chair, YLD Summer Seminar Committee, 1997-2001; Member, Probate and Trust Section Council, 1997-2003; Chair, Probate and Trust Section Council, 1999-2000
  • Kossuth County Bar Association (President - 2015)
  • Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Counsel

Prior Experience
Todd worked as an associate attorney at both the Clayton law firm in Newton and the LaMarca & Landry firm in Des Moines before returning to his hometown to practice in 1995.

Life outside of the office
Todd assists with coaching youth wrestling, enjoys canoeing, and spending time with his wife and family.