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Steve Jacobs has been practicing law in Iowa since 1974 when he joined Betty, Neuman & McMahon, PLC. A graduate of the University of Iowa in Business with a major in Accounting and the University of Iowa College of Law (with distinction), Steve served four years as an attorney in the United States Army as a Captain in the Judge Advocate Generals Corps with a tour of duty in Vietnam. After service, Steve attended New York University College of Law where he received a Masters Degree in Law in Taxation. Steve practices in the areas of business, estate planning and elder law issues. He was appointed and served as Chairman of Iowa Board of Tax Review and has served as the Treasurer of the Scott County Bar Association as Treasurer since 1980.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Family Law
  • Elder Law
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts and Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1969


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. in Taxation - 1974
  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D. - 1969
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • State University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    • B.B.A. - 1966

Honors and Awards

  • Iowa State Board of Tax Review
  • Capt. JAGC, U.S.Army 1969 - 1973

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iowa State Bar Association, 1986
  • Scott Country Treasurer (1980 - Present), 1979 to 1985


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