Jennifer A. Carlson graduated first in her law school class receiving outstanding achievement awards in trusts & estates, property, and commercial law. She served as Editor-in-Chief of the Southern Illinois University Law Journal and previously served with the Illinois Appellate Court. Her expertise is in the areas of estate planning, succession planning, probate, trusts, and wills. She also has experience in federal and state income tax preparation.
Memberships include the Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Counsel, Iowa State Bar Association, Nebraska State Bar Association, Pottawattamie County Bar Association, Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys, Pottawattamie County Women’s Bar Association, and the Council Bluffs Estate Planning Council, for which Ms. Carlson currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer.
Ms. Carlson is a dedicated volunteer and speaker, serving nonprofit organizations throughout the Council Bluffs and Omaha metro area for more than 25 years. She speaks on numerous topics related to estate planning, probate, trusts and wills. Ms. Carlson was born in eastern Iowa and has called Council Bluffs home since 1992.