Craig S. Shannon

Legal Assistant


  • College: Dordt College, magna cum laude
  • Law School: Drake University


  • States: Iowa
  • Federal Courts: Northern District of Iowa, Southern District of Iowa
When Should I Update My Estate Plan?

A lot of time and thought is put into your estate plan to limit costs and provide for a smooth transition for your family upon your death.  However, while your estate plan may have been effective in accomplishing these goals when it was made, it could now be out of date.  It is very important […]

Craig Shannon

Craig Shannon is the managing member of the firm’s business division.  Since 1978, Craig has developed a relationship of trust and confidence with many long-term clients. His goal is to help his clients resolve legal challenges efficiently and effectively, or to help them make decisions which will avoid such problems before they arise. Many clients utilize his services in a variety of practice areas including estate planning; trusts and estates; real estate, corporate law, and taxation.

Craig is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, the Polk County Bar Association, the Iowa Trust Association, and of the Christian Legal Society. He maintains a Preeminent AV rating by Martindale Hubbell. He spends two days a week at the firm’s branch office in Pella.

Craig has been active in supporting his hometown of Pella, Iowa, by serving on the Board of Directors for the Pella Christian High School and Pella Christian Grade School. He has also served on the boards of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Dordt College Foundation, and Pella Leave a Legacy.