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
Expanded Medicare Coverage for End-Of-Life Care Planning

Starting January 1, 2016, Medicare is expanding coverage to include “advance care planning.”  Advance care planning is designed to help individuals identify their health care options for end-of-life care and determine which option best fits their needs and wishes.  Often, this may include creating or updating a living will that clearly reflects the individual’s preferences […]

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 was appointed by the Iowa Supreme Court to serve as a member of the Iowa Supreme Court Grievance Commission. He has also served on the boards of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Dordt College Foundation, and Pella Leave a Legacy.