Dariann Garrison-Nickerson

Legal Assistant


  • University of Northern Iowa
  • Grand View University
    2019, Masters
  • Drake University Law School


  • States: Iowa
Attorney Spotlight: Dariann Garrison-Nickerson

Where are you from? I am from Des Moines, Iowa.   Where did you go to high school and undergrad? I attended East High School, and I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa.   Did you go to law school immediately after graduating from undergrad? If not, what did you do […]

Dariann Garrison-Nickerson is an associate attorney in the firm’s litigation division.

While in law school, Dariann served as a student attorney at the Drake Law School Refugee Legal Clinic, where she represented clients seeking Asylum in the United States. She also served as the Interim Vice President and Diversity Representative of the Student Bar Association. In addition, she was the Outreach Committee Chair on the Moot Court Board. Dariann earned certificates for her work in public service and social justice. She also competed on the Drake Law Mock Trial, Arbitration, and Client Counseling teams and was admitted into the Order of the Barristers for her oral advocacy.

Dariann is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association, and the Iowa National Bar Association.