Firm Overview


With over 50 years of combined experience, the attorneys of the Handley Law Firm in Ankeny have been advocating on behalf of individuals, families and businesses throughout the Des Moines area. We are dedicated to providing high-quality client service and achieving the most favorable outcomes possible for our clients.

We are well-connected in the legal community and have earned a reputation for being able to efficiently work out solutions to benefit our clients; we take a flexible approach to complex legal issues in order to meet their various needs.

Our experienced lawyers will work diligently to protect your rights and find a workable solution that meets your needs. To schedule a free consultation, contact our Firm today.


Quality Personal Service for Your Legal Needs

We work closely with individuals and businesses, paying attention to every detail and returning phone calls on the same day. We are also available to meet with our clients outside of our office.

We look forward to achieving a working resolution in your case. To learn more about the legal services we offer or to schedule a free consultation with one of our skilled attorneys, contact our office today. Our Firm is conveniently located close to a number of court houses near Des Moines.

At The Handley Law Firm, we have 50 years of combined experience as legal professionals. Our Iowa trial attorneys have skill and knowledge in a broad range of practice areas, including personal injury, estate planning, wills and trusts, commercial litigation, real estate law, OWI, family law and juvenile law. To arrange a free consultation with an experienced lawyer from our Firm, call us at 515-965-1200.

Personal Injury: Including auto accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, construction related accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful death

Family Law: Dissolution and related matters, including support claims, modifications and adoptions

Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts: Including wills, living trusts, trusts, guardianships, power of attorney, elder law and nursing home abuse

Commercial Litigation: We have experience representing clients in a variety of litigated matters involving construction law, real estate law, contract disputes, misappropriation of funds and other professional disagreements

OWI/BUI: Our Firm works hard to minimize the damage for our clients and to ensure the best possible outcome in drunk driving/boating cases


Quality Service and Attention to Detail

At the Handley Law Firm, we work closely with our clients, keeping them fully informed of their options as their case progresses so that they are able to make knowledgeable choices about how they would like to proceed. We offer high-quality personal service, returning phone calls on the same day and offering off-site appointments when necessary.