Elena M. Greenberg

Location:  Des Moines, Iowa
Phone:  515-635-5298
Fax:  515-875-4927

Elena majored in Psychology and English at the University of Iowa where she earned her B.A. degree. She graduated with honors from Drake University and received her J.D. in May 2009.

Elena interned at the American Judicature Society and the Iowa Attorney General’s office. She practiced as a student attorney at the Middleton Children’s Rights Clinic and volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

Elena worked as an attorney in a private law firm and then as an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Recovery Unit in Cedar Rapids before moving back to Des Moines and starting Greenberg Law on March 1, 2011.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Criminal Defense
  • Juvenile Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa

Education

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • J.D. – May, 2009
  • University of Iowa
    • B.A.
    • Major: Psychology
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa Bar Association, Member
  • Polk County Bar Association, Member
  • Polk County Women Attorneys, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Child Support Recovery Unit in Cedar Rapids, Former Assistant Attorney General
  • Iowa Attorney General’s Office – Child Abuse Registry and Termination of Parental Rights Appeals Cases, Intern
  • Middleton Children’s Rights Clinic, Student Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteered, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

 

 

 

Nicole L. Cox

Location:  Des Moines, IA

Phone:  515-635-4209
Fax:  515-864-0335

 

Nicole majored in Political Science, International Relations and minored in History at Wartburg College in Waverly, IA where she received her B.A. degree. She graduated from Drake University and received her J.D. in May 2009.

Throughout her law student career, Nicole interned at Iowa Legal Aid, both on the Hotline for Older Iowans providing free legal advice to Iowans over age 60 as well as on the Pro Se Project providing legal advice to pro se child support modification and pro se divorce litigants.  Nicole also completed internships at the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, in the Probate Court under Judge Ruth Klotz, and practiced as a student attorney in the Middleton Center for Children’s Rights at the Drake University Legal Clinic.

After law school, Nicole worked as a case manager for the Ozark Area Community Action Agency in Springfield, MO.  Nicole has recently moved to Des Moines, IA with her husband and daughter and will take the Iowa Bar Exam in February 2013.

 

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri

Education

  • Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa
    • B.A. – May 2004
  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • J.D. – May, 2009

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Missouri Mediators

 

 

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