Dennis D. Duffy
Duffy Law Office

1840 E. 54th Street
Davenport, IA 52807
TEL: (563) 445-7400

Duffy Law Office Website
http://www.duffylawoffice.com



About Duffy Law Office

Duffy Law Office is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Davenport, IA, our mission is to provide residents of Davenport and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Davenport and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.


About Dennis D. Duffy

Dennis Duffy combines an extensive background in business with a wide range of legal experience to provide his clients with a uniquely practical perspective. An attorney since 1989, he practices primarily in Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Probate. Mr. Duffy also offers frequent educational seminars on a variety of estate planning topics to both the general public and private groups in the Quad Cities area.

Experience

Mr. Duffy has been practicing law since 1989, when he joined the general practice firm of Bozeman, Neighbour, Patton & Noe in Moline Illinois. In 1990, Mr. Duffy and five other attorneys founded the law firm of Anderson & Nelson, with offices in Rock Island, Illinois and Davenport Iowa; the firm eventually grew to 12 attorneys, with Mr. Duffy as managing partner. He founded Duffy Law Office in 1995.

Before returning to school for his advanced law and business degrees, Mr. Duffy worked for nearly a decade for Per Mar Security & Research Corp. in Davenport, as Vice President.

Mr. Duffy is a member of the American and state bar associations of both Iowa and Illinois as well as the Scott and Rock Island County Bar Associations.

He is an executive member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is co-author of the book Estate Planning Basics - A Crash Course in Safeguarding Your Legacy. Also, the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys announced that Mr. Duffy was honored with the Academy Fellow designation. The Fellow program recognizes Academy Members who demonstrate advanced expertise and significant practical experience in the estate planning, trust, tax planning, guardianship, probate and estate administration fields.

Education

Mr. Duffy earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Business Administration and his Juris Doctor degree, with distinction, from the University of Iowa. While in law school, he served as Case Editor for the Moot Court Executive Board and received the prestigious American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in real estate transfer and finance law.

Personal

A native of Davenport, Mr. Duffy is married and the father of three daughters. He lives with his family in Bettendorf, Iowa.


About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.