Peter Hansen

Peter Hansen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Burlington, IA

Hansen Law Offices
 | 319 North Main Street, Burlington, IA 52601
Phone: 319-752-5515
Fax: 319-752-8448
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Let a qualified, award-winning lawyer take care of all your legal needs. At Hansen Law Offices in Burlington, Iowa, we have over 35 years of experience in representing our clients in the state and federal courts. It is our primary goal to diligently ensure that our clients receive the best legal assistance available, while maintaining all of their rights afforded under the law.

Hansen Law Offices is a full service law firm providing services in most areas of the law with the high concentration devoted to General Practice, Including but not Limited to: Accidents, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Torts, Trial Law, and Wrongful Death.

About Peter Hansen

Admitted: 1983, Iowa

Professional Webpage: https://www.attorneyhansen.com/

Honors/Awards:

  • Premier Lawyers of America, Premier Lawyers of America, Premier Lawyers of America, 2019
  • America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, 2019
  • Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Great Plains, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Marquis, Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement, Marquis, 2018
  • U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Platinum Client Champion Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Thervo, Best of Thervo, Thervo, 2018
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys, Lifetime Achievement Award, America's Top 100 Attorneys, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Legal Elite Awards, Best Bankruptcy Law Firm - Iowa & Recognized Leaders in Criminal Law - Iowa, Legal Elite Awards, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers, 2016
  • Corporate America Legal Elite, Best in Bankruptcy Law, Corporate America Legal Elite, 2015
  • The Legal Network, Top Lawyers in Iowa, The Legal Network, 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rated , Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Avvo, Superb Rated Attorney, Avvo, 2014
  • Lawdragon, Lawyer Limelight, Lawdragon, 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell, 30 Years Experience Recognition, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • American Registry, America's Most Honored Professionals, American Registry, 2011
  • Lawdragon, Top 3000 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon , 2010
  • Lawdragon, Top 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon, 2009
  • Marquis, Who's Who in American Law, Marquis, 2009

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • National College of District Attorneys, 1985

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Des Moines County Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Bankruptcy - Exceptions to Discharge, Speaker, Bankruptcy - Exceptions to Discharge, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2012
  • Bankruptcy Reform Act Update, Speaker, Bankruptcy Reform Act Update, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2006

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $2,450,000.00 - settlement for auto accident
  • $1,247,000.00 - judgment for auto accident
  • $290,000.00 - settlement for industrial accident
  • $260,000.00 - settlement for auto accident
  • $200,000.00 - settlement for auto accident
  • $150,000.00 - slip and fall accident against casino
  • $154,000.00 - verdict for breach of contract and lost earning capacity
  • $100,000.00 - settlement for auto accident
  • $95,000.00 - settlement for auto accident
  • $55,000.00 - auto accident verdict

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Educational Background:

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, B.A., Philosophy, 1979
  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, J.D., 1982

Industry Groups

  • Attorneys
  • Bankruptcy
  • Car Accidents
  • Criminal
  • Criminal Defense
  • Law Firms
  • Lawyers
  • Legal
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
Office Location for Peter Hansen

319 North Main Street
Burlington, IA 52601

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Last Updated: 7/29/2019

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