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Have confidence in the law firm that has more than 37 years of experience and has earned several national awards and recognitions.

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.

Bar Admissions: Iowa, 1983; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 1985; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1986; U.S. District Court, Western District of Illinois, 1988; U.S. District Court of Hawaii, 1989.

Education: University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1982 J.D.; University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1979 B.A. Major: Philosophy; National College of District Attorneys, Denver, Colorado, 1985.

Military Service: U.S. Army, 1973-1976.

Work Experience: Contract Attorney at Mt. Pleasant Correctional Facility, 2002-2015; Contract Attorney at Iowa State Penitentiary, 1991-2015; Attorney/Owner at Hansen Law Offices, 1985-present; Prosecuting Attorney at Lee County Attorney's Office, 1984-1986; Law Instructor at Southeastern Community College, 1984-1986.

Classes & Seminars Taught: Bankruptcy - Exceptions to Discharge, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2012; Bankruptcy Reform Act Update, Des Moines County Bar Association, 2006.

Memberships and Associations: Iowa State Bar Association; Des Moines County Bar Association; Million Dollar Advocates Forum, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

Location

  • 319 North Main Street
    Burlington, IA 52601

Languages

  • English

Education

  • The University of Iowa , J.D., graduated 1982
  • The University of Iowa, B.A., graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1983

Affiliations

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

Court Admissions

  • Iowa, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Illinois, 1988
  • U.S. District Court of Hawaii, 1989

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell™—Platinum Client Champion Award
  • Super Lawyers™ - Great Plains Super Lawyer
  • America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys™
  • Premier Lawyers of America™
  • Marquis™—Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum™—Certified Member
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100™— Civil Plaintiff
  • Best Lawyers™—Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers™ - Best Law Firms
  • Martindale-Hubbell™—Gold Client Champion Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell™—AV Preeminent Rated
  • Avvo™—Superb Rated Attorney
  • Martindale-Hubbell™—Client Distinction Award
  • Lawdragon™—Lawyer Limelight
  • Martindale-Hubbell™—30 Years Experience Recognition
  • Lawdragon™—Top 500 Leading Lawyers in America
  • Lawdragon™—Top 3000 Leading Lawyers in America

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Areas of Concentration

Accidents, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Torts, Trial Law, and Wrongful Death.

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