Steven H. "Steve" Lytle

Steven H. "Steve" Lytle

Nyemaster Goode, P.C.

Recognized since 1993

Des Moines, Iowa

Practice Areas

Family Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Family Law
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Steve Lytle’s practice includes representation of both husbands and wives in large asset cases involving complex business, property, and transactional matters; spousal support issues; division of executive compensation and benefits, including bonus arrangements, stock grants, options, and pension, and retirement assets; and related divorce tax issues. His practice includes representation of international clients, including cases arising under the Hague Convention. Steve serves as a family law mediator for the District Court Mediation Program. He served on the Supreme Court Child Support Guideline Review Committee in 2003-2004 and co-chaired the committee in 2007-2008 and again in 2012.

Matrimonial and Family Law
Administrative Hearings, Arbitrations, and ADR Litigation

Drake University (B.S.B.A., 1967; J.D., with honors, 1976)

Iowa, 1976
Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Iowa, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Instructor, Drake University Law School, 1976-1977, 1990
Captain, USAF, 1967-1972; Captain, ANG, 1972-1976


  • 700 Walnut Street, Suite 1600
    Des Moines, IA 50309-3899


  • Drake University, J.D., graduated 1976
  • Drake University, BSBA, graduated 1967

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, The Iowa State Bar Association

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Family Law, Des Moines (2009)

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

  • Family Law

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