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Hon. Anita L. Shodeen

United States Bankruptcy Judge

Current Position

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
300 U.S. Courthouse Annex
110 East Court Avenue, Suite 300
Des Moines, IA 50309
USA

Tel: 515-284-6118
Fax: 515-283-6404
Email: unpublishedemail@abc.com

Class: XV (2004)Circuit: Eighth

Education

University of Minnesota, B.A. (Communications and Political Science) (1982)
Drake University Law School, J.D. (1985)

Professional Career

Partner, Beving, Swanson & Forrest, P.C. (1990-09)
Chapter 7 Panel Trustee (1988-09)
Chapter 12 Standing Trustee (Southern District Iowa) (1987-96)
Attorney, Coppola, Trout & Taha (1986-89)
Law Clerk, Iowa Supreme Court (1985-86)

Affiliations

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Board Member
Drake University Law School, Adjunct Faculty
8th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel
Iowa Bar Association, Board of Governors (2000-04)
Iowa Board of Law Examiners (2003-09)
American Bankruptcy Institute (1990-)
C. Edwin Moore, Barrister (2000-)
Polk County Bar Association, Director (1989-04)
Polk County Legal Aid Society (1995-01)
Iowa Legal Aid, Director (2005-08)

Awards

Iowa Bar Association, Pro Bono Award (1997)
Polk County Bar Association, Outstanding Volunteer Award (1997)