Contact Details

133 West Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA 51503


(712) 328-1833

shkrohn@smithpeterson.com

  • General Law

Steven H. Krohn

Partner | Attorney at Law

“We are what we repeatedly do; Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle.

Admitted to bar: 1978, Iowa; 1983, Nebraska. Education: University of Nebraska at Lincoln, B.A. in Agriculture, with distinction, 1975; J.D., with distinction, 1978. Assistant editor of the Nebraska Law Review; Order of the Coif. Member: American Bankruptcy Institute; Area of Practice: Real estate, commercial law and bankruptcy, Estates, Estate Planning & Municipal law, Mr. Krohn has represented lenders, other creditors and debtors in civil litigation and bankruptcy proceedings since the late 1970s. Graduate of Leadership Council Bluffs, 1994. Member of the Council Bluffs Park, Recreation and Public Property Commission, 1994 – present; Director of Council Bluffs Library Foundation, 1994 – present.

Associations & Memberships

  • Council Bluffs Library Foundation
  • City of Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Commission, President
  • Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee

References

  • American National Bank
  • PCSB Bank

Representative Cases

  • Matter of Pedersen, 155 BR. 750 (Bankr S.D. Iowa 1993)
  • Houghton State Bank v. Peterson, 477 N.W 2d 94 (Iowa 1991)
  • In re Sunberg, 729 F 2d 561 (District of Iowa, 8th Cir 1984)

Representative Clients

  • American National Bank
  • BCSB Bank

Joined Firm

1978

Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1978

Nebraska, 1983

Education

University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
J.D. – 1978
Honors: Order of the Coif
Honors: With Distinction
Law Review: University of Nebraska Law Review, Assistant Editor, 1977 – 1978

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
B.A. – 1975
Honors: With Distinction
Major: Agriculture

Honors and Awards

Order of the Coif, 1978