At Smith Peterson Law Firm, LLP, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, we take pride in our long, tested, and successful practice experience in the area of personal injury litigation. Our attorneys have over 200 years combined practice experience, and a wealth of knowledge and insight into how to approach these cases. If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury, we can represent you in recovering the fair and just compensation you deserve.


Every person is different and every estate plan is different. Our firm assists many clients in the planning and administration of estates from the smallest to the most complex. If you need leading guidance in updating your will or planning for the future of your business, trust Smith Peterson, LLP. Let us help you secure and plan for the future of your assets, providing the best legal advice our firm has to offer.


Established in 1908, Smith Peterson Law Firm has been a vibrant member of the Southwest Iowa legal community. We have a long and distinguished history handling a wealth of legal matters for our business law clients. Being proficient and successful in this area of law, we have been a large part of its evolution in this area of Iowa and Nebraska. What may be a large problem for our client is likely something we have handled before.

Knowledge & Integrity

Since 1908. retaining Smith Peterson means gaining value. At Smith Peterson Law Firm, we are committed to continually improving the value of our legal services by fostering great client relationships with integrity and longevity of proven results.

Just a few of the ways that we at Smith Peterson optimizes our legal partnerships are:

  • Early Case Assessment
  • Proactive Case Management
  • Effective Communication
  • Cost-Containment Strategies
  • Client-Oriented Services
  • End-of-Case Evaluations

Trusted for over 100 years in Iowa and Nebraska providing excellence in client-centered legal services.

We are licensed to practice in both state and federal courts, representing the interests of individuals and businesses in Iowa and Nebraska. You can trust our integrity and experience.

We have a strong track record of litigation success in a full range of practice areas. We are able to handle even the most complex legal matters, and will confidently and firmly advocate on our client’s behalf in court when necessary. We are licensed to practice in both state and federal courts in Iowa and Nebraska, and have represented the interests of individuals and businesses across the Midwest, throughout the United States, and abroad. You can trust our experience.

Our practice serves clients in a broad range of legal matters, including business and commercial law, employment law, insurance defense, workers’ compensation law, municipal law, banking law, taxation, real estate, personal injury, and estate planning.

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