Edmund A. McGinn


Of Counsel

Wills and Estates, Real Estate and Tax


Courts Admitted to

United States District Court, Southern District, Iowa
United States District Court, Nebraska
Supreme Court of Iowa
Supreme Court of Nebraska 


Law School

Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 1952



Creighton University 



Iowa State Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Association
Pottawattamie County Bar Association 



Mr. McGinn is credited with helping formulate and develop the concept of structured settlements. He has spoken on the subject all across the nation and has written numerous articles published throughout the country. An eleven time speaker at Melvin Belli seminars held in conjunction with the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Annual Convention, Mr. McGinn is nationally recognized as an authority on the subject. Mr. McGinn has also written and spoken on the subject of drunk driving defense at numerous seminars and is a founding member and trustee of The National College of DUI Defense.

Mr. McGinn is involved in numerous civic activities including: a former Council Bluffs City Councilman, served on the Human Rights Commission, Prisoner Rehabilitation Board, Iowa Association of the Deaf, and three time Micah House Fundraiser Co-Chair. Ed is a recipient of the Iowa Bar Association Community Service Award, Four State Regional Council on Civil Rights Achievement Award, Iowa Association of the Deaf Human Rights Award, Iowa Civil Rights Commission Outstanding Service Award and is a member of The Saint Albert’s Hall of Fame. Ed recently was awarded the Alegent Health- Mercy Hospital Foundation Heritage Award for Business.

Ed and his wife Mary Margaret attend Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church in Council Bluffs.

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