what we do
Wills * Trusts * Estate Planning * Probate Law
Doyle D. Sanders
is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and practices primarily in wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate law. He was selected for inclusion in 2007 Iowa Super Lawyers and 2009 Great Plains Super Lawyers.
He is a member of the American Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section and the ABA Tax Law Section and the Wealth Transfer Planning group of estate planning lawyers. He is also a long time member of the Mid-Iowa Estate and Financial Planners Club and is a former president of the Iowa Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and of the National Life Share Association and its Foundation.
His interest in charitable giving and how it can be implemented in estate planning led him to assist in the founding of the Mid-Iowa Planned Giving Council and Leave a Legacy Iowa. He frequently lectures on estate planning issues to lay persons and other professionals.
Doyle received his Bachelor of Arts (1969), Masters of Business Administration (1972), and Doctor of Jurisprudence with Honors (1972) from Drake University. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Iowa Supreme Court, the Nebraska Supreme Court, both of the United States District Courts in Iowa, the 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Tax Court.