Des Moines, Iowa (May 24, 2016) Maria Brownell has joined Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. as an Associate Attorney. Maria is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Public Finance & Law practice areas, serving public entities including cities, city utilities, counties, school districts, special districts, and other local governments, as well as corporate and business clients.
Prior to joining Ahlers & Cooney, Maria was an Administrative Law Judge for the State of Iowa, Department of Inspections and Appeals. She conducted hearings and issued proposed decisions in contested case proceedings involving various state and local agencies. She also worked in private practice at a Des Moines law firm, and served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable Mark S. Cady, Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court for three years.
Maria is a graduate of Creighton University’s 3-3 pre-law program and Drake University Law School.
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