David A. Elderkin

Email: daelderkin@elderkinpirnie.com

Member

David was born and raised in Cedar Rapids.  He is a member of the firm whose practice includes civil litigation and appellate law.  Prior to joining Elderkin & Pirnie, he served as Assistant Attorney General of Iowa, Assistant Attorney General in Charge of Criminal Appeals, and Special Assistant Attorney General in Charge of Tort Claims.  David is a fellow in the Iowa Academy of Trail Lawyers, and served as its President in 1992-1993.   

Education

  • University of Iowa (B.B.A. 1963)
  • University of Iowa College of Law (J.D. 1966)

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Practice Areas

Professional Memberships

  • Linn County and Iowa State (Member; Litigation Section) Bar Associations
  • Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court
  • Iowa Society of Hospital Attorneys
  • Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (President 1992-1993)