Todd W. Anderson



Todd joined Elderkin & Pirnie in November of 1997, following employment at another Cedar Rapids law firm for 10 years.  Todd’s practice areas include estate planning, probate, corporate law, business succession planning, real estate, tax law and guardianships and conservatorships. A native of Boone, Iowa, Todd completed his undergraduate degree at Wartburg College in 1985.  He then went on to get his law degree, with distinction, from the University of Iowa in 1988. Todd is married to Lisa, who is a dance teacher at The Dance Academy of Cedar Rapids.  Todd and Lisa have two children: Ryan (1990) attends Iowa State University studying landscape architecture, and Krista (1993) attends Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Hobbies: golf, tennis and traveling.


  • Wartburg College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1985)
  • University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 1988)

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa

Practice Areas

Professional Memberships:

  • Iowa State Bar Association (Member of the Probate and Trust Law Section and the Real Estate Law Section)
  • Linn County Bar Association (President 2012-2013)
  • Cedar Rapids Estate Planning Council
  • Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Council