• Private general practice of law in rural Iowa for 29 years. Sole practitioner for last 11 years. Primarily a transactional lawyer; small businesses, real estate, probate, tax, death and disability planning.


  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; JD-May 1983, with distinction.
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; BS-December 1978, Urban Planning.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

  • Iowa State Bar Association since 1983, Board of Governors 1990 to 1994.
  • Tama County Bar Association.
  • Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors, elected to three consecutive terms.
  • Volunteer instructor, community college adult education in legal issues.
Contact Info


Kenkel Law Office
Phone: (641)484-8899
Fax: (641)484-3484