Daniel Jay Spellman

Daniel Jay Spellman

Partner danny@spellmanlawfirm.com 515-465-5326


Daniel Jay Spellman has practiced law since 1997 at the Spellman Law Firm.  Dan’s practice includes representing injured Iowans in the areas of workers' compensation and personal injury.  Dan also practices in the areas of real estate, probate, and business organizations.  Dan is an active member of the Iowa Bar Association and Iowa Association of Justice.  Dan graduated from the University of Iowa in 1992 and the Creighton University School of Law in 1995.  Dan was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1995 and is licensed to practice in Iowa state and federal courts.

Dan has been married to his wife Amy since 2006, and they have three children: Olivia, George, and James.  Outside of practicing law, Dan enjoys mountain climbing and other outdoor pursuits, skiing, reading, writing, volunteering, family activities and Iowa Hawkeye football.

Past and current professional associations and memberships:

  • Iowa State Bar Association: 1995 - present
  • Member of Iowa Association of Workers Compensation Attorneys
  • Member of Iowa Association for Justice: 1997 to present
  • Member of Dallas County Bar Association: 1997 to present
  • Executive Board of the Dallas County Foundation: 2006 to present
  • Greenwood Elementary School PTA: 2014 to present

Admitted to bar:

  • 1995, Iowa

Law school:

  • Creighton University Law School, Omaha, Nebraska - Juris Doctor Degree, 1995

Undergraduate education:

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa - Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1992

Court admissions:

  • State of Iowa Courts
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Iowa
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa