G. Michael Kealhofer

G. Michael Kealhofer

Partner michael@spellmanlawfirm.com 515-465-5326


G. Michael Kealhofer began practicing law at the Spellman Law Firm in 1976 after he obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from Creighton University.  Since then, the primary focus of his practice has been in the areas of wrongful death, personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, and workers' compensation.  He is admitted to practice in all Iowa courts, all U.S. District Courts in the state of Iowa, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.  He holds an AV Preeminent peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mike and his wife, Denise, have been married for 37 years and have four children.  In his free time he enjoys traveling with his family, reading, gardening, and woodworking.

Past and current professional associations and memberships:

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas County Bar Association - Past President

Admitted to bar:

  • 1976, Iowa

Law school:

  • Creighton University Law School, Omaha, Nebraska - Juris Doctor Degree, 1976

Undergraduate education:

  • Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana - Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance, 1973

Court admissions:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • State of Iowa Courts
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Iowa
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit