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Crystal Haakma

Crystal Haakma

Stange Law Firm, PC
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • Iowa
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When difficult family law and divorce matters arise, it is natural to feel overwhelmed by the situation. The results of these cases are likely long-lasting, and it is important to work with compassionate legal representation that understands what you are going through. Crystal Haakma is an Associate Attorney in our firm’s Des Moines, IA office. She can help clients throughout Polk County and the surrounding areas.

Crystal attended Drake University Law School in Des Moines, IA, earning her Juris Doctorate in May 2022. While in law school, she received two Advanced Achievement Awards for her academic performance in both Children & the Law and International Human Rights. Before studying law, Crystal earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music Business from Full Sail University. She also earned Course Director Awards in Business Law and International Business, as well as an Advanced Achievement Award. She also earned an Associate’s Degree in History from the College of Southern Idaho. Crystal is licensed and ready to help clients in the state of Iowa.

Before joining the Des Moines, Iowa family law and divorce lawyers at Stange Law Firm, Crystal most recently spent time working as an Associate Attorney for a law firm in Des Moines where she worked mostly in liability and insurance defense representing insurance carriers, risk management pools, self-insured businesses, and other local entities in both state and federal courts. Out of law school, Crystal spent time working as an Associate Attorney for a personal injury law firm in West Des Moines. She also spent a semester of law school working as a Student Attorney for the Drake Children’s Rights Legal Clinic.

Outside of work, she enjoys time with family and friends as well caring for her many pets including two chinchillas, two golden retrievers, and a cat. She also is an avid reader and enjoys a good board game.

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Education
Drake University Law School
J.D.
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Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Stange Law Firm, PC
- Current
Awards
Advanced Achievement Award in Children & The Law
Drake University Law School
Advanced Achievement Award in International Human Rights
Drake University Law School
Professional Associations
State Bar of Iowa
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Iowa
Supreme Court of Iowa
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Divorce
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Des Moines, Iowa Divorce Lawyers
Website
Des Moines, Iowa Family Law Attorneys
Blog
Iowa Divorce & Family Law Blog | Stange Law Firm, PC
Contact & Map
Stange Law Firm, PC
699 Walnut St.
Suite 455
Des Moines, IA 50309
Telephone: (855) 805-0595