Thomas H. Gelman

Thomas H. Gelman

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Biography

Tom was born and raised in Iowa City. He received his BA degree from Harvard University in 1975 and then returned home to attend the University of Iowa College of Law. After completing law school in 1978, Tom joined the law firm where he has been a partner since 1983. Tom represents individuals, businesses and tax-exempt organizations on a variety of legal matters principally in areas of business and transactional law, including contracts, real estate, business and non-profit entities, estate and gift planning, administration of trusts and estates, healthcare, and charitable foundations. In addition to his legal practice, Tom has over the years been active in community service including such organizations as the Iowa City Public Library Board of Trustees, Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation, Iowa City Community Leadership Program, Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce, University of Iowa Alumni Association, Iowa City Area Development Group, Bur Oak Land Trust and numerous others.

Education
University of Iowa College of Law
J.D. (1978)
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Harvard University
B.A.
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Professional Associations
Iowa State Bar  # 1742
Member
Current
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Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Health Care Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Phelan Tucker Law
Blog
Phelan Tucker Law - Thomas Gelman
Contact & Map
Phelan Tucker Law
321 E Market St
Iowa City, IA 52244
Telephone: (319) 354-1104