Pugh Hagan Job# 5150720_36739

Michael Pugh

Areas Of Practice:

Real Estate and Land Use, Construction Law, Business Law & Estate Planning

Phone: 319.351.2028

Assistant: DeLisa
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Assistant’s Email:

♦ Education

Bachelor’s Degree, University of Iowa, 1987
Juris Doctorate with honors, Indiana University, 1991

♦ Experience

Bradley & Riley PC, Iowa City, Iowa 2003-2014
Phelan, Tucker, Mullen, Walker, Tucker & Gelman L.L.P., Iowa City, Iowa, 1994-2003
Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Chicago, Illinois, 1991-1994

♦ Professional Memberships and Positions

American Bar Association 

Business Law Section – Committee on Partnerships and Unincorporated Business Organizations
Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
Taxation Section

Iowa State Bar Association

Business Law Section
Real Estate and Title Law Section
Probate and Trust Law Section

Johnson County Bar Association

Title Standards/Real Estate Committee, Co-Chair

Urban Land Institute

Community Associations Institute

University of Iowa College of Business, former Adjunct Lecturer                                                                                                                                       

♦ Civic and Volunteer Involvement

Iowa City Area Development Group Board of Directors

United Way of Johnson County Board of Directors

Current board chair

Greater Iowa City Area Homebuilders Association Board of Directors

Past President
Legislative Committee, Co-Chair

Iowa City High School, Volunteer Varsity Assistant Football Coach

Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Program

Graduate, former member of the Program Council, former leader of the Community Economics session

City High Alumni Association, Past President and Director

St. Mary’s Catholic Church Finance Council

Iowa City Downtown Association, Past Director and Treasurer

Iowa City Historic Preservation Commission, former Vice-Chair    


 Professional Recognition

AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America ® for Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning Law

Accredited by the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED ® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Associate