Jennifer A. Clemens-Conlon

"Due to the evolving needs of my clients, my practice has transitioned to a focus on real estate, estate planning, probate, trust administration and corporate/business work. But I continue to serve a wide variety of my clients’ needs as a general practice attorney."


  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration


University of Iowa Law School, Iowa City, IA, 1992

  • Juris Doctor with distinction

University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA, 2002

  • Masters in Communication

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, 1989

  • Personnel and Human Resources Management/Psychology


Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to Iowa Bar, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Northern Districts of Iowa, 1993

Background / Experience / Client Focus

Jennifer was raised in Dubuque County, Iowa, and graduated from Western Dubuque High School.

Thereafter, she obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) while actively competing nationally on the UNI speech team.

Jennifer then attended the University of Iowa Law School where she competed for the University of Iowa Law School on their mock trial team.

Upon returning to the Dubuque area after law school and beginning full-time employment as an attorney, Jennifer pursued and obtained a master’s degree in communication from the University of Dubuque. Jennifer sought to pass on her love for both law and speech by teaching classes at the University of Dubuque and Loras College.

She has been an active member of a variety of non-profit boards with the goal of giving back to the community which she has called home.

Jennifer has worked to serve her clients in a variety of different capacities over the years. Due to the evolving needs of her clients, Jennifer’s practice has transitioned to a focus on real estate, estate planning, probate, trust administration and corporate/business work. However, she continues to serve a wide variety of her clients’ needs as a general practice attorney.

Legal Writing


Journal of Corporation Law, Volume XVII, Comment: “Freedom of Information Act Exemption XII is broadened John Doe Agency vs. John Doe Corp.”, published in

XVII, Journal of Corporation Law (1991).


February 1993, A Review of the New Iowa Gift and Lobbying Law Article,

Published in Vol 10, No. 9, The Que-File/Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Note and Comment Editor

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 17.

Professional Associations

Community Associations

Past and Present (Dubuque County, Iowa)

  • Dubuque Girls Club
  • Dubuque Girl Scouts
  • Lutheran Social Services Community Advisory Board
  • Dubuque Millennium Ball
  • Law Explorer Post
  • Liberty Bank Community Advisor Board
  • Project Concern Board of Directors
  • Dubuque County Jaycees
  • United Way
  • Dubuque Humane Society
  • Four Mounds
  • Thunder Hills Country Club Board of Directors

Teaching Seminars

University of Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa

  • Adjunct Business Law Professor, 2001-2002

Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa

  • Adjunct Communications Professor, 2002

Seminars. Conducted seminars on topics including:

  • “Buying A Home”
  • “Estate Planning”
  • “Residential Leases”
  • “Purchase Money Security Interest”
  • “Planning for the Future”
  • “Women’s Legal Issues”


  • 2001 | Women of Achievement Recognition of Leadership, presented by the Dubuque County Bar Association.
  • 2000-2001 | Certificate of Achievement from Legal Services Corporation.
  • Miscellaneous Jaycee recognitions and awards including life membership.


Jennifer A. Clemens-Conlon

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