Joined firm in 1987



David B. Russell

DAVID B. RUSSELL is a founder of Abendroth Russell Barnett Law Firm, where he focused his practice primarily in the areas of debtor/creditor relations, business formation and compliance, and litigation. David received his B.A. degree and J.D. degree from Drake University. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, U.S. District Court for Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, Commercial Law League of America, and the American Collectors Association.

David is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and has dedicated himself to public service. David has served on the Urbandale Board of Adjustments, Urbandale Planning and Zoning Commission, and Urbandale Civil Service Commission. He is a graduate of the class of 2001 of Leadership Urbandale and is a past president of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the Urbandale City Council. David is now of counsel for the firm; he remains associated with the firm and is available for consultation.

Areas of Practice
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Business Formation and Planning
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
Bar Admissions
  • State of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa
  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    J.D. – 1979
  • Drake University
    B.A. – 1977, Major: Social Studies Education
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA)
  • Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
  • Urbandale Board of Adjustment, Former Chairman
  • Urbandale Planning and Zoning Commission
David B. Russell