Joined firm in 1987



Mark U. Abendroth

MARK U. ABENDROTH is a founder and partner of Abendroth Russell Barnett Law Firm, where he focuses his practice primarily in the areas of residential real estate transactions and business formation and planning. Mark received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration in 1976 and his Law degree in 1979, both from Drake University. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

The law firm assists the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity by providing pro bono real estate closing services for the homes built by them. He also served on the board of directors of the Center on Sustainable Communities for two years. Mark was a Cub Scout leader for 10 years. He continues to enjoy scouting activities with his grandsons.

Areas of Practice
  • Business Formation and Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Mortgage Foreclosures
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. – 1976, Major: Business Administration
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
  • Hubbard Collection Partner Users Group, President, 2008-2009
  • Iowa Creditors Association, Co-Founder and Past Vice President
  • Center for Sustainable Communities, Past Director
Mark U. Abendroth