Joined firm in 2000

ROSS F. BARNETT

MANAGING PARTNER

Ross F. Barnett

ROSS F. BARNETT is the managing partner of the Des Moines professional corporation of Abendroth Russell Barnett Law Firm , where he practices in the areas of estate planning and probate.  His practice also emphasizes transactional real estate; landlord / tenant litigation; guardianships and conservatorships; and Medicaid, Title XIX, and asset-protection planning.  He received his B.A. degree from Grinnell College in 1992 and his J.D. degree, with honors, from Drake University in 1995.  Ross is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association (Real Estate and Title Examination Section and Probate Section).  He is the author of numerous legal handbooks and is a frequent speaker for Continuing Legal Education classes and other seminars.

Areas of Practice
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Medicaid and Asset Protection
Bar Admissions
  • Iowa
Education
  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    J.D. – 1995, with Honors
  • Grinnell College
    B.A. – 1992, Major: English, Minor: Religious Studies
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Central Iowa Senior Education Network
Ross F. Barnett