Legal Services

The Legal Services Division is located on the ground floor of the Capitol Building and performs the following functions:

  • Provides drafting services for all three branches of state government.
  • Staffs standing, statutory, and interim study committees.
  • Publishes and distributes the state’s official legal publications.
  • Drafts and prepares bills embodying a plan of legislative and congressional redistricting
  • Prepares legal and legislative analysis with respect to rules and forms submitted by the Supreme Court to the Legislative Council.
  • Provides services by the Iowa Code Editor and the Administrative Code Editor.

Staff List

Name Title Phone Email
Heggen, John Division Director 515.725.7827
McEniry, Joseph Division Administrator 515.281.3189
Adkisson, Douglas Sr. Legal Counsel 515.281.3884
Arnett, James Legal Counsel 515.281.3745
Carpenter, Sarah Legal Counsel 515.281.3847
Duster, Michael Iowa Code Editor 515.281.4800
Ewing, John Administrative Code Editor 515.281.6048
Funaro, Patricia Sr. Legal Counsel 515.281.3040
Gough, Daniel Legal Counsel 515.725.0479
Hadwiger, Elizabeth Legal Counsel 515.281.4614
Heeren, Tyler Legal Counsel 515.725.0480
Miller, Charlotte Legal Counsel 515.725.4117
O’Connor, Kathleen Division Editor/Supervisor 515.281.6329
Schroeder, Nicholas Division Editor/Supervisor 515.725.7323
Seusy, Adrienne Legal Counsel 515.281.3444
Sherman, Natalie Legal Counsel 515.725.2299
Simpson, Joseph Division Editor/Supervisor 515.725.2251
Stromberg, Stuart Sr. Legal Counsel 515.281.3430