Melissa A. Hancock

Melissa A. Hancock

Partner
Location:
Davenport, Iowa
Phone:
563-359-7112
Fax:
866-487-8502
Email:

Melissa A. Hancock is a founding shareholder of Schnell & Hancock, P.C. She is a Quad City area native. Melissa began her law practice as an associate attorney with Kintzinger Law Firm, P.L.C. in Dubuque in 2002. In 2005, Melissa and her family returned to the Quad City area. She resides in Blue Grass, Iowa, with her husband and two children.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Contracts
  • Nonprofit Law
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate Law
  • Elder Law

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 2002
  • Wisconsin, 2003
  • Illinois, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2002

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1998
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: International Studies

Classes/Seminars

  • Iowa Tax School, 2003
  • St. Ambrose University – CommUniversity, 2006
  • ISU Scott County Extension, Nonprofit Management Academy, 2007 - 2009
  • Frequent Speaker on estate planning topics at various professional and community organizations, including Rock Island Arsenal Educational Programs and Genesis Educational Programs

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Scott County Bar Association, Member
  • Rock Island County Bar Association, Member
  • Quad City Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Pappas & Schnell, P.C., Associate Attorney, 2005 - 2008
  • Kintzinger Law Firm, P.L.C., Associate Attorney, 2002 - 2005

Pro Bono Activities

  • Blue Grass Elementary School – Parent Teacher Association
  • Quad City Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy, 2007
  • Quad City Leadership Alumni United
  • Loras College Alumni Association
  • Dress for Success Quad Cities, Board Secretary, 2011 - 2013