History of Dedication to Client Service

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History of Dedication to Client Service

At Day Rettig Martin, P.C., we pride ourselves in providing a broad range of legal services to individuals and businesses throughout Iowa and the midwestern part of the United States.

We represent clients in every level of the Iowa court system. Our firm has a rich history and our attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience in the legal industry. Our breadth of knowledge will help you, your family, or your business in a time of need.

At Day Rettig Martin, P.C., our attorneys have extensive experience that will help them bring you the best possible solution for your legal matter.

Our History

Day Rettig Martin, P.C. prides itself in providing quality legal services. Our firm traces its roots to Charles Johnson Deacon. Learn more about our firm’s long history in Iowa.


Helping Clients Find Solutions to Complex Problems

We have several main practice areas in which we focus. These include the following:

Multi-Employer Plans

We represent several types of Multi-Employer Taft-Hartley Plans, including defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, health and welfare plans, and joint apprenticeship programs. This is a very complex area of the law and our attorneys have the breadth of knowledge and experience to help your plan.

Financial Restructuring

We will work through any complex financial issues with your business to see that you land on your feet. We will work with you to put a plan in place to move forward.

Business Bankruptcy

This is a difficult spot to be in, and we understand that. Let our team work with yours to help you meet your financial obligations. We focus on the following Chapters of Bankruptcy:

  • Chapter 11
  • Chapter 12


We advise companies on a variety of business matters that may arise, including entity formation, governance, service agreements, employment and independent contractor agreements and mergers and acquisitions. Call to speak to an attorney today.

Family Law/Domestic Relations

Our family law practice deals with many different areas of the law and subject matters. We handle cases regarding common law marriages, premarital agreements, dissolutions of marriage, paternity, child custody, child visitation, child support, post-secondary education subsidies, property divisions, alimony, and modifications of existing domestic relations orders. We pride ourselves in creating a compassionate environment for our clients while working zealously to represent their interests. While many cases can be resolved through mediation and negotiation, we are always ready and able to represent our clients zealously at court hearings and trials, including appeals.

Estate Planning/Probate

At Day Rettig Martin, P.C., we will help you with all of your estate planning and probate needs. We can counsel and assist in the preparation of an estate plan for you that may include the preparation of a Last Will and Testament, a general power of attorney, a medical power of attorney, a living will (i.e., a declaration regarding life-sustaining devices), and a declaration regarding disposition of remains. We can also assist in the preparation of a trust or in the creation of a guardianship or conservatorship. Whether it is estate planning or the probating of estates, whether testate or intestate, we stand ready to assist you so that your goals can be fostered.

Labor & Employment Law

Whether you are an employee, prospective employee, or employer, we want to help you with all of your labor law needs. We work with clients who have been wrongfully terminated, or dealt with issues of discrimination, safety concerns, taxation, record-keeping, and more. This is a complicated area of law, and we want to help you maneuver through it.

Part of what makes us unique is our niche practice area focus in Multi-Employer Plans and high-end bankruptcy matters. We also provide strong legal counsel and representation for a number of other practice areas.

Client Relationships Matter

The cornerstone of our success is the quality relationships that we maintain with our clients.

When you walk into our office, you will be treated with the utmost respect and comfort. Our team is full of friendly, approachable, and knowledgeable people. We speak to our clients on a first name basis, and are dedicated to communication with our clients. We strive to respond to our clients’ inquiries within 24 hours.

At Day Rettig Martin, P.C., we want to provide you with legal counsel and representation, but we also want to educate you as much as possible about your given situation. We focus on educating our clients with the goal to have our clients understand the full picture of their situation.

Work with an Attorney you can Trust

Outside of the office, our team works with local nonprofits and farm organizations in the community. Many of our attorneys were born and raised in the area, and we can't help but love all that Iowa has to offer.

It's important to work with an attorney that you can trust. Our lawyers have a great amount of experience and knowledge of the law, and you will be in good hands as soon as you step into our office. We have high legal ethical standards, and we genuinely care about your outcome.

If you are in need of legal counsel for multi-employer plans, estate planning/probate, family law, bankruptcy, business transactions or labor/employment matters, do not hesitate to contact the experienced attorneys at Day Rettig Martin, P.C. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa