Ellard Law, PLLC - Licensed in IOwa and Illinois, also of counsel to the Moline Law Firm of Bozeman, Neighbour, Patton, and Noe


Also "Of Counsel" to law firm of BOZEMAN, NEIGHBOUR, PATTON & NOE (Moline, IL offices)


LL.M. (Taxation) New York University School of Law (New York, NY) {1982 - 1983}
J.D. University of Georgia School of Law (Athens, GA) {1977 - 1980}
B.S. Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) (Bus. Adm. & Accounting){1973-1977}
Elementary - High School:  City of Gainesville, Georgia public schools

PROFESSIONAL (1980 - 1997):

1980 Became member of Georgia Bar by examination upon graduation
1980 - 1985 Tax attorney in Atlanta, Georgia
1985 Moved to Bettendorf, Iowa and took & passed Iowa and Illinois Bar examinations
1986 to date Practice of business/tax/estate planning law in Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities

Member of:
IOWA BAR ASSOCIATION (Spring 1998 Estate Planning Seminar planning committee; Appointed to serve on Iowa Bar Tax Section governing Tax Council for 3 year term Summer 1994 - 1997; Chairman of Estate Planning & Gift Tax Committee of Iowa Bar 1994/1995, 1995/1996; Co-Chairman 1996/1997; Tax Section member; 1995 December Tax School Speaker; Speaker 1995 Annual Bar Meeting; 1993 December Tax School Committee member and Speaker).  ILLINOIS BAR.  GEORGIA BAR.  Scott and Rock Island County Bar Associations; ABA.  QUAD CITY ESTATE PLANNING COUNCIL.
Author: THE IOWA LAWYER (February 2002) "Reconsider Use of Simple Wills."


The Outing Club Director (2012 - Present)
Davenport Quarterback Club Director (2011 - Present)
Community Foundation of the Great River Bend Member, Board of Trustees (2010 - Present)
Bettendorf Park Foundation Trustee (2009 - 2013)
Foundation of the First Presbyterian Church, Davenport, Iowa Trustee (2003 - 2012)
Quad City Arts Past Director 2000 - 2008; past Secretary and member of Executive Committee member
Bettendorf Public Library Foundation Past Director (1997 - 2003)
Bettendorf Development Corporation Past member (2000 - 2002)
Bettendorf Community Schools Foundation Past Director & past Treasurer
Bettendorf Community School District BOARD OF EDUCATION Past Board Member
Bettendorf 1999/2000 Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee Member  
312 Gillespie Historical Foundation, Rock Island Arsenal Founding attorney & past Director


The Outing Club  
Lindsay Park Yacht Club  
Lake Carroll Golf Club & Association  
Union League Club (Chicago)  
Davenport Quarterback Club  


Married to a native of Davenport, Iowa, with two sons



Practice Areas

4300 East 53rd Street,
Suite 103
Davenport, IA 52807

Telephone: 563-344-1055

Cellular: 563-505-4108

Fax: 563-344-1057

Email: EllardLaw@gmail.com