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Stephanie L. Kozlowski

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     Growing up in Davenport, Iowa along the Mississippi River, Burlington was a natural fit for starting my career. I attended the University of Iowa, graduating with a double major in History and Political Science, and then moved to Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Drake University Law School. While attending Drake, I had the opportunity to work in the Iowa Senate, at the Iowa Attorney General’s office, practice criminal and civil law through the law school legal clinic and serve as Editor-in-Chief for the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law.

     I moved to Burlington in 2010 when I joined the firm of Swanson, Engler, Gordon, Benne, & Clark LLLP. Having wonderful mentors and experienced staff helped build a foundation for my client-focused service and work ethic. In January 2016, I opened Kozlowski Law Group.  

     Burlington has afforded me numerous ways to be involved in civic and professional organizations. I am a member of the Iowa State Bar, Illinois State Bar, and Des Moines County Bar.    I am a past Board Member of Burlington Civic Music, Burlington Steamboat Days, and Alcohol Drug and Dependency Services of Southeast Iowa. I am a Board Member for Grayhound Volleyball Club and a committee member for Burlington Riverfront Entertainment. Our office is an active Chamber Member and I have served on the current Partnering for Our Future Campaign. 

  When not at work, I enjoy staying active and spending time with family and friends. 


My areas of practice include: 

  • · Family law
  • · Workers’ Compensation
  • · Personal Injury


Licensed in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin.


E-mail: Stephanie@kozlawllc.com 

Artemio M. Santiago

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     Having grown up in Fort Madison,  I  graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a major in History.  After realizing that I was not going to open a history store any time soon, I decided to attend law school at California Western Law School in San Diego.  During my time in San Diego (which was amazing by the way),  I was an intern for the law firm of Dawson & Ozanne, specializing in the area of civil litigation.  I also worked as a law clerk with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  

     In 2005 I moved back to Southeast Iowa and  have been helping my clients identify and solve their real-world problems ever since.

     I have been honored to  be a part of a lot of professional organizations.  I am  a former member of the Iowa State Bar Association's Board of Governors as the representative for Judicial District 8B.  I was appointed by the president of the ISBA to sit on the Rural Practice Committee, a committee established to focus in on challenges of practicing in a rural community.   I have served on ISBA's Ad Hoc Committee for Fair and Impartial Courts.  Also, I was asked by Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins to sit on a committee charged with revamping the State's ethical rules relating to Lawyer Advertising.  Currently, I sit on the Iowa Supreme Court's Access to Justice Commission.   

     It is important to be an active member of your local community.  I am a Past President of the Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce and have served on the  Holy Trinity Catholic School's God's Portion Day Committee.   Currently, I sit on the Board of Directors for the Southeast Soccer Academy (SESA), the Fort Madison Area Arts Association and the Elliot Test Kitchen.  

    In my spare time, I enjoy playing music (guitar), spending time with my family and coaching youth sports (baseball, basketball and soccer).


My areas of practice include: 

· Family law

· Business Law 

· Criminal Defense

· Real Estate 

· Estate Planning - Will and Trusts

· Probate 


E-mail: Mio@kozlawllc.com

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