H.J. (Jack) Dane

After practicing law for 22 years with other prestigious firms in Davenport and Rock Island, Jack Dane established his law firm in KSTT Place in 2004 to provide his clients with responsive and aggressive legal representation.  A 1982 honors graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law, Jack practices in the state and federal courts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.    Jack grew up working on the family dairy farm and at the family dairy store in Iowa City. Jack attended Shattuck-St. Mary’s School in Faribault, Minnesota before completing a double major in Economics and American Studies at Grinnell College.  Jack and his wife, Michele, have three adult sons who graduated from Bettendorf High School and are attending college or have completed their degrees.  Jack is a past president and an active member of the Davenport Kiwanis Club; Jack is the current President of the Bettendorf Community Schools Foundation; Jack established a program of continuing legal education for local attorneys which has generated in excess of $75,000 of support for HELP Legal Aid of Davenport; and Jack established the Foundation at St. John’s United Methodist Church of Davenport.


Juris Doctorate with Distinction, University of Iowa College of Law, 1982
Bachelor of Arts, Economics and American Studies from Grinnell College, 1979
Diploma, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School, 1975

Attorney Admitted to Practice in:

State of Iowa, 1982
State of Illinois. 1982
United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 1982
United States District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1986
United States District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1983

Practice Areas (General Practice, including, but not limited to):

Bankruptcy, Debt Relief, Debtor and Creditor Law
Family LawDivorce, Paternity, Child Support and Custody
Personal Injury and Motor Vehicle Accidents
Real Estate
Wills, Trust and Probate
Social Security
Worker’s Compensation
Business and Corporate Law
Landlord and Tenant
Commercial Law and Litigation
Criminal Law

Professional Associations:

• Scott County Bar Association
• Iowa State Bar Association
– Commercial Law Section
– Family Law Section
• Illinois Bar Association
• National Association of Bankruptcy

Memberships/Community Volunteer Activities:

• Bettendorf Community Schools Foundation, President
• Davenport Kiwanis Club, Past President and Life Member
• Founder, Patricia Rhodes Cepican CLE Series in Support of HELP Legal Aid