Dan DeKoter has been working with DeKoter, Thole & Dawson, P.L.C., formerly known as the Corcoran, Skiver and Zito law firm, since 1980. Founded in 1936, the firm aims to help people by meeting their legal needs fairly. At DeKoter, Thole & Dawson, P.L.C., Dan and his partners, Michael E. Thole and Harold D. Dawson, provide an array of legal services including civil litigation (personal injury, insurance defense, and business disputes), business and employment law, and estate planning and administration. Dan Dekoter is also serving on the Village Northwest Unlimited Board and East Oaks Estates Property Owners Association and is a past member of the Sibley Library Board, Sibley Kiwanis, Iowa State Bar Association Legal Forms Committee (chair), Northwest Iowa Humane Society (president), and several church boards.

A Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rated lawyer, the highest rating which an attorney can obtain professionally from the premier attorney rating service in the nation, Dan DeKoter is engaged in several areas of legal practice. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and English, from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1977. While at Calvin, he was a member of the dormitory council and wrote for the student newspaper, the Calvin Chimes. Prior to joining Calvin, he attended the Maurice-Orange City High School, where he was a National Merit Finalist and was conferred the William Randolph Hearst Foundation Senate Youth Program scholarship. In 1977, Dan enrolled at the University of Iowa Law School and in 1980 graduated in the top 20% of his law school class. He passed the Iowa bar examination and received his Juris Doctorate degree in June 1980.

Apart from being an experienced legal professional, Dan DeKoter is committed towards working for the welfare of the society. In order to promote reading, he annually contributes about $3,000. Through his law firm, he provides free legal services to charitable institutions. He significantly donates to ATLAS of Osceola County (assistance for the needy in Osceola County) and Village Northwest Unlimited (that offers residential services to the mentally challenged), on an annual basis. He is an avid reader and loves reading books on history, political analysis and mystery. For more information, please browse through www.sibleylaw.com