Community Involvement

Meardon, Sueppel & Downer is actively involved in the communities we serve. We not only represent a wide variety of local nonprofit community organizations, our attorneys and staff serve in leadership roles on Boards of Directors, as volunteers, and as trusted advisers for the communities and neighborhoods in which we live, work, and call home. Some examples of our firm's involvement include:

  • Community Foundation of Johnson County
  • Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Iowa City
  • Iowa City Hospice, Inc.
  • Old Capitol Sertoma Club of Iowa City
  • Iowa City Area Development Group
  • Board of Regents, State of Iowa
  • Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
  • Salvation Army
  • Mercy Hospital 
  • United Way of Johnson County
  • Shelter House Community Shelter and Transitional Services
  • Iowa City Community School Board of Directors
  • Grand View College Board of Trustees
  • Greater Iowa City Dollars for Scholars
  • Community Leadership Program, Chamber of Commerce
  • Iowa Legal Aid Volunteer Lawyers Project


The firm also takes pride in our annual sponsorship of local events and organizations. The firm values its partnership with the Summer of the Arts and our commitment as the annual Volunteer Sponsor. Beyond sponsorship, the entire team at Meardon, Sueppel & Downer volunteers annually at the Iowa Arts Festival and enjoys spending time together giving back to the Corridor Community.