Takekawa & Green, PLLC is a general practice firm committed to helping Iowans in a variety of legal areas. The attorneys in our firm are dedicated to providing professional, honest, quality and personalized legal representation.

Dawn Takekawa

General Practice, including but not limited to the following:

  • Real Estate (residential and commercial)
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Estate Planning, Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Law
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Step-Parent Adoptions
  • Adoptions
  • Family Law
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa – September 2007

Education:

  • University of Kansas, BA 2004
  • Drake University Law School, JD 2008 (with honors)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association

Dawn Takekawa grew up in Ankeny and currently lives in Ankeny with her husband and two children.

Amanda L. Green

General Practice, including but not limited to the following:

  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning, Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
  • Step-Parent Adoptions
  • Adoptions
  • Surrogacy Contracts
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Personal Injury
  • Collections
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa – April 2009
  • All Iowa District Courts
  • Iowa Court of Appeals
  • Iowa Supreme Court

Education:

  • Drake University, BA 2006
  • Drake University Law School, JD 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association

Amanda Green, formerly Amanda McDanel, grew up in Monroe, Iowa and graduated from PCM High School. While attending law school, Amanda was a student attorney in Drake’s Legal Clinic where she assisted elderly Iowans. She spent a summer in France as part of Drake’s Summer in France Program where she studied comparative and international law. Amanda lives in Polk City with her husband and their two children.

Shanon M. Hounshell

General Practice, including but not limited to the following:

  • Adoptions
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Dissolutions and Divorce
  • Estate Planning, Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
  • Evictions
  • Family Law
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Landlord Tenant Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Small Claims
  • Step-Parent Adoptions

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa – January 2016
  • All Iowa District Courts
  • Iowa Court of Appeals
  • Iowa Supreme Court

Education:

  • Otterbein University, BA 2002
  • Capital University Law School, JD 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Polk County Women Attorneysv

Shanon (Potts) Hounshell was born and raised in Ohio. She began her legal career in the Civil Litigation Section of the City of Dayton, Ohio Attorney’s Office where she primarily defended claims and civil lawsuits, and acted as the City’s liquor attorney. Before relocating to Iowa, Shanon spent two years in the Upper Valley (New Hampshire and Vermont) doing consulting work for Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation, with a focus on assisting small businesses in flood recovery efforts. Shanon lives in Ankeny with her husband and their daughter.

to get to our office during construction:

From State St. turn east onto SW Vintage Pkwy. Take the first left onto SW Market St. (right before the Fitness World building) you can either park in the large parking lot and enter through the back of the building or proceed down SW Market St. and turn right onto SW Park Square Dr. and enter on the front on the building. You can access the elevator from the front or back middle entrance. We have signs posted on the doors.