Greenberg & Hurd, LLP


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Areas of Practice:

  • Divorce, Collaborative Law, Mediation, Family Law, Child Custody & Support, Criminal Defense, Juvenile Law, Administrative Law, Appellate Practice


  • 515-875-4926

Elena majored in Psychology and English at the University of Iowa where she earned her B.A. degree. She graduated with honors from Drake University and received her J.D. in May 2009.

Elena interned at the American Judicature Society and the Iowa Attorney General’s office. She practiced as a student attorney at the Middleton Children’s Rights Clinic and volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

Elena worked as an attorney in a private law firm and then as an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Recovery Unit in Cedar Rapids before moving back to Des Moines and returning to private practice on March 1, 2011.

Elena is a trained Mediator, Collaborative Law Attorney and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Iowa Bar Association, the Polk County Bar Association, and Polk County Women Attorneys.

Elena M. Greenberg