Joe Judge began at Lane & Waterman in 1998 and practices in Corporate & Transactional Law with a focus in banking and finance, commercial real estate development, securities, taxation, and general corporate law. Joe is a Certified Public Accountant and has been recognized by Best Lawyers for Banking and Finance.
Joe is active in many charitable and community organizations in the Quad Cities, including:
Joe resides in Bettendorf with his wife and three children.
University of Northern Iowa (B.A. Accounting 1993)
University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with high distinction, 1997); Order of the Coif
Iowa – 1998
Illinois – 1998
U.S. Tax Court – 2001
Member, Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (1993-Present)
Member, American Institute of CPAs (1993-Present)
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, Scott County Bar Association
Putnam Museum, Board of Trustees
John Deere Classic, Board Member
United Way of the Quad Cities, Board Member (2008-2020), Board Chair (2013-2015) and Campaign Co-Chair (2006)
Family Resources, Inc., Board Member (2011-2017)
Center for Alcohol and Drug Services, Board Member (2000-2013)
Handicapped Development Center, Board Member (2021 – Present)
Eleven Lane & Waterman attorneys have been recognized by their peers for professional excellence in the 30th edition of the Best Lawyers in America. In addition, three attorneys were recognized in the third edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for outstanding professional excellence early in their careers.
Thirteen Lane & Waterman attorneys have been recognized by their peers for professional excellence in the 29th edition of the Best Lawyers in America.
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