Partner

Joseph C. Judge

Biography

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:

  • 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)

Joe resides in Bettendorf with his wife and three children.

Education

Education

University of Northern Iowa (B.A. Accounting 1993)
University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with high distinction, 1997); Order of the Coif

Admissions

Admissions

Iowa – 1998
Illinois – 1998
U.S. Tax Court – 2001

Professional Associations

Professional Associations

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

Honors

Honors

• Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Rating
• Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Banking Law and Finance Law)

Community

Community

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)