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Abendroth, Mark U. Information

Abendroth, Mark U.
2536 73rd Street Des Moines, IA
Phone: (515) 278-0623
Fax: (515) 276-1563


Current Employment Position(s)

Managing Partner

Year Joined Organization: 1987

Lawyer Overview

MARK U. ABENDROTH is a shareholder in the law firm of Abendroth and Russell, P.C. where he focuses his practice primarily in the areas of real estate and retail and commercial collections. He received his undergraduate and law degree from Drake University. He is a member of the Iowa Bar Association (Real Estate Section-Real Property Committee) and U.S. District Court for Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, and the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys. He has an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell. He is a frequent speaker on Iowa collection practices and procedures.

Did You Know?
Mark enjoys spending time with his family and mentoring the firm's employees. A native of Minnesota, he also likes to fish and hunt when time allows.

Areas of Practice

  • Residential Real Estate
  • Debt Collection & Repossessions
  • Creditor's Rights
  • Debtor & Creditor Relations
  • Commercial Leasing & Real Estate
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures

West Practice Categories

Banking & Finance Law, Bankruptcy Law, Creditors' Rights, Foreclosures, Business & Commercial Law, Collections & Repossessions, Commercial Leasing, Real Estate Law, Mortgages & Foreclosures, Residential Real Estate


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Bar Admissions

  • Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iowa State Bar Association, Real Estate Section (Real Property Committee)
  • National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (Chair - Garnishment Task Force)
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • American Collectors Association
  • Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
  • Hubbard Collection Partner Users Group, 2008 - 2009 (President)
  • Iowa Creditors Association (Co-Founder and Vice President)
  • Center for Sustainable Communities, 2007 - Present (Director)


  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, 1979
  • Drake University, 1976
    Major: Business Administration