Nazette Marner Nathanson Knoll LLP

Law Firm Serving Eastern Iowa for over 50 Years

A Legacy of Legal Excellence Serving Eastern Iowa

Providing Quality Legal Services Since​ 1956

For over sixty years, the firm known today as Nazette Marner Nathanson Knoll LLP has been a fixture in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa legal community. The current roster of experienced attorneys represents both a second and third generation who have served Cedar Rapids, Marion, and surrounding areas. As the firm continues to grow and change, the commitment to the law and the local community remains the same as when it was founded in 1956 by Richard Nazette.

Rated Among the Best

Nazette Marner Nathanson Knoll LLP is rated AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell. “Preeminent” is the highest rating available, indicating that a firm excels in legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication abilities, and legal experience. The rating also reflects a firm’s high ethical standards. In addition to this acclaim by colleagues, the firm has received excellent client ratings on Martindale Hubbell’s website.

Ability to Address Any Legal Need

Because our eight attorneys have a great depth of experience across a wide range of practice areas, we are able to capably address almost any legal need our clients have. Should our clients ever need legal expertise outside our repertoire, we can connect them with the right attorney for their need through our extensive network of legal professionals.

Personal Attention

Our clients tell us they appreciate the personal attention they get from our attorneys. Paying attention to our clients and keeping them informed about their case is a high priority for our team. We treat our clients with the respect that we would want offered to us or to our families, and we value the insight our clients bring to their cases.

Powerful Team

Our attorneys work well together and leverage the power of teamwork for our clients’ cases, ensuring the strongest legal strategies and the best possible chance for success.

In-Depth Experience

The attorneys at Nazette Marner Nathanson Knoll LLP have extensive experience in several practice areas. Some of our attorneys have been practicing in their areas of law for more than 20 years, and some have 30 or even 50 years of experience. Together, our team offers more than 200 years of legal experience.

Legacy of Success

Originally established in 1956, ours is the longest standing firm on Cedar Rapids’ west side — an achievement made possible by our track record for getting excellent results and a reputation for surpassing clients’ expectations.

Genuine Concern for Our Clients

We do not just want to resolve our clients' cases; we want to resolve them in a way that maximizes the benefits for our clients. Each attorney on our team takes great satisfaction in turning unfortunate circumstances around, helping clients work through stressful situations, or preventing potential legal issues to offer our clients greater peace of mind.

Cross-Disciplinary Awareness

With eight attorneys, each practicing in a variety of legal disciplines or practice areas, our clients benefit from our understanding of how legal issues affect multiple areas of their lives. Our broad perspective allows us to minimize potentially negative impacts of certain decisions, or to take advantage of opportunities on our clients' behalf that others might overlook.


Nazette Marner Nathanson Knoll LLP has helped generations of families and businesses achieve their goals and meet their legal needs. Our firm has grown as satisfied clients brought us new work and referred their family and friends. We know our clients are counting on us; they know we will not let them down.