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Certificate of Good Standing

The Clerk of the Supreme Court provides professional certifications requested by attorneys. An example is a Certificate of Good Standing. To receive a certificate of good standing for an Iowa attorney, submit your request electronically by filling out the information below and mail a check for $10.00 per certification to: 

Clerk of Supreme Court
1111 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

Please be advised that credit cards cannot be accepted.

The certificate will not be prepared until payment has been received and the information has been verified.  You will then be mailed the certificate along with a receipt.  You should receive the certificate within approximately two weeks after payment has been received by the clerk's office. For questions, please call the Clerk's office: (515) 348-4700 extension 3

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If you are needing a copy of your disciplinary history, that is a separate document and can be requested by sending an email to:   

You will need to provide: (a) your full name, (b) date of birth, (c) last four of your SSN, and (d) an address to where you wish the document sent. Please note that disciplinary histories will only be provided to the attorney. If you wish to see the public disciplinary history of any Iowa lawyer, you can search for that here.

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