Scott S. Riemenschneider - Wilson Deege Despotovich Riemenschneider & Rittgers, PLC

Scott S. Riemenschneider - Wilson Deege Despotovich Riemenschneider & Rittgers, PLC

We handle a wide range of legal issues, including estate planning, wills and trusts, probate, tax, real estate and guardianships / conservatorships. We work with clients throughout the greater Des Moines area and across the entire State of Iowa.

Firm Overview

Our Mission is to be the leading provider of quality legal services focusing on business and personal estate planning matters to a diverse clientele in a professional, timely, responsive and highly ethical manner. We formed our law firm from a team of knowledgeable and talented attorneys with experience in different areas of estate and business planning. In order to compliment the strengths of one another, our lawyers focus primarily on legal and financial issues confronting both individual and business clients in the areas of estate planning and business administration. We allow clients the opportunity to define their legacy by working closely with them to create a specific plan which is uniquely designed to reflect their values and intentions.

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Scott S. Riemenschneider
4200 University Ave, Suite 424

West Des Moines IA 50266


(515) 327-1000


(515) 327-1063


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Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm

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Scott S. Riemenschneider

Scott S. Riemenschneider - Wilson Deege Despotovich Riemenschneider & Rittgers, PLC

Scott S. Riemenschneider was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1993. Scott completed his undergraduate degree in 1990, earning a Bachelor’s Degree, cum laude, in Economics and Business Administration from Coe College in Cedar Rapids. He then earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate in 1993 from Drake University in Des Moines. Scott is admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts located in Iowa.

Scott’s primary areas of practice include Wills, Trusts, Probate, Estate Planning, Guardianships/Conservatorships, Real Estate, Income Tax and Elder Law. He is a co-author of the Handbook for Older Iowans and helped produce the Guardianship and Conservatorship Training Video which is distributed by the Iowa State Bar Association. He is also a contributor to the Substitute Decision Making DVD developed by the Iowa Department of Elder Affairs.

Since being admitted to the bar, Scott has handled numerous cases involving many different legal issues including divorce, adoption, bankruptcy, criminal law and debt collection. Prior to joining Wilson Deege Despotovich Riemenschneider & Rittgers, PLC, he was the managing partner for the downtown law firm formerly known as Riemenschneider, Rydell & Smalley. Scott was born and raised in Des Moines and attended Roosevelt High School. His family owns farm land in Marshall County. He is married with three daughters.


Bar Number: 14090
Iowa, 1993


Drake University Law School
JD / MBA, 1993

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