Gregory J. Wilson, Des Moines, Iowa Attorney

My practice focuses on assisting families in carrying out their business objectives, advising regarding succession planning, and working with professional teams on purchasing and selling family businesses.  Much of my practice is also dedicated to estate planning through wills and trusts and probating or assisting in the administration of trusts.  My real estate practice involves the purchase, sale, leasing and financing of commercial property with over $120,000,000 of real estate projects having been handled.

Contact Information

Patterson Law Firm, LLP
505 – 5th Avenue, Suite 729
Des Moines, IA 50309

Practice Areas

Real Estate
Estate Planning
Corporate Law
Trusts and Estates


University of Iowa Bachelor of Arts in 1972 and Marycrest College where he received his Master of Arts in 1973.
Drake University Law School Juris Doctorate in 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

Polk County Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
American Bar Association

Volunteer Associations and Memberships

Numerous civic organizations including the Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Des Moines and Odyssey of the Mind of Iowa as State Director.  He is also active in his church and in various music organizations.

Honors & Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV rating