Leo P Martin

Leo P Martin

Council Bluffs, Iowa
Leo Martin is a partner of Peters Law Firm. His practice focuses on real estate, estate planning, probate and business matters. He grew up in Imogene, Iowa and received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agricultural Education from Iowa State University and his law degree in 1982 from the University of Minnesota Law School. Prior to joining Peters Law Firm, Leo taught for two years and worked for three years in the estate and business planning program of the Federal Land Bank. Leo is a member of the American Agricultural Law Association; the American, Iowa, and Pottawattamie County Bar Associations; and is past chair of the Agricultural Law Section of the Iowa State Bar Association. Leo is married and has three children. He is active in community, professional, and church activities.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Wills
  • Business Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1985
  • Minnesota, 1982
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1985
  • Nebraska


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude - 1982
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1975
    • Major: Agricultural Education
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    • M.A. - 1979
    • Major: Agricultural Education

Published Works

  • Estate Planning: Playing the Odds Rural Practice Journal, Nov.-Dec., 1984

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iowa, Southwest Iowa and Pottawattamie County Bar Association, 1985 - Present
  • The Iowa Academy of Estate and Trust Counsel


  • Gamma Eta Gamma
  • Alpha Zeta