Greenberg Law

309 Court Avenue, Suite 210

Des Moines, Iowa 50266



Elena M. Greenberg

Elena majored in Psychology and English at the University of Iowa where she earned her B.A. degree. She graduated with honors from Drake University and received her J.D. in May 2009.

Elena interned at the American Judicature Society and the Iowa Attorney General’s office. She practiced as a student attorney at the Middleton Children’s Rights Clinic and volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

Elena worked as an attorney in a private law firm and then as an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Recovery Unit in Cedar Rapids before moving back to Des Moines and starting Greenberg Law on March 1, 2011.

Elena is a trained Mediator and Collaborative Law Attorney.

Areas of Practice

Collaborative Law
Family Law
Child Custody & Support
Criminal Defense
Juvenile Law
Administrative Law
Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions



Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa

J.D. – May, 2009

University of Iowa

Major: Psychology
Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, Member
Iowa Bar Association, Member
Polk County Bar Association, Member
Polk County Women Attorneys, Member

Past Employment Positions

Child Support Recovery Unit in Cedar Rapids, Former Assistant Attorney General
Iowa Attorney General’s Office – Child Abuse Registry and Termination of Parental Rights Appeals Cases, Intern
Middleton Children’s Rights Clinic, Student Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

Volunteered, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)