Earl A. Payson Earl A. Payson, P.C. paysonlaw.com [external website]
Undergraduate: Augustana College B.A.
Legal: University of Iowa J.D.
Areas of Practice
General practice, including, but not limited to:
Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
Membership is by invitation only and is limited to 250 attorneys whose primary dedication is to trial practice
The National Employment Lawyers Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Committees served on:
Illinois State Bar Association
Scott County Bar Association
served on Executive Committee
The Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI
Admitted to Practice in
The State of Iowa The State of Illinois
The United States Supreme Court
The United States Courts of Appeal for the 7th and 8th Circuits
The United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
The United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois
Additional Biographical Information
Mr. Payson has served as a Special Agent of the FBI, a civilian attorney for the Army, a corporation counsel, a city attorney, and a prosecuting attorney. He has been Chairman of the Scott County Iowa Attorney Grievance Committee and the liason between the Scott County Bar and the Court. Mr. Payson is Board certified as a mediator by the American Academy of ADR Attorneys. He has served as a volunteer mediator for the Iowa Civil Rights Commission and currently serves as a volunteer mediator for the Civil Rights Commission of the City of Davenport. He has also served on the Judicial Nominating Comimission for the 7th District of Iowa.