Mark H. Ogden
115 3rd Street SE, Suite 1200
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1266
(319) 896-4068 direct
(319) 366-1917 fax
Mark H. Ogden joined Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman in November 1994, having previously been a partner at the law firm of Pickens Barnes and Abernathy in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After graduation from law school Mr. Ogden served for over three years as a trust officer in a local bank. Mr. Ogden has more than 28 years of experience in the practice of law.
Mr. Ogden’s legal experience in the area of transactional law includes representation of large and small companies as well as individuals in tax, real estate, business planning and estate planning, trusts and estates. Mr. Ogden has represented many local lenders in commercial and residential real estate title matters and loan transactions.
Mr. Ogden graduated with honors from Drake Law School in 1976 where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. While at Drake he was on the staff of the Drake Law Review. Mr. Ogden is a 1970 graduate of Grinnell College with a B.A. degree in physics.
Mr. Ogden is married with two grown daughters.
Place of birth: Oskaloosa, Iowa
Drake University of Law School, JD with honors, 1976
- Order of the Coif
- Drake Law Review Staff
Grinnell College, BA, 1970
Admissions and Certifications
- State of Iowa, 1977
US District Court
- Northern & Southern Districts of Iowa, 1977
Iowa State Bar Association
- Taxation Section
- Probate and Trust Law Section
- Agricultural Section
- Real Estate Section
- Title Law Section
Linn County Bar Association
- Title Standards Committee
- Past chairman, Title Standards Committee
- Cedar Rapids Area Estate Planning Council
Indian Creek Nature Center Charitable Trust
- 2009 - Present
Honors and Awards
- Named to Best Lawyers® 2014
- AV Rating with Martindale-Hubbell®