Mr. Scholer is a member of Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC and played a key role in the negotiations and merger of Simmons Perrine, PLC and Moyer & Bergman, PLC. Mr. Scholer is active in the firm's management, having served terms on the firm's Board and as Chair of its Business and Tax Department.
Mr. Scholer is involved in the community having served on boards and committees associated with the American Heart Association, Chamber of Commerce, YMCA, All Saints Church and various schools. Mr. Scholer is also active in youth sports having coached for approximately 15 years and served on boards and committees and as legal counsel for youth sports organizations.
Mr. Scholer is in general practice including but not limited to business law, mergers and acquisitions, municipal law, and land use and regulation.
Commercial Transactions Business Counseling. Mr. Scholer has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law. Mr. Scholer counsels businesses of all sizes and their owners regarding entity organization, operation, governance and reorganization. He also assists with business transactions and the retention of key employees. Mr. Scholer has experience negotiating and finalizing agreements amongst owners of a business, and dividing businesses amongst owners who no longer desire to do business together.
Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Scholer has been designated by Chambers USA as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the Mergers and Acquisitions practice area. Mr. Scholer has handled mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations for his clients in a wide range of industries. His involvement in these transactions includes negotiating the transaction, due diligence investigation, document drafting and finalization, coordination of the closing and addressing post closing issues and liabilities.
Wealth Transfer, Trusts and Estates. Mr. Scholer assists his clients in the areas of wealth preservation, estate and tax planning and succession planning for closely held businesses. These services involve the coordination of the client's distribution and transfer desires with relevant tax and administrative laws.
Municipal Law. Mr. Scholer serves as the City Attorney for several cities, providing advice on the issues and operations that face city councils, administrative boards and commissions.
Real Estate. Mr. Scholer represents clients with land use and regulation issues, such as annexation, zoning, subdivision and building code issues.
Friday, August 16, 2013
ROBERTS AND STONE NAMED BEST LAWYERS® 2014
Two new attorneys selected and 19 make a reappearance on Best Lawyers in America®.
Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC (SPMB) attorneys Mark Roberts and Roger Stone were recently named to the Best Lawyers® 2014 Cedar Rapids "Lawyer of the Year.” (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Mr. Roberts is being recognized for his work in Cedar Rapids Litigation - Construction and Mr. Stone for Cedar Rapids Construction Law.
In addition to the local recognition, Christine Conover and Mark Roberts were newly selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Ms. Conover was selected in the field of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Mr. Roberts in the fields of Construction Law and Litigation – Construction.
19 additional SPMB attorneys had previously been selected to The Best Lawyers in America® and will reappear in the 2014 edition: