Brent Hinders has been practicing law in Iowa since 2005, and joined Hopkins & Huebner in 2011. A graduate of Simpson College and Drake University Law School, Brent now practices in the areas of labor, employment, criminal, and government law.
Brent is a member of the Iowa State, Polk County and Warren County Bar Associations. He is licensed to practice law in both the state and federal courts, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Brent has substantial experience in advising boards on legal matters, interpreting ordinances and statutes, writing policies, reviewing and recommending modifications to ordinances, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, representing municipalities in court and has tried numerous jury and non-jury trials.
United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, 2006
United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, 2011
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2011
United States Supreme Court, 2011
Labor and Employment Law
ISBA Government Practice Section CouncilISBA Criminal Law Legislative subcommittee
Board Member and Past President 2015-2016
Event Staff Director 2000-2003
Concentration in Human Resources and Public Policy
Brent is a frequent seminar speaker on employment-related issues. In addition, he is an adjunct professor in both the criminal justice and business programs at William Penn University teaching courses in organizational management and leadership. Outside of work Brent is active in the community as a board member and past president of the Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce.
Brent Hinders has been married to his wife Maria for 15 years, and his greatest honor has been as a father to his three daughters Lorelei, Claire, and Ellen. In his free time, Brent enjoys reading, powerlifting, and volunteering as a coach for Norwalk’s Kindergarten Soccer programs.
“If You Steal my Sunshine: Local Government and Iowa's ‘Sunshine Laws.’” Iowa Living Magazines – Adel Living. December 2015.
“Ice, Ice Baby: Limiting Your Premises Liability in the Winter Months.” Iowa Living Magazines – Adel Advice Column, Norwalk, Perry. December 2014
“Veterans Employment: Laws Benefit, Protect Veterans.” Iowa Living Magazines – Adel Advice Column. July 2014.