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535 East Army Post Road, Des Moines, IA 50315

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Christina I. Thompson

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Learn More About Phil Watson, P.C.

Phil Watson, P.C. is a full-service, general practice law firm and collection agency located just north of Southridge Mall on East Army Post Road in Des Moines, Iowa. We offer a full range of legal services, as well as a full-service collections agency.


Phil Watson, P.C. is proud to have an AV1 rating from Martindale-Hubbell and strives to provide the highest quality service to our legal and collections customers. All of our attorneys are licensed in Iowa and most are admitted to practice in Iowa's Northern and Southern Federal Districts.

Education: BA, Simpson College, 1964. JD, Drake University, 1967

(Phi Alpha Delta).


Areas of Practice: General practice, including but not limited to business law, probate (including wills and trusts), real estate, and litigation.


Organizations: Iowa Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association, and Lincoln Inne.


About Phil: Phil and his wife, Judy, live in Indianola. In his free time, Phil enjoys racing and operating the Warren County Speedway.


Licenses: Phil is licensed to practice in all Iowa courts.

Christina I. Thompson

Education: BA, Central College, History and Theatre, Magna cum laude. JD, Drake University, Highest Honors; certificate in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. While at Drake, Christina competed for the AAJ Mock Trial team and participated in appellate and general practice clinics, and was a junior member of the Law Review. Christina is also certified as a mediator by the International Academy for Dispute Resolution.


Areas of Practice: General practice, including but not limited to appellate practice, collections, business & contract law, family law, estates & probate, and civil litigation.  Christina is also a mediator for a variety of civil law issues.


Organizations:  Iowa State Bar Association (Appellate Practice Committee; Legal Forms Committee; YLD Mock Trial Committee Co-Chair); Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys (Membership Chair).


Honors: Winner, 2012 Supreme Court Day Advocacy Competition; Order of the Coif.


About Christina: While at Central College, Christina studied abroad in London, England and was a member of the mock trial team.  She also competed for Drake Law School’s mock trial team.  Christina enjoys continuing to help run the Middle School and High School Mock Trial programs, and is active with her church and enjoys sewing in her spare time.


Licensed: Christina is licensed to practice in all Iowa Courts.

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