Hannah Vellinga

Hannah Vellinga

Partner since 2016
Sioux City, Iowa

Hannah Vellinga is a partner in the firm. Hannah, a Sioux City native, earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Northern Iowa in 2009. She then went to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, for law school; graduating in 2012 cum laude. After passing the bar, she began practicing general practice at the firm. She was made a partner in August, 2016.

While at the University of Northern Iowa, Hannah was the President of the Student Lobbying Group and an Associate Justice of the University's Supreme Court. During her time at the University of Arkansas, Hannah worked at the Washington County Public Defender's Office handling hundreds of arraignments for both felonies and misdemeanors, and also was the Administrative Editor of the Journal of Islamic Law and Culture.

Hannah is engaged in the general practice of law, including, but not limited to criminal defense, social security disability and general civil litigation and federal litigation. Hannah is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association.

Hannah is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, the Nebraska State Bar Association, the South Dakota State Bar Association, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa. 

In her spare time, Hannah enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

Areas of Practice

  • General Practice
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Social Security Disability


  • University of Arkansas, School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas - 2012
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Law Journal: Islamic Law and Culture, Administrative Editor
  • University of Northern Iowa
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Honors: President, Student Lobbying Group
    • Honors: Associate Justice, University's Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Siouxland Center for Active Generations- Board Member 2016- present
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
  • South Dakota Bar Association, Member
  • United States District Court Northern District of Iowa, Member