Meet the Firm

DeShawne Bird-Sell,  J.D.

Practice Areas:
General practice including, but not limited to: Business Litigation, Property Rights Litigation, Family Law, Criminal Law

J.D., Creighton Law; Dispute Resolution and Criminal Law Certificates

B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Honors and Awards:
Inns of Court
Omicron Delta Kappa
Alpha Sigma Lambda award

Bar Admissions:
Iowa; Nebraska; United States Southern District of Iowa, 2001

Memberships & Associations:
Inns of Court 
American Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Pottawattamie County Bar Association
Mills County Bar Association (President)
SWILL (President)
Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys

DeShawne is a at Sell Law, PLC and an active trial lawyer at the Iowa based litigation firm. Her practice focuses on plaintiffs’ litigation including matters involving business disputes, property rights, probate and family law.  She has tried more jury cases to verdict as lead counsel in state court.  She has also argued numerous appellate cases in the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court. 

Since 2003, DeShawne has been a regular speaker to the Southwest Iowa Lawyers League on recent developments in Iowa law.

In addition to her dedication as an attorney in Southwest Iowa, DeShawne has an amazing husband and four wonderful children.