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James L. Pray

BrownWinick Law Firm

666 Grand Avenue, Suite 2000
Des Moines, IA50309

Work Phone:
(515) 242-2404

EPA Region:
Region 7 - (IA, KS, MO, and NE)
Year of induction:
B.S. 1980 University of Nebraska J.D. 1984 University of Iowa
Iowa Bar Association
Court Admissions:
Iowa Supreme Court, 1985 Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, 1985 U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
Professional Societies and Organizations:
Lincoln Inne
Representative Publications:
Understanding your Carbon Credit Contracts, Ethanol Producer Magazine (January 2009) Getting Control of Ethanol Spills, Ethanol Producer Magazine (May 2008) Avoid Air Permit Violations When Expanding an Ethanol Plant, Ethanol Producer Magazine (September 2006) Reclamation Bonds from the Surety Perspective, Mining Committee Newsletter American Bar Association (March 2006) Why a Uniform Environmental Covenants Act The Iowa Lawyer, 15 (April 2005) Chapter Author, Environmental Law, John D. Edwards, editor, Iowa Legal Research Guide, William S. Hein & Co. (2003) Chapter One, Administration of Environmental Regulation in Iowa (Practice Before the IDNR), Environmental Law Practice Manual (Iowa State Bar Association) (1997)
Citations of Major Published Cases:
Blue Chip Enterprises, et. al. v. State, Dept. of Natural Resources, 528 N.W.2d 619 (Iowa 1995) SZ Enterprises, LLC, dba Eagle Point Solar v. Iowa Utilities Board, 850 N.W.2d 441 (July 11, 2014) Gordon Garrison v. New Fashion Pork, et al., 449 F. Supp. 3d 863 (N.D. Iowa 2020) Gordon Garrison v. New Fashion Pork, et al., 977 N.W.2d 67 (Iowa 2022)