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Joseph Samuel Cortese, II

Joseph Samuel Cortese, II, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1981, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Iowa 1981, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1984.

Background

  • II, Joseph Samuel Cortese, was born on August 17, 1955 in Des Moines. Son of Joseph Anthony and Kathryn Mary (Marasco) C.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Indiana University, 1977. Juris Doctor with honors, Drake University, 1980.

    Career

    • Associate Jones, Hoffman & Huber, Des Moines, 1981-1985. Partner Huber, Book, Cortese, Happe & Lanz, The Property Letting Centre, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Iowa 1981, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Iowa 1981, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1984.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Ordained permanent deacon Diocese Des Moines Roman Catholic Church, Iowa, 1997. Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Iowa State Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Iowa Trial Lawyers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Diane Caniglia, August 5, 1978. Children: Joseph Cortese III, James David Cortese, Kathryn Elizabeth Bisanti.
    • father: Joseph Anthony C.
    • mother: Kathryn Mary (Marasco) C.
    • spouse: Diane Caniglia
    • children: Joseph Cortese III
    • James David Cortese II
    • Kathryn Elizabeth Bisanti II
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    Born August 17, 1955
    (age 62)
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