80+ Years of Results

Generations of Experience

Forsyth Law Office has been serving clients in Northwest Iowa for generations. Our attorneys are both general practice lawyers, and have handled a variety of legal matters over their careers. Moreover, we have an experienced staff to assist in your legal needs.






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Generations of Experience

Our office has been in continuous existence since 1937. Originally founded by F.E. (Ed) Rosendahl, and joined by Gordon Forsyth in 1952, the Forsyth Law Office has been a fixture in Estherville ever since. Today, attorneys David Forsyth and James Rosendahl, along with a highly experienced and qualified staff look forward to assisting you in navigating a variety of legal matters including: property, business law, estate planning, bankruptcy, debtor creditor, probate and agricultural issues.  Like the founding members, David and James will treat you and your family with the courtesy, respect and attention you deserve.

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Commitment to Community

Our Attorneys and staff all reside in Estherville, Iowa. People from our office can be found regularly attending and participating in area events. Our commitment to our locality is further demonstrated by our regular involvement and service as board and committee members of many civic, charitable, religious and financial organizations.

We believe in our community and we are proud to be residents of Northwest Iowa. We feel that this local investment is reflected in the work that we do and influences the approach that we use to assist our clients with their legal needs.