Bradley & Riley PC

Mark R. Van Heukelom

Tel/Direct: 319-861-8721
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA


Mark practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, real estate, and business law. His practice includes drafting wills and trusts, powers of attorney and advanced directives, representing executors and trustees in all phases of estate and trust administration, and advising clients regarding estate, gift, fiduciary and individual income tax planning and preparation.

Mark is the Chair of Bradley & Riley’s Estate Planning Practice Group and practices both in the Cedar Rapids and Monticello offices.

Assistant: Cheryl
Assistant's Phone: 319-465-5448
Assistant's Email:


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Northwestern University, 2010
  • Juris Doctorate with distinction, University of Iowa College of Law, 2014
    • Editor in Chief, The Journal Of Corporation Law, Vol. 39
    • College of Law Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence 2011, 2012, & 2013
  • Master of Business Administration with Distinction, University of Iowa Tippie School of Management, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa State Courts


  • Heart of America Fellowship Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, 2023-2024 Class
  • University of Iowa Distinguished Student Leader Certificate, 2014
  • Willard L. Boyd Public Service Distinction, for completing more than 200 hours of community service during law school, 2014
  • Mark Janis and Hillary Sale Outstanding Student Writer Award, The Journal Of Corporation Law, 2013

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Linn County Bar Association
  • Cedar Rapids Area Estate Planning Council (past President)
  • Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale Board of Directors

Professional Experience

  • Joined Bradley & Riley PC in 2014

Speeches and Publications

  • “Small Estate Affidavit Allows Institutions to Transfer Property to Survivors With Ease” (October 2014)
  • Note, The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and Foreign Insurance Companies: Better to Comply Than to Opt Out, 39 J. Corp. L. 155.
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