Stephen Babe - A Cordell & Cordell Des Moines Divorce Attorney

Stephen Babe

Litigation Attorney

Des Moines Divorce Attorney Stephen Babe

Family law appeals to Des Moines divorce attorney Stephen Babe because he enjoys being an effective and zealous advocate for clients in these important matters. He believes each person he helps has a unique case and each case is important to him.

“My job is to help guide clients in making informed decisions, based on their circumstances,” Mr. Babe said.

Mr. Babe is comprehensive in his approach to family law, and he leaves no stone unturned when preparing for court. He also places a huge emphasis on effective communication, so that his clients are kept in the loop about all matters pertaining to their case.

“Keeping each client informed throughout the case is essential, so that the client has a clear understanding of all of the issues presented and so that they are kept informed of all of the possible outcomes,” he said.

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Babe is licensed to practice in Iowa.


Mr. Babe received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Wayne State College and his Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell and Cordell, Mr. Babe gained experience in family law, property law, and collections law.


In 2021, Mr. Babe was named a Great Plains Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding attorneys.

Stephen Babe

Rated by Super Lawyers

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"​Every case is going to be different and unique. I felt that this was a collaborative process between Stephen and I. He was open to conversations and collaborating with me. As a young attorney he has developed a great role. Stephen was fabulous and did a great job. He was the perfect fit."
"​Mr. Babe has done a great job. As a father and a human being I didn’t know I had more rights then I ever could of imagined. Mr. babe has also been giving me great advice on what to do and what not to do. If it wasn’t for him I would be in a much worse position. So there no need for improvements."