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Stephen Babe
Litigation Attorney

About Stephen Babe, Litigation Attorney

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.

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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.

Real-Life Experiences
Reviews from Our Past Clients
“It took years for me to come to a decision to end my marriage. I sought a law firm that is focused and prepared for trial if need be, and seeks to give me the best outcome possible. Cordell and Cordell has performed very well and is very supportive during this difficult time. I have full confidence in my representation and recommend them.”
– Mason B.
“Divorce is hard enough without trying to find a Lawyer who will truly work for you. I had several conversations with Lawyers that seemed only interested in winning somehow. No one wins in a divorce. I should have went to Cordell & Cordell first so I would have avoided a lot of headaches. I met a group of people that genuinely care for you.”
– Mark L.
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