Providing Legal
 Since 1872

The Carr & Carr Law Firm

The firm is the oldest continuous bloodline law firm in the State of Iowa and marked its 150th anniversary in 2022.   

Carr & Carr is a general practice firm engaging primarily in the following areas of law:
  • Personal Injury 
  • Workers Compensation 
  • Estate Planning and Probate 
  • Real Estate 
  • Criminal, Family, and Business Law 
  • Trials and Litigation 

The firm has four generations of experience and stands ready to assist clients with their legal needs.   The lawyers always attempt to respond cordially and professionally to all who seek their counsel.

The Attorneys

There are three attorneys at Carr & Carr who are all natives of Manchester and are familiar with the aspects of the community, Delaware County, and the State of Iowa.  The firm was founded in 1872 by E. M. Carr after graduating from the University of Iowa Law School.  He was joined in the practice by his son Hubert Carr in 1901 who graduated from Drake Law School in Des Moines. Hubert’s son E. Michael Carr (Mike) joined the practice in 1964.  Today the practice consists of Mike and his two sons.

E. Michael Carr (Mike)

Mike is an Iowa Law School graduate. 

John Carr

John is a 1997 Iowa Law School graduate.

Steve Carr

Steve graduated from Drake Law School in 2001.  

The Office

The practice has been located in the same building in downtown Manchester since 1872.  The office has undergone several remodeling projects including an addition overlooking the Maquoketa River and the Manchester Whitewater Park.  A new brick front has been added featuring a unique design of stone surrounding the windows.  The office is neatly appointed which includes a generous reception and secretarial area along with three offices and two conference rooms.