James H. Sayre

James H. Sayre



James H. Sayre is a new addition at Wasker, Dorr, Wimmer & Marcouiller. Jim’s official start date with the firm was October 2, 2023. He maintains a general civil practice with high concentrations in Estate Planning, Wills/Trusts, Probate, Real Estate and Business Law.

Background Information

Jim was born in Des Moines, Iowa on April 2, 1974. He graduated from Dowling High School in 1992 and received an undergraduate B.S. in Business Administration from Marquette University in May 1996. After moving back to Des Moines, Jim enrolled in law school the summer of 1998 and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Drake University Law School in December 2000.

Bar Admissions

Iowa (2001 - Present)
U.S. District Court (S.D. of Iowa)


  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association

Personal Activities/Interests

Jim and his wife Sheila reside in West Des Moines and have two children, Saffire and Shanel.