Practice Areas
General Practice, including but not limited to:

  • Business
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning and Probate Law
  • Real Estate


  • Bachelor of Science, 2004, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • Juris Doctor, 2006, Drake Law School, Des Moines, IA

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Iowa, 2007
  • United State District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 2007
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2007
  • United States Tax Court, 2007

Professional Affiliations

  • Iowa State Bar Association
    • Member, Business Law Section
    • Member, Probate Section
    • Member, General Practice Section
    • Member, Agricultural Law Section
  • Jasper County Bar Association
    • President, 2010
    • Judicial Magistrate Appointing Commission, 2009-2015
  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section
    • Member, Business Law Section
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity

Adam D. Otto was born in Iowa and has resided in the Newton area for most of his life. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University in 2004 and his law degree from Drake Law School in 2006. Adam was admitted to the State Bar of Iowa in 2007 and is engaged in general practice. Adam resides in Newton with his wife and their two sons.

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Newton Development Corporation (Executive Committee, Chairperson 2018-2021)
  • Board Member, Skiff Medical Center Foundation
  • Board Member, MercyOne Newton Medical Center
  • Den Leader, Cub Scout Pack 354