Legal Secretary

Nyla was employed by Bloethe, Elwood & Buchanan beginning in 2003. Prior to her employment with the firm, Nyla held various positions in retail management and in the banking industry. She is a graduate of Hawkeye Tech n/k/a Hawkeye Community College.


Nyla lives south of Victor, IA with her husband, Eric. They have been blessed with three children: Ben, Nic and Maggie.

Office Manager

Arlene started with Bloethe, Elwood & Buchanan in 2012. She graduated from A.I.B. Business College in 1983. Prior to becoming office manager for the firm, Arlene worked at Victor State Bank for 23 years.


Arlene lives on a family farm outside of Victor, IA with her husband, Jerry. They have two children together, Kallie and Preston.

Legal Secretary

Tracy first started working part-time for the law office beginning in 2015 doing tax input during tax season. During that time, she also assisted her husband and son on their family farm. Prior to working for the law office, Tracy worked in customer service and engineering departments in the plastics manufacturing industry for 20+ years.


Tracy and her husband live south of Victor on their family farm. They have 4 children, Morgan, Jacob, Brandon, and Emma.

Tax Preparer

Jason began working with the law office in 2019 as a part-time tax preparer, and now works full-time during the tax season.


Jason lives in Williamsburg, IA with his wife, Julie. They have two daughters, Laura and Katie.

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