State Representative Chris Hagenow is a founding partner of Hagenow & Gustoff LLP, working in the areas of litigation, trusts and estates, corporations, nonprofit organizations and real estate. Chris is serving his sixth term in the Iowa Legislature, last re-elected in November 2018. Chris currently represents parts of Dallas and Polk counties, having previously represented the western suburbs of Polk county. 

Chris is a sixth-generation Iowan, raised in Cedar Falls. Chris graduated from Northern University High School and went on to receive his BA Magna Cum Laude from the University of Northern Iowa in 1994. He earned his JD from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1997 and is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association. Chris has practiced law in both Waterloo and Des Moines, with experience in criminal defense, real estate, trusts and estates and civil litigation.


In the Iowa House, Chris serves as the Majority Leader and serves on the House Administration and Rules Committee. In addition to his role on Administration and Rules, Chris also serves on the General Assembly's Legislative Council. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and also serves on ALEC’s Telecommunications and Information Technology Task Force. Chris sits on the Steering Committee for the Iowa Federalist Society. He has also been a member of the Windsor Heights Lions’ Club and the Iowa Prayer Breakfast Committee.


Chris lives in Urbandale with his wife Amanda and their children Owen, Noah and Sophia. The Hagenow family worships at Westkirk Presbyterian Church in Urbandale.



Christopher D. Hagenow
Direct Dial (515) 868-0212