Monthly Archives: February 2015

Grefe & Sidney Attorney Robert Thole Returns from Service Trip to Haiti

February 25, 2015

Grefe & Sidney attorney Robert Thole recently visited Haiti on an eight day education and healthcare based service trip with a group of volunteers from his hometown of Dyersville, Iowa. The area the group focuses on is located in remote mountain villages near the Dominican Republic border. These villages have no electricity, running water, or […]


Jessica Cleereman Appointed Chair of Workers’ Compensation Section

Jessica Cleereman has been appointed by the president-elect to serve as chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Iowa State Bar Association. The ISBA sections carry out the work of the association under the guidance of the ISBA Board of Governors. Sections are made up of members who practice in a particular area of […]


Robert Thole Successful on Directed Verdict

February 14, 2015

Grefe & Sidney attorney Robert Thole recently secured a directed verdict at trial, disposing of fraud and punitive damages claims in a breach of contract action. Plaintiff’s recovery was limited to $8,000 for the breach of contract claim.