Monthly Archives: March 2024

Iowa Supreme Court holds that Retention of Expert Witness to Provide Services to Iowa Attorney is Sufficient to Establish Personal Jurisdiction

March 7, 2024

An Iowa attorney retained an orthopedic surgeon from Indiana to serve as an expert witness in a potential medical malpractice claim and paid an advance of $10,000.00. The parties had no written contract and upon reviewing the records, the surgeon opined that the standard of care was not breached in the underlying case and that […]

Dariann Garrison-Nickerson Joins Polk County Women Attorneys Board of Directors

Dariann has joined the Polk County Women Attorneys (“PCWA”) Board of Directors as the Luncheon Coordinator. She is responsible for reaching out to notable individuals in the area to speak at monthly luncheons. The PCWA hosts these luncheons for attorneys, judges, and law students to network and learn about topics of concern in the legal […]

Attorney Spotlight: Zach Hufferd

Where are you from? I am from Connersville, Indiana. Where did you go to high school and undergrad? I attended Connersville High School, and I received my undergraduate degree from Anderson University in Indiana. Did you go to law school immediately after graduating from undergrad? If not, what did you do during that period? I […]