Practice Areas: Trial, Litigation & ADR

Our lawyers prepare each case to win.  Although some legal disputes never see the inside of a courtroom preparation is essential to successful resolution- whether at or before trial.  Preparation allows successful advocacy at each step of the legal process.  From written briefs to oral arguments, from mediation and arbitration to arguments before all levels of the Iowa state and federal courts, your case needs attention, sound judgment, and a strong advocate. We have been Iowa’s preeminent trial law firm for more than 40 years.

Our trial practice includes:

  • Agricultural Disputes
  • Bad Faith
  • Business Disputes
  • Discrimination/Civil Rights
  • Construction
  • Commercial
  • Dram Shop
  • Fire Investigations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Municipal
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Property Loss
  • Subrogation
  • Tort

Iowa Supreme Court Explores the Definition of a “Possessor” Under Iowa Premises Liability Law

In July 2020, Plaintiff filed suit in the Dallas County District Court seeking damages after she slipped on an icy driveway of a home that she was considering purchasing. Shortly after filing her original Petition Plaintiff filed an amended Petition naming the homeowners and the homeowners’ listing agency, Iowa Realty Company, Inc. (“Iowa Realty”), as […]

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