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

Mark Thomas and Ryleigh Keeney Secure Dismissal in Hailstorm Damage Case

Following a bench trial in Palo Alto County, Mark Thomas and Ryleigh Keeney obtained a dismissal on behalf of their client, State Farm Fire and Casualty Company. Plaintiffs’ breach of contract claim followed a 2018 hailstorm that damaged Plaintiffs’ real property. Plaintiffs’ policy contained a one-year contractual limitations period—requiring Plaintiffs to file suit against State […]

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