L. Craig Nierman


(319) 354-1104

General Practice including but not limited to:
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Trial Law
  • Workers Compensation Law
Date and Place of Admission to State Bar and Federal Courts:
  • 1999, Iowa
  • 1999, United States District Courts, Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa
  • 2001, United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • B.A., University of California, Davis, 1990
  • J.D., University of Iowa, 1999 (With High Distinction)
Memberships in Bar and Professional Associations:
  • American Association For Justice (Insurance Section, Bad Faith Litigation Group)
  • Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court (Barrister)
  • Iowa Association For Justice
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Professionalism and Bar Insurance Committees)
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Order of the Coif
Teaching Positions/Authorships:
  • University of Iowa, College of Law, Adjunct Professor – Insurance Law
  • Handong International Law School (South Korea), Adjunct Professor – Insurance Law
  • Kirkwood Community College, Adjunct Lecturer – Business Law
  • “Courts” and “Torts” chapters in Comprehensive Business Law, edited by Michael J. Bootsma, San Diego: Cognella Academic Publishing, 2015.



Other Employment:
  • Claim Specialist, State Farm Insurance Companies, 1990-1997
  • Expert witness in insurance litigation, 2003-present
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