Google+ Jeffrey M. Lipman, Attorney-At-Law
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of Iowa

United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa

United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

 

Education:

University of Arizona, B.A. 1986

William Mitchell College of Law, J.D. 1989

Gerry Spence's Judicial College Class of 2003

 

Judicial Appointments and Associations:

Appointed Polk County Magistrate 2001

President Iowa Magistrate Judges Assoc.

Grand Teton Judicial Center Advisory Board

 

Jeff Lipman has been in the practice of law representing accident victims as well as those who have been victims of employment discrimination and civil right violations since 1989.  Jeff has also been extremely active in the area of family law where he serves on the Polk County Bar Association Family Law Committee.

In 2001, Jeff was appointed as a Polk County Magistrate Judge where he currently serves on a part-time basis.  Jeff has been on the Board of Directors of the Magistrate Judges Association since 2001 and serves as a lecturer and trainer for new and existing judges.  Jeff was elected President of the association in 2009.  Jeff authored the New Magistrate Judge's Manual and has contributed to the Iowa Judge's Manual.

Jeff has litigated cases throughout the State of Iowa in State and Federal trial courts.  Jeff has appeared before the Iowa Supreme Court, Iowa Court of Appeals, and has extensive experience arguing cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.  Jeff has also handled cases filed in federal courts located in Illinois, Colorado and New Mexico.

Jeff currently has class action cases pending on issues ranging from: bed bugs, hospital price discrimination, fair credit reporting act violations and warranty related matters in both state and federal courts.

Jeff was voted runner up for Best Lawyer in Des Moines by the Cityview publication in 2001.  Jeff also received an award from the Polk County Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers Project for his contributions in assisting poor and low income families with pro bono legal services.

Jeff is also a member of The Iowa Barnstormers Owners Group.

Jeff has also been appointed as Co Chair of The Supreme Court's Small Claims Forms Advisory Committee.

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