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
University of Arizona, B.A. 1986 | William Mitchell College of Law, J.D. 1989 | Gerry Spence's Judicial College Class of 2003
President Iowa Magistrate Judges Assoc. | Grand Teton Judicial Center Advisory Board | Iowa State Bar Association | Polk County Bar Association | National Association of Consumer Advocates
Jeff Lipman has been in the practice of law representing clients, who have been victims of personal injury and workers' compensation since 1989. 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 and state courts located in Alaska, California, Colorado, Kansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Washington.
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.
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,
Education: May 2014 – University of Iowa, B.A., with distinction Psychology and Political Science | December 2016 – University of Iowa College of Law, J.D.
Associations: Iowa State Bar Association | American Bar Association
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation | Criminal Defense | Family Law | Guardianships and Conservatorships | Juvenile | Post Conviction Relief | Prisoner Civil Rights
While a student at the University of Iowa College of Law, Arielle Lipman was a student writer on the Iowa Law Review. She also participated in the University of Iowa College of Law Legal Clinic where she practiced criminal defense, administrative law, and worked on outreach and advocacy projects for victims of domestic violence.
Arielle graduated from law school in December of 2016 and has been admitted to practice law in the State of Iowa since April of 2017. When Arielle is not busy working, she enjoys going to the Des Moines Farmers Market, home improvement, watching movies, and spending quality time with her two husky puppies and cat.
Kim Fenimore, Legal Assistant