Joel T.S. Greer

Joel T.S. Greer

Litigation Lawyer
Marshalltown, IA




No Misconduct



About Me

5th of 6 kids, reared in a county seat and on a lake, worked construction, cleaned latrines, painted barns, played violin, piano, clarinet and guitar, outgrew asthma, studied hard, smoked 9 years, flew 1,100 hours, married well, fathered two great daughters, did 3 triathlons and 5 marathons and countless half-marathons, flunked golf, sang a few solos, tried over 130 jury trials, and made a second...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees


Contingent (33%-50%), Hourly ($130-$250/hour)

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Michael A. Carmoney
Michael Carmoney

Des Moines, IA

25 days ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

In our numerous cases together over the years, I have always found Joel to be a highly competent trial attorney and great advocate for his clients....
Peter Leehey
Peter Leehey

Cedar Rapids, IA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Joel is widely regarded as one of the top insurance defense lawyers in the state of Iowa.
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1978 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Iowa.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/27/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1980 – 1986

Greer Nelson Montgomery Barry & Bovee


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1978 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Iowa College of Law


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2010 Kenneth Brintnall Award for Distinguished Service

Marshalltown Rotary Club


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2011- present Board of Directors

Iowa River Hospice

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2011 Use of Jury Questionnaires

Iowa Defense Counsel Association

Speaking Engagements

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2009 Legal Ethics, Solutions to Most Common Challenges

at West Des Moines NBI CLE

2008 Litigating the Insurance Claim

at Insurance Coverage Litigation CLE

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