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Richard Jerome Sapp

Richard Jerome Sapp

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Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Litigation, Appeals, Environmental and Natural Resources, Intellectual Property

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Intellectual Property: 20%
  2. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%
  3. Appeals: 20%
  4. Litigation: 20%
  5. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%

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Contact Info

Nyemaster Law Firm

700 Walnut St Ste 1600
Des Moines, IA, 50309

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IAAuthorized to practice law197608/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
RecognitionChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
RecognitionChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2007
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2006
RecognitionChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2005
RecognitionChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2005
RecognitionChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2004
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2004
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2003
RecognitionChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2003
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AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Association of Defense CounselPresident1993 - 1994
Iowa State Bar Association, Litigation Section CouncilMember1993 - 1995
Iowa State Bar Association, Litigation Section, Litigation Legislation CommitteeVice-Chair1988 - 1990
Iowa Defense Counsel AssociationBoard of Directors1987 - 1994
Order of the CoifMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
Polk County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationUpdate on Punitive Damages Claims: A 50-State Survey2007
Iowa Defense Counsel AssociationWright v. Brooke Group, Ltd., Defense Update2004
Product Liability Advisory CouncilNational Survey of State Consumer Fraud Laws, Iowa Chapter2004
American Bar Association publicationState By State Overview: Statutes of Limitations Applicable to Pharmaceutical or Medical Device Product Liability Litigation1997
West Group publicationProducts Liability 50 State Handbook, Iowa Chapter1994
Iowa Defense Counsel AssociationIowa Defense Counsel Task Force Report on Civil Jury Instructions, Products Liability Chapter1990
For the DefensePre-Trial Challenges to Expert Testimony in Toxic Tort Cases1989

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Drake UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972

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