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David W. Stamp is a shareholder in the firm of Ball, Kirk & Holm, P.C., in Waterloo, Iowa, practicing primarily in the areas of worker’s compensation, personal injury and medical malpractice litigation.

Mr. Stamp received his B.A. degree, with highest honors, from the University of Northern Iowa in 1983 and his J.D. degree, with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1986. Mr. Stamp was admitted to practice law in Iowa in 1986, and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa in 1987.

Mr. Stamp only represents injured workers and victims of negligence. Additionally, he is involved in several organizations which advocate for the rights of injured people, including the Iowa Association for Justice, the IAJ Workers' Compensation Core Group, the American Association For Justice and the Workplace Injury Litigation Group.

In addition to working as a trial lawyer, Mr. Stamp enjoys educating the public and other lawyers, whether as an adjunct professor, a mock trial coach, or speaking at professional seminars.


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
    29 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    29 years, 400 cases
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    29 years, 100 cases



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Ball, Kirk & Holm, PC

3324 Kimball Avenue
PO Box 2696
Waterloo, IA, 50704


IAAuthorized to practice law198610/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Graduated with DIstinctionUniversity of Iowa College of Law1986
Graduated with Highest HonorsUniversity of Northern Iowa1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderBall, Kirk & Holm, PC1986 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
District 1B Judicial Nominating CommissionMember2010 - Present
Iowa Academy of Trial LawyersMember2010 - Present
Iowa Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation Core GroupMember1998 - Present
Iowa Association for JusticeBoard of Governors1997 - 2000
American Association for Justice, Breast Implant Litigation GroupMember1997 - Present
Workplace Injury Litigation Group, Inc.Member1995 - Present
Iowa State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionDistrict Representative1994 - 1996
Iowa State Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Iowa Association for JusticeMember1986 - Present
Black Hawk County Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1986 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of Northern IowaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Forty-Sixth Annual Iowa Workers' Compensation SymposiumAMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition2008
Eastern Iowa Workers' Compensation SeminarWork Comp 1012008
Sixteenth Annual Workers' Compensation SeminarWork Comp 1012007
Eigth Annual Paralegal SeminarTips for Working Together2007
Successful Medical Malpractice SuitsAssessment and Evaluation of the Medical Malpractice Case2006
Eastern Iowa Workers Compensation SeminarIndustrial Disability Panel2006
Telephone CLEOvercoming Work Product Objections2005
Bridge the Gap SeminarWorkers Compensation Overview2005