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Jacob J. Peters

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Personal Injury

About Me

I was born March 14, 1960 in Council Bluffs and am a fourth generation member of the Peters Law Firm in Council Bluffs. I began working full time for the firm in 1983 as a law clerk, joined as an associate in 1985,  joined the firm as a partner in 1990 and have worked here continuously ever since. My practice is currently confined primarily to Iowa Workers' Compensation Claims on behalf of the Claimant, but I also handle claimant's cases in Nebraska. I also handle personal injury and automobile litigation. I am a member of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Iowa Association for Justice and I have been active in civic and community affairs including serving on the Westfair board for 17 years from 1988 to 2005. I am currently active in the Pottawattamie County Pheasants Forever Chapter and other civic organizations.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Workers Compensation: 50%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Peters Law Firm, P.C.

233 Pearl Street
Council Bluffs, IA, 51502

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NEActive199905/15/2015
IAAuthorized to practice law198506/23/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPeters Law Firm, P.C.1990 - Present
AssociatePeters Law Firm, P.C.1985 - 1990
Law ClerkPeters Law Firm, P.C.1983 - 1985

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Iowa State Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionExecutive CouncilN/A
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation CommitteeMemberN/A
Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation AttorneysMemberN/A
Iowa Acadamy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Creighton University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Iowa State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1982