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Peter Leehey

Peter Leehey

also known as Pete Leehey

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation

About Me

Pete Leehey has been practicing law for nearly 30 years. An avid biker himself, Pete's special interest is motorcycle injury cases. Pete also handles auto collision cases and workers' compensation.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Workers' Compensation: 25%
    31 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    31 years
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 25%
  4. Car Accidents: 25%



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

22 total 

  • James T. Fitzsimmons

    Pete is a talented, cutting edge, compassionate trial lawyer. He is a true mentor. I endorse this lawyer. Jim Fitzsimmons


    James Fitzsimmons Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Judd S Nemiro

    I endorse this lawyer for always putting the clients needs first.


    Judd Nemiro Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Pete Leehey Law Firm, P.C.

425 2nd Street SE, Suite 1250
PO Box 547
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52401-1857



IAAuthorized to practice law198408/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerGreat Plains Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerGreat Plains Super Lawyers2009
Meritorious Achievement AwardIowa Trial Lawyers Association2000
Outstanding Member AwardIowa Trial Lawyers Association1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
President/LawyerPete Leehey Law Firm, P.C.2002 - Present
PartnerWertz & Leehey, P.C.1998 - 2002
PartnerLeehey & Valentine1994 - 1998
PartnerTrevino & Leehey1992 - 1994
PartnerTrevino, Leehey & Schnurr1990 - 1992
PartnerEstes & Leehey1989 - 1990
AssociateEstes Law Offices1988 - 1989
AssociateShelton Law Firm, P.C.1986 - 1988
AssociateLynch, Lynch & Fenchel1984 - 1986


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationFormer Officer1998 - 2005
Iowa Association of Workers Compensation LawyersFormer Board of Governors1998 - 2005
Iowa State Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionPast Chairman1997 - 1999
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationFormer Board of Governors1991 - 1998


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of IowaPre-LawBGS1981
Ellsworth Community CollegeN/AAA1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Personal Injury SeminarRepresenting the Injured Motorcyclist2012
9th Annual Motorcycle Safety ForumDon't Let a Motorcycle Crash Destroy You Financially2012
Personal Injury SeminarVisualize Your Verdict1996