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Nicholas G. Pothitakis

also known as Nicholas George Pothitakis

About Me

Mr. Pothitakis is a Board Member of the Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, Inc. from 2005 to the present. Mr. Pothitakis was a member of the Board of Governors of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Pothitakis was a Board Member of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Iowa State Bar Association from 2000 through 2002. He was a member of the Workers' Compensation Core Group of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association from 1999 through 2001. Mr. Pothitakis has been a long-standing member of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association.


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Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    23 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 50%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases



Contingent (30-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Anthony J. Olson

    Nico is an excellent attorney who is willing to tackle novel workers' compensation issues. He uses cutting edge technology to better serve his clients. I endorse Nico.


    Anthony Olson Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Peter Leehey

    Niko is widely regarded as one of the top worker's compensation lawyers in the state of Iowa.I would recommend him to anyone, and have several times.


    Peter Leehey Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C.

320 North 3rd Street
Suite 100
Burlington, IA, 52601

1603 North Main
Keokuk, IA, 52632



IAAuthorized to practice law199209/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers-Iowa Workers Compensation-ClaimantsBest Lawyers In America2014
Best Lawyers- Iowa Workers Compensation-ClaimantsBest Lawyers In America2013
Great Plains Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Degree with High Distinction and HonorsUniversity of Iowa College of Business1988
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/OwnerPothitakis Law Firm, P.C.2001 - Present
PartnerCrowley, Bunger and Pothitakis Law Firm1994 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Des Moines County Bar AssociationPresident2012 - 2013
Iowa Workers Compensation SymposiumCo-chair annual seminar2010 - 2011
Iowa Association of Workers Compensation AttorneysBoard Member2005 - Present
Iowa Association for JusticeBoard Member2005 - 2006
Iowa Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation Core GroupBoard Member2001 - 2002
Iowa State Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionBoard Member1998 - 2000
Iowa Association for JusticeN/A1993 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1992 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Faeth v. State Farm- Iowa Supreme Court DecisionDecision in favor of Mr. Pothitakis and his client
Case Corporation v. Giese- Iowa Court of AppealsVictory for Client of Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C.
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Publication NameTitleDate
Burlington Hawkeye- Workers Compensation QuestionsIowa Legal Advantage2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University Of Texas School of LawLawJuris Doctorate1991
University of IowaHonors Finance and EconomicsBBA1988
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Iowa Association of Workers Compensation Lawyers 33rd SeminarFactors Affecting Permanent Total Disability2011
Iowa Association of Workers Compensation Lawyers31st Annual SeminarOdd Lot Doctrine - Permanent Total Disability2009
17th Annual Workers Compensation Attorneys SeminarBoning Up on the Basics2008
Workers Compensation SeminarNew Client Intakes- Workers Compensation2006
41st Annual Workers Compensation SeminarNew Rules of the Workers Compensation Commissioner2003
12th Annual Workers Compensation SeminarJust Say No- Nurse Case Managers2003
Iowa Trial Lawyers Annual SeminarRapid Fire- News You Can Use2001
Annual SeminarAlternate Medical Care: Proceed at Your Own Risk2000
Iowa State Bar Association Annual Workers Compensation SeminarRate the Disability1999
Iowa Association for Justice SeminarExperts- When You Need Them, How To Find Them and Preparing Them1999
8th Annual Workers Compensation SeminarQuick Tips to Improve Your Practice1999
6th Annual Workers Compensation SeminarFour Ideas in 60 Minutes1997
9th Annual Workers Compensation SeminarThe Return to Work: Restrictions, Light Duty TerminationN/A