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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 70%
    8 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
  3. Insurance: 10%
  4. Appeals: 10%

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  • Dirk J. Hamel

    I endorse this lawyer. I have had several cases with Coreen over the years and I have seen her give presentations at workers' compensation seminars. Coreen is smart, energetic and dedicated to doing an excellent job for her clients. Coreen has a special gift for fighting as hard as possible while at the same time being as pleasant as possible. I think this leads to good results for her clients.


    Dirk Hamel Workers compensation Attorney
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Contact info

Nyemaster Law Firm

700 Walnut Ste 1600
Des Moines, IA, 50309


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Worker's Compensation -- EmployersBest Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Lawyer of the Year -- Worker's Compensation (Employers)Best Lawyers in America2013
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderNyemaster Goode2000 - Present
AttorneyPatterson Law Office, LLC1991 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Iowa Association of Workers Compensation LawyersBoard of Governors/Past President2000 - Present
Polk County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Iowa Defense Counsel AssociationMemberN/A
Iowa Association of Workers Compensation LawyersBoard of GovernorsN/A
Iowa State Bar Association, Iowa Workers Compensation Advisory CommitteeSymposium Chair2003 - 2004
Iowa State Bar Association, Workers Compensation Legislative CommitteeMember1999 - 2001
Iowa State Bar Association, Iowa Association of Workers Compensation LawyersSeminar Chair1999 - 2000
Iowa State Bar Association, Workers Compensation Newsletter CommitteeMember1998 - 1999
Publication nameTitleDate
Iowa Legal Research GuideWorkers’ Compensation section2003
Drake Law ReviewEstablishment Clause -- Adolescent Family Life Act Upheld as Facially Valid after First Amendment Constitutional Attack on the Right of Religious Organizations to Receive Federal Funding to Counsel and Teach Adolescents1990
Drake Law ReviewAIDS in the Workplace: A Handicap Under the Rehabilitation Act?1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of IowaN/AOther - Bachelors1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Iowa State Bar AssociationClaims Procedure2001
Workers’ Compensation SymposiumHot Topics in Workers’ Compensation2000
Lorman Seminar: Compensability and Case ResolutionWorkers’ Compensation in Iowa1999
ITLA 8th Annual Workers’ Compensation SeminarPractical Suggestions for Presenting Your Case to the Deputy1999
Workers Compensation SymposiumIn the Course of Employment1997
Lincoln Inn of CourtWorkers Compensation Update1996