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  1. Workers Compensation: 34%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. Personal Injury: 33%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Lynn Laufenberg

    My practice is primarily in Wisconsin, and Tom has been kind enough to take time out of his own practice to answer some of my Iowa law questions. I am always thankful for his knowledge and assistance.


    Michael Laufenberg Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Peter Leehey

    Tom has been well-known to me and others in the State of Iowa as an outstanding attorney for many years.


    Peter Leehey Motorcycle accident Attorney
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Contact info

Peterson & Lipps

6 E. State Street
Algona, IA, 50511


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Public Justice AwardIowa Trial Lawyers Association2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1988 - Present
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1987 - Present
Kossuth County Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Iowa State Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present
Nebraska State Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Iowa Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Kossuth County Bar AssociationPresident2005 - 2007
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1998 - 2004
Kossuth County Bar AssociationSecretary1989 - 1999
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gacke v. Pork Xtra, L.L.C, 684 N.W.2nd 168 (Iowa 2004)Succesful constitutional challenge
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nebraska College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of NebraskaAgricultureBS - Bachelor of Science1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
YLD Summer SeminarFactory Farm Nuisance Suit Litigation2003
Trial Lawyers Association Annual MeetingPreparation of the Livestock Confinement Factory Farm Nuisance Case2000
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law SeminarFault in the Context of the Family Relationship2000
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationPresenting the Adult Child's Claim for Loss of Parental Consortium2000
Iowa Third Judicial District Lawyer's ChautauguaInvestigation and Preparation of a Railroad Grade Crossing Collision Case1999
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationWhat You Should Know About Uninsured, Underinsured and Medical Payment Coverage1998
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationOpen the Door When Opportunity Knocks-Use of Admissions in Automobile Negligence Cases1996
Third Judicial District Lawyers ChautauquaUpdate on Factory Farm Nuisance Suit LitigationN/A