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Robert Joseph Legislador

Workers compensation Attorney at Cedar Rapids, IA

5.0   43 reviews

Licensed for 22 years

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About Robert

Learn Robert’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Workers compensation
    40%
    Helping injured workers who have suffered serious injury on the job obtain fair compensation and medical treatmemt under Iowa's workers' compensation laws.

    23 years

  2. Car accident
    20%
    Helping people seriously injured by careless drivers to obtain fair compensation for their physical, emotional and economic losses.

    23 years

  3. Personal injury
    20%
    Helping people serioulsy injured by the careless acts of individuals or companies to obtain fair compensation for their physical, emotional and economic losses.

    23 years

  4. Social Security & Disability
    20%
    Helping Iowans who can no longer work due to serious injury or illness qualify for Social Security Disability benefits.

    23 years

IOWA INJURY AND DISABILITY LAWYERS.

Robert Legislador has over 21 years of legal experience practicing primarily in the areas of Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability law.  Robert is well known for his committment to his clients, successful track record, and is a multi-year recipient of AVVO's Client Choice Award for his top client ratings. 

In 2008, Robert and J. Richard Johnson opened Johnson & Legislador, PLC. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It is a small local law firm tailored for the areas of legal practice they do best and allows their clients to receive personalized service.      

Robert grew up in Clive, Iowa. After high school he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Iowa and went on to attended Drake University Law School where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. He is licensed to practice law in Iowa state courts, the Federal Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, and United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.  

He and his wife, Stephanie, have three children and live in Cedar Rapids. 

 

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Licensed for 22 years
State IA
Status Active
Acquired 2000
Updated 12/15/2022

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

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Robert Joseph Legislador
1636 42nd Street NE
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52402

Reviews

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Posted by James | January 26, 2018
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Robert Legislador
Rob made sure that i was comfortable with the process. He was honest and straightforward about everything. I truly believe that Rob has my back and is looking out for my best intentions. I cant speak for others but Rob seems to take my case very personal and I know its not all about the money that I am paying him.
Posted by Matthew | April 4, 2019
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Work comp
Rob is outstanding!! He and his staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. They operate on the highest level of integrity and honesty. I would highly recommend there services.
Posted by Jennifer | March 8, 2022
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Highly recommend
I've been working with Rob for over a year with my SSI case and my sons. His firm is extremely professional and great to work with! Rob really makes it a point to know your situation and understand it. I was happy with the outcome of both cases and would highly recommend this firm to anyone!
Posted by Cody | October 18, 2021
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Great Job
Rob did a great job for me. He and his staff were very helpful from start to finish. Great results.
Posted by Sulte | May 3, 2021
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Automobile accident / Workers comp
My husband and I both highly recommend hiring Rob! He helped us get the best possible outcome for both of our cases and we are very pleased with his services. Rob and his staff have all been very kind, respectful, and genuinely show that they care. Thank you again for everything!
Posted by Chad | April 30, 2021
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Friendly all around
I hired Rob and his team to help me get through a tough time in my life. The team was great along with Rob, they definitely took the stress off my shoulders and helped me with my disability claim. They always responded fast when needed and made me feel like we had known each other for years
Posted by Denise | November 6, 2020
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Superb Lawyers
Rob and his staff were awesome to work with and fought hard in my injury case to get me the compensation I was owed. I highly recommend them.
Posted by Larry | October 7, 2020
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Great Results
I am very glad I hired Rob and his law firm to handle my injury case. He and his staff were great to work with and I am very happy with the results. I highly recommend him.
Posted by Eric | July 20, 2020
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Excellent Lawyer!
Rob did an excellent job with my worker’s compensation case. I receive far more money than I otherwise would have and it was a surprisingly painless process. Rob and his staff were kind, down to earth, and easy to communicate with. I highly recommend this law firm!
Posted by Anjelica | March 4, 2020
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Workers Comp Settlement
I am very please with the services that I received from this company ! I was listened to , cared for, respected! I was treated like family here !! I received the settlement I was hoping for and more! Need any representation this the man you should call well Diane she’s awesome too !! Thanks so much !!
Posted by Leanne | February 21, 2020
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Work Comp
Rob was nothing short of an outstanding lawyer. He walked me through every process & made sure I was comfortable in my decision making. I would definitely recommend him to any of my friends/family.
Posted by Tony | January 9, 2020
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Excellent Lawyer
Rob and his staff did a great job in my injury case. I am very happy with the results. I would highly recommend this firm.
Posted by Randy | November 19, 2019
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Professionalism at it finest!
From the very beginning Rob and his staff created an atmosphere of trust and knowledge. The process was arduous and lengthy. Rob and his staff explained all avenues and situations in a specific yet simplified way. Rob, along with being a fine attorney, is a fine person. His staff exemplifiesthese qualities.
Posted by Tami | October 31, 2019
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work comp
Rob was wonderful. He was very knowledgeable, honest, straightforward. He is there for his clients. He was caring, made sure we were comfortable and that we understood every thing and that all our questions we answered. Would definitely hire him again and highly recommend Rob!
Posted by Rhonda | October 16, 2019
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Fabulous Lawyer
Rob did a fantastic job in handling my disability case and getting me great results. He and his staff treat you with respect.
Posted by Guy | September 12, 2019
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Dissabled
Rob and his staff put you at ease right off. Straight forward, knowledgeable and honest. With their knowledge of what Social Security needs and how to put it in the right words, the process got done sooner than what I expected.
Posted by Jen | October 8, 2018
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Work Comp and Social Security Disability Income
I was represented better than I could have ever imagined. My needs were put first and was treated as a friend rather than a number. My opinions were valued and my doubts were always reassured. My nerves were calmed and the process was always explained. Rob fought hard for me. He went above and beyond and did everything he could to ensure a great outcome. I couldn't have asked for a better law firm or attorney.
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Posted by Mitch | October 1, 2018
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Worker's Compensation
I hired Robert for my worker's compensation case. He was very professional and reliable throughout the entire process. He was able to explain every process at a level that I could understand. Robert and his staff were very quick to respond to any questions I had. I would highly recommend for a workers compensation lawyer.
Posted by Miriam | August 1, 2018
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Excellent service, great results
Rob represented me in a workers' comp claim. He was knowledgeable, professional, and responsive. He explained the process, the technical details, and my rights in language I could understand. On top of that, he got results with which I was very pleased. I recommend him highly.
Posted by Rene | January 26, 2018
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Excellent representation
Rob was very professional and thoroughly explained the entire process, which had been confusing and overwhelming to me. Whenever I had a question he was very quick about responding. I have already recommended Rob to a couple people because he is by far the BEST in Cedar Rapids!
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Johnson & Legislador, P.L.C.
  • 2008 - Present
  • Associate
  • White & Johnson, P.C.
  • 2000 - 2008

Education

  • Drake University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • University of Iowa
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1996

Associations

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
  • Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • Iowa Association of Workers Compensation Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Linn County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Dean Mason Ladd American Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 2005 - 2012
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - 2017
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2021
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2018
  • Client's Choice Award
  • Avvo
  • 2016
  • Client's Choice Award
  • Avvo
  • 2015
  • Client's Choice Award
  • Avvo
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

  • HealthSource of Hiawatha
  • Workers' Compensation 101
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (7)
Endorse Robert
Litigation Attorney | Nov 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Rob is well-known and respected throughout the legal community. He does an outstanding job for his clients."
Workers compensation Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Rob since he started practicing in Cedar Rapids. He is a very knowledgeable and competent Workers Compensation lawyer. He's thoughtful, treats his client well, and does a good job for them. If I have a question about Workers Compensation Rob is on my short list to call."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Rob with any type of civil case. He's prosecuted and defended injury and worker's compensation cases for over 20 years. I refer him cases all of the time because I trust that the client will get excellent legal advice and representation from a skilled trial lawyer. Dominic Pechota, Managing Partner - Trial Lawyers for Justice, P.C."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 17
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have known Rob for a number of years. Even when we are on opposing sides he has always exhibited true professionalism."
Workers compensation Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I have known Rob since he started practicing law in 2000. He is an exceptional attorney who is honest and works hard to obtain the best possible results for his clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've consulted with Rob on several matters for about ten years. He is very knowledgeable in the areas of personal injury, social security, and workers compensation. Rob's clients enjoy working with him because he is dedicated, hardworking, and kind."
Workers compensation Attorney | Feb 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Robert. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Workers compensation Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Rob for well over 10 years. He is a well-respected member of the Iowa Workers' Compensation legal community. Rob works to acheive the best results for his clients."
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Cedar Rapids Workers compensation Lawyer Robert Joseph Legislador
Robert Joseph Legislador
Workers compensation Attorney
Cedar Rapids, IA
Licensed for 22 years
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