Des Moines Office

Phone: (515) 244-0111
Direct: (515) 697-4258
Fax: (515) 697-4299
Email: Jane Lorentzen

Paralegal:
Lynnsey Bowen
Direct:  515-697-4326

Jane V. Lorentzen

Areas of Practice:

General practice including but not limited to:

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa, 1991
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, 1991
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, 1991

Education:

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1991
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Iowa State Bar Association
    • President, 2009-2010
    • President-Elect, 2008-2009
    • Vice President, 2007-2008
    • Chair - Legislation Committee, 2007-2008
    • Chair - Scope and Correlations Committee, 2006-2007
    • Member, Board of Governors, 2002-2007
    • Member, Workers' Compensation Law Section Council, 2001-2003, 2005-2006
    • Member, Task Force to Improve the Image of the Iowa Lawyer, 2005-2007
    • Foundation Fellow, 2004-Present
    • Administration Committee, 2006-Present 
  • Polk County Bar Association
    • Member, Board of Directors, 2001-2004
    • Member, Ethics Committee, 1997-2000
  • Member American Bar Association
    • Foundation Fellow, 2006-Present
  • Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, Inc.
  • Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Advisory Committee, Inc.
    • Symposium Co-Chair, 2001, 2002
  • Member Iowa Association of Business and Industry

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Frequent speaker on workers' compensation topics

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Lawyer of the Year, 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Rating 5.0 of 5.0, 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America 2012-2016
  • Listed in Drake Law's "150 in 150," 2016
  • Drake University Law School Alumni of the Year, 2013
  • Martin Tollefson Award, Drake University Law School, 1991
  • Named in Cambridge Who's Who Registry Among Executive and Professional Women
  • Named in 2009-2013 Great Plains Super Lawyer for Workers' Compensation
  • Named 2010 Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers, Workers' Compensation

Public Service:

  • Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce
    • Board member, 2008-2012
  • Drake University Law School Board of Counselors
    • Member, 1999-Present
    • President, 2010-2011
  • Bishop Drumm Retirement Center
    • Board of Directors, member, 1999-2007
    • President, 2003-2005
  • Advisory Counsel to Iowa Association of Business and Industry, 2009