Valerie Landis has practiced law in Iowa for
over 30 years.
Valerie clerked at Hopkins & Huebner during law school before
joining the firm as an attorney. A graduate of the University of
Missouri-Columbia and Drake University Law School, Valerie primarily
practices in workers’ compensation defense, mediation, and alternate
dispute resolution. She has earned bar admissions in the state and
federal courts of Iowa, as well as the United States Supreme Court.
Valerie represents cities, counties, insurance carriers, employers, and self-insured businesses throughout the state of Iowa. Valerie handles workers’ compensation claims from the initial receipt through hearing and any appeals and/or settlement. Valerie is a frequent seminar speaker and has presented on topics
including shoulder claims, new vocational rehabilitation rules, Iowa case law,
idiopathic injuries, workers' compensation legislation changes, how to
handle multi-state injuries, and managing authorized medical care.
Iowa, 1987United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, 1987United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, 1987United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1990United States Supreme Court, 2008
Workers' CompensationAlternate Dispute Resolution
Former President, Polk County Junior Bar Association
Order of the Coif, 1987Order of Barristers, 1987
Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent A.V. Rating 5.0 of 5.0Selected to Drake Law’s 150 in 150
As an active Drake alum, Valerie continues to be involved with the Drake University Law School Board of Counselors. She was recently named in Drake Law’s 150 in 150, and was also selected for the Drake Alumni Executive Roundtable.
Valerie has spoken at many seminars for lawyers, businesses, and insurance representatives on Workers' Compensation topics.
Member and Former President of Board of CounselorsDrake Alumni Executive Roundtable