We, at the James Law Firm, are devoted to representing injured parties and their families. We believe that each injured person is entitled to legal representation regardless of financial status. We abide by the strictest personal and professional ethical standards. Above all, we are passionately committed to meeting the needs of our clients.

To meet those needs, we bring over 50 years of combined legal experience, knowledge and training. We have represented clients in a wide array of cases involving defamation, birth injuries, and wrongful amputations, delayed diagnosis of cancer, wrongful death. We utilize state of the art technology to compete with the corporations and insurance companies.
.Every piece of paper, every photograph, every diagram, every witness statement, is scanned in and stored in a safe digital environment that can be accessed immediately. Every Emaill is answered and every phone call is returned. We speak "plain English" and provide regular updates on your case. We believe that communication is the hallmark of good client relations. In short, at our very core, we focus on each client's backgrounds, needs, and goals. That's where we start. With you. And we never stray from the idea that your needs set our course!


Fred is a senior shareholder in The James Law Firm. His practice includes the representation of individuals who have been injured due to medical malpractice, personal injury, automobile collisions, slip and falls, product liability and workers' compensation. Fred possesses over twenty-one years of experience in State and Federal trial courts. During this time he has handled a wide range of litigation matters. Fred has tried both jury and bench trials to conclusion and has argued before the Iowa Supreme Court, the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He has also resolved numerous lawsuits through settlement and mediation. READ MORE


  • Past President, Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, 2002-2003.
  • Board Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
  • Fellow in the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers.
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Workers' Compensation
Personal Injury
Car Accidents
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injuries
Wrongful Death
  2600 Grand Ave. Suite 213
  Des Moines, IA 50312
  Phone: (515) 246-8484
  Fax: (515) 246-8767
  Email: info@jameslawfirm.com

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