Terrence D. Brown

Terrence D. Brown

Partner
Location:
West Des Moines, Iowa
Phone:
515-650-4531
800-229-9854 (Toll Free)
Fax:
515-440-6395
Email:

Mr. Brown's practice is primarily limited to representing plaintiffs in personal injury, medical malpractice and commercial litigation in federal and state courts.  Since his graduation from the Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1981, Mr. Brown has been a trial lawyer.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Medical Negligence
  • 40% Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1988
  • California, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Juris Doctor - May, 1981
  • University of Missouri , Columbia, Missouri
    • B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) - May, 1976
    • Major: Public Administration

Published Works

  • ERISA Disability Claims-Structuring Claimants’ Arguments to Meet the Court’s Standard of Review, The Iowa Lawyer, Vol. 69, No. 1, 2009
  • ERISA Disability Claims in the Eighth Circuit, Drake Law Review, Vol. 57: 1, 2008
  • ERISA Disability Claims, Navigating their Complexity from the Claimant’s Standpoint, The Iowa Lawyer, Vol. 68, No. 12, 2008
  • Estate Planning for Non-Specialists, California Lawyer, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1988
  • Enforcing Child and Spousal Support Obligations of Military Personnel, California Lawyer, Vol. 6, No. 8, 1986

Reported Cases

  • U.S. ex rel. Hixson v. Health Management Systems, Inc., 613 F.3d 1186 (8th Cir. 2010)
  • Orgovanyi v. Henry County Health Center, 797 N.W.2d 131 (Table) 2010 WL 5394785 (Iowa App. 2010)
  • U.S. ex rel. Hixson v. Health Management Systems, Inc., 657 F.Supp.2d 1039 (S.D. IA 2009)
  • Shelter Mut. Ins. Co. v. Davis, 753 N.W.2d 18 (Table) 2008 WL 2200082 (Iowa App. 2008)
  • Schuster v. Anderson, 413 F.Supp.2d 983 (N.D. IA 2005)
  • Schuster v. Anderson, 378 F.Supp.2d 1070 (N.D. IA 2005)
  • Olson v. Nextel Partners, Inc. , 317 F.Supp.2d 972 (S.D. IA 2004)
  • Jessep v. Jacobson Transportation Co., Inc., 350 F.3d. 739 (8th Cir. 2003)
  • Wegner v. Cliff Viessman, Inc., 153 F.R.D. 154 (N.D. IA 1994)
  • Houghton v. Sipco, Inc., , 828 F.Supp. 631 (S.D. IA 1993)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association of Justice, Sustaining Member
  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Iowa)

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Beta Gamma Sigma