Terrence D. Brown

Terrence D. Brown

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

Mr. Brown is "of counsel" to the firm. His prior practice was 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 was a trial lawyer. Mr. Brown is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the USMCR.

Areas of Practice

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)