Member Profile: Thomas A. Finley

Thomas A. Finley
Finley, Alt, Smith PC
699 Walnut Street
Suite 1700
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Tel: (515) 288-0145
Fax: (515) 288-2724
Website: www.finleylaw.com

IA Chapter: www.IowaMediators.org

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Special Master

 

Thomas A. Finley has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Agricultural
Appellate
Aviation
Banking & Finance
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Commercial/Business
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Discrimination
EEOC
Education
Employment
Family Businesses
Health Care
Insurance
Labor/Unions
Land Use/Planning
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Pharmaceuticals
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Railroad & Trucking
Real Estate
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Torts
Transportation
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

Tom has been practicing law in Des Moines, Iowa since 1966.  Tom is an active and respected member of the Iowa State Bar Association, having served as Chair of the Committee on Professional Responsibility and the Ethics Committee.  He was also appointed Special Master by the Iowa Supreme Court to study attorney advertising.  Tom is a frequent local, state and national lecturer in the area of trial practice and has authored articles on health law, medical practice and trial practice.  His experience includes hundreds of jury trials.  Tom concentrates in trial practice and has extensive experience in a variety of substantive areas.

Ten years ago, Tom expanded his career by establishing a mediation practice.  Tom has developed experience in mediating multiple areas of civil litigation including personal injury claims, employment cases, construction law, construction disputes, medical malpractice and legal malpractice.  Tom has now successfully mediated scores of cases and claims.

EDUCATION:

University of Iowa Law School

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Iowa State Bar Foundation
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Iowa Defense Counsel and Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
  • Iowa State and Polk County Bar Associations

Rates

$300.00 per hour/$150.00 travel per hour
 
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