Academy Member Inducted 2024

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Gregory Witke, Mediator, Des Moines, Iowa.

Gregory Witke

Patterson Law Firm, LLP
505 5th Avenue
Suite 729
Des Moines, IA 50309
Tel: (515) 283-2147
Cell: (515) 314-1004
Fax: (515) 283-1002
Website: www.pattersonfirm.com
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Recognized to Iowa Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced2016
  • # of MEDS (as of 22/2/24)225
  • # of ARBS (as of 22/2/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person

Biographical

Greg has 36 years of experience in civil litigation with an emphasis the past 6 years in serving as a mediator. Greg's experience in litigation includes personal injury, construction defects, product liability, insurance law and professional liability, including the defense of physicians, dentists, lawyers, accountants, architects and insurance agents in litigation, as well as representation in matters before state licensing boards. He has litigated matters throughout the State of Iowa and in federal courts.


Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Iowa State University (B.S., Business Administration), with distinction 1984
  • University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction), 1987
  • Member, Moot Court Board, 1986-1987

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association, 1987-Present
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, 1997-Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association, 1987-Present
  • DRI, 1987-Present
  • American Bar Association, 1987-Present
  • Polk County Bar Association, 1987-Present
  • Grievance Commission of the Supreme Court of Iowa, 2016-2022
  • International Academy of Dispute Resolution, 2016-Present
  • 5th Judicial District Nominating Commission, 2010-2016

Rates Information

$300.00 per hour for review and mediation; $300.00 travel time; and $100.00 Administration Fee.

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