A successful legal practice depends on uncovering the most effective solution for the client. That’s been my philosophy for more than 30 years. It’s what clients appreciate and expect.

James E. Brick


Known as one of the best labor lawyers in the area, Jim Brick has more than 30 years of experience representing municipalities, counties and other governmental agencies in the areas of labor relations, environmental law and litigation. Jim has litigated in state and federal courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals, the Iowa Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. He is committed to giving back to his profession and his community. Professionally, he has lectured at the CLE conferences and served as a speaker at various seminars statewide. Jim is a member of the Polk County Volunteer Lawyers Group and has worked for Mentor Iowa.

Jim graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Philosophy and English. While in the D.C. area, he became active in politics and worked on various election campaigns and for the Democratic National Campaign Committee. Since graduating from Drake Law School in 1970, Jim has stayed practicing in Des Moines.



Bar Admissions

Iowa 1970

Nebraska 1985


Iowa State Bar Association

American Trial Lawyers

Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court

U.s. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit

U.S. District Courts

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