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LWC Wins Defense Verdict for Sam’s Club

lvandee | June 6th, 2017

LWC Member Benjamin M. Weston tried a four-day jury trial to defense verdict in May 2017 in Dubuque County, Iowa.  Plaintiff, 61-years old, alleged that she slipped and fell on a clementine sample at the Sam’s Club in Dubuque, Iowa while shopping with her sister-in-law on December 31, 2013.  She claimed that, as a result…read more

Mike Weston Elected President of NFJE

LWC Lawyers | July 22nd, 2016

Mike Weston was elected President of the National Foundation For Judicial Excellence at its 2016 Annual Symposium in Chicago on July 15.  Over 190 state appellate judges were in attendance at the Symposium, NFJE’s 12th.  The National Foundation for Judicial Excellence was founded in 2004.  Its mission is to support a strong, independent, responsive judiciary…read more

Member Receives Award

LWC Lawyers | May 9th, 2016

Greg Lederer member and founder of Lederer Weston Craig PLC was recently presented with the Richard S. Arnold Award by the judges of the 8th Circuit at the recent 8th Circuit Judicial Conference held in Rogers Arkansas. The award is named in honor of Judge Arnold, a former Chief Judge of the Eighth Circuit, who…read more

Mark Parmenter elected to ISBA Board of Governors

LWC Lawyers | May 4th, 2016

LWC Member Mark Parmenter has been elected to 3 year term on the Iowa State Bar Association Board of Governors. The Board is made up of a handful of governors from each of Iowa’s 8 judicial districts. It is the voice of Iowa lawyers. The ISBA has the highest percentage of membership of any volunteer…read more

Wallrichs Elected to American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel

LWC Lawyers | March 6th, 2016

Lederer Weston Craig member, Brenda Wallrichs, has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel.  Brenda is the first Iowa lawyer selected to the ACCEC. The College is composed of “preeminent coverage and extracontractual counsel in the United States and Canada, representing the interests of insurers and policyholders.”  Brenda’s…read more

Leadership

LWC Lawyers | February 27th, 2016

The lawyers of Lederer Weston Craig have over 100 years of legal experience and have tried hundreds of cases to verdict. Their work with clients from individuals to Fortune 100 companies provides the expertise to resolve disputes efficiently and effectively. LWC lawyers have been recognized for their excellence, earning Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating, AV and…read more

Edward F. Seitzinger Award

LWC Lawyers | September 28th, 2015

Congratulations to Jim Craig! At the recent annual meeting of the Iowa Defense Counsel Association, Jim Craig was awarded the Edward F. Seitzinger award as the outstanding Board Member for the IDCA. Jim served on the IDCA Board of Directors from 2009 through September 2015. During those years he served as a Board member, Secretary,…read more

LWC Member Elected President of Linn Country Bar Association

LWC Lawyers | August 18th, 2015

Lederer Weston Craig member Mark Parmenter was elected President of the Linn County Bar Association for 2015 -2016. Prior to being elected President, Mark served on the Board of Governors. In addition, Mark has been active in numerous bar and community activities. Mark is also a member of DRI, Iowa State Bar Association, Iowa Defense…read more

LWC Lawyers Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

LWC Lawyers | August 18th, 2015

Lederer Weston Craig lawyers Greg Lederer, Mike Weston, Jim Craig, Kim Hardeman and Kent Gummert have been selected to the 2015 Iowa Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. In addition Ben Weston…read more

LWC Member Elected to ADTA Board

LWC Lawyers | April 28th, 2015

Lederer Weston Craig founder Jim Craig was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA) at its 2015 annual meeting in Ponte Vedra, Florida.  Jim will serve a 3 year term.  Jim is the past President of the Iowa Defense Counsel Association, the Linn County Bar Association and the…read more