Joel T. S. Greer

Joel T. S. Greer
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420 Hughes Street

Marshalltown, IA 50158

Education & Background

The University of Iowa (B.A., with high distinction, Special Honors, 1975)

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Eta Sigma

The University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 1978)

  • Omicron Delta Kappa, President
  • Moot Court Board
  • Appellate Advocacy II Honor


Extensive civil litigation practice with approximately 168 jury trials to verdict and approximately 38 appeals in insurance defense, medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, explosions, fraudulent transfers by accountants and other professionals.

Honors & Awards

Iowa Defense Counsel Association

  • Meritorious Service Award, 2018

Leadership Positions

American College of Trial Lawyers

  • Board Member (Iowa Members), 2018-2021

Iowa Defense Counsel Association

  • Board Member, 2012-2018

Marshall County Bar Association

  • President, 2012-2013

Iowa State Bar Association

  • President, 2007-2008

Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers

  • President, 2001-2002

Iowa Supreme Court Grievance Commission

  • Chair, 1999-2005

American Academy of ADR Attorneys

  • Founding Member, 1998
  • Board Member, 1999-2002

Blackstone American Inn of Court

  • Barrister, 1989-1991

Iowa Trial Lawyers Association

  • Member, 1978-1993
  • Vice President of Member Services, 1985-1987

Memberships & Activities

State Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1978

Federal Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Memberships

American College of Trial Lawyers
Defense Research Institute
Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Marshall County Bar Association