Huber, Book, Lanz & McConkey, PLLC

Firm Profile

Attorneys at Law

Huber, Book, Lanz and McConkey, PLLC is centrally located in West Des Moines, Iowa.  Our trial lawyers have over 60 years of experience practicing in state and federal trial courts, appellate courts, and administrative agencies throughout the State of Iowa. The firm has received an AV peer review rating from Martindale Hubbell (the highest possible rating) and is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys.

History of Our Law Firm

The firm that is today Huber, Book, Lanz and McConkey, PLLC traces its roots back to Attorney William Carl Hoffmann who began practicing law in Des Moines, Iowa over 90 years ago.  Since its beginning, the firm has continually focused on trial practice and workers’ compensation. We have and continue to represent large national corporations along with local businesses, insurance companies, and individuals.  The firm’s lawyers have experience appearing before small claims courts, trial courts, the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner, the Iowa Court of Appeals, the Iowa Supreme Court, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.   In addition to our expertise in handling workers’ compensation claims, the firm’s lawyers have successfully represented clients in litigation involving exposure to asbestos (mesothelioma), personal injury, property damage, premises liability, products liability, motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall cases, construction defects, medical malpractice, employment law, and disability.  Our reputation within the workers' compensation community is demonstrated by the fact that a former member of our firm, Joseph Cortese, is currently the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner and another former member of our firm, William Grell, is currently a Deputy Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.

Representative Clients of our Law Firm

Accident Fund National Insurance Co., Ally Financial, Argonaut Insurance Co., Argent/Westbend Mutual Insurance Company, Armour Risk Management, Bemis Company, Inc., Broadspire, Buffalo Wild Wings, CNA Insurance Co., Chesterfield Services, Inc., Compass Group, Continental Western Insurance Co., Danfoss, Durham School Services, Inc., Employers Group, Inc., Diamond Insurance Co., Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co., Gallagher Bassett, Home Depot, Idex Corp., Iowa Mutual Insurance Company, Motorists Insurance Group, Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Markel Insurance Co., Michael Foods, Inc., Monsanto Co., Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Co., Nationwide Insurance Cos., Old Republic Insurance Co., Plastics Engineering, Regis Group, Sedgwick CMS, Selective Insurance Co., Sentry Insurance, Society Insurance Co., TJX Companies, Target Corporation, United Heartland, Inc., Younkers/Bon Ton Stores, Zurich Insurance.

Law Firm References

Wells Fargo, Des Moines; The Bankers Trust Co.; Bank of America

Attorney Rate Information

  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Contingency Fee Available
  • Free Initial Consultation
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