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Brett J. Beattie

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Location:
Des Moines, Iowa
Phone:
888-559-9597
515-263-1000
Fax:
515-263-1411
Email:

Brett is a 2003 graduate of The University of Chicago Law School. Prior to law school, Brett earned a B.B.A. in Finance from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business, at the University of Iowa.

Philosophically, Brett is a strong believer in equal justice. However, Brett is also a strong believer in applying his skills for the benefit of individuals. This belief lies in the notion that it is oftentimes difficult for individuals to obtain high quality representation, but most corporations will always find great lawyers because they can afford it. Brett is optimistic that by following the above philosophy, he will be able to help level the playing field for the benefit of the underdog.

Brett's practice focuses upon cases involving catastrophic injury (gas explosions, electrocutions and cases involving paralysis or serious head trauma), product liability, insurance bad faith, transportation accidents, including automobile and train accidents, premises liability, as well as general personal injury litigation involving negligence.

Brett is admitted to practice law in the State of Iowa, the State of Illinois, the United States Federal Court for the Northern District of Iowa, the United States Federal Court for the Southern District of Iowa and the United States Federal Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He has also been admitted pro hac vice to practice in the State of Nebraska. In recent months, Brett has handled cases in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, New York, Colorado and Florida.

In his free time, Brett expresses his love for the Hawkeyes, Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears by supporting his teams in person as often as possible. He also enjoys playing golf, basketball and softball, and likes bowling and snow skiing. Brett also is a fan of motorsports.

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2003
  • University of Iowa
    • B.B.A. - 2000
    • Major: Finance