George Anthony LaMarca

George Anthony LaMarca

  • Personal Injury, Business Law
  • Iowa
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Summary

George A. LaMarca's practice includes Personal Injury Law, Business Litigation, and Professional Malpractice. He has handled some of Iowa's largest personal injury cases and some of the state's most complex business litigation cases. He is board certified in civil trials by the National Board of Trial Advocates. He is also board certified in medical malpractice litigation by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He is a member of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys. Mr. LaMarca was named the Best Lawyers 2016 Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year" in the Des Moines metropolitan area. He was peer selected for inclusion by Best Lawyers in both "Best Lawyers in America" and Best Attorneys in Iowa." He has consistently been selected as one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers and "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the American Trial Lawyers Association. He has continually received "Super Lawyer" designation by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. LaMarca is a highly respected legal author. He has written and lectured extensively on the investigation and trial of complex cases, and the use of demonstrative evidence, models, tests and experiments in the courtroom. He has received awards for notable contributions to legal literature, and as a result of his press-worthy trials, he was featured in the legal anthology, The Trial Masters, Prentice Hall, 1994. Mr. LaMarca has been a very active member of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association n/k/a Iowa Association for Justice for over 25 years. He was President in 1995-1996 and served on its Board of Governors from 1979-1983 and 1987-1991. In 1989, he was selected as the ITLA's Outstanding Member of the Year. As a result of his extensive jury trial experience, he holds the rank of Advocate with the American Board of Trial Advocates. In 2006, Mr. LaMarca was elected President of the Iowa Chapter of ABOTA and has served as a national board member representing Iowa since

Education
Drake University
J.D.
Oxford University
Honors: Honors Program, Graduate Readings
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
B.A. / Political Science and English
Professional Experience
Partner
LaMarca Law Group, P.C.
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Iowa Pleading, Causes of Action and Defenses
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
Witness Preparation, Preparing the Client for Trial
Aspen Law & Business Publishers, Inc.
Expert Opinion Testimony: New Rules-Old Problems
The Iowa Trial Lawyer
Overintrusive Surveillance of the Plaintiff in Personal Injury Cases
American Journal of Trial Advocacy
Inadequacy of Warning Device at Railroad Crossing
37 Am. Jur. Proof of Facts
Unreasonable Speed of Train at Railroad Crossing
27 Am. Jur. Proof of Facts
Market Share Liability, Industry-Wide Liability, Alternative Liability and Concert of Action: Modern Legal Concepts Preserving Liability for Defective but Unidentifiable Products
Drake Law Review
Opening Statements-Effective Techniques
The Trial Lawyers Guide
Courtroom Use of Demonstrative Evidence
The Iowa Trial Lawyer
Industrial Catastrophe Management
Safe-Tech Industries
Certifications
Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board Certified-Medical Malpractice
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
Advocate
American Board of Trial Advocates
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell
Awards
2016 "Lawyer of the Year" - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs - Des Moines Metropolitan Area
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America - Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America - Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Great Plains Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Best Attorneys in Iowa
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Great Plains Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Great Plains Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation
Best Lawyers
Personal Injury Litigation
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Super Lawyer designation in Business Litigation
Great Plains Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
2008-2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
American Trial Lawyers Association
Public Justice Award
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
Member of the Year Award
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
Featured as a Prominent Trial Master in the Anthology
The Trial Masters, Bertram & Warshaw, Editor, Prentice Hall
The Elite Registry of Extraordinary Professionals
Oxford's Who's Who
Lifetime Member, National Registry of Who's Who in America
Who's Who in America
Professional Associations
Member
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America n/k/a American Association for Justice
Current
Activities: Commercial Litigation Section
Member
Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
Current
Member
American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Litigation and Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law Special Committee-Medicine and Law; Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section – Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Club
Current
Member
The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
Current
Board Certified - Medical Malpractice
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
Current
Chapter President and Member
International Network of Boutique Law Firms
Current
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Current
The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
Current
Member
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
Activities: President (1995-96); President-Elect (1993-94); Vice President-Member Services (1991-93); Parliamentarian (1990-91); Board of Governors (1978-83) (1987-93); Special Committees: Continuing Legal Education (1989); Medical Malpractice Legislation (1990)
President
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Iowa
8th Circuit
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Business Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
LaMarca Law Group, P.C.
Blog
LaMarca Law Group, P.C. Blog
Contact & Map
LaMarca Law Group, P.C.
1820 NW 118th St #200
Des Moines, IA 50325
USA
Telephone: (515) 225-2600