Swisher& Cohrt, P.L.C.

Swisher& Cohrt, P.L.C.

WELCOME TO SWISHER & COHRT P.L.C

Firm Overview

Since 1903, our firm has built a reputation of providing comprehensive legal representation in a trusting, economical and professional manner.

Swisher & Cohrt, P.L.C. offers a wide range of legal services to a diverse client base, including individuals, corporations, school districts, insurance companies, banks, and many other private and public businesses.

We have attorneys that can meet your real estate, probate, estate planning, employment law, and business transaction needs. Our trial attorneys are experienced in both trial and appellate practice in both state and federal court.

We will represent you with dignity and honor, maintaining the highest standards of professional ethics.

We are a Group Employee Benefits Provider
Main Office
Main Office
528 West 4th Street, P.O. BOX 1200
Waterloo  IA  50704
Phone
  • 319-232-6555
Websites
Personal Injury
AREAS OF PRACTICE
General Civil
Trial and Appellate Practice in State and Federal Courts
Insurance
Insurance Defense
Corporation
Banking
Commercial
Labor and Employment
(public and private sector)
Workers Compensation
Municipal law
Probate
Family Law
Estate Planning
Public Utility
Administrative Law
Real Estate
Personal Injury Law
Torts
Wills, trusts and estates
School Law
No Charge Initial Consultation for:
Personal Injury
Workers Compensation
Wrongful Death Contingent fee available

No initial consultation charge for personal injury, wrongful death or worker's compensation claims. Contingent fee available.

Janet Shock

Current Employment Position(s):
Member

Bar Admissions:
Iowa, 1984
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1984
U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1984

Education:

Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, 1984
J.D.
Honors: Recipient: 1984 H.G. Cartwright Award
Law Review: Drake Law Review, Member, 1982 - 1984, Note Editor, 1983 - 1984

University of Iowa, 1981
B.A.
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa


Published Works:

Casenote, 32 Drake Law Review 531, 1983

Note, "Looking Through The Door Left Open By Abrisz v. Pulley Freightlines, Inc.: Adopting A Viable Cause Of Action In Iowa For The Wrongfully Discharged Employee At Will", 32 Drake Law Review 785, 1983


Professional Associations and Memberships:

Black Hawk County Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Executive Counsel of Young Lawyer's Division, 1988 - 1994
Defense Research Institute
Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers

Practice Areas:
General Practice including but not limited to: Civil Litigation; Insurance Defense; Personal Injury.
Certified mediator in cases involving civil litigation disputes, certified by the International Academy of Dispute Resolution.
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