Des Moines Personal Injury Law Firm
At LaMarca Law Group, P.C., our attorneys focus on each client's background, needs, and goals to determine the best course of legal action for you. We devise practical, result-oriented strategies and solutions tailored to accomplish optimal results in every case. We are champions for our clients and strongly believe that you should be able to trust your attorney to be there as an advocate and companion throughout the legal process. Our Des Moines personal injury attorneys aggressively represent your interests in numerous areas of personal injury litigation by employing skill, experience, and tenacity to obtain results for you. Our legal teams work collaboratively to analyze each case and develop effective litigation strategies for each individual client. Your Resourceful Ally Our attorneys have the resources to represent you in lawsuits against some of the largest entities and corporations in the world. Our firm takes advantage of state-of-the-art technology in continually providing high-quality representation in all types of civil litigation. Our firm has attorneys, MBA's, accountants, and legal investigators that comprise the staff working as your complete team. We have represented individuals and corporations in litigation against many well-known companies, such as Norwest Bank, N.A.; MCI-WorldCom; AT&T; Monsanto; Exxon; B.F. Goodrich; Washington National Insurance Company; Chicago & Northwestern Railway; Amoco Oil; AgriPro, Inc. (subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell); Allied Insurance Company; State Farm Insurance Company; American Family Insurance Company; Allstate Insurance Company; Employers Mutual Casualty Company; St. Paul Insurance Company; and Lloyds of London. You can rest assured that we will provide the resources, experience, and vision required for your case. Contact Our Des Moines Personal Injury Attorneys For further information or to schedule your free consultation, contact LaMarca Law Group, P.C. today. Located in Des Moines and serving Iowa residents statewide, our attorneys can bring their experience and expertise to bear in your case. If you are looking to file a personal injury claim, call us at (515) 225-2600.
1820 NW 118th St #200
Des Moines IA 50325
James J. Biscoglia earned a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics (1992) and a Doctor of Jurisprudence with Honors (1995) at Drake University.
Mr. Biscoglia has been selected as a member of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers. Membership in the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers is by invitation only and is limited to 250 attorneys who are dedicated to trial practice. He is also board certified in medical malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.
Mr. Biscoglia is admitted to practice law in all the state and federal courts in Iowa. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Florida and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and he is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Federal Claims. He has been active in the legislative activities of the Iowa Association for Justice and serves on the organization's Board of Governors and on the Legislative Action Committee.
Mr. Biscoglia started his career working for the State of Florida as an Assistant State Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit in Pinellas County, Florida where he became a lead trial attorney. After three years as a state prosecutor, he entered private practice with a prominent civil litigation firm in Florida where he gained substantial trial experience in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, economic fraud, and nursing home abuse cases.
Upon returning to Iowa in 2004, Mr. Biscoglia joined LaMarca Law Group, P.C. to practice in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and automobile injury cases.
When not practicing law, Mr. Biscoglia enjoys soccer and wrestling. He is an active supporter of both sports in both the interscholastic and youth settings. He serves the Waukee School District as an Assistant High School Wrestling Coach. He is also active in coaching youth wrestlers and was an assistant coach for Team Iowa, which won the 2010 AAU Elementary School National Dual Team Championship. In 2011 he became head coach for Team Iowa, which successfully defended its national championship.
Mr. Biscoglia also has taken an interest in the development of youth recreational green space and serves as President of GET WYRD a non-profit corporation organized to help develop green space for recreational programs in the Waukee area.
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 and Civil Pretrial Practice by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also board certified in Medical Malpractice Litigation by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He is a Fellow 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 metro 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 is the author of Iowa Pleading, Causes of Action and Defenses, a comprehensive and definitive work on pleading and practice, procedural rules, forms and strategies that has brought wide acclaim from Iowa litigators. 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 2007. He is a member of The Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, a national association of committed lawyers who have joined together to help eliminate unsafe and illegal interstate trucking practices.
Mr. LaMarca received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Drake University School of Law. He is admitted to practice and handles cases in Iowa and Florida, all U.S. District Courts in Iowa, the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the District of Nebraska, the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. LaMarca's hobbies include fly-fishing (both fresh and saltwater) and vegetable and herb gardening. In addition to his legal writings and editorial positions in the legal field, Mr. LaMarca has also authored several travel pieces for certain travel and professional publications. He is also the author of a notable reference work and anthology, "Wine Wisdom," published in 2002 by Vantage Press.