Patterson Law Firm, L.L.P.

Patterson Law Firm, L.L.P.

Iowa insurance defense, workers' compensation, and legal services

Firm Overview

The Patterson Law Firm has been providing a diverse group of clients in Iowa with valuable legal services since its founding in 1965. When you are seeking legal representation, you need to think carefully about the law firm that will represent you. You are best served by a firm with experience and knowledge. While our main focus is insurance defense, and workers' compensation, we are known for achieving positive results in many areas of the law. Here are some reasons why an established firm like the Patterson Law Firm is the intelligent choice:

We get results: The Patterson Law Firm has proven itself in the courtrooms of Iowa. Our attorneys will approach your legal challenge with the zeal necessary to obtain the best possible outcome for you. We are relentless negotiators and are strong advocates in the courtroom. We have a proven track record for our clients.

Skilled trial attorneys and experienced lawyers: The Patterson Law Firm has received the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and is included in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. We are a Best's Recommended Insurance Attorney. The firm practices throughout the state of Iowa and is licensed in all state and federal courts. We are first trial attorneys.

Tough, committed, creative legal thinkers: Our lawyers have earned the respect of other attorneys and our clients for our ability to take charge and accomplish the task at hand. As seasoned professionals who enjoy legal challenges big and small, we strive to approach each case on its unique merits. We have the background to handle complex litigations in many legal areas and are skilled in addressing a wide variety of legal problems. We pride ourselves on our thoughtful approach to all types of cases.

Contact us about any of the following:

-Insurance defense
-Workers' compensation
-Estate planning/Wills
-Employment law
-Lobbying/Government affairs
-Family law
-Professional liability
-Business transactions
-Construction law
-Real estate

Main Office

Main Office
505 Fifth Avenue, Suite 729
Des Moines IA 50309


(515) 283-2147


The Patterson Law Firm has a reputation as one of Iowa's top law firms, with a particular skill in handling trial work, insurance defense, and workers' compensation cases. We have achieved positive results for many satisfied clients, and our clients inclu

A skilled Iowa family law lawyer can help and support you

Family law matters involve high emotions that are best handled by having an attorney who can provide rational advice during these extremely difficult times. The lawyers at Des Moines, Iowa Patterson Law Firm will do their best to provide support on all levels during your family law matter. It is important to make reasoned decisions in volatile times. You will have the personal attention your matter deserves, and we will provide our advice efficiently, and in a cost-effective manner.

Family law matters we handle typically may include:

-Legal separation
-Protective orders
-Asset and property division
-Post-judgment modifications
-Pre-marital agreements
-Domestic violence

We are on your side

Divorce can impact many areas of life. Issues such as property division, valuation of pensions, stock options, and goodwill arising from business activities can arise. We will put our of experience to your benefit and will negotiate on your behalf to obtain the best result possible. We are known as skilled mediators with strong experience in post-judgment modifications. Providing personal attention to your case, including a detailed explanation of your options so you can make an informed decision, is the hallmark of our practice.

We can assist with:

-Temporary restraining orders
-Settlement conferences
We will be there to advise, counsel and take charge. We are skilled negotiators, and we are not afraid to take your case to trial and appeal when necessary. We are equipped to handle the most complex and contentious divorce cases.

Cory Abbas

Patterson Law Firm, L.L.P.

After his undergraduate studies and before attending law school, Cory was instrumental in the foundation of the small business Intersphere Lasergames, and managed the introduction of the cable modem product for the Des Moines metro area for Mediacom (f/k/a AT&T Broadband). This hands on business experience combines with continued legal training to assist in giving sound legal advice to insurance companies, employers, and individuals in regard to employment law, workers compensation and other general legal matters.

Practice Areas:

General practice including but not limited to workers compensation, employment law, civil litigation, personal injury and advising small/medium sized businesses.


Drake University Law School