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Bruce Stoltze, of Stoltze & Stoltze, PLC, is an experienced trial attorney who has recovered tens of millions of dollars for Des Moines-area victims of personal injury, workplace accidents, car accidents and unscrupulous insurance companies.


In addition:


  • Successfully handled hundreds of cases involving insurance bad faith, personal injury, third party liability and premises liability.
  • Works closely with each client on the formation or incorporation of their new business, business transactions and business litigation matters.
  • Handled numerous class-action lawsuits, including one on behalf of 60,000 plaintiffs that resulted in a $39 million verdict



Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1977

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2002



  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D. – 1977
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    • B.S. – 1975
    • Major: Psychology


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Iowa, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • The American Association for Justice (AAJ),  Member



  • Phi Delta Phi


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Bruce Stoltze - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Workers' Compensation - Iowa

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