Huber, Book, Lanz and McConkey, P.L.L.C. is a Des Moines, Iowa law firm practicing in the areas of bankruptcy, collections law, construction law, debtor and creditor, employment law, insurance law, litigation, personal injury, products liability, professional liability and workers' compensation.

Practice Areas
• Workers' Compensation
• Personal Injury Law
• Iowa Employment Law
• Bankruptcy Law

James C. Huber
Richard G. Book
Craig D. Finch
Jeffrey W. Lanz
Nathan R. McConkey

Richard G. Book, Attorney at Law

Richard G. Book, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury Law, Employment Law and Bankruptcy & Collections Law Attorney

Phone: (515) 288-4412

Professional Background

Admitted to Iowa Bar 1979; Admitted to U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa; Admitted to U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa; U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa


University of Iowa School of Law (J.D., with distinction, 1979)
Northwestern University, (B.A. Biochemistry 1976)

Memberships and Admissions

• Iowa State Bar Association
  — Member, Workers' Compensation Section
  — Member Litigation Section
  — Member, Commercial Law Section
• American Bar Association
  — Member, Torts and Insurance Practice Section
• Polk County Bar Association
• Defense Research Institute
  — Member, Workers' Compensation Section
• Iowa Defense Counsel Association
• Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Lawyers

Legal Authorships, Seminars & Speeches

• Editor, Iowa State Bar Association, Litigation Section Newsletter (1992-1997)

• National Business Institute, Workers' Compensation Hearings:
   Techniques and Strategies for Success, August 24, 2006

• The Iowa State Bar Association, 2006 Workers' Compensation
   Seminar, April 28, 2006

• Lorman Education Services, Advanced Workers' Compensation
   in Iowa,
February 24, 2005

• Sterling Educational Services, Fundamentals of Workers' Compensation
   in Iowa,
October 2003

• Iowa State Bar Association, Section on Worker's Compensation,
   Annual Seminar April 2003

• Iowa State Bar Association, Section on Worker's Compensation
   Annual Seminar, March 1999

• National Business Institute, Advanced Workers' Compensation Law
   in Iowa,
January 1996

• National Education Network, Workers' Compensation Law in Iowa, July 1994

• Plant Managers Association, Iowa Workers' Compensation Law, September 1992

• Administrative Law Section of Iowa State Bar Association, Workers'
   Compensation Procedure, Administrative Law Seminar, April 1992

• National Business Institute, Damages Seminar, April 1991

Practice Areas

General practice including, but not limited to Workers’ Compensation, Employment Law, Personal Injury, Insurance Coverage, Bankruptcy and Collections Law

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