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Mindi Vervaecke

Mindi Vervaecke

Experienced, Knowledgeable, Dedicated
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Iowa
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Biography

Mindi Vervaecke is an Attorney at Law for Wertz Law Firm, P.C. Her practice focuses on Workers' Compensation. Mindi joined the firm in 2021 and is committed to representing injured workers throughout the state of Iowa.

As a 1996 graduate of the University of Iowa Law School with distinction, Mindi has been a member of the Iowa Association of Justice Workers' Compensation Core Group, Continuing Education Committee, Iowa Supreme Court Nominating Commission.

Mindi currently serves as a member of the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education, in addition to her memberships with the Iowa Association of Justice and Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Attorneys.

Mindi has practiced primarily in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury for over 25 years.

Outside of work, Mindi enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. Her hobbies include cycling, running, yoga, rescuing animals, cooking, and travel.

Education
Admission Details
1996, Minnesota
1997, Iowa
1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
1999, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
2000, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
College: University of Iowa Class of 1993 B.S.
Law School: Class of 1996 J.D. with distinction
Professional Associations and Memberships
Member of Iowa Association of Justice
Member of Iowa Association of Workers’ Compensation attorneys
Former Iowa Association of Justice Workers’ Compensation Core Group
Former member of Iowa Association of Justice Continuing Education Committee
Frequent presenter for continuing legal education
Former member of the Iowa Supreme Court Nominating Commission
Current member of the Iowa Supreme Court Commissioner on Continuing Legal Education

Practice Area
Workers' Compensation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Iowa
Supreme Court of Iowa
ID Number: 15602
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Wertz Law Firm
- Current
Represent injured workers in their workers' compensation claims.
Attorney
Laird Law Firm
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Represent injured workers in their workers' compensation claims.
Attorney
Fitzsimmons and Vervaecke Law Firm
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Represent injured workers in their workers' compensation claims.
Education
University of Iowa College of Law
J.D. (1996) | law
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Honors: With Distinction
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University of Iowa
B.A. (1993) | Sociology
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Awards
Public Justice Award
Iowa Association for Justice
In recognition of your persistence and determination in pursuing litigation that will deter workers' compensation carriers from engaging in unscrupulous claims practices
Professional Associations
Iowa State Bar Association  # 15602
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Numerous Seminar outlines over 26 years of practice!
Speaking Engagements
Functional Capacity Evalulations, Iowa Association for Justice, Webinzr
Iowa Association for Justice
Websites & Blogs
Website
WERTZ LAW
Legal Answers
6 Questions Answered
Q. What is Required/ consist of, to file appeal on an Arbitration Decision for workers compensation case in Iowa.
A: This is governed by Iowa Administrative Code 876-4.27 and 4.28 and 4.30.

Please note there is a short deadline to appeal.
Q. I quit my job at dollar general, due to being overworked, overwhelmed and underpaid. Also a couple other reasons.
A: You need to call an attorney who specializes in employment law. I recommend www.employmentlawiowa.com or www.timmerjudkins.com
Q. What can I do to get paid, if anything.
A: You need to call a labor law attorney. I recommend Hedberg Law in Des Moines.
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Contact & Map
Wertz Law Firm
1500 Center Street NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Telephone: (319) 861-3001
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)