Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Nicholas Pothitakis was born June 4, 1966, in Fort Madison,
Iowa. he attended the Univesity of Iowa
from 1984 through 1988, obtaining a degree in Finance and a degree in Economics
with Honors and with High Distinciton.
Mr. Pothitakis enrolled in the fall of 1988 at one of the
top law schools in the country, the University of Texas School of Law in
Austin, Texas. He received his Doctor of
Jurisprudence in the summer of 1991.
Since then, Mr. Pothitakis has practiced primarily in the areas of Iowa Workers' Compensation and personal injury.
The Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C., has offices in Burlington and Keokuk,
Mr. Pothitakis was a board member Iowa Association of
Workers' Compensation Lawyers, Inc., from 2005- 2011. In 2011, he was elected to the position of
treasurer of the organization. That term will run through 2012.
Mr. Pothitakis was a member of the Board of Governors of the
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association from 2006- 2007.
Mr. Pothitakis was a board member of the Workers' Compensation Section
of the Iowa State Bar Association from 2000-2002. He was a member of the Workers' Compensation Core
Group of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Pothitakis has been a longstanding member of the Iowa Association for
Justice, the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group, and the American
Association for Justice.
Mr. Pothitakis was recently elected to be the President
of the Des Moines County Bar Association which will run through the Fall of
Offer of $500 Turned Down- Award $500,000
In 2013 the Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C. assist an injured worker on a Second Injury Fund Claim. The offer of settlement was $500. This offer was turned down and the parties proceeded to hearing. At hearing the injured worker was found to be permanently and totally disabled entitling him to a present value award of approximately $500,000.