Frederick "Rick" Harris

Frederick "Rick" Harris: Attorney with Finley Law Firm, P.C. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Prior to joining this firm in 2005, Rick was a partner with the firm of Lamson, Dugan and Murray, L.L.P. in Omaha, Nebraska. Rick's experience and practice has been primarily in civil litigation including extensive experience with health care professionals and institutions. Rick has tried jury cases in many Iowa courts including Polk, Carroll, Poweshiek, Cerro Gordo, Marion, Shelby, Mahaska, Decatur, Wapello, Monona, Woodbury, Allamakee and Pottawattamie counties and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Rick has also tried cases to several Nebraska juries including trials in the Nebraska District Courts in Douglas, Lancaster and Pierce counties and in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska. Many of the verdict forms from Rick's recent trials are available under the Case Notes section of our website.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
515.288.0145  Phone
515.288.2724  Fax
www.finleylaw.com
University Attended:
Loras College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1987; Drake University, M.B.A., 1989
Law School Attended:
Creighton University, J.D., 1993
Year of First Admission:
1994
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa; 1994, Iowa; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1994, Nebraska; 1994, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
ISLN:
900400641

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (13 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 07/07/14 in Civil Litigation

    Rick Harris is an excellent attorney who would be on a very short list of litigators I would retain if I needed a personal or professional defense attorney. I have no hesitation in recommending that Rick receive Martindale Hubbel's highest rating.

    Rick Harris is an excellent attorney who would be on a very short list of litigators I would retain if I needed a personal or professional defense attorney. I have no hesitation in recommending that Rick receive Martindale Hubbel's highest rating. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 07/07/14 in Medical Malpractice

    Rick an excellent lawyer with high ethical principles.

    Rick an excellent lawyer with high ethical principles. Read less

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