It is an honor to serve as President of the PCBA for the upcoming year. I want to personally thank each and every member for allowing me the opportunity to do so. The PCBA is an organization created to help lawyers and judges achieve success by being an inclusive organization serving the justice system and the community.
In starting this year ahead, I would ask all members to find a way to serve the justice system and community through the PCBA. There are many opportunities for all members to be a part of the vision of the association.Read More on From the President...
The PCBA has honored Bridget Penick with the Award of Merit in recognition of her commitment to the legal profession through her work with the Polk County Bar Association, the PCBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, the ISBA YLD, and the ISBA. She was surprised with the award at the June 27 PCBA Law Clerk Luncheon.
Bridget was admitted to the practice of law in Illinois in 1998 and in Iowa in 2002, following graduation from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1998, with high distinction. Bridget’s involvement with bar association activities began with the ISBA YLD which concluded as the ISBA YLD President in 2007-2008.
Following time spent as a member and officer of the ISBA YLD, a board member of the PCBA encouraged her to become involved in the PCBA. And become involved, she did!Read More on Bridget Penick presented with prestigious award
Courtney T. Wilson is a Senior Trial Attorney at Nationwide in Des Moines.
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I am from Tampa, Florida. I earned my B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, followed by my J.D. from Drake Law School. I am a third-generation lawyer and my sister and father are also lawyers. I dedicated my first five years of practice to criminal defense, juvenile law, and appellate work in the Quad Cities. Subsequently, I transitioned to the Davenport office of Hopkins & Huebner PC, where I specialized in the field of liability defense. Presently, I work as a Senior Trial Attorney at Nationwide.