L. Craig Nierman helps people, small businesses, and medical providers with insurance cases. He also serves nationally as an insurance expert in state and federal courts.

Mr. Nierman has taught Insurance Law classes at the University of Iowa College of Law and speaks at conferences for attorneys on insurance and injury law. Craig previously worked as a claim specialist for one of the country's largest insurance companies.

Craig married his high school sweetheart and

has lived in the Iowa City area since 1993. They have

two adult children and are active in their community.

Law Firm:


  • J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, 1999 – High Distinction

  • B.A., University of California, Davis, 1990​


  • University of Iowa College of Law – Insurance Law

  • Handong International Law School – Insurance Law

Professional Memberships:

  • Admitted to all state and federal courts in Iowa

  • American Bar Association – Health Law as well as Tort, Trial, and Insurance Sections

  • The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies

  • International Academy of Dispute Resolution – Mediator of the Academy

  • Iowa State Bar Association – Insurance, Jury Instructions, and Professionalism Committees

  • Order of the Coif


  • Comprehensive Business Law, 2nd ed., 2017, Co-author

  • Numerous professional papers