Niko Pothitakis

Niko Pothitakis

Niko Pothitakis

  • Attorney at Law
  • Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C.
  • 320 N 3rd St #100, Burlington, Iowa 52601
  • 1-319-754-6400
Mr. Pothitakis was born June 4, 1966 in Fort Madison, Iowa. He attended the University of Iowa from 1984 through 1988 obtaining a Degree in Finance and a Degree in Economics with Honors and with High Distinction.
 
Mr. Pothitakis enrolled in the Fall of 1988 at 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 workers' compensation and personal injury. The Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C. has offices in Burlington and Keokuk, Iowa, but prides itself on its statewide practice. 
 
Mr. Pothitakis was the 2015 President of the Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, Inc. Mr. Pothitakis is a 2015 member of the Board of Governors of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Pothitakis was a Board Member of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Iowa State Bar Association from 2000 through 2002. He was a member of the Workers' Compensation Core Group of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association from 1999 through 2001. Mr. Pothitakis has been a long-standing member of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association.
 
Mr. Pothitakis has received a number of recent honors, including being named the 2016 and 2017 Best Lawyers in Iowa; 2015 and 2016 Super Lawyers list; and 2016 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. 
 
Mr. Pothitakis is lifelong resident of Southeast Iowa. He is married to Carrie and they have three children.

Honors:

Super Lawyers - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Best Lawyers - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2013, 2014, 2015

Martidable-Hubbell AV Preeminent - 2014, 2015, 2016

Invite Mr. Pothitakis to Speak at Your Next Seminar

Mr. Pothitakis is available to prepare and deliver seminars on a range of topics. Please contact him to find out how you can invite him to speak at your next gathering. Some of his past speaking engagements include:

 

SPEECH TITLE         SPONSOR     COURSE TITLE            DATE

Getting Your Case from File to Trial

IAJ

 Work Comp Fall Seminar

2016

Factors Affecting Industrial Disability

IWAC
 
 33rd Annual Seminar  2011

Topic: Odd Lot Doctrine

IWAC

31st Annual Seminar

2009

Work Comp 101:  Boning Up On the Basics;

ITLA

17th Annual Work Comp Seminar

2008

Intakes -- The Good, The Bad, the Ugly ISBA 2006  Workers' Comp Seminar 2006

New Rules of the Commissioner

IWAC

41st Annual Workers' Compensation Symposium 2003
Just Say No ITLA 12th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar 2003

Rapid Fire: News You Can Use

ITLA Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar 2001

Alternate Medical Care: Proceed at Your Own Risk

IAWC

Annual Seminar

2000

The Return to Work: Restrictions, Light Duty, Termination"

ITLA

9th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar

2000

Experts-When We Need Them, How to Find Them, and Preparing Them to Give Opinions

ITLA

Evidence and Discovery Seminar

1999

Rate the Disability Panel

ISBA

Workers' Compensation Seminar

1999

Quick Tips to Improve Your Practice

ITLA

8th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar

1999
Four Ideas in 60 Minutes: A fast paced panel discussion. ITLA 6th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar 1997

Education:

University of Iowa, BBA Finance and Economics with High Distinction, 1988
University of Texas School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence 1991