Member Profile

James P. Craig

Mr. James P. Craig

Lederer Weston Craig PLC
P. O. Box 1927
118 Third Avenue, Suite 700
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1927

Phone: 3193651184
Fax: 3193651186
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Practice Areas

  • General Litigation

Positions Held

  • National Legal Issues Committee - 2011 - 2014
  • Marketing Committee Chair - 2012
  • State Chair - 2/2013-2015
  • We Prefer to Refer Committee Chair - 2014 - 2015
  • Class of 2015
  • CLE Program - 2015
  • EC Committee Liaison - 2015-2016
  • Publications Committee - 2015 -
  • Annual Meeting EC Committee Liaison - 2015
  • 2016-2017
  • 2017-2018
  • Independence of Judiciary Committee Chair - 2016
  • Independence of Judiciary Committee EC Liaison - 2016
  • 2017-2018
  • We Prefer to Refer Committee - 2016 -2017
  • Mentor Committee 2017-2018

Practice and Personal Background

I represent several insurance companies (American Family, American Modern, Integrity, Pharmacist Mutual, Triangle Insurance, Society, State Farm Mutual Automobile and State Farm Fire and West Bend),in defense of personal injury,torts, construction law and defects, products liability, professional liability and coverage litigation in Iowa's state and federal courts. Further I various local contractors in construction defect cases around the state. Further I represent Alliant Energy our regional utility company in all phases of their litigation.

Firm Description

The lawyers of Lederer Weston Craig handle litigation in every region of Iowa and the surrounding states.  Founded in 2007, LWC members have had the privilege of serving in the leadership of international defense bar associations and been recognized for their abilities with invitations to the most prestigious bar organizations.  Visit

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