Respected by our clients. Recognized by our peers.

Ultimately, the opinion of any firm is tied directly to the attorney representing your case and the staff that supports them. At Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith, we are fortunate to have created a firm culture where partners, associates and staff work as a team to provide clients with exceptional service, knowledge and expertise. Our own process and approach ensures effective and efficient legal services that complements your own work processes and procedures.

Above all, we focus on achieving the very best possible outcomes for our clients. The claims professionals we support view our expertise as reliable, thoughtful and helpful. And our work has also captured the attention of our peers who recognize us through Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, speakerships and participation in professional organizations.


Albert M. Engles


With more than 30 years of practice, Bert Engles brings a wealth of experience to all types of litigation, including insurance defense, personal injury, commercial litigation and products liability.

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Dan H. Ketcham


In his nearly 30 years experience, Dan Ketcham has litigated a wide array of civil and commercial cases, including complex cases of professional negligence, product liability and catastrophic injury.

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Stephen G. Olson, II


Having litigated or arbitrated in excess of 70 cases and mediated more than 300 cases, Steve Olson is a trusted and experienced insurance defense attorney with nearly 30 years of experience.

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Robert S. Keith


Litigation and mediation are Rob’s passions.  Trying cases to juries and resolving disputes as a mediator in civil rights, construction, employment, and a wide variety of negligence-based claims gives him a unique perspective for all clients he represents or parties he helps resolve disputes.

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Karen Bailey


A proven litigator, with extensive experience working both within insurance companies and as outside counsel, Karen (Weinhold) Bailey brings a unique perspective to her insurance defense practice.

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Jason A. Kidd


Senior partner in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice, Jason Kidd has extensive experience working with employers, insurers and third-party administrators to resolve issues in all aspects of Workers' Compensation in both Iowa and Nebraska.

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L. Tyler Laflin


Arguing cases before the Iowa and Nebraska Supreme Courts, Tyler Laflin is a leading Workers' Compensation attorney handling all aspects of litigation in the Midwest.

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Justin K. Burroughs


A valued member of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation team, Justin Burroughs specializes in the Workers’ Compensation appeals and mediation.

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Garrett Lutovsky


With a practice focused primarily on Workers’ Compensation, Garrett Lutovsky provides aggressive defense for employers, insurers and third-party administrators.

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Kristina (Pfeifer) Kamler


Kristina Kamler practices insurance coverage and defense litigation across all lines – concentrating on construction defect, transportation, contract disputes, and Medicare/Medicaid.

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L. Paige (Purdy) Hall


Paige Hall is a member of the firm’s civil litigation group, with a diversified practice including insurance defense, restaurant and retail industry defense, products liability, insurance coverage and appellate work.   She is well-versed in assisting clients with litigated matters from pre-litigation evaluation through the appellate process.

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Caitlin R. Kilburg


Caitlin Kilburg has dedicated her entire legal career to defending employers and insurance companies against workers’ compensation claims. As such, Ms. Kilburg has extensive experience working with employers, insurers, third-party administrators, and professional employer organizations to resolve issues in all aspects of workers’ compensation in both Iowa and Nebraska.

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Kathryn R. Johnson


 For over a decade, Kathryn has been a leader in the Iowa workers’ compensation field. She began her career in workers’ compensation clerking for the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner and was awarded a scholarship from the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee. Since that time, she has represented clients from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies and has successfully navigated all stages of litigation and appeal.

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Jessica R. Voelker

Senior Associate

Jessica Voelker has been practicing law for over twenty years with a primary focus of workers’ compensation defense. She spent ten years working as in-house counsel for one of the nation’s largest insurance carriers giving her specialized and unique insight into the claims handling process. 

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Dominique A. Jones

Senior Associate

Dominique (Deery) Jones rejoins the firm to specialize in insurance defense claims after four years as a county prosecutor. She brings a vast knowledge of civil litigation combined with her extensive experience as a trial attorney to represent our clients and carriers through all phases of the legal process.

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Keith M. Graham

Senior Associate

Specializing in civil litigation and insurance defense, Keith Graham handles insurance claims, employment defense, and personal injury defense through all stages of litigation.

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Meredith G. Ashley

Senior Associate

Meredith Ashley has spent the entirety of her career representing employers, insurers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation matters. She practices in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska.

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