Valerie A. Foote



Valerie has devoted her entire legal career to specializing in Iowa workers’ compensation law. Over the past ten years, she has represented both employees and employers in workers’ compensation matters. This has afforded her a unique perspective on workers’ compensation claim handling and the ability to deftly navigate the system to the advantage of her clients.

Valerie is a recognized expert in her field, and regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on Iowa workers’ compensation issues. With a high success rate in mediation, arbitration, and appeals, she is known for achieving prompt and effective claim resolutions, and her clients appreciate her approachable and knowledgeable litigation style.

Clients who work with Valerie can count on her to provide efficient, dedicated, and responsive representation.  She takes pride in being accessible and attentive to her clients. She promptly addresses their legal inquiries and offers guidance in managing particularly challenging cases.

Outside her practice, Valerie enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two daughters. She likes camping in the outdoors, attending live music performances, and expressing her creativity through writing poetry. Valerie also actively volunteers for local charities and has a soft spot for animals, especially her wheaten terrier, Rowan.

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Practice Areas

Workers’ Compensation


  • Iowa


  • Tusculum University, B.A.
  • Drake University Law School, J.D.

Associations & Memberships

  • Iowa State Bar Association

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