Our Team

Serving Mason City, Des Moines, Ames, Waterloo, Rockwell, Manly, Clear Lake IA, and Surrounding Areas

Timothy L. Lapointe


Year Began Practice of Law – 1990

Year Founded Own Firm – 2008

Iowa Association for Justice (IAJ) Board of Governors – 2016 – Present

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Iowa 1990
  • U.S. Northern District of Iowa, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1990


  • University of North Iowa, Major BA – History, Minor Political Science, 1987 Cum Laude

Major Cases/Types of Litigation

  • 21 day trial in Winnebago County
  • Handled class A felony criminal cases; including Murder and Kidnapping cases
  • Representing injured parties since 1991
  • Hundreds of Personal Injury and Workers Compensation cases, (including trials and settlements.)
  • Successful Appeal after oral argument of Ellenbecker Arson and Burglary charges, Forest City, Iowa

Memberships and Associations

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Cerro Gordo Country Bar Association
  • Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission, Commissioner since 1999
  • Iowa Association for Justice, member and PAC Trustee
  • IAJ Board Of Governors (2016-Present)
  • AV Rated Litigation Attorney By Martindale-Hubbell

Jennifer R. Severin

Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Legal Experience

2015 The Law Offices of Timothy L. Lapointe, P. C.  


  • 2015 North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC)
  • 2015 Legal Assistant Degree
  • 2015 Accounting Degree
  • Office Administrative Degree