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Eric G. Hoch

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Background

Eric maintains a broad practice which includes commercial, construction, professional liability, and class action litigation.  Eric also has extensive appellate experience inclusive of both the state of Iowa and the Eighth Circuit, and he has presented oral argument to the Iowa Supreme Court and Iowa Court of Appeals numerous times.  Originally from Bettendorf, Iowa, Eric obtained a finance degree from the University of Iowa in 1997. Eric then served in the United States Air Force until 2001 as a weapons systems cost analyst, while stationed at Hanscom AFB near Boston, Massachusetts. Eric joined the firm in 2004 following his graduation from the University of Iowa College of Law.  Eric and his wife have two children and reside in Ankeny.

Select Appellate Cases:

  • Van Dorn v. Hunter, 919 F.3d 541 (8th Cir. 2019)
  • Jeffries v. Central Iowa Health System, 2019 WL 156582 (Iowa Ct. App. January 9, 2019)
  • Doe v. Roe, 2015 WL 576060 (Iowa Ct. App. Feb. 11, 2015)
  • Cruz v. Central Iowa Hosp. Corp., 2012 WL 6194230 (Iowa Ct. App. Dec. 12, 2012)
  • Village at White Birch Town Homeowners Ass'n v. Goodman Associates, Inc., 2012 WL 5356045 (Iowa Ct. App. Oct. 31, 2012)
  • Bahr-Claver v. Walker, 11-1358, 2012 WL 3590741 (Iowa Ct. App. Aug. 22, 2012)
  • Estate of Anderson ex rel Herren v. Iowa Dermatology Clinic, PLC, 819 N.W.2d 408 (Iowa 2012)
  • Cawthorn v. Catholic Health Initiatives Iowa Corp., 806 N.W.2d 282 (Iowa 2011)
  • Mwangi v. Foster-Wendel, No. 11-0335, 2011 WL 6670512 (Iowa Ct. App. Dec. 21, 2011)
  • In re Estate of Graf Droste Zu Vischering, 782 N.W.2d 141 (Iowa 2010)
  • Burke v. Brimmer, No. 08-0593, 2009 WL 1676894 (Iowa Ct. App. June 17, 2009)
  • Steffes v. Bruner, No. 08-0126, 2008 WL 5412226 (Iowa Ct. App. December 31, 2008)
  • Khounlo v. Moats, No. 05-1579, 2007 WL 601831 (Iowa Ct. App. Feb. 28, 2007)
  • R & G Elec., Inc. v. Weydert, No. 07-0156, 2007 WL 4197387 (Iowa Ct. App. Nov. 29, 2007)
  • In re Vitalis Residuary Trust, No. 05-1762, 2006 WL 2058012 (Iowa Ct. App. July 26, 2006)
  • In re Vitalis Residuary Trust, No. 04-1319, 05-094, 2006 WL 1410661 (Iowa Ct. App. May 24, 2006)

 

Bar Admission

Iowa

United States District Court Northern District of Iowa

United States District Court Southern District of Iowa

Education

Legal: University of Iowa, J.D., 2004, with distinction

Undergraduate: University of Iowa, B.A., 1997, with distinction

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