Richard M. Tucker

Richard M. Tucker

  • Medical Malpractice, Health Care Law
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Dick was admitted to the practice of law in Iowa in 1975. He has spent the last 40 years as a trial lawyer focused on representing health care professionals and institutions in medical malpractice litigation and regulatory proceedings. He has also successfully argued cases before the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court. In recognition of his skills as a trial lawyer and the respect he has among lawyers on both sides of lawsuits, Dick has been elected by his peers to membership in the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Dick was born and raised in Iowa City. He received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Stanford University in 1971 and his law degree with honors from the University of Iowa in 1975. He then joined his father in law practice in Iowa City where he continues to live and practice. Dick is married to Buffie Tucker and they have two daughters, Jessica and Ashley. He enjoys being a Hawkeye, traveling, art and spending time with his family.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Health Care Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
University of Iowa College of Law
J.D. (1975)
Stanford University
B.A.
Professional Associations
Iowa State Bar # 5625
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Phelan Tucker Law
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Phelan Tucker Law
321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
USA
Telephone: (319) 354-1104