Thomas J. Reilly

Thomas completed his preparatory education at Beloit College, where he majored in English and math. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Drake University in 1971, where he graduated with honors.

After graduating law school Thomas began practicing law primarily in the area of personal injury as an associate in an established law firm in Des Moines. In 1973 Thomas founded the Thomas J. Reilly Law Firm. Over the past forty years his law practice has continued to be focused on representing injured individuals. He practices primarily with injured workers, social security disability applicants, persons injured as a result of medical malpractice, persons injured at home or by the accident of another, and persons injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

Education

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines Iowa (J.D. 1971)
    • Honors
  • Beloit College, Beloit Wisconsin
    • Bachelor of Arts degree 1968

Kyle T. Reilly

Kyle was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa and a graduate of Roosevelt H.S. Kyle attended Marquette University from 1997-2000 and attended and graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Drake University in 2004.

Kyle officially joined the Reilly Law Firm in 2002 as a student law clerk and came on board with the firm full time upon admission to the Iowa Bar. He has a general practice including but not limited to workers’ compensation law, personal injury law, products liability law, family law, employment law, administrative law, appellate practice, and trial law.

Education

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa (J.D. 2004)
  • University of Iowa (B.S. Biology 2001)
    • Minor: Chemistry

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa (State)
  • Southern District of Iowa (Federal)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Iowa Association for Justice

Joseph S. Powell

Joe completed his preparatory education at the University of Iowa, where he majored in English and minored in sociology and psychology. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Drake University in 2009, where he graduated with high honors and was selected for membership to the Order of the Coif.

During law school Joe served as both a junior and senior staff member of the Drake Law Review, and had his student article chosen for publication. He was also a student attorney in the civil division of the Drake Legal Clinic and earned the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Certificate.

Joe joined the Reilly Law Firm in 2009 after spending two years at the firm as a student law clerk. He has a general practice including but not limited to workers’ compensation law, personal injury law, products liability law, employment law, administrative law, appellate practice, and trial law.

Education

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa (J.D. 2009)
    • High Honors
    • Order of the Coif
    • Litigation and Alternate Dispute Resolution Certificate
  • University of Iowa ((B.A. English 2005)
    • Minors: Sociology, Psychology

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa (State)
  • Southern District of Iowa (Federal)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Iowa State Bar Association (Workers' Compensation section member)
  • American Bar Association (Litigation section member)
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Iowa Association for Justice (Workers' Compensation section member)
  • American Association for Justice

Jon S. Geyer (Paralegal)

After graduating high school in 1975 in Indianapolis, Indiana Jon served in the US Navy for five years as a radar operator aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk. He was honorably discharged in 1981 with the rank of E-5.

From 1981-1985, Jon attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana where he earned a bachelor’s degree majoring in political science with a minor in Spanish and history. Jon came to Des Moines in 1986 and attended one semester at Drake University Law School. Jon then worked as maintenance mechanic for the US Postal Service in Des Moines from 1986-1990. In 1989 Jon attended one semester at the University of South Dakota School of Law. In 1991 while studying to obtain a paralegal certificate from the Des Moines Area Community College Jon began his employment with the Reilly Law Firm.

After beginning his employment with the Reilly Law Firm Jon worked exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation and social security disability. In 1993 EMC Insurance Company hired Jon to work as a workers’ compensation claims adjuster. In 1994 Jon completed his initial “Associate in Claim’s” classwork from Drake University. In 1995 Jon began work as a workers’ compensation claims adjuster for Crawford and Company in West Des Moines. In 1997 Jon returned to work for the Reilly Law Firm where he resumed his previous capacity in assisting injured workers and social security disability applicants in obtaining their entitlement to disability benefits.

Education

  • Des Moines Area Community College
    • Certificate, Legal Assistant 1991
  • Indiana University
    • Bachelor of Arts degree 1985

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Iowa State Bar Association (Workers' Compensation section member)
  • American Bar Association (Litigation section member)
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Iowa Association for Justice (Workers' Compensation section member)
  • American Association for Justice

CONTACT US TODAY

Thomas J. Reilly Law Firm, P.C.

  • 4900 University Ave., Ste 200
  • Des Moines, Iowa 50311
  • Phone: 515-255-8300
  • Fax: 515-255-6938
  • Email: kreilly@reillylawfirm.com