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Congratulations! Jeff Wright Admitted to American College Of Trial Lawyers

March 13, 2018

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Jeff W. Wright has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

The induction ceremony at which Jeff Wright became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of 700 persons during the recent Induction Ceremony at the 2018 Spring Meeting of the College in Phoenix, Arizona. The meeting had a total attendance of 850.

Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds, who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of fifteen years trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.

Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province. There are currently approximately 5,800 members in the United States and Canada, including active Fellows, Emeritus Fellows, Judicial Fellows (those who ascended to the bench after their induction) and Honorary Fellows. The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings. The College is thus able to speak with a balanced voice on important issues affecting the legal profession and the administration of justice.

Jeff Wright is a partner at Heidman Law Firm and has been practicing in this city for 20 years. The newly inducted Fellow is an alumna (alumnus) of University of Iowa School of Law.

Jeff Wright is a trial attorney and general civil litigator who represents individuals, companies, and insurance carriers. Jeff’s general practice includes advising clients on medical malpractice, commercial, personal injury, property damage, construction, toxic tort and product liability litigation. Jeff is experienced in a broad range of civil matters, having tried more than twenty-five cases to a jury.

Jeff is a Fellow of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers and has been granted an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings. Jeff was also recognized in the Sioux City Journal “Forty Under 40” Young Leaders Award in 2002.

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