Partner – West Des Moines

Veronica Kirk


Regency West Office Park, Building 8, 4350 Westown Pkwy, Suite 120, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
P: (515) 453-8509 / F: (515) 267-1408

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As an experienced trial attorney — including in-person trials during the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020-2021 — I am recognized as a subject-matter expert and have trained and mentored attorneys and staff while managing large caseloads in a dual in-house/client-focused role.


Prior to joining MWH Law Group, I served in-house with a mutual insurance company, first as a Claims Specialist, then as Trial Attorney. In my role as Trial Attorney, I litigated cases from referral to resolution, including drafting pleadings and discovery, as well as dispositive motions. I am adept at taking lay and expert depositions, identifying and working with experts, managing mediations, and handling negotiations.


In my role as Claims Specialist, I managed property damage and bodily injury claims from unrepresented matters through fully litigated cases. I was responsible for investigating claims to make determinations on coverage and liability, and evaluating the necessity and reasonableness of medical treatments using expert resources, as needed.

  1. MWH Law Group LLP, Partner, April 2022 — Present
  2. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company-Trial Division, Trial Attorney, 2018—2022
  3. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Claims Specialist I-III, 2013—2018
  4. Private Practice, Attorney, 2012—2013
  5. Iowa Legal Aid, Staff Attorney, 2007—2012
  1. Iowa State Bar Association
  2. Iowa Defense Counsel
  3. Polk County Bar Association
  1. Updates to Iowa’s Guardianship and Conservatorship Laws, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, January 2020


  1. Litigation
    • Auto/Truck
    • Business
    • Commercial
    • Premises Liability
    • Product Liability


  1. Drake University Law School, J.D.
  2. Iowa State University, B.S., Psychology and Statistics; Minor in French


  1. Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts of Iowa

License Date: 9/20/2007

  1. Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts of Wisconsin

License Date: 10/01/2022


  1. Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) – 2016
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