General practice including but not limited to
litigation and medical malpractice
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., (with high distinction, 1998)
University of Iowa National Moot Court Team, 1997-1998
Senior Note and Comment Editor, Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice, 1997-1998
Van Oosterhout Moot Court Competition, 1997
Iowa State University, Ames, IA, B.A. (with distinction, 1995)
Phi Beta Kappa
Law Clerk to the Honorable Jerry L. Larson, Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, 1998-1999
Admitted to Practice (State)
State of Iowa, 1998
Admitted to Practice (Federal)
United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, 2000
United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, 2000
Memberships, Offices and Committee Assignments in Bar Association
Linn County Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Memberships and Offices in Professional Organizations and Appointments
Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Board Member 2003-2006
Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys
Sixth District Representative 1999-2002
Defense Research Institute
Author: "The Violence Against Women Act: Stabilizing Commerce Through a Civil Rights Remedy," 1 Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice 269(1997)
"Appellate Review of Torts, Negligence and Indemnity", Iowa Defense Counsel Association, 2002 Annual Meeting Presentation
Place of Birth
North Platte, Nebraska
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Holtman and Stone make Iowa’s Top 10 Attorney List
22 SPMB attorneys included in 2013 Great Plains Super Lawyers®
Attorneys Stephen Holtman and Roger Stone were recently named Iowa Top 10 Attorneys by Super Lawyers® 2013. Additionally, 22 SPMB attorneys were included in 2013 Great Plains Super Lawyers® lists.
Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
Attorneys, Christine Conover, Matt Hektoen, Jacob Koller and Carrie Thompson were selected as 2013 Great Plains Rising Stars®. Rising Stars candidates must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Iowa are named to Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.
Friday, August 16, 2013
ROBERTS AND STONE NAMED BEST LAWYERS® 2014
Two new attorneys selected and 19 make a reappearance on Best Lawyers in America®.
Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC (SPMB) attorneys Mark Roberts and Roger Stone were recently named to the Best Lawyers® 2014 Cedar Rapids "Lawyer of the Year.” (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Mr. Roberts is being recognized for his work in Cedar Rapids Litigation - Construction and Mr. Stone for Cedar Rapids Construction Law.
In addition to the local recognition, Christine Conover and Mark Roberts were newly selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Ms. Conover was selected in the field of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Mr. Roberts in the fields of Construction Law and Litigation – Construction.
19 additional SPMB attorneys had previously been selected to The Best Lawyers in America® and will reappear in the 2014 edition: