Stephen F. Avery
Stephen F. Avery was born and raised in Spencer, Iowa. Steve attended the University of Iowa and graduated from law school in 1966. Steve was the Clay County Attorney in 1971-1972. He is a member of the Clay County Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association (President, Young Lawyers Section 1974-1975), American Bar Association (Member, Executive Council, Young Lawyers Section 1974-1975), and Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers.
His areas of practice include: medical malpractice, personal injury, employment issues, product liability, will contests, toxic torts, contract problems and divorces. Eighty percent of Steve’s time is involved with civil litigation within the Iowa State Court and Iowa Federal Courts and appeals to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. In the many years of practice, his cases have involved will contests, medical malpractice, personal injuries from a variety of accidents, civil rights, and employment disputes, toxic torts, contract issues and defective products resulting with a loss.
Steve’s wife is Molly and he has three sons: Fletcher, Lance and Max, and one daughter, Shu. His recreational interests include sailing and skiing.
If you wish to discuss your concerns, call Steve for an initial evaluation when you can explore options.