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Christopher R. Wertzberger

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Phone:
515-246-5830
Fax:
515-246-5808
Assistant:
Donna Fuchsen
Phone:
515-246-5805

Background

Mr. Wertzberger was raised in Marshalltown, Iowa and graduated from Marshalltown High School in 2002. He joined the United States Army on Active Duty in 2002. After training, Mr. Wertzberger was assigned and served as a member of 3d US Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, ceremonial unit and escort to the President. In the Old Guard, Mr. Wertzberger earned the rank of Sergeant, and was Honorably Discharged in 2006. Upon completion of his Active Duty enlistment, Mr. Wertzberger enrolled in classes at Iowa State University. In 2009, Mr. Wertzberger was recalled to Active Duty from the Inactive Ready Reserve, and was assigned to the 1-130th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion for a deployment to Al-Basra, Iraq. While in Iraq, Mr. Wertzberger earned the rank of Staff Sergeant, and was again Honorably Discharged in May 2010. Upon completion of military service, Mr. Wertzberger resumed classes at Iowa State, and eventually pursued a law degree at the University of Iowa College of Law.

Mr. Wertzberger joined the Cartwright, Druker & Ryden Law Firm of Marshalltown in 2015. In September of 2019, the Cartwright, Druker & Ryden Law Firm joined forces with the Bradshaw Law Firm to open a Marshalltown office. Chris and his wife Amy live in Marshalltown.

Education

Iowa State University (B.A., Political Science, 2012)

  • Student Veteran’s Association, Member
  • Student Panel Advisor for incoming Political Science Students

The University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 2015)

  • Stephenson Trial Advocacy Competition Regional Competition Team
  • The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice, Student Writer
  • Appellate Advocacy I, II

Leadership Positions

Iowa Defense Counsel Association

  • Board of Directors, 2018 - Present

Judge Advocate, Frank Lewis Glick American Legion Post 46, Marshalltown, IA

  • Board Member, 2015 - Present

Marshalltown Industrial Park, Inc.

  • Board Member, 2017 - Present

Marshalltown Auditorium Foundation

  • Board Member, 2016 - Present

Marshalltown Educational Partnership

  • Board Member, 2016 - Present

Professional Memberships and Admissions

American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Marshall County Bar Association

Other Memberships

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 839, Marshalltown, IA

  • Member, 2015 - Present
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