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Robert J. Thole

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State Bar Admissions

Iowa, 2012

Federal Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit


Robert is an associate attorney with Bradshaw’s litigation division. Robert has experience in courtroom advocacy, where he  has tried numerous cases to verdict, and has led multiple mediation and settlement negotiation conferences. Robert’s motion practice includes submissions to the Iowa Supreme Court, Iowa Court of Appeals, and the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals.


University of Northern Iowa (B.A., 2006)

Drake University Law School (J.D., with high honors, 2012)

  • Drake Law Review: Member, 2010-2011 and Associate Editor, 2011-2012


Robert clerked for the Honorable Robert B. Hanson of the 5th Judicial District in Polk County, Iowa, during law school.

Leadership Positions

Polk County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project

  • Board Member, 2020-Present

Drake University Law School Environmental Law Moot Court Team

  • Coach, 2016-2017

Professional Memberships and Admissions

American Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association

Other Memberships

Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines

Sample of Reported Cases



August 20, 2020 - The Best Lawyers in America® 2021

November 21, 2019 - Bradshaw Attorney Joins Jack D. Levin Family Law American Inns of Court of Greater Des Moines

September 26, 2019 - Bradshaw Attorney Obtains Defense Verdict in Negligence Claim

September 12, 2017 - Bradshaw Attorneys Obtain Dismissal of Negligence Claim

June 14, 2017 - Bradshaw Attorneys Obtain Dismissal of Dram Shop Claim

November 29, 2016 - Robert J. Thole Joins Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.

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