William “Bill” was born and raised in Davenport and later moved to Bettendorf.
Bill attended Davenport Central where he was a member of the high school wrestling team.
After graduating from Davenport Central High School, Bill attended the University of Iowa where he double majored in Finance and Financial Economics. While a student in the College of Business, Bill interned as a bank examiner with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Bill graduated with honors from the University of Iowa College of Business, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.).
Bill attended the University of Iowa College of Law. Bill interned with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office (Tort Claim Division) while attending Law School. While in law school, Bill was a member of the Chicano Association for Legal Education, (CHALE). In 1980 Bill graduated with a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the University of Iowa, College of Law.
Bill served as an Assistant County Attorney after graduating from law school from 1981 – 1984. After leaving the Scott County Attorney’s Office, Bill began a general practice of law. Bill now specializes in the areas of Personal Injury, Nursing Home Negligence, and Medical Malpractice. Bill is bilingual. Bill has dedicated over 35 years in representing victims and their family, who have been injured due to the fault of others.
Bill served on the Board of Governors for the Iowa Association for Justice. Bill has been a speaker several times at the annual convention for the Iowa Association for Justice.
Bill is the father of three sons and the proud grandfather of seven grandchildren. With three active sons participating in sports, Bill obtained his coaching certificate and over the years enjoyed coaching wrestling, football, and baseball. Bill enjoys watching football, baseball and college wrestling. Bills favorite teams are the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, Iowa Hawkeyes and the Bettendorf Bulldogs.
Bill enjoys practicing law with his sons Anthony and Andrew.
Anthony was born and raised in Iowa.
Anthony attended Bettendorf High School where he graduated with a 4.0 grade point average and was a valedictorian of his class.
Anthony played football for the Bulldogs where he rushed for over 2,000 yards during his senior year and was elected to All-State Elite Team in Division 4A. Anthony is proud to say that his team never lost a football game in TouVelle Stadium.
Anthony also wrestled for the Bulldogs where he won over 100 matches. Anthony qualified for the state tournament three times and placed third one year. Anthony is proud to say that he never lost a wrestling match at a home meet. Anthony wrestled in college, but unfortunately an injury ended his career prematurely.
Anthony applies the lessons that he learned through his athletic career to his legal profession such as resilience and courage.
After high school, Anthony attended the University of Chicago where he graduated with a degree in economics and a grade point average of 3.7. Anthony served as a teacher’s assistant in calculus at the University of Chicago.
During high school and college, Anthony interned with his father at the law firm. Anthony saw how a compassionate, hard-working lawyer can make a difference in someone’s life. Anthony decided that he was going to follow in the footsteps of his parents and dedicated himself to becoming a trial lawyer.
Anthony attended the University of Iowa College of Law on a scholarship. During law school, Anthony was able to the learn about the law from an amazing faculty and then applied this knowledge at the law firm. Before becoming a licensed attorney, Anthony gained additional experience in the practice of law through an externship with the U.S. Attorney’s Office during his third year of law school.
Anthony dedicates himself to getting justice for his clients, who have been injured through negligence or intentional wrongdoing. Anthony loves that fact he can do this meaningful work with his family.
Anthony is graduate of the Trial Lawyer’s College, which was founded by Gerry Spence. Anthony spent three weeks on a ranch in Wyoming without cell-phone reception or wi-fi. Why would someone do this? To become a better person, and to become a better trial lawyer. Anthony is extremely thankful for this experience and it guides him in representing his clients.
Anthony believes it is important to protect his client’s rights both inside and outside of the courtroom. Anthony was first elected onto the Board of Governors at the Iowa Association for Justice (“IAJ”) in 2011. Anthony has continuously served since then and is currently on the Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) Committee.
Anthony is proud of his Mexican heritage and has been a member of the League of United Latin American Citizens (“LULAC”) since 2014. Anthony served as the political director for LULAC of Iowa for a couple years where he focused on his passion of civic engagement. Anthony believes it is important that our citizens are informed voters.
Anthony is a believer in getting involved in our schools. He served on the Bettendorf Community Schools Foundation for approximately nine (9) years, including serving as President. Anthony also served a mock trial coach at Our Lady of Lourdes for five (5) years. Now, Anthony enjoys being a part of the Watch D.O.G.S. (Dad of Great Students) at the schools that his children attend.
Anthony is a proud father of a daughter and a son. Anthony loves playing games with them in the car on the way to school and telling them bedtime stories.
Anthony and his wife enjoy exercising together. You might find them doing yoga, cardio kick-boxing, or lifting weights. They also love being one of the first couples on the dance floor.
Areas of Specialty Include
- Representing people who have been seriously injured
- Representing families when a loved one has been killed
- Representing people who were abused or neglected by nursing homes or assisted living facilities
Andrew was born and raised in Bettendorf, Iowa.
After graduating from Bettendorf High School, Andrew attended the University of Chicago where he majored in Law, Letters, & Society. Andrew made the dean’s list every year. He participated in varsity wrestling for four years and earned NCAA Scholar All-American Honors. His senior year, Andrew was the recipient of the Mary Jean Mulvaney Award. This Award is given to the senior varsity athlete at the University of Chicago with the highest overall GPA.
Andrew attended the University of Iowa School of Law. In law school, Andrew was an editor for the Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, a member and officer of the Latino Law Student Association, and a research assistant for Professor Barbara Schwartz. Andrew spent two years of law school working with Professor Schwartz in the legal clinic, helping immigrants obtain asylum, permanent residency, and citizenship. In his final year of law school, Andrew was the recipient of the William E. Riley Scholarship, which was awarded by the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee. As part of his scholarship responsibilities, Andrew worked with Professor John Whiston and gave a presentation at the Forty-Eighth Annual Workers’ Compensation Symposium. Andrew graduated from law school with distinction.
Since being admitted to the bar in 2010 (Iowa) and 2011 (Illinois), Andrew has dedicated the majority of his practice to representing injured workers. Andrew regularly gives CLE presentations about workers’ compensation law. He has presented before the Iowa Association of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers (IAWC), Iowa Association of Justice (IAJ), and Iowa HELP Legal Aid. In 2014, Andrew was elected by members of IAJ to serve as a member of the IAJ’s Workers’ Compensation Core Group, which consists of only 12 attorneys state wide. Andrew, since 2011, has also been a co-author of the workers’ compensation chapter in the Methods of Practice, a volume in the Iowa Practice Series.In the Spring of 2020, Andrew will be serving as an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa – Department of Latino/a/x Studies. He will be teaching an undergraduate course entitled: “Latinas, Latinos, and Latinx and the Law.”
Outside of work, Andrew loves being with his wife (Jasmine), daughter (Paloma), and son (Camilo). Favorite family activities include going to the farmer’s market, apple picking, and, of course, cheering on the Iowa Wrestling team. Andrew volunteers with the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Andrew has been a member and officer of LULAC Council #308 (Iowa City) since 2014, and has been the legal advisor for LULAC-Iowa since 2015.
Andrew is bilingual.
Areas of Specialty Include
- Representing Injured Workers in Iowa and Illinois
- Representing Workers who have been denied Unemployment Benefits
- Representing Workers who have experienced Wage Theft
Gabriela Navarro was born and raised in the northwest side of Chicago, Illinois. Gabriela’s family is proudly originally from Guanajuato, Mexico.
Gabriela moved to Iowa to attend the University of Iowa in 2012. While in college, she founded a chapter of the Latina-based sorority, Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc., and was heavily involved in the sorority serving as the chapter’s president. She also began interning with Bribriesco Law Firm, PLLC in 2016. Gabriela graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2016. She double majored in Ethics and Public Policy and Sociology. She also minored in Latin American Studies.
Gabriela attended the University of Nebraska College of Law. In law school, Gabriela served as vice president of the Multi-cultural Legal Society. Gabriela graduated with a Juris Doctor in May 2019. She became licensed and joined Bribriesco Law Firm as an Associate in August 2019.
Gabriela’s practice area focuses on Iowa Workers’ Compensation, Car Collisions, and Iowa Civil Rights.
In her free time, Gabriela enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Gabriela enjoys to paint and cook.