Meet Barb Diment: Des Moines Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Barb Diment: Des Moines Worker's Compensation Attorney

VanDerGinst Law is pleased to announce that attorney Barb Diment has joined the firm.

Barb attended the University of Minnesota Law School where she was an Associate and Managing Editor of The Minnesota Law Review and graduated with her J.D. in 1987 with distinction.

Following law school, Barb clerked for the Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, Judge Donald J. Porter.

She returned to Des Moines to practice law in private practice before becoming an Assistant Black Hawk County Attorney in Waterloo, Iowa, and a Deputy Lancaster County Attorney in Lincoln, Nebraska, advancing from domestic assault and misdemeanor prosecution to a general felony caseload including work in a federal-state criminal task force.


Barb brings a broad knowledge base to her practice including over thirty years of practice in civil and criminal trials representing plaintiffs and defendants.

Barb was a member of the federal Criminal Justice Act panel of attorneys representing indigent defendants in criminal cases in the Southern District of Iowa and won her clients facing lengthy sentences a succession of acquittals in federal jury trials.

She currently focuses on personal injury and workers’ compensation in Iowa and takes pride in assisting her clients to obtain the benefits they deserve.

Over a career in trial practice, Barb has earned a reputation for effective advocacy and handled a broad range of civil cases in matters including employment discrimination and civil rights such as age and pregnancy discrimination, wrongful discharge in violation of public policy, nuisance, premise liability, and wrongful death from serious motor vehicle accidents and in multi-party litigation.

Above all, Barb brings her daily commitment to do her best each day to assist her clients to navigate the challenges of the legal process and is inspired by the courage of the many Iowa families, Hawkeye friends and neighbors state-wide, that she has helped in their battles following serious injury and loss.

Contact VanDerGinst Law

If you or a loved one have been injured, contact VanDerGinst Law today.

We have knowledgeable and experienced attorneys who can help guide you through the complexities of your case and help you obtain the financial compensation you deserve.

The consultation is free and there is never a fee unless we win.

Call VanDerGinst Law at 800-797-5391.

The law is tough, being injured is tougher.

We’ll make it easier for you.

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