About Jill Zwagerman
Phone: (515) 883-2000
Fax: (515) 883-2004
Jill Zwagerman was born and raised in Sibley, Iowa. She attended Drake University where she earned a degree in broadcast news while also participating on the track team. After working in human resources for two years, Jill returned to Drake University where she earned her law degree in 2004.
Jill graduated with honors, was president of Drake Law Women, articles editor on the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, Secretary of Delta Theta Phi, and Moot Court Team Captain.
Jill is currently a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, Iowa Employment Lawyers Association, Iowa Bar Association, Iowa Association for Justice, and Polk County Women Attorneys. She is also a member of Blackstone Inn of Court. Jill is focusing much of her practice on helping employees recover wages and overtime pay they are owed under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Jill lives in Ankeny, Iowa with her husband Scott and daughter Amelia. She enjoys spending time with her family, running, kickboxing, and boating at Okoboji.
Areas of Practice:
State of Iowa (2004)
U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa (2004)
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa (2004)
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit (2005)
Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, J.D. with honors (2004)
President, Drake Law Women
Order of the Barristers
Articles Editor, Drake Journal of Agricultural Law
Captain, Moot Court Team
Secretary, Delta Theta Phi
Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, B.A. in Broadcast News (1999)
Drake University Women's Track Team Captain
Iowa State Bar Association 2009 Labor & Employment Law Seminar, "RIFs, Furloughs and Other Ways to Reduce the Workforce and/or Reduce the Cost of the Workforce (Plaintiff's perspective)"
Iowa State Bar Association 2010 Bridge the Gap Seminar, "Americans With Disabilities Act"
Polk County Women Attorneys May 2010 Luncheon, "Good Direct Examination Skills and Proper Objections"
Professional Association and Memberships:
National Employment Lawyers Association (2004 - present)
Iowa State Bar Association (2004 - present)
Iowa Association for Justice (2006 - present)
Polk County Women Attorneys (2004 - present)
Blackstone Inn of Court (2006-present)
Beekman v. Nestle Purina Pet Care Co., 635 F. Supp. 2d 893 (N.D. Iowa 2009)
Conrad v. Iowa Central Community College 756 N.W.2d 48 (Table), 2008 WL 2746324 (Iowa App. 2008)
Gilbert v. Des Moines Area Community College, 495 F.3d 906 (8th Cir. 2007)
Raymond v. U.S.A. Healthcare Center-Fort Dodge, L.L.C., 468 F. Supp. 2d 1047 (N.D. Iowa 2006)
Tiffey v. Speck Enterprises, Ltd., 418 F. Supp. 2d 1120 (S.D. Iowa 2006)
Jensen v. Prime Time Ltd., 728 N.W.2d 223 (Iowa Ct. App. 2006)
Nuzum v. Ozark Automotive Distributors, Inc., 432 F.3d 839 (8th Cir. 2005)
Dietrich v. Liberty Square, L.L.C., 230 F.R.D. 574 (N.D. Iowa 2005)
January 23, 1977, Sibley, Iowa, United States of America