Jason C. Palmer


Des Moines

1045 76th Street, Suite 3000

West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

Phone: 515-513-5003

Jason is a partner in Lamson Dugan & Murray LLP’s West Des Moines office. He handles civil litigation in federal and state courts. His experience includes civil matters related to civil rights actions, including police misconduct litigation and employment actions, as well general tort liability including personal injury, professional malpractice and construction matters. He commonly represents municipalities and counties relating to false arrest and excessive force claims under 42 U.S.C. §1983 and various state law claims. Jason is certified in Advanced Internal Investigations and further reviews and drafts internal department policies and procedures including use of force and vehicle pursuit polices.

Jason has also represented municipalities involving a wide variety of municipal law issues including wind turbine issues, zoning issues, and writs of mandamus and certiorari. He has represented municipal boards of adjustment and zoning commissions. Jason has also represented municipalities in front of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission.

Jason also has extensive experience representing trucking companies in personal injury and cargo claims. He has handled lawsuit involving multiple wrongful deaths, paralysis, and other serious injuries. Like his work with municipalities, Jason reviews and drafts company policies and procedures regarding various transportation issues for his clients. He represents local, regional, and national carriers.