Niko Pothitakis

niko pothitakis
  • Attorney at Law
  • Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C.
  • 320 N 3rd St #100, Burlington, Iowa 52601
  • 1-319-754-6400
  • Email: [email protected]
Mr. Pothitakis was born June 4, 1966 in Fort Madison, Iowa. He attended the University of Iowa from 1984 through 1988 obtaining a Degree in Finance and a Degree in Economics with Honors and with High Distinction. He enrolled in the Fall of 1988 at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in the Summer of 1991. Since then Mr. Pothitakis has practiced primarily in the areas of workers' compensation and personal injury. The Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C. has offices in Burlington and Keokuk, Iowa, but prides itself on its statewide practice. Mr. Pothitakis was the 2015 President of the Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, Inc. He is a 2015 member of the Board of Governors of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Pothitakis was a Board Member of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Iowa State Bar Association from 2000 through 2002. He was a member of the Workers' Compensation Core Group of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association from 1999 through 2001. Mr. Pothitakis has been a long-standing member of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association. He has received a number of recent honors, including being named the 2016 and 2017 Best Lawyers in Iowa; 2015 and 2016 Super Lawyers list; and 2016 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Mr. Pothitakis is lifelong resident of Southeast Iowa. He is married to Carrie and they have three children.


University of Iowa, BBA Finance and Economics with High Distinction, 1988

University of Texas School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence 1991


Super Lawyers - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Best Lawyers - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2013, 2014, 2015 Martidable-Hubbell AV Preeminent - 2014, 2015, 2016

Practice Areas

Workers Compensation Car Accidents Construction Accidents Factory Accidents

Invite Mr. Pothitakis to Speak at Your Next Seminar

Mr. Pothitakis is available to prepare and deliver seminars on a range of topics. Please contact him to find out how you can invite him to speak at your next gathering. Some of his past speaking engagements include:
Getting Your Case from File to Trial IAJ Work Comp Fall Seminar 2016
Factors Affecting Industrial Disability IWAC  33rd Annual Seminar  2011
Topic: Odd Lot Doctrine IWAC 31st Annual Seminar 2009
Work Comp 101:  Boning Up On the Basics; ITLA 17th Annual Work Comp Seminar 2008
Intakes -- The Good, The Bad, the Ugly ISBA 2006  Workers' Comp Seminar 2006
New Rules of the Commissioner IWAC 41st Annual Workers' Compensation Symposium 2003
Just Say No ITLA 12th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar 2003
Rapid Fire: News You Can Use ITLA Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar 2001
Alternate Medical Care: Proceed at Your Own Risk IAWC Annual Seminar 2000
The Return to Work: Restrictions, Light Duty, Termination" ITLA 9th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar 2000
Experts-When We Need Them, How to Find Them, and Preparing Them to Give Opinions ITLA Evidence and Discovery Seminar 1999
Rate the Disability Panel ISBA Workers' Compensation Seminar 1999
Quick Tips to Improve Your Practice ITLA 8th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar 1999
Four Ideas in 60 Minutes: A fast paced panel discussion. ITLA 6th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar 1997

Testimonials of Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C. in Burlington, Iowa

When my family needed assistance navigating the Iowa workers compensation law, we turned to Niko's firm because of his high AVVO rating and other positive ratings on the internet. We could not have been more pleased. As a lawyer myself, I was impressed with Niko's knowledge of the area, his true compassion regarding our family's situation and his expertise during the hearing itself. Even if we had not received our desired outcome, we would have given Niko five stars based on these factors. The fact that we achieved the desired result made the process even better. Final words - if you need assistance with Iowa workers compensation issues, I cannot recommend Niko and his firm enough!
Written by: Loren Israel
Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C.
Date published: 01/15/2017
5 / 5 stars
Overall rating: ★★★★★ based on 26 reviews
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For the past 15 years Mr. Pothitakis has focused his practice on Workers Compensation and Personal Injury Cases. The firm has two locations, one being in Burlington, Iowa and the other in Keokuk, Iowa. Mr. Pothitakis works with many area unions and employee organizations to provide advice, assistance, and guidance as it relates to employment issues. Mr. Pothitakis provides free consultations to those with legal questions in the firm's areas of practice. In this initial meeting or conference potential clients are provided advice on their need for assistance and how they need to proceed.