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About MSM&C

When you find yourself in a situation where you’ve been treated unfairly or you’re in the middle of a legal disagreement, it can be difficult to know what your rights are and how to proceed. Our team of lawyers in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids doesn’t want anyone to be overwhelmed by facing a legal dispute on their own. With professional guidance, we believe you could have the justice you deserve. Mueller, Schmidt, Mulholland & Cooling, PLLC (MSMC) is here to help you understand and protect your rights when you need to go to trial. Our team has over 63 years of combined experience, and the MSMC Des Moines law firm is skilled in managing both simple and complex cases involving a range of different legal issues.

We offer free initial consultations and often travel across the state of Iowa to many locations to meet with prospective clients. If you believe you’ve been treated unfairly and need representation for a lawsuit, contact our injury lawyers in Des Moines. We’ll help you make things right and skillfully defend your case.Our firm has represented thousands of injured individuals and has fought insurance carriers to obtain the benefits and compensation our clients deserve. We strive to leave a lasting and positive impact on our clients’ lives. We are a growing firm, and our attorneys range in their practice areas and experience (from one year to over twenty-five years).

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Our Lawyers

MSMC attorneys focus their practice on workers’ compensation, employment discrimination, workers’ compensation, personal injury claims, property damage claims, social security disability, criminal defense, and elder law issues. Our associates and partners are driven advocates. MSMC’s strength lies in our ability to comprehensively analyze and understand complex legal issues and convey this information to our clients. We can answer your legal questions and find the best way to meet your goals.
Our criminal defense attorneys ensure that those who are charged with criminal offenses have the benefit and protection of their constitutional right to due process of law. Moreover, our personal injury lawyers can take away the burden of dealing with insurance companies so you can focus on what is most important—healing and continuing on with your life.

Additionally, we can help you file a workers’ compensation claim. If you’ve been injured at work, it can be very difficult both physically and mentally to go through the workplace injury process. Our main goal is to get you the medical and monetary benefits you are entitled to, and the MSMC team will help you put together important information like the obligations of your employer and their insurance company.
The attorneys at Mueller, Schmidt, Mulholland & Cooling will work to help you understand if you are eligible to receive social security disability benefits after an injury or serious illness. Our team won’t stop fighting for your rights to receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA).