Smith Mills & Schrock


Relentless Pursuit of Success for our Client Community

Smith, Mills & Schrock Law is relentless. Our attorneys are determined to practice law in a new way that uses innovation, technology and collaboration to provide legal services more efficientlyand effectively. Unlike other law firms that may resist change, Smith, Mills & Schrock's attorneys are leading the effort to change the legal landscape. We are constantly assessing how these advancements areshared with our client community to improve the value of the legal services Smith, Mills & Schrock Law provides in Iowa and Nebraska.


Innovation is not a catchphrase at Smith, Mills & Schrock Law but a mindset. Traditional approaches to law practice have proven too costly, too slow and inefficient. Our attorneys understand that time and costs are critical to our client community's success. Consequently, ourlaw firm is client-centric. We develop personalized platforms in each legal practice group specific to our client community's culture to ensure a successful legal outcome. We call this the best practice approach. Additionally, the firm possesses company vehicles for attorneys' use when traveling across the Midwest. The attorneys are directly linked to the office and available to clients' needs while avoiding charging clients professional fees for travel: no charge for travel time. Hiring retired teachers, business people, police officers, and bus drivers to drive allows the attorneys to use time on the road constructively by continuing to respond to clients and preparefor file activities. Smith, Mills & Schrock Law's attorneys take more risks, evaluate their failures and seek continuous improvement in our legal community's relentless pursuit of success.


Smith, Mills & Schrock Law's attorneys utilize the ever-increasing array of technology to become more proficient in law practice, including using state-of-the-art technology to achieve successfuloutcomes for our client community. Smith, Mills & Schrock Law embraces the vast amounts of data metrics and analytics available to identify emerging trends to predict challenges. Our attorneys collaborate with our client community to develop these personalized, analytic platforms to ensure our client's needs are met timely, responsively, and efficiently. Essential documents are scanned into a secure electronic database and fully utilized case management software to provide attorneys and paralegals with continuous access to case-related information. Each office is connected directly to the other with high-speed fiber-optic Internet access allowing for seamless communication. Additionally, each attorney isprovided with secured smartphones with advanced applications allowing constant access andsynchronization with the office phones, voicemail, dictation, and legal research.


Smith Mills Law listens with relent as we create the narrative for your story. Our attorneys understand that successful outcomes are predicated on a partnership with our client community. The attorneys of Smith Mills Law are responsive to our client's needs, problems and expectations. We pride ourselves on outstanding support, communication and services. Everylegal matter has an attorney and a paralegal assigned to ensure the best defense possible.

Our attorneys collaborate with our client community in many ways. Our attorneys regularly provide in-house training seminars, in-person claim reviews, and complimentary legal updatesthroughout the year. The firm is one of the founding law firms of The Defenders, a national network of workers' compensation defense firms that collaborate and network towards the common goal of providingoutstanding legal support to all clients. Smith, Mills & Schrock Law also opened a state-of-the-art training center in 2019 to provide our client community with continued educational training in all our legal practice groups. The state-of-the-art training facility allows our attorneys to provide these opportunities to our client community both in-person and virtually. And we are the only law firm in the Midwest to offer The WoCo Summit, the firm's annual seminar that brings together industry experts from across the Midwest (find out more here: and WoCo University, a bi-weekly series covering fundamental topics andchanges in workers' compensation law (find out more here: WoCo University 2019)


  1. Outstanding Support Services
  2. State -of-the-art Technology and Training Center
  3. Statewide Offices Located Omaha, West Des Moines and Cedar Rapids
  4. Best Practice Approach
  5. No Charge for Travel Time
  6. The WoCo Summit and WoCo University
  7. Founding law firm of The Defenders




"The firm, Smith, Mills & Schrock, has always been very responsive to my many questions and needs.

Thank you for all your help."

 - Linda H., Crum & Forster

Career Opportunities

At Smith, Mills & Schrock Law, we are dynamic, aggressive and passionate about law practice.

Our culture is built on mutual respect for our client community and the relentless pursuit of success. Our values are uncompromising. We are looking for exceptional people.


Smith, Mills & Schrock Law Firm has offices in Iowa and Nebraska, with lawyers licensed to practice law in state and federal venues throughout the Midwest.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

118 3rd Avenue SE #200

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


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West Des Moines, Iowa

1225 Jordan Creek Parkway #108

West Des Moines, IA 50266


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Omaha, Nebraska

950 S. 10th Street #22

Omaha, NE 68108


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