Des Moines Personal Injury Attorney

Attorney & Staff

At the Law Offices of Rob Tully, P.C., we believe in personalized attention to our clients' needs and make every effort possible to communicate on a regular basis with all of our clients regarding their cases and their well-being.

Our Office team consists of a variety of highly qualified individuals all working in conjunction in an effort to maximize our clients financial recovery while also maintaining the compassion and understanding that our clients have come to expect from us.

The Law Offices of Rob Tully, P.C. Team:

Rob Tully

Des Moines Personal Injury Lawyer

Robert G. Tully was born on September 7, 1955 in Dubuque, Iowa. Rob is the managing director of the Law Offices of Rob Tully, P.C. in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Rob graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1977 with a B.A. and received his Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School in 1981. Rob has been practicing law in the Des Moines area ever since. Rob is licensed to practice law in both Federal and State courts in Iowa, as well as the United States Supreme Court.

Rob began his career as a young lawyer with the legendary Iowa trial lawyer, Verne Lawyer, where he practiced until Verne’s death in 1993. Rob then became a partner and shareholder with the prestigious Galligan Law Firm in Des Moines. After many successful years at Galligan, Tully, Doyle & Reid, P.C., Rob had the opportunity to acquire the practice of noted trial attorney, David Wiggins who, in 2003, had been appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Rob has extensive litigation and jury trial experience in the State of Iowa and around the country as well as partnered in a case before the United States Supreme Court.

Rob actively litigates cases involving catastrophic injuries, serious personal and financial damage, wrongful death, insurance bad faith and medical negligence. His legal preference has always been, and will always continue to be, the representation of victims and their families.

In addition to representing victims in a number of practice areas, including complex personal injury claims, Rob is a dedicated attorney serving individuals throughout Iowa. His personal philosophy incorporates a strong commitment to understanding the circumstances confronting his clients and a vigorous will to see that responsible parties are held accountable for the damages they have caused in an effort to achieve justice for his clients.

Rob is a member of:

  • Polk County Bar Association (Board of Directors, 1992-1996);
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Past Member, Uniform Jury Instruction Committee);
  • American Bar Association;
  • Iowa Trial Lawyers Association – 1981 - present
    • President, 1992-1993.
    • Vice-President for Legislation 1989-1992
    • Co-Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1994-1996;
    • Member, Board of Governors, 1983-2003;
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America:
    • Member, Board of Governors, 1992-2004;
    • Member, Key Person Committee, 1992-2004;
    • State Delegate, 1988-1992.
  • American Board of Trial Advocates – 1997 - present
  • Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers – 1991 - present
  • Blackstone Inn of Court;
  • Drake Law School Board of Counselors – 2009 - present
  • Drake Law School, Adjunct Professor, 1996-1997

Contact the Law Offices of Rob Tully, P.C., for a review of your personal injury claim. Rob and his dedicated legal team can thoroughly investigate your case and provide you with experienced legal guidance.

Ben Arato

Associate Attorney

Ben attended Drake University Law School and graduated in May, 2011, with high honors. Ben spent two years clerking for Rob and gained invaluable knowledge and experience during that time.  Ben brings a young lawyer’s enthusiasm to the office and is a great asset to our clients. He works closely with Rob on all aspects of our clients’ cases.  Ben is licensed to practice in both state and federal court in Iowa.

Phyllis Newell

Bookkeeper for the Law Offices of Rob Tully, P.C.

Phyllis has a very friendly and pleasant demeanor coupled with a focused and efficient work ethic. Her ability to juggle all of the accounting demands of a successful law office with a superior degree of competence, detail, accuracy, and timeliness is remarkable.


Rob Tully is an Iowa personal injury lawyer who handles all types of accident injury cases in West Des Moines, Des Moines, Ankeny and throughout the state of Iowa. If you have been injured in an auto accident, semi truck accident, boating accident, railroad accident, construction accident, or lost a loved one in any type of accident, call (515) 221-2600 today for a free consultation with an experienced Des Moines injury attorney, or click here to submit your case for a free review.