About Nicholas

Nicholas K. Cooling




At Peddicord Wharton, you'll find attorneys who know the importance of including clients in every decision. Attorneys like Nick Cooling who dedicate their time to making the law easier for clients to understand, so their options are easier to weigh. Nick fights to provide the best possible outcome for his clients. Each and every time.

Nick focuses his practice in the areas of workers' compensation, civil litigation and criminal law.

Nick volunteers his time at the Federal Department of Immigration Green Card Clinics in Des Moines, serves on the Executive Board for the Polk County Juvenile Drug Court, and is a member of the SFM Foundation Board of Directors.

On a Personal Note

Anything and everything outdoors -- that's how Nick likes to spend his free time, from hiking, biking and skiing to playing softball and tailgating at Iowa Hawkeye football games. He also enjoys relaxing with his wife, Cassandra, and his two dogs, Diesel and Dexter.

Bar Admissions


The Best Lawyers in America©: Ones to Watch, 2021-2022
--Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
--Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Preparatory Education

University of Iowa

Legal Education

Drake University (J.D., with honors, 2014)

American Bar Association
Iowa Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association
Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

With Peddicord Wharton you'll quickly learn that client communication and overall responsiveness are the cornerstone of our practice.

Nicholas K. Cooling

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