Lori Bullock

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Phone: (515) 883-2000

E-mail: lbullock@newkirklaw.com

Discrimination, Civil Rights, Employment, and Juvenile Justice lawyer Lori Bullock moved to Iowa as a child. She received her undergraduate degree from Iowa State University where she studied Political Science. Lori received her law degree from Drake Law School.

Lori was also very active in moot court activities during law school. She served as the president of Drake’s Moot Court Board and competed as team captain on the law school’s National Moot Court team. Lori also competed in the Supreme Court Day Competition, where she was awarded best brief and best oralist in the appellate advocacy competition.

After law school Lori worked as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Justice David Wiggins of the Iowa Supreme Court.  As a law clerk, Lori worked on a variety of cases, assisting in the researching and drafting of Supreme Court opinions. Prior to joining Newkirk Zwagerman in 2016, Lori worked as an associate attorney in West Des Moines. She also gained experience in law school as a student attorney in the Children’s Right Clinic and as a federal judicial intern to Chief Judge James Gritzner of the Southern District of Iowa.

Lori is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, Iowa NELA, Iowa State Bar Association, and the Polk County Women Attorneys Association.

Lori lives in Ankeny, Iowa with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys traveling with her family and exposing her children to new parts of the world. Lori also enjoys singing, playing board games with friends, and serving as co-president of the Parent Teacher Organization at her children’s school.

Areas of Practice

Title IX 
Employment Law
Civil Rights
Juvenile Justice

Bar Admission:

State of Iowa (2014)
U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa (2016) 
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa (2018) 
U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit (2017)
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan (2018)
U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit (2018) 
U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan (2020)
U.S. Court of Appeals First Circuit (2021)


  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, J.D. with High Honors
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Recipient of the Justice David and Madonna Harris Award
    • Katherine Finn Milleman Scholarship Recipient
    • D.J. Fairgrave Scholarship Recipient
  • Iowa State University, B.A. Political Science

Community Activities:

Emerge Iowa

      Board Secretary 2018-2020
      Organizing Committee 2017-2018

C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court

     Associate Member 


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