Mr. Pothitakis was born June 4, 1966 in Fort Madison, Iowa. He attended the University of Iowa from 1984 through 1988 obtaining a Degree in Finance and a Degree in Economics with Honors and with High Distinction. Mr. Pothitakis enrolled in the Fall of 1988 at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in the Summer of 1991. He was a member of the Workers’ Compensation Core Group of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Pothitakis was the President of the Iowa Association of Workers’ Compenation Attorneys from 2014 to 2015. Mr. Pothitakis has been a long-standing member of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Pothitakis has received a number of recent honors, including being named the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Best Lawyers. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a top attorney in Iowa Workers’ Compensation cases for injured workers. He recently (2016) was inducted into the College of Workers Compensation Attorneys.