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Our Team

Our Legal Team

Advocates in Support of Our Firm's Mission

Anjanette (“Anjie”) Gagliani

Legal Assistant

Anjanette (“Anjie”) Gagliani is one of Laura Pattermann’s legal assistants and has been with the firm since March 2018. She has over 20 years of experience in the legal field and is also a certified medical coder. In her spare time, Anjie enjoys spending time with her husband and pets, reading, writing, listening to live music, and occasionally performing live music with her sister.


Brenda Floyd

Office Manager, Bookkeeper, Network Administrator

Brenda Floyd joined Gallner Pattermann as our office manager/bookkeeper/network administrator in July of 2016, having been in the legal field in various capacities since 1993 and the medical field before that as a medical secretary, medical transcriptionist, medical biller and certified medical assistant. Brenda enjoys getting to know clients and assisting them throughout the course of their lawsuit. Brenda has been recognized by the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group as a member of the Top Injured Workers’ Advocate Legal Staff. Brenda grew up in Council Bluffs and enjoys exploring the United States pulling her travel trailer, spending time with her family, bicycling, researching genealogy and doing home and auto repair.


Amy Roccaforte

Senior Paralegal

Amy Roccaforte attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha as well as Southern Nevada College where she obtained her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies. She joined Gallner Pattermann in September of 2014 and works on files slated for mediation and/or trial in the position of senior workers’ compensation litigation paralegal. Amy has over 20 years of experience in both the insurance and injured worker sides of the law; however, she is dedicated to assisting clients regain their lives after suffering a work injury. Amy has been recognized by the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group as a member of the Top Injured Workers’ Advocate Legal Staff. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets, traveling, reading and yoga.


Ivette Lugo

Receptionist, Legal Assistant

Ivette Lugo came to Gallner & Pattermann in March of 2016 as our receptionist/legal assistant, having previously been in the insurance and financial industry. Ivette is originally from Puerto Rico and translates for all of our Spanish-speaking clients. She enjoys photography, painting, and music as well as spending time with her Australian Shepherd, Savannah.


Becky Gofta

Senior Paralegal

Becky Gofta attended Metropolitan Community College where she obtained her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts concentrating in Paralegal Studies. She joined Gallner & Pattermann in March of 2013 and is the Senior Paralegal for T.J. Pattermann. Becky has over 25 years of experience in a law office as a Paralegal and Assistant Bookkeeper. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and three dogs.


Lisa Zale

Legal Assistant

Lisa Zale has been with the firm since July 2018 and is one of Laura Pattermann’s legal assistants. Her previous work experience includes workers’ compensation insurance and personal injury. Lisa loves spending her time with family and pets as well as reading.


Client Testimonials

Real Stories, Real Recoveries
  • “I cannot thank her enough, staff included. I highly recommend Laura and her team.”

    - Randy G.
  • “Pattermann got me more than ten times what the insurance company wanted to pay.”

    - Maryanne
  • “She also took the time to speak to me.”

  • “I will recommend her to my friends and family in the future.”

    - Barb
  • “Laura is very knowledgeable and I am extremely satisfied with the service I received.”

    - Daniel
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Our Commitment to Our Clients

Learn Why You Should Hire Our Firm
  • Service to Injured Workers

    As a member of the Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Attorneys, Laura Pattermann has devoted her practice to representing injured workers.

  • Dedicated to Being Available

    Our team is committed to being available to our clients, including by answering phones and returning calls promptly.

  • Personalized Attention

    We believe that each client is entitled to work directly with the legal team they hired and do not deserve to be treated like a case number.

  • Only Represent the Injured

    Our attorneys are licensed to practice in Iowa and Nebraska and are committed to helping the injured receive compensation in both states.

  • Experienced Counsel

    Our team boasts more than 100 years of combined experience in the fields of workers' compensation and personal injury law.

  • Insurance Industry Insight

    Our team is comprised of former insurance defense lawyers, who now leverage their unique insight on behalf of the injured.

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