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Meet Our Team in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Our Firm Understands

The attorneys at The Law Offices of Gallner and Pattermann, PC are not in this for the money; we truly care about you and the difficulties you are going through. Our greatest priority is ensuring you get the money you need to deal with the consequences of your injury. That is why we exclusively represent injured people.

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We understand that medical bills add up quickly, especially when an injury puts you out of work. You don’t have to deal with this difficulty alone.

We will welcome you like family and fight for your rights, and you won’t have to pay a dime unless we win your case. Call us today to become one of our clients.

A Cohesive Team of Experts

Our Attorneys

Each of our lawyers is passionate about serving injured people in need. Our three highly qualified attorneys have spent years defending the rights of the injured in personal injury lawsuits. If you need help dealing with insurance companies, we are the best in the business. Follow the links below to learn more about our attorneys.

Our Founder

Sheldon M. Gallner founded The Law Offices of Gallner and Pattermann, PC in 1974 and ran it for 40 years. During his time with us, Sheldon showed his passion by getting to know each and every client and providing the best care he could. His legacy lives on through the attorneys who worked with him and run our firm.

Our 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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