• Kelly Baier - Bradley & Riley PC
  • Mellissa Carrington
  • David M. Caves Attorney at law
  • Karl M. Sigwarth

Attorney Profiles

Kelly R. Baier

(319) 861-8723
Area of Practice: Civil Trials, Discrimination and Civil Rights Law, Labor & Employment Law
Assistant: Peggy, (319) 861-8750

Matthew G. Barnd

319-861-8739
Area of Practice: Business Law, Commercial Litigation
Assistant: Jan, 319-867-8757

Kimberly H. Blankenship

(319) 861-8761
Area of Practice: Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, Health Law, Immigration Law
Assistant: Julie, (319) 861-8746

Paul D. Burns

(319) 358-5561
Area of Practice: Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Employment Law
Assistant: Connie, (319) 358-5564

Melissa A. Carrington

(319) 358-5563
Area of Practice: Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment Law
Assistant: Dana, (319) 358-5566

David M. Caves

(319) 861-8728
Area of Practice: Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Trade Secrets, Unfair Competition
Assistant: Chanda, (319) 861-8773

Natalie K. Clouse

(319) 861-8766
Area of Practice: Civil Litigation
Assistant: Chanda, (319) 861-8773

Patrick M. Courtney

(319) 861-8724
Area of Practice: Corporate and Business Law, Estate Planning, Taxation, Wills, Estate and Probate
Assistant: Val, (319) 861-8741

Jessica A. Doro

(319) 861-8764
Area of Practice: Corporate and Business Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Trust, Wills
Assistant: Dana, (319) 358-5566

Ryan S. Fisher

(319) 861-8770
Area of Practice: Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment Law
Assistant: Jan, (319) 861-8757

Bradley G. Hart

(319) 861-8736
Area of Practice: Business Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions
Assistant: Linda, (319) 861-8767

Timothy J. Hill

(319) 861-8758
Area of Practice: Commercial Litigation, including Insurance
Assistant: Julie, (319) 861-8746

Laura M. Hyer

(319) 861-8742
Area of Practice: Banking, Bankruptcy, Credit Union Law, Creditors' Rights, Real Estate
Assistant: Jan, (319) 861-8757

Todd C. Jacobs

Chicago (312) 281-0295, Cedar Rapids (319) 861-8706, Mobile (847) 370-1837
Area of Practice: Commercial Litigation including Class Actions and Insurance
Assistant: Megan, 319-861-8774

Jeremiah D. Junker

(319) 861-8745
Area of Practice: Business Law, Civil Litigation, Estate Planning, Real Estate
Assistant: Sally, (319) 861-8752

Maureen G. Kenney

(319) 861-8743
Area of Practice: Corporate and Business Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate, Taxation, Trusts
Assistant: Val, (319) 861-8741

Janice J. Kerkove

(319) 861-8763
Area of Practice: Estate Planning, Probate, Tax Law, Trusts, Wills
Assistant: Linda, (319) 861-8767

William T. McCartan

(319) 861-8737
Area of Practice: Broker-Dealer Law and Arbitration, Business Law, Corporate Law, Investment Management Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Venture Capital Law, Securities Litigation
Assistant: Deb, (319) 861-8756

William J. Neppl

(319) 861-8734
Area of Practice: Corporate and Business Law, Estate Planning, Municipal Law, Probate, Real Estate, Trusts, Wills
Assistant: Sally, (319) 861-8752

Raymond R. Rinkol, Jr.

(319) 861-8780
Area of Practice: Civil Litigation, Creditors' Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Assistant: Peggy, (319) 861-8750

Joseph E. Schmall

(319) 861-8729
Area of Practice: Commercial & Bankruptcy Law, Employee Benefits, Pension Plans, Real Estate
Assistant: Chanda, (319) 861-8773

Sherry Schulte

(319) 861-8755
Area of Practice: Civil Litigation, Commercial Law, Family Law, Mediation and Collaborative Law
Assistant: Deb, (319) 861-8756

Gregory J. Seyfer

(319) 861-8731
Area of Practice: Banking, Credit Union Law, Gaming, Real Estate
Assistant: Willow, (319) 861-8708

Andrew J. Seyfer

(319) 861-8753
Area of Practice: Corporate and Business Law, Estate Planning, Taxation, Wills, Estate and Probate
Assistant: Val, (319) 861-8741

Karl M. Sigwarth

(319) 358-5568
Area of Practice: Banking, Business Law, Corporate Law, Creditors' Rights, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate
Assistant: Dana, (319) 358-5566

Dean A. Spina

(319) 861-8725
Area of Practice: Affordable Housing, Employment Law, Health Law, Local Government Law, Private Activity Bonds, Property Tax, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Transactions, Zoning
Assistant: Linda, (319) 861-8767

Vernon P. Squires

(319) 861-8726
Area of Practice: Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property and Trade Secret Litigation, Labor & Employment Law
Assistant: Megan, (319) 861-8774

Mark R. Van Heukelom

(319) 861-8721
Area of Practice: Business Law, Commercial Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate, Taxation, Trusts
Assistant: Val, (319) 861-8741

Joseph W. Younker

(319) 358-5569
Area of Practice: Civil Litigation, Environmental Law, Health Law, Labor & Employment Law, Real Estate
Assistant: Connie, (319) 358-5564

Joseph W. Younker

Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation, Environmental Law, Health Law, Labor & Employment Law, Real Estate
  • One South Gilbert Street
  • Iowa City, IA 52240-3914

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree magna cum laude, Creighton University, 2001
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Iowa College of Law, 2005
    • Editorial Board of Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems
    • Research Assistant for Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center

Experience

  • Joined Bradley & Riley PC in 2005

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • Represent landowners in various land use matters, including matters pending before local zoning commissions and boards, boundary and use disputes, and partition actions.
  • Represent clients in negotiations with state and federal environmental agencies, and assist with environmental components of real estate transactions.
  • Represented plaintiffs in multi-party CERCLA contribution action.
  • Obtained directed verdict for employer in defamation case.
  • Assist clients with the development, drafting, implementation, and enforcement of employment policies and procedures; and represent clients in employment-related litigation.

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Professional Memberships and Positions

  • American Bar Association
    • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Section
    • Environment, Energy & Resources Section
    • Labor & Employment Law Section
    • Litigation Section
    • Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section
  • Iowa State Bar Association
    • Environmental & Natural Resources Section, Council Chair 2014-2017
    • Labor & Employment Law Section
    • Litigation Section
    • Real Estate & Title Law Section
  • Johnson County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee, past Chair
  • Dean Mason Ladd American Inn of Court

Civic and Volunteer Involvement

  • Iowa City Parks and Recreation Commission, Commissioner and Vice-Chair
  • Iowa City Free Medical Clinic, member and past Board Chair
  • Graduate of Iowa City Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Program
  • City of Iowa City Ad Hoc Committee on Senior Services, past Committee Chair
  • Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Friendly Cities Task Force, former member
  • Iowa Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Board of Directors, former member
  • Iowa City City High School Alumni Board, former member

Professional Recognition

Representative Presentations and Publications

  • “The EEOC Discrimination Charge: Practical Considerations for the Employer’s Response,” Iowa SHRM State Conference (October 2013)
  • “Health Law Reform in the Workplace,” Employer’s Council of Iowa, Cedar Rapids Group (September 2013)
  • “Social Media in the Workplace: Notes on Hiring, Firing and Free Speech,”  Iowa Association of Regional Councils, Four States Conference (June 2013)
  • “How HR Can Use Social Media,” Co-Author, Eastern Iowa Human Resources Association (2012)
  • “The Fair Labor Standards Act: An Overview and Some Practical Considerations”, Employer’s Council of Iowa (2012)
  • “NLRB’s Expanding Agenda: Reinventing itself Under the Obama Administration,” 11th Annual Labor & Employment Law 2012, Sterling Education Services, Inc. (2012)
  • “Legal Issues Regarding Social Media in the Workplace,” Iowa State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Summer Seminar (2011)
  • “Legal Issues Regarding Social Media in the Workplace,” Iowa Association of Legal Assistants (2011)
  • “Privacy and Social Media in the Workplace,” Employment Law: Beyond the Basics, Sterling Education Services, Inc. (2011)
  • “New Requirements Regarding Private Sewage Disposal Systems,” Bradley & Riley PC Client Newsletter (2009)
  • “War Eagle Village Apartments v. Plummer: Iowa Supreme Court Issues Opinion Regarding Service of Original Notice in Eviction Cases,” Co-Author, Bradley & Riley PC Client Newsletter (2009)
  • “Drafting Limited Liability Company Operating Agreements,” LLCs: Advising Small Business  Startups and Larger Companies in Iowa, Lorman Education Services (2006)
  • “The Use of Limited Liability Companies in Real Estate Transactions,” LLCs: Advising Small Business Startups and Larger Companies in Iowa, Lorman Education Services (2006)