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Diane H. Kutzko

Diane H. Kutzko, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

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Diane H. Kutzko
Retired Attorney
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Phone: (319) 731-2227
Fax: (319) 365-8443

Diane’s Assistant

Name: Jan C. Ellickson
Phone: (319) 731-2363

About Diane H. Kutzko

Diane’s work has focused primarily in health law, advising a variety of providers concerning health care transactions and contracts, regulatory matters, and licensing issues. Diane has also represented clients in the state and federal appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court.


  • Universite de Nancy, France Certificat de Propedeutique (1966)
  • Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A. French (1967)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A. French (1969)
  • University of Iowa, J.D. (1981)
    • Iowa Law Review–Articles Editor (1980-1981)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member of the Health Law, Individual Rights & Responsibilities, and Legal Education & Admission to the Bar Sections) (Member of the Standing Committee on Judicial Independence-2012-2014) (House of Delegates-1996-2002, 2005-present) (Member of the Commission on Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts – 2007-present)(Member of Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants-2002-2004) (State Membership Chair-1997-2002)
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Board of Governors-1992-1995) (Health Law Council, Chair-1990-1992) (Iowa State Bar Foundation, Board Member-2001-2013, President, Foundation Fellows-1998-2000) (Liaison to Iowa Medical Society-1989-1995) (Member of the Litigation Section)
  • Linn County Bar Association (Board of Governors-1998-1999)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Iowa Society of Hospital Attorneys (Executive Committee-1998-2003) (President-2001-2002)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®– Health Law, Appellate Practice, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, and Native American Law
  • Named the Best Lawyers’ Cedar Rapids Appellate Practice “Lawyer of the Year” (2012)
  • Listed as a Great Plains Super Lawyer®-Health Care and Appellate Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. Rating “AV”
  • Waypoint Women of Achievement in Leadership, Unsung Heroine – OUTSTANDING Recipient (1988)

Community and Personal

  • Iowa Legal Aid (President-1998-2002) (Board of Directors-1992-2012) (Volunteer Attorney)
  • Public Member, St. Luke’s Ethics Forum
  • Frequent Lecturer on Health Care topics

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