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Joseph M. Miller

Joseph M. Miller, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Practice Areas

  • Health Law
  • Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities and Equity Finance

Admitted to Practice in

  • Iowa
  • Arizona

Contact Information

Joseph M. Miller
Associate Attorney
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Phone: (319) 731-2237
Fax: (319) 365-8443

Joseph’s Assistant

Name: Clare Birdsell
Phone: (319) 731-2314

About Jace T. Bisgard

Jace Bisgard is an Attorney and Senior Vice President with Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. His work focuses primarily in two distinct areas.  The first area is litigation, where he is involved primarily in the areas of personal injury and insurance defense. Jace also does frequent work as a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney.

Jace’s second focus area is assisting clients with a wide variety of beer, wine and liquor licensing, compliance and regulation issues.  His clients include a wide variety of both national and local restaurants, breweries, wineries, hotels and other businesses.  He assists those clients with licensing and compliance matters at the federal, state and local levels.

Jace is also the Chair of the firm’s Recruiting Committee. As the Chair, he is actively involved in the interviewing and hiring of all summer clerks, associates and laterals by the firm.  He has been involved with the firm’s Recruiting Committee for the past ten years, and has been the Chair of that Committee for the past three years.


  • University of Iowa, B.A. Education (honors with high distinction) (1999)
  • University of Iowa, J.D. (2002)
    • Journal of Corporation Law (2001)
    • Client Counseling Board Member (2001-2002)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Young Lawyers Division, Bridge the Gap Committee-2007-present)
  • Linn County Bar Association (Summer Outing Committee Member 2006-present)
  • Member of the AAIAC- Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants
  • Member of the NALCP- National Association of License Compliance Professionals
  • Member of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Board Member for the Iowa Defense Counsel Association

Awards and Recognitions

  • Listed as a Great Plains Super Lawyer® Rising Stars–Insurance Coverage, Civil Litigation Defense
  • Leadership For 5 Seasons (Class of 2011)
  • Corridor Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 (2009)

Community and Personal

  • Iowa Children’s Museum, Risk Management Committee Member
  • Kids First Law Center, Board Member and Volunteer Attorney
  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association Board Member
  • Iowa Legal Aid (Volunteer Attorney)
  • Volunteer Basketball, Baseball, and Flag Football Coach for North Liberty Youth recreation program

Recent News Updates

From the Desk of Joseph M. Miller

Tech Companies Responsible for HIPAA Compliance? You Bet.

Tech Companies Responsible for HIPAA Compliance? You Bet.

It is an exciting time for technology businesses considering or already providing services in the health care space. While technology is driving the growth of big data in health care, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is taking steps to ensure the security and privacy of patient medical records, also known as protected health information (PHI).

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