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Desirée Kilburg Named to CBJ’s Forty Under 40

Desirée Kilburg, attorney and vice president at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, has been named to the Corridor Business Journal’s 2019 Class of Forty Under 40, and was honored at a ceremony on Thursday, October 17, in Cedar Rapids.

Desirée’s work focuses on all aspects of civil litigation. Desirée advises and represents clients on a variety of civil litigation matters, including medical malpractice, creditors’ rights in bankruptcy, administrative law, and commercial disputes. She has tried cases to both judges and juries in Iowa’s state and federal courts.

The CBJ published a question-and-answer-style interview with Desirée as part of the award. When asked about the best advice she has ever received, she answered:

“Before my first jury trial, my father-in-law, a retired judge, told me to speak from my heart rather than try to emulate other people. He pointed out that the most effective communication comes from a place of simple honesty and genuine belief.”

Read the rest of Desirée’s interview on the CBJ website.

About Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. is a multi-specialty law firm with offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Coralville, Iowa, with clients throughout the Midwest and around the world. Established in 1854, the firm has grown to become one of Iowa’s largest firms with nearly 50 talented and experienced lawyers who provide a full-range of business, litigation, family, and intellectual property legal services. Using a collaborative, team-based approach, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll is able to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions to client problems.


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