Board of Governors

The business and affairs of the  LCBA  is managed by a Board of Governors composed of twelve persons. Persons on the Board of Governors include the President, the President-Elect, the Vice-President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the immediate past President, and six persons who are elected by the members of the corporation. The current slate of Board of Governors are:

Officers, 2021–2022


Laura Hyer
Bradley & Riley, PC


Holly Corkery
Lynch Dallas, PC

Immediate Past-President

Megan Merritt
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Vice President/Linn Law Club President

Greg Usher
Nazette, Marner, Nathanson & Shea, L.L.P.


Erin Grabe
Hills Bank & Trust Company


Sarah Thielen
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.



Term Expiring 2022

Brian Farrell
University of Iowa College of Law



Tony Olson
Rush & Nicholson, P.L.C.

Term Expiring 2023

Lisa Gavin
Iowa Legal Aid



Shannon Powers
Linn County Attorney’s Office

Term Expiring 2024

Kevin C. “Casey” Rigdon
Howes Law Firm, P.C.


Melissa Carrington
The United States Attorney’s Office,
Northern District of Iowa