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, 2019–2020


Phil Seidl
Seidl & Seidl, P.L.C.


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

Immediate Past-President

Amy Reasner
Lynch Dallas, PC

Vice President/Linn Law Club President

Shannon Powers
Lederer Weston Craig, P.L.C.


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


Erin Grabe
Hills Bank & Trust Company


TerM Expiring 2020

Lisa Gavin
Iowa Legal Aid


Matt Kishinami
Linn County Attorney’s Office

Term Expiring 2021

Laura Hyer
Bradley & Riley, PC


Justin Lightfoot
The United States Attorney’s Office,
Northern District of Iowa

Term Expiring 2022

Brian Farrell
University of Iowa College of Law



Landon Dufoe
Dufoe Law Firm