- Construction and Real Estate Litigation
- Creditor Rights and Bankruptcy
- Matrimonial and Family Law
- Personal Injury and Tort Defense
- Business and Commercial Litigation
- Product Liability
- Administrative Hearings, Arbitrations, and ADR
- Banks and Financial Institution Litigation
|University ||University of Northern Iowa, B.A., 1978|
|Law School||Drake University, J.D., 1981|
|Admitted||1982, Iowa; All State and Federal Courts in Iowa and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court|
Professional and Community Affiliations
American Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Story County Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Director, Iowa Bar Review School, Inc., 1988-1994
Ankeny Community School District, 1988-2006
Board of Directors, 1988-2006
President, 1994-1995, 1998-1999, 2003-2004, 2005-2006
Director, Ankeny Community School District Foundation, 2000-present
|Born||Iowa Falls, Iowa, April 6, 1956|
Brian Humke is a member of the firm's Litigation Department. Brian's main practice areas are commercial and construction litigation, Dissolution of Marriage, as well as representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in tort litigation. He serves as a member of Nyemaster Goode's Electronic Discovery Task Force.
Brian has experience and training in alternate dispute resolution concerning civil litigation and family law matters. He also routinely handles criminal defense and driver's license matters.
fellow, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
First Place, Mason Ladd Writing Competition, Iowa State Bar Assocation, Young Lawyers Division, 1984
Speeches and Publications
Developing a Reasonable Social Media Policy, National Federation of State High School Associations, Summer Meeting (July 2011).
From the Hail Mary to the Immaculate Reception, Recent Issues Concerning the Involvement of Religion in Interscholastic Athletics, National Federation High School Associations, National Legal Meeting and Summit (April 2010).
Needles and Haystacks: The Need for a Document Retention Policy in the Age of Electronic Discovery, National Federation High School Associations, National Legal Meeting and Summit (April 2009).
Email: Savior or Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?, National Federation of State High School Associations, Summer Meeting (July 2008).
The Evolution of Joint Custody in Iowa, 34 Drake L. Rev. 769 (1985).
Settlement of Insurance Litigation Without Full Disclosure to the Insured: Rogers v. Robson, et al. (Illinois 1980), 30 Drake L. Rev. 937 (1981).
Instructor, Domestic Relations, Des Moines Area Community College, 1985
Teaching Assistant, Drake University Law School, 1980-1981
|Reported Cases||Significant Cases; Serves as General Counsel to the Iowa High School Athletic Association, representing the Association in administrative and civil litigation as well as corporate matters. Represent Plaintiffs in action concerning catastrophic injuries received in car - semi truck accident. Represent Defendants in automobile and business tort litigation. Representation of Estate concerning wrongful death of motorcyclist in vehicle accident. Represent commercial and residential contractors in arbitrations and civil litigation.|
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