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Brian Humke

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.

Recognition

Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent

Fellow, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers

First Place, Mason Ladd Writing Competition, Iowa State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 1984

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

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Education

University of Northern Iowa (B.A., 1978)

Drake University (J.D., 1981)

Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1982

Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Iowa, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Professional Experience

Instructor, Domestic Relations, Des Moines Area Community College, 1985

Teaching Assistant, Drake University Law School, 1980-1981

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.

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).

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