Nyemaster Goode, P.C.

Keith P. Duffy

Keith Duffy is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. Prior to joining the firm, Keith served as a law clerk to Justice Bruce Zager of the Iowa Supreme Court and the Hon. James E. Gritzner, Chief Judge of the Southern District of Iowa. Keith earned his law degree with highest honors from Drake University Law School and was elected to the Order of the Coif, along with serving as the Research Editor of the Drake Law Review, and participating in Drake’s National Moot Court team. While at Drake, Keith also served as a research assistant to Professor Neil Hamilton and earned the Food and Agricultural Law Certificate.


Dwight D. Opperman Scholarship

Order of the Coif

The Order of the Barristers

Research Editor, Drake Law Review, 2010-2011


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Truman State University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2004)

Drake University (J.D., with highest honors, 2011)

Bar Admissions

Iowa, 2011

Minnesota, 2012

Admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Iowa and the District of Minnesota.

Professional Experience

Law Clerk, Hon. James E. Gritzner, United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 2013

Associate, Gislason & Hunter, LLP, New Ulm, Minnesota, 2012-2013

Law Clerk, Hon. Bruce Zager, Iowa Supreme Court, 2011-2012


Speeches and Publications

Soil Carbon Offsets and the Problem of Land Tenure: Constructing Effective Cap & Trade Legislation, 15 Drake J. Agric. L. 299 (2010).

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