Desirée A. Kilburg, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Health Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice

Admitted to Practice in

  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Sac & Fox Tribal Court
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Contact Information

Desirée A. Kilburg
Attorney, Vice President
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Phone: (319) 365-9461
Fax: (319) 365-8443

Desirée's Assistant

Name: Beth Hawker
Phone: (319) 731-2356

About Desirée A. Kilburg

Desirée is an attorney and vice president at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll whose work focuses on all aspects of civil litigation. Desirée advises and represents clients on a variety of civil litigation matters, including legal malpractice, medical malpractice, employment disputes, creditors' rights in bankruptcy, commercial disputes, banking fraud, data breach and security, landlord-tenant disputes, and probate, estate, and trust  litigation. She has tried cases to both judges and juries in state and federal courts.


  • University of Michigan, B.S.
  • University of Iowa College of Law, J.D.

Professional Affiliations

  • Linn County Bar Association (Linn Law Club - Young Lawyers Division, Past President)
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Commercial and Bankruptcy Section Chair, Litigation Section Member)
  • American Bar Association
  • Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court
  • Iowa Defense Council Association

Community and Personal

  • Goodwill of the Heartland (Board of Directors) (Finance, Governance, and Operations Committees)
  • Habitat Women Build, part of Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity (Board of Directors)
  • Iowa Legal Aid (Volunteer Attorney)
  • Bankruptcy Seminars, Inc. (Board of Directors)

Speeches and Publications

  • Landlord-Tenant Case Law Update, Sterling Education Services, Iowa City, IA (October 2016)
  • Ethical Issues in Commercial Law, Iowa State Bar Association Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Seminar, Des Moines, IA (May 2015)
  • Bankruptcy Litigation: From a Creditor’s Perspective, National Business Institute, Iowa City, IA (December 2014)
  • Ethics, Iowa State Bar Association Environmental and Natural Resources Law Seminar, Des Moines, IA (October 2014)
  • Ethical Issues in Landlord-Tenant Law, Sterling Education Services, Cedar Rapids, IA (August 2014)
  • Real Estate Foreclosures: Case and Legislative Update, National Business Institute, Cedar Rapids, IA (August 2014)
  • Agriprocessors: One Case, Many Decision, Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Des Moines, IA (July 2014)
  • Eviction Procedures, National Business Institute, Cedar Rapids, IA (August 2014)
  • Panel on Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Practice, University of Iowa College of Law (April 2014)
  • Lease Drafting, Structuring, and Negotiating, Sterling Education Services, Dubuque, IA (March 2014)
  • Bankruptcy Preference Litigation, Federal Bar Association Annual Bankruptcy Conference, Des Moines, IA (October 2013)
  • Bankruptcy Topics in Landlord-Tenant Law, Sterling Education Services, Cedar Rapids, IA (September 2012)
  • Preference Prosecution and Defense, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (September 2011)

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