Kevin H. Collins

Kevin H. Collins


Nyemaster Goode, P.C.

Recognized since 2006

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Construction
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Kevin Collins is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Business, Finance, and Real Estate Departments. He concentrates in the area of commercial litigation, including intellectual property (patents, trademarks, and copyrights), business torts, products liability, and construction. He also routinely handles dissolution proceedings.

Kevin served as the President of the Iowa State Bar Association from 2003 to 2004. He is a Fellow in the American Board of Trial Advocates as well as the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers. He has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers.

Kevin is a Lifetime Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Membership is by invitation only and is limited to one-third of one percent of the lawyers practicing in the United States.

Kevin is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. LCA is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society consisting of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.

Prior to joining Nyemaster Goode, Kevin practiced for 27 years with a law firm in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

PRACTICE AREAS
Litigation
Business and Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Trade Secrets
Trademarks and Legal Brand Management
Administrative Hearings, Arbitrations, and ADR
Banks and Financial Institution Litigation
Construction and Real Estate Litigation
Matrimonial and Family Law
Product Liability
Data Breach and Information Security
Estate, Trust, and Fiduciary Litigation

EDUCATION
Creighton University (B.A., Political Science, 1978)
University of Iowa (J.D., 1980)

BAR ADMISSIONS
Iowa, 1981
Hawaii, 1982
Federal courts for:
Southern District of Iowa
Northern District of Iowa
District of Hawaii
District of Colorado
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
8th Circuit Court of Appeals
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Supreme Court

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1983-2008

Location

  • 625 First Street, SE, Suite 400
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-2030

Education

  • The University of Iowa , J.D., graduated 1980
  • Creighton University, BA, graduated 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, The Iowa State Bar Association
  • Hawaii, Hawaii State Bar Association

Nyemaster Goode, P.C.
Headquarters: Des Moines, Iowa

37 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

14 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Construction

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Construction, Cedar Rapids (2021)
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property, Cedar Rapids (2019)
  • Litigation - Construction, Cedar Rapids (2018)
  • Litigation - Construction, Cedar Rapids (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Construction

Special Focus

  • Appellate
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Business Disputes
  • Commercial Development
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Disputes
  • Contractors
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Litigation

Awards:

  • Chambers USA

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