Davin C Curtiss

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Davin C Curtiss was born in Silvis, Illinois. He is a 1992 summa cum laude graduate from Marquette University and obtained his law degree with high distinction from the University of Iowa in 1995. Davin was the Note and Comment Editor for the Journal of Corporation Law in 1994-95 and authored “Fair Labor Standards Act and Child Labor in Agriculture,” Journal of Corporation Law, in 1995, which received the Award of Excellence for Student Scholarship from the American Agricultural Law Association. He joined the firm in 1995 upon being admitted to the Iowa Bar. In 1998, he was admitted to the Illinois Bar, followed by admission to the Wisconsin Bar in 1999. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa. Davin is a member of the American, Iowa State, Illinois State, and Dubuque County Bar Associations and the State Bar of Wisconsin. In 1998, he received the Pro Bono Award of the Iowa State Bar Association and Volunteer Lawyers Project. He was elected to the Dubuque County Magistrate Appointing Commission in 2002. In 2004, Davin was elected to Board of Directors of the Wisconsin State Bar Association, General Practice Session. He is a past Vice President of the Mississippi Valley Running Association. His general practice includes, but is not limited to the areas of Business Law, Construction Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labor Employment, Litigation, Media Law, Personal Injury,¬†Trial Law, and Workers’ Compensation.

Honors & Awards

Pro Bono Award of the Iowa State Bar Association and Volunteer Lawyers Project, 1998

EDUCATION

University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1995
J.D.
Honors: With High Distinction
Honors: Award of Excellence for Student Scholarship, Amer. Agricultural Law Assoc.
Law Journal: Note and Comment Editor, Journal of Corporation Law, 1994 – 1995

Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1992
B.A.
Honors: summa cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

Iowa, 1995
Illinois, 1998
Wisconsin, 1999
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Iowa
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

Illinois State Bar Association
Member

Dubuque County Bar Association
Member

Wisconsin State Bar Association, General Practice Section
Member

Mississippi Valley Running Association
Past Vice President

Iowa State Bar Association
Member

Iowa State Bar Association, General Practice Section
Member

Iowa State Bar Association, Litigation Section
Member

Iowa State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
Member

American Bar Association
Member

American Bar Association, General Practice Section
Member

American Bar Association, Litigation Section

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