Kimberly K. Hardeman was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1996 after earning her J.D. from Drake University in 1995, and her bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University in 1992. She practices law in the areas of automobile liability, personal injury litigation, civil litigation, insurance defense, products liability, commercial litigation and professional liability. Hardeman has been and continues to serve as a member and leader in many professional groups. She is a member of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, President-elect of the Iowa Chapter of ABOTA, Past President of the Iowa County Bar Association, a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Iowa Defense Counsel Association, Linn County Bar Association and a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) where she is actively involved in the Women in the Law Committee. Hardeman is also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), where she was selected to serve as an instructor at the IADC Trial Academy in 2013 at Stanford University. Hardeman recently received additional training and education through the Mediation Skills Training program at Northwestern University School of Professional Studies in October of 2015. She has been involved in community boards including the Grant Wood Area Chapter of the American Red Cross and has been selected a Great Plains Super Lawyer from 2012-2016.