Kolby was born and raised in Centerville, Iowa. She graduated from Centerville High School in 2012. Kolby attended Simpson College, graduating cum laude with a major in Political Science and a minor in Business Management in 2015. After Simpson, she attended Drake Law School, where she completed her education in May 2018. While at Drake, Kolby was involved with the Student Bar Association as the Secretary, the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, as a staff member and Article Editor, and was also a member of Drake Law Women and Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity. She also had the opportunity to spend a week in 2016 volunteering with the Pro Bono Project in New Orleans, Louisiana helping low-income clients with legal matters such as divorces and estate planning.
Throughout law school, Kolby worked for Lipman Law Firm, P.C. as a Law Clerk. While with Lipman Law Firm, Kolby contributed to the book, Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs, published in 2018 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. She also worked in the Drake Legal Clinic’s Middleton Center for Children’s Rights, representing the children in Child In Need of Assistance (CINA) cases and Juvenile Delinquency Cases. Kolby was admitted into the Iowa Bar in September 2018.
In her free time, Kolby likes to spend time with her family and friends, travel, bake cupcakes, read biographies, and work with young women as an advisor for Simpson College’s chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
|Associate Attorney||McCormally & Cosgrove, PLLC||2018 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Lipman Law Firm, P.C.||2016 - 2018|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Polk County Women Attorneys||N/A||2018 - Present|
|Iowa State Bar Association||N/A||2018 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2018 - Present|
|Student Bar Association||Secretary||2017 - 2018|
|Drake Journal of Agricultural Law||Associate Editor||2016 - 2018|
|John A. Wiley and Sons||Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs||2018|
|Drake University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2018|
|Simpson College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2015|
|Paglia v. Taylor|
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