Bradley & Riley PC

Desirée A. Kilburg

Tel/Direct: 319-861-8707
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA


Desirée’s practice focuses on civil litigation, primarily in the areas of medical malpractice defense and commercial disputes. She has served as lead trial counsel in bench and jury trials in state and federal courts and represented clients in administrative proceedings and appeals.

Assistant: James
Assistant's Phone: 319-861-8704
Assistant's Email:


  • Bachelor’s Degree, University of Michigan
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Iowa

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa State Courts
  • Illinois State Courts
  • 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


  • Fellow, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Iowa Supreme Court Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® since 2020
  • Recipient of the 2019 Corridor Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 Award

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Institutional Review Board
    • Mercy Medical Center and St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids
  • Linn County Bar Association
    • Linn Law Club, Past President
  • Iowa State Bar Association
    • Health Law Section Council Member
    • Jury Instructions Committee Member
    • Commercial and Bankruptcy Past Section Chair
    • Litigation Section Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court
  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association

Civic and Volunteer Involvement

  • Goodwill of the Heartland Board of Directors and Finance, Governance, and Operations Committees
  • Englert Theater Board of Directors
  • Iowa Legal Aid Volunteer Attorney
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