Co-Founder - Lawyer
J.D (High Honors), Drake University, 2010
B.A., Carleton College, 2006
U.S. District Court,
Southern District of Iowa
Christopher R. Kemp
Christopher was born in Apple Valley, Minnesota. He graduated from Eastview High School in 2003. After high school, Christopher attended Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. At Carleton, Christopher was a three year letter winner in football and also pole vaulted for the Knights track and field team. After graduating early from Carleton, he spent six months in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, working as a substitute teacher and track and field coach at the Pine Crest School.
Christopher returned to the mid-west to attend Drake Law School in Des Moines, Iowa. While at Drake, he was a member of the Drake Law Review, gained practical experience through the Criminal Defense Clinic and Appellate Clinic, interned for the Honorable Federal Magistrate Judge Celeste F. Bremer in the Southern District of Iowa, worked at the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, and worked as a law clerk for the law offices of Rosenberg & Morse and the Stowers Law Firm. Christopher graduated early from Drake Law School with High Honors in December 2009 and was sworn into the Iowa Bar Association in April 2010.
Christopher was a founding member of this firm, which opened its doors on October 1, 2010. Christopher practices primarily in the areas of: criminal defense, appeals, family law including divorce and child custody, and juvenile law, representing both parents and children. Christopher is a roster mediator for Polk County family law cases. Christopher has also served as the contract defense attorney for all juveniles involved in the Polk County Juvenile Drug Court program since October 2013. In his free time, Christopher enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog, reading, playing and watching sports, and woodworking.
– Associate, Blackstone Inn of Court
– American Bar Association
– Iowa Bar Association
– Polk County Bar Association
– Polk County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project