Heidman Law Firm

Rosalynd J. Koob

Partner
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Phone:
712-222-4116
Fax:
712-258-6714

Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
Iowa
Nebraska
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
Winnebago Tribal Court
Omaha Tribal Court

 

Background

Roz enjoys a diverse practice of providing counseling and representation to individuals, companies and Native American Tribes. Part of Roz’s practice includes advising individuals, companies, and insurance carriers in personal injury, products liability, construction defects and contractual disputes. 

Roz specializes in tribal law, including tribal representation in employment law, real estate transactions, contracts, administrative law, litigation, the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), taxation law, sovereign immunity and providing general oversight on legal matters. Roz has represented tribal interests in state courts, federal courts, and tribal courts. Roz has also lectured frequently on the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Rounding out Roz’s diverse practice is her work in family law representing individuals in divorces, custody, paternity determinations, child support recovery issues, adoptions and juvenile court matters. Roz is certified in Collaborative Law (an alternative approach to the traditional divorce process) mediation and as a Parent Coordinator.

Education

Creighton University, Juris Doctor 2001
Briar Cliff College, Bachelor of Arts 1998

 

Professional Organizations

American Bar Association
Iowa Bar Association
Nebraska Bar Association
Woodbury County Bar Association – Fee Arbitration Committee
Iowa Association for Justice
Iowa Defense Council Association
Iowa Judicial District 3B Judicial Nominating Commission – Commissioner 2006 - 2012
Iowa-Nebraska International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU)
Northwest Iowa Collaborative Law Professionals
Supreme Court of Iowa Grievance Commission 2008 - 2011  

 

Community Involvement

Diocese of Sioux City – Bishop’s Scholarship Committee 2015 - present
Iowa Women Lead Change – Steering Committee 2014 - 2018
Youth Volleyball Coach 2012 - present
Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools – Governance Board 2017 - present
Briar Cliff University – Board of Trustees 2012 - February 2017
Briar Cliff University – Executive Committee 2014 - 2016
Briar Cliff University – Finance Committee Chair 2014 - 2016
Native American Advisory Committee – Founding Member 2010 - 2013 
Briar Cliff University – Sister Muriel Ford Circle of Mentors 2006 - 2012
Tribal/State Court Collaboration – Committee on Children in the Courts Subcommittee 2011 - 2012
Bishop Heelan Catholic School – Strategic Planning Committee, Chair 2011 - 2012
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland – Board President 2007 - 2009; Board Member 2006 - 2011
Briar Cliff University – Alumni Board 2004 - 2011

 

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