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Jessica A. Board

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U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Nebraska
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, South Dakota

U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska

U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota





Jessica Board practices in the areas of creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, collections, workers’ compensation, employment matters and general civil litigation.

Prior to entering private practice, Jessica served as a law clerk to The Honorable Thad J. Collins, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Iowa. While attending law school, Jessica was the Managing Editor of the Iowa Law Review and received the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies.


University of Iowa, Juris Doctor 2014
University of Northern Iowa, Bachelor of Arts 2010
Iowa Central Community College, Associate of Arts 2007


Professional Organizations

American Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Division – Bankruptcy Committee
Iowa State Bar Association - EBAC Committee Member
Nebraska State Bar Association
Woodbury County Bar Association
Dakota County Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute 
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys



Author, “Telecommuting Workers Defending Claims and Making the Home a Safer Place” DRI (August 2016)

Author, “Briefing Your Case: A View from Bankruptcy Chambers”, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division: Bankruptcy Committee; Spring Newsletter (2016)

Author, "Work Comp Changes in Iowa", DRI (October 2017)

Author, "Getting Payment from the Bankruptcy Estate: Avoiding Traps for the Unwary", ABI (September 2018)

Speaker, “Tips from Chambers", All Iowa Bankruptcy Conference (September 2018)

Speaker, “Legal Update: Wellness Programs and Incentives”, Worksite Wellness Council Meeting (November 2018)

Author, "Eighth Circuit Examines "Retirement Fund" Exemption in Divorce Context" ABI (June 2020)

Community Involvement

Volunteer Income Tax Preparation (VITA) – Preparer
Iowa Moot Court Competition – Brief Grader and Judge

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