Kyle S. Irvin

Kyle S. Irvin

Partner since 2009
Location:
Sioux City, Iowa
Phone:
712-277-1261
Fax:
712-277-6631
Email:

Kyle S. Irvin is a partner with the firm. Kyle, a native of College Springs, Iowa, obtained his B.A. in 2002 from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He attended law school at the University of Iowa graduating in 2005.

Kyle is engaged in the general practice of law with a large part of his practice devoted to the areas of estate planning, probate administration, drafting of wills and trusts, real estate, and business corporations.

Kyle is a fellow with the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and serves on the Board of Directors for the Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Counsel (IACTEC). Kyle was chairperson of the governing council for the Probate, Trust, and Estate Planning Section of the Iowa State Bar Association for 2016-2017, and is a past president of the Siouxland Estate Planning Council.

Kyle is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Nebraska State Bar Association, and South Dakota State Bar Association. He also serves on the board of directors for Sunrise Manor Retirement Community in Sioux City, IA.

Past Presentations:

  • "Probate Legislative and Caselaw update" presented at the 94th Annual Lawyer's Chautauqua Seminar, Okoboji, IA, 6/17.
  • "The Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Deeds Act" presented at the 2016 Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting, 6/16.
  • "Where to Begin?- An Overview of Trusts", "Revocable Living Trusts", and "Estate Planning for the Disabled" presented at the 2015 National Business Institute Seminar "Trusts 101", Sioux City, IA, 12/15.
  • "The Incorporation Process" presented at the 2015 National Business Institute Seminar "Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish" Sioux City, IA 11/15.
  • "Iowa Legislative and Case Law Update for Trusts and Estates" presented at the University of Iowa College of Law's Fall Probate Seminar, Iowa City, IA, 9/15.
  • "Iowa's New Power of Attorney Act" presented at the University of Iowa College of Law's Spring Tax Institute, Iowa City, IA, 5/15.
  • "Determining if the Spouse's Elective Share is a Reasonable Option" and "Putting the Case to Rest: Closing the Estate" presented at the National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar- The Probate Process from Start to Finish- 12/14 in Sioux City, IA.
  • "Iowa's New Power of Attorney Act" presented at the Siouxland Estate Planning Council, Sioux City, IA 11/14.
  • "Iowa's New Power of Attorney Act" presented at the 91st Annual Lawyer's Chautauqua Seminar, Okoboji, IA, 5/14.
  • "Planning for a Gradual Transfer within the Family" presented at the 2013 National Business Institute Seminar "Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers", Sioux City, IA, 12/13.
  • "Iowa Probate Case Update" presented at the Iowa State Bar Association's 2013 Bloethe Tax School, Des Moines, IA, 12/13.
  • "The Baur Case and Other Developments of Interest Regarding Estates, Trusts, and Closely-Held Businesses" presented at the University of Iowa College of Law's Fall Probate Seminar, Iowa City, IA, 11/13.
  • "Working with Special Needs Trusts and Miller Trusts" presented at Iowa Legal Aid's Fall Civil Practice Seminar, Sioux City, IA 11/13.
  • "Iowa Fiduciary Issues" presented at the 2013 Iowa State University Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation Farm Estate and Business Planning Seminar, Ames, IA, 9/13.
  • "Iowa Fiduciary Issues & Developments" presented at the 90th Annual Lawyer's Chautauqua Seminar, Okoboji, IA, 5/13.
  • "Iowa Fiduciary Issues & Developments" presented at the University of Iowa College of Law's Spring Tax Institute, Iowa City, IA, 5/13.
  • "Determining if the Spouse's Elective Share is a Reasonable Option" and "Putting the Case to Rest: Closing the Estate" presented at the 2011 National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar- The Probate Process from Start to Finish- 12/11 in Sioux City, IA.
  • "Equal v. Fair - Estate Planning When a Child is Involved in the Family Business or Farm" presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Iowa State Bar Association, Des Moines, IA, 6/11.
  • "Determining if the Spouse's Elective Share is a Reasonable Option" and "Putting the Case to Rest: Closing the Estate" presented at the 2010 National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar- The Probate Process from Start to Finish- 12/10 in Sioux City, IA.
  • "Special Needs Trusts" presented at the Siouxland Estate Planning Council, Sioux City, IA 10/10.

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Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 2005
  • Nebraska, 2006
  • South Dakota, 2006

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Honors: Willard L. Boyd Honors
    • Law Review: Journal of Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, 2004 - 2005
  • Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2002
    • Major: History
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor at the University of South Dakota College of Law
  • Adjunct Professor at Briar Cliff
  • Adjunct Professor at South Dakota State University

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Rating: AV- Preeminent for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
  • Van Oosterhout Memorial Moot Court Competition Quarter-Finalist 2004
  • University of Iowa Moot Court Board, 2004 - 2005
  • University of Iowa Robert S. Hunt Legal History Award Winner for The Historical Tide of International Legal Education at the University of Iowa's College of Law, 2004 - 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fellow with the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Charter Member of the Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Counsel (IATEC), Director on the Board of Directors
  • Iowa State Bar Association Probate and Trust Governing Council, Member, 2012 - 2018
  • Siouxland Estate Planning Council, President, 2012 - 2013
  • Siouxland Senior Center, Board Member, 2005 - 2016
  • Chairperson, Iowa State Bar Association Probate, Trust and Estate Planning Section 2016-2017
  • Sunrise Manor Retirement Community, Board Member, 2015-Present