Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
Rae M. Kinkead

Rae M. Kinkead

Position: Attorney
115 3rd Street SE, Suite 1200
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1266
(319) 896-4128 direct
(319) 366-1917 fax
E-Mail: rkinkead@spmblaw.com
 
 

Rae Kinkead is a family law attorney and mediator in the firm’s family law practice group. She represents individuals in all aspects of domestic relations, including but not limited to: divorce, property division, child custody and support, prenuptial agreements, guardianships, and domestic violence. Ms. Kinkead recognizes that each case needs personalized legal strategies. She is an experienced litigator and is well-versed in mediation and limited representation. She also works in appellate advocacy, challenging and defending trial court decisions.

Ms. Kinkead completed the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer’s Institute for Family Law Associates Advanced Training in 2018 and the American Bar Association's Family Law Trial Advocacy Program held by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy in 2015. She earned the Mosten Basic Divorce Mediation Training Certificate in 2016.

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Memberships

  • Iowa State Bar Association
    • Family & Juvenile Law Section
  • Linn County Bar Association
    • Family Law Committee
  • The Federalist Society
  • Dean Mason Ladd American Inn of Court, President

Community Involvement

  • Kids First Law Center
    • Auction Committee

Additional Training

  • Earned the Mosten Basic Divorce Mediation Training Certificate, 2016
  • Completed American Bar Association’s Family Law Trial Advocacy program held by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2015

Honors & Awards

  • Included in Great Plains Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2018
  • Selected as one of  Alpha Sigma Alpha's 30 Under 30, 2015

Presentations

  • "Transitional Alimony," Iowa Association for Justice Family Law Seminar, 2019
  • "Marriage and Family Therapy Ethics and Family Law," Marriage and Family Therapy Class, Mount Mercy University, 2018
  • "Ins and Outs of Alimony," Iowa Association for Justice Family Law Seminar, panelist, 2018
  • "Marriage and Family Therapy Ethics and Family Law," Marriage and Family Therapy Class, Mount Mercy University, 2017
  • "Spousal Support and Use of Guidelines in Iowa," Iowa Association for Justice Family Law Seminar, 2017
  • "Ethics," Iowa Association of Marriage & Family Therapy Conference, 2017
  • "Ethical Considerations of Legal Services Agreements," State Bar Association Family Law Seminar, 2017
  • "Spousal Support in Iowa One Year Post-Gust," Linn County Family Law Committee, with Judge Turner and Judge McPartland, 2016
  • "Property Division: The Basics, Plus the Latest Developments Related to Dissipation and Gifts," Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting, co-presentation, 2015
  • "The Basics of Property Division in Iowa," Iowa Court of Appeals Judges, clerks and staff, co-presentation, 2015