Kellie L. Paschke, Legislative Counsel
Kellie received her B.A. from Cornell College in 1997, majoring in political science and J.D. from Drake University Law School in 2000, with a focus on corporate/business law. She was admitted to practice law in September 2000.
Kellie began working in the legislature as a legislative intern in 1999. Upon graduation, she spent five (5) years working inside the Capitol as a research analyst for the Iowa House Republican Caucus staff. Kellie was responsible for legal research and analysis of legislation for several areas including Judiciary, Public Safety, Justice System Appropriations, and Judicial Branch budget.
In 2005, Kellie joined the Iowa Association of Business and Industry as Vice President, Government Relations. In this role, she served as a primary lobbyist for the association on all matters related to business, environmental, and labor law. Kellie joined the law firm of Skinner, Nielsen, & McCollom, PLC in 2008.
In 2010, Troy and Kellie formed the firm Skinner & Paschke, PLLC. During the legislative session they work full-time at the Statehouse, and in the interim they continue this service by providing regulatory and policy development assistance. Troy and Kellie also maintain an active law practice which includes a focus on personal injury, workers’ compensation, employment law, and real estate matters.
Kellie L. Paschke
Skinner & Paschke, PLLC
204 West Hickman Road
Waukee, Iowa 50263