Davenport Evans is pleased to welcome its 2021 summer associate class, Dillon D. Kober and Kiera L. Leddy. Davenport Evans has a long history of hiring law students who participate in the firm’s summer associate program.

Dillon D. Kober attends the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law and just completed his 2L year. Dillon competes nationally as a member of the Moot Court Board at USD. He also serves as a graduate assistant at the USD McKusick Law Library on campus. Originally from Sleepy Eye, MN, Dillon earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Media & Journalism from the University of South Dakota. Following his undergraduate education, Dillon spent 2 years working in television news in Sioux Falls before returning to law school.

Kiera L. Leddy attends Drake Law in Des Moines, IA, and will graduate in May 2022. Kiera serves as the Drake Agricultural and Environmental Law Association president and works part-time as the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation law clerk. She was a finalist for the C. Edwin Moore Moot Court Competition and served as the Drake Agricultural and Environmental Law Association vice president. Originally from Stockholm, SD, Leddy received her bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications with a minor in agricultural economics from Oklahoma State University. In her free time, Kiera enjoys attending cattle shows with her family and traveling internationally.

Davenport Evans seeks to provide summer associates a broad range of legal experience. Each summer associate works with supervising attorneys from the law firm’s litigation and business sections to help provide a realistic glimpse into the practice of law. Summer associates conduct research, draft substantive legal documents, and accompany attorneys on a variety of legal matters.

For more information on summer associate recruitment, please contact Davenport Evans partner Brendan W. Reilly at 605-336-2880.

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is one of the State’s largest law firms. The firm’s attorneys provide business and litigation counsel to individuals and corporate clients in a variety of practice areas. For more information about Davenport Evans, visit www.dehs.com.