Benjamin J. Kemp concentrates his practice on construction, products liability, premises liability, and insurance litigation. Prior to joining Johnson & Bell, Mr. Kemp served as a law clerk to the honorable Sharon Soorholtz-Greer of the Iowa Court of Appeals. During his clerkship, Mr. Kemp assisted in drafting opinions reviewing criminal convictions ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. In addition, he worked on a wide array of civil appeals involving contractual disputes, evidentiary disputes, admissibility of expert testimony, personal injury, trust agreements, child custody, marriage dissolutions, and petitions for postconviction relief.
Mr. Kemp received his B.A. in political science, cum laude, from Iowa State University, and his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law. While in law school, he participated in the Van Oosterhout-Bakersville Moot Court Competition, advancing to the semifinal rounds.