Mikkie R. Schiltz joined the firm in 2001 and focuses primarily on litigation, education, and employment law. She counsels clients on matters related to employment and education issues (including discrimination, harassment, and contractual obligations) and frequently speaks on the topic of discrimination and harassment.
Mikkie is recognized by Chambers USA in America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and has a Martindale rating. In 2016, she was inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Mikkie received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of West Florida and her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law. Mikkie resides in Bettendorf with her husband and three children.
University of West Florida (B.A., magna cum laude, 1994)
University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 1997)
Georgia (inactive) – 2000
Illinois – 1997
Iowa – 2002
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa – 2002
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa – 2002
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois – 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit – 2004
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit – 2004
Member, Defense Research Institute
Member, Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
Member, American Health Lawyers Association
Member, Association of the Bar of the Eighth Circuit
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, Rock Island County Bar Association
Member, Scott County Bar Association
• Listed in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Labor and Employment Law) since 2013
• Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Rating
Board Member, Edgerton Women’s Health Center
Treasurer & Board Member, Friends of the Bettendorf Parks
Mikkie Schiltz and Bob Waterman successfully defended a Davenport general surgeon in a dispute arising out of a Plaintiff cardiothoracic surgeon’s termination of privileges and employment from a local hospital.
Eleven Lane & Waterman attorneys have been recognized by their peers for professional excellence in the 30th edition of the Best Lawyers in America. In addition, three attorneys were recognized in the third edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for outstanding professional excellence early in their careers.
Lane & Waterman LLP has once again been recognized as one of Iowa’s leading law firms in 2023. The firm has been acknowledged for its excellence