kilbyMr. Kilby brings with him an extensive knowledge of governmental operations. Mr. Kilby worked for the Floyd County Ambulance Service for 10 years and was a full-time law enforcement officer for the cities of Bowman, North Dakota, Nora Springs, Iowa, and Leon, Iowa. He also worked in the City Manager’s Office for the City of West DesMoines, Iowa before being appointed the City Administrator for the City of Clio, Michigan.

Mr. Kilby received his J.D., graduating cum laude, and a certificate in Litigation, from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While at Cooley, Mr. Kilby was active in numerous organizations, including, Assistant Editor – Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, Mock Trial National Team, Moot Court Board, and Mock Trial Board. Mr. Kilby received his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Drake University with honors in 1999 and received his bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Upper Iowa University in 1997.


Areas of Practice:

  • Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Employment

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2005
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, June, 2005
    Honors: Cum Laude
  • Drake University
    Masters Degree in Public Administration
  • Upper Iowa University
    Bachelor of Science in Public Administration
  • Upper Iowa University
    Associate of Arts in Business
  • Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa
    Associates of Arts in Liberal Arts
  • Iowa Law Enforcement Academy
    Certified Law Enforcement Officer
  • University of North Dakota – LR
    Certificate in Police Training

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • International City/County Management Association
  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Oakland Bar Association
  • Genesee County Bar Association
  • Michigan Public Risk Management Association
  • American Inn of Courts

Past Employment Positions:

  • City of Clio, Michigan, City Administrator
  • West DesMoines, Iowa, Intern to City Manager
  • City of Leon, Iowa, Police Officer
  • City of Nora Springs, Iowa, Police Officer
  • City of Bowman, North Dakota, Police Officer
  • City of Forest City, Iowa, Reserve Police Officer
  • Floyd County Sheriff’s Department, Reserve Deputy
  • North Iowa Area, North Iowa Area Narcotics Task Force
  • Floyd County Ambulance Service, Ambulance Attendant