Washington County, Iowa Criminal Lawyers

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Washington County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(319) 653-2147 112 S Avenue B
Washington, IA 52353
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
John Marshall Law School
Louisa County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(319) 728-2219 222 Main St
Columbus Junction, IA 52738
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
University of Iowa College of Law
Peter Hansen
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Des Moines County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(319) 752-5515 319 North Main Street
Burlington, IA 52601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Iowa
Let a qualified, award-winning lawyer take care of all your legal needs. At Hansen Law Offices in Burlington, Iowa, we have over 35 years of experience in representing our clients in the state and federal courts. It is our primary goal to diligently ensure that our clients receive the best legal assistance available, while maintaining all of their rights afforded under the law.

Hansen Law Offices is a full service law firm providing services in most areas of the law with the high concentration devoted to General Practice, Including but not Limited to: Accidents, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Medical...
James Arenson
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(319) 363-8199 425 2nd St SE #900
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
University of Iowa
At Arenson Law Group, PC, you will find forward-thinking, progressive, and open attorneys who work hard with your best interests in mind. At our law firm you will find modern art, sleek brushed aluminum, and lots of light, unlike the traditional law office. Arenson Law Group, PC attorneys handle cases throughout Iowa and focus on practices such as: Business Law, Corporate Law, Family Law, Criminal Law, and Bankruptcy.
Mark Thompson
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(319) 354-1630 250 E. Court St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Iowa
Mark Thompson, Attorney at Law is a lawyer located in Iowa City, Iowa practicing primarily in criminal law. This includes OWI / DUI and drug law cases. Mr. Thompson offers free consultations for all OWI / DUI / drunk driving, alcohol-related and drug possession charges that are pending in the Iowa City / Johnson County area. When hiring a lawyer for an OWI / DUI case make sure that lawyer practices in both the criminal court and the Iowa DOT licensing side of the case. Mr. Thompson handles both. Mr. Thompson's law firm...
Allison McCarthy
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(319) 358-1900 1934 Boyrum Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Immigration
University of Iowa
Allison’s practice at Vondra & Malott, PLC, focuses on criminal defense, criminal defense for immigrants, criminal appeals, family-based immigration, removal defense, immigration benefits for victims of domestic violence and other crimes (Violence Against Women Act and U-visa), Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), immigration benefits for juveniles (Special Immigrant Juvenile visas and related guardianships), immigration appeals, and family law cases. Allison is proficient in Spanish, and many of her clients are Spanish-speaking only.

Allison McCarthy is a May 2007 graduate of the University of Iowa. During her undergraduate years, she participated in the A. Craig Baird Debate Forum as a policy...
Raphael Scheetz
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(319) 378-7416 425 2nd St SE
Suite 1010
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Criminal, DUI and Immigration
Raphael (Ray) Scheetz founded the Law Offices of Raphael M. Scheetz in 1994 to focus his attention on the practice of criminal defense and immigration cases. Mr. Scheetz has successfully represented hundreds of clients. The cases included persons who want to apply to become American citizens, and American citizens who want to petition for their spouse, fiancée, children, parents, or brothers or sisters that live outside of the United States. Mr. Scheetz has also successfully represented hundreds of persons accused of Federal and State criminal offenses. He has been lead defense counsel in approximately ninety jury trials in State...
Thomas Viner
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(319) 531-1333 228 2d St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Drake University Law School
Born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa, I graduated from Dubuque Senior High School in 1998. I went on to Knox College where I obtained my B.A. in History, graduating in 2002. I then went to Drake University School of Law, graduating in December 2004. I have lived and practiced in Linn County since 2005, practicing in 40 counties throughout Eastern Iowa.
Thomas Deacon Steven Farnsworth
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(319) 333-1869 103 E. College Suite 209
Iowa City, IA 52240
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law and DUI
University of Iowa
Thomas D. S. Farnsworth was born and raised in Iowa City, Iowa. Thomas received a Bachelor of Business Administration, in Finance, from the University of Iowa and the Henry B. Tippie College of Business. During Thomas' undergraduate experience he clerked at a local law firm and worked as a pretrial interviewer for the Sixth Judicial District of Iowa. In 2004 Thomas began the accelerated program in at the University of Iowa College of Law and graduated in December of 2006. While in law school Thomas was licensed by the Iowa Supreme Court to work as a prosecuting legal intern. Thomas...
Misha Ghadiri
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(319) 531-1333 228 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Iowa School of Law
Hometown: Long Grove, IL
Undergrad: Grinnell College Class of 2012 degrees in Psychology and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
Law School: The University of Iowa College of Law Class of 2017
Areas of Practice: Criminal Law and Family Law
Associations: Iowa Bar Association
Admitted to the Iowa Bar 2018

In my free time I enjoy all outdoor activities from running to rock climbing to kayaking. In college and after, I have been an avid Ultimate Frisbee player. Since I moved to Iowa in 2008, I have worked to find volunteer opportunities in every community I have been a part of. Additionally, I am a dog...
Shawn Fitzgerald
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(319) 354-1712 373 Scott Ct. Ste B
Iowa City, IA 52245
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
As a partner with Johnston, Stannard, Klesner, Burbidge & Fitzgerald, PLC in Iowa City, IA, Shawn provides legal services for criminal defense, personal injury, civil litigation, business law, and estate planning. Shawn received his B.S. degree in psychology from the University of Iowa in 2002 and his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, IL in 2005.

Prior to joining Johnston, Stannard, Klesner, Burbidge & Fitzgerald, PLC, Shawn practiced with the law firm of David Goldstein and Associates, LLC in Chicago, IL. While attending John Marshall Law School, Shawn clerked for the law firm of Daley and George, Ltd.
Shawn...
Peter Shayman
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(319) 531-1333 228 2nd Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Hometown: Deerfield, IL
Education: Indiana University, B.A., 2010
De Paul University, J.D., 2015
Admitted to Iowa Bar 2015
Areas of Practice:
Civil: Dissolution of Marriage/Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Name Change
Criminal: OWI/DUI, DOT matters, Juvenile, Possession Controlled Substance, General Criminal Defense
Appellate: Criminal and Civil
Associations:
Iowa Bar Association, 2015 to present
Linn County Bar Association, 2016 to present
NACDA Top 10 under 40 Criminal Law 2017



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Dai Gwilliam
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(319) 354-6000 432 E. Bloomington St.
Iowa City, IA 52245
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Philip Mears
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(319) 351-4363 209 E. Washington
Paul-Helen Bldg, Ste. 203
Iowa City, IA 52240
Criminal and Appeals
University of Iowa
David Alan Cmelik
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(319) 389-4276 1120 Depot Lane SE Suite 100
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, criminal lawyer and DUI (OWI) defense attorney DAC-LAW PLC is an Iowa law firm limited exlcusively to criminal law. If you or a loved one has been arrested for OWI in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, or other Iowa community, contact DAC-LAW PLC at 319-389-4276 https://www.cedarrapidsduilawyer.lawyer
Brian Johnson
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(319) 286-1767 222 3rd Ave SE
Suite 501
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
Admitted to practice in the State of Iowa in 2004; Admitted to practice in the Northern District of Iowa in 2006.
Austin Norden
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Attorney
(319) 531-1333 228 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Iowa School of Law
Eric D. Tindal
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Iowa County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer
(319) 668-1323 600 Court Street
Box 656
Williamsburg, IA 52361
Criminal, Landlord Tenant, Medical Malpractice and Traffic Tickets
University of Iowa
ERIC D. TINDAL, partner, is a 2000 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law where he graduated with distinction. He has worked in association with the firms of Saylor & Tindal in Williamsburg and Tindal & Kitchen in Washington, and he is the city attorney for the City of Williamsburg. Mr. Tindal also served nine years in the United States Army Reserves as a Respiratory Specialist. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association and Dean Mason Ladd American Inn of Court. He has been in practice...
Adam Pollack
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(319) 338-1633 1129 E. Washington St,
Iowa City, IA 52245
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Iowa
As a licensed attorney in both Iowa and California, Adam Pollack has been practicing law since 1998. As a former prosecutor for Johnson County (Iowa City area), Adam Pollack has an experienced and nuanced view regarding the complexities of the criminal justice system. Pollack has practiced criminal defense in Iowa for over a decade.
Lynn Rose
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(319) 351-4363 209 E. Washington
Paul-Helen Bldg, Ste. 203
Iowa City, IA 52240
Criminal, Family, Juvenile and Social Security Disability
Patrick Ingram
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(319) 351-4363 209 E Washington
Paul-Helen Bldg, Ste. 203
Iowa City, IA 52240
Criminal, Appeals, Civil Rights and Juvenile
University of Iowa
John E. Beasley
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Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(319) 354-1104 321 East Market Street
Iowa CIty, IA 52245
Criminal, Family and Real Estate
University of Iowa College of Law
Mr. William Ray Monroe
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Des Moines County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(319) 754-1402 218 N. 3rd Street
Suite 300
Burlington, IA 52601
Criminal, Appeals, Divorce and Family
Erek P Sittig
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer
(319) 366-7795 425 2nd Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and Traffic Tickets
University of Iowa
James P. Moriarty
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Linn County, IA Criminal Law Attorney
(319) 366-2307 222 Third Avenue SE Suite 265
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1541
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, DUI and Family
Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(319) 286-1767 222 3rd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Criminal, Appeals and Business
Wapello County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(641) 682-7579 111 W 2nd St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Criminal, Appeals, Business and Divorce
Linn County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(319) 363-8199 425 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Wapello County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(641) 682-8326 129 W 4th St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Criminal, Appeals, Business and Civil Rights
University of Iowa College of Law
Wapello County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(641) 683-1626 104 S Court St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Criminal, Appeals, Business and DUI
Drake University Law School
Wapello County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(641) 683-1626 104 S Court St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Criminal, Business, Civil Rights and DUI
Johnson County, IA Criminal Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(319) 351-8181 920 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240
Criminal, Business, Collections and Construction
University of Iowa Law School
Wapello County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(641) 683-4561 2942 Oak Meadow Dr
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Criminal, Business, Collections and Personal Injury
University of Iowa Law School
Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(319) 366-8493 425 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Criminal, Business, Collections and Divorce
Drake University School of Law
Linn County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(319) 286-1767 222 3rd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Creighton Law School
Linn County, IA Criminal Law Attorney
(319) 366-2461 1126 Westwood Dr NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
Criminal, Business and Civil Rights
Wapello County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(641) 682-8326 129 W 4th St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Criminal, Business, Civil Rights and Collections
Arizona State University, College of Law
Cedar County, IA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(563) 886-6646 400 Cedar St
Tipton, IA 52772-1748
Criminal
Linn County, IA Criminal Law Attorney
(319) 364-5525 425 2nd St. SE, Suite 803
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Criminal
Linn County, IA Criminal Law Attorney
(319) 440-0523 3837 Lost Valley Road SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Criminal
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