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As a criminal defense attorney with nearly 15 years of legal experience, Aaron Hamrock knows what it takes to go the extra mile for each clients. He currently serves as a partner and attorney at McCarthy & Hamrock, P.C. in West Des Moines, where he defends those facing charges such as DUI, drug offenses, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. Aaron knows that his clients are going through difficult times, and he strives to proactively form a unique defense for each individual while keeping them informed through each step of the process.

Aaron Hamrock studied at Central College before working toward his Juris Doctor at Drake University. He earned his license to practice in Iowa in 1995. Since then, he has expanded his ability to practice, and is now licensed before the U.S. District Court for both the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, as well as the Iowa Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals and the Eighth Circuit Court.

By active participating as a member of organizations including NORML, the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association, the Iowa Trial Lawyer's Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Aaron stays up to date on legal issues and increases his knowledge of his field.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 95%
    20 years
  2. Personal Injury: 5%



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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Aaron. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Megan Anne Lantz

    I endorse this lawyer. Our office routinely refers criminal matters to Aaron Hamrock, and we know that he will be a zealous advocate for his clients.


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Contact info

1200 Valley W Dr #400
West Des Moines, IA, 50266


IAAuthorized to practice law199510/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
NORML Legal CommitteeN/A2007 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseN/A2003 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Iowa State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Iowa Association for JusticeN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Polk County Iowa Bar AssociationN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolN/ADoctor of Jurisprudence1994