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Practice Areas


  1. Civil Rights: 60%
    7 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    7 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 10%
    7 years



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Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Frederick Baer Goldsmith

    I've known Glen since he was in law school and he had volunteered his time to serve on a panel of law students willing to assist people who needed legal help, but couldn't afford it. He is a lawyer for all the right reasons: He is passionate about the law and helping people through their legal troubles. In the process, he is protecting all of our civil rights. We need more lawyers in the profession like Glen Downey.


    Frederick Goldsmith Admiralty & Maritime Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact Info

The Law Offices of Glen S. Downey, LLC

301 East Walnut Street
Suite 4
Des Moines, IA, 50309


IAAuthorized to practice law201409/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New Person Award 2010Thomas Merton Center2010
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Civil Liberties Union Legal Committee - Western Pennsylvania ChapterMember2008 - Present
National Police Accountability ProjectMember2008 - Present
National Lawyers GuildMember2008 - Present
AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating CommitteeMember2008 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Whitfield v. Chartiers Valley School District, 707 F.Supp.2d 561 (W.D. Pa. 2010)Preliminary Injunction/Settlement
Service Employees International Union, Local 3 v. Municipality of Mt. Lebanon, 446 F.3d 419 (3d Cir. 2006)Solicitation Ordinance Ruled Unconsitutional
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Southern Illinois University, CarbondaleEnglishMA - MastersN/A
Kansas State UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
National Police Accountabillity ProjectThe Right to Record Police Officer Misconduct2010