Christine E Branstad Esq

Christine E Branstad Esq

Criminal Defense Attorney

Des Moines, IA





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About Me

Christine practices primarily in litigation.  Christine is currently focusing on criminal defense.Christines's work background includes work in litigation, litigation management and work as corporate counsel.  Christine also worked as a Prosecutor. Christine received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa in 1991 and her Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School in 1994. ...

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Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Fifth and sixth domestic charge and thanks to Attorney Christine Branstad I dont have to see the walls of a prison !!

Posted by: Timothy over 1 year ago.

I was charged with my fifth and my sixth domestic both enhanced to class D felonies. 2 years after originally charged l was picked up on 2 warrants,...

Best lawyer in the midwest!

Posted by: Louis over 1 year ago.

When I called Christine, her receptionist put me through to her immediately. My situation looked dire and I didn't know where to go for help. With...
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Showing 2 of 2 peer endorsements

Peter Leehey
Peter Leehey

Cedar Rapids, IA

8 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Christine is well-known across the State of Iowa as an excellent lawyer.
Brett J. Trout
Brett Trout

Des Moines, IA

Almost 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Christine Branstad has earned her reputation as one of the premier Iowa lawyers for handling small to midsized litigation matters. Her knowledge not...
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1995 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Iowa.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/21/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2012 – 2013

Iowa Independent School Tuition Organization


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2010 Authorized Mediator of the Academy in

International Academy of Dispute Resolution


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2013 President's Award

Iowa State Bar Association


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1997- present Member

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

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Showing 2 of 4 publications

2012 A Coin on the Tracks: Can Big Money and Politics Derail Judicial Impartiality Through Election Spending?

Drake Law Review

2010 Getting What you Pay For: Money Alone is Not Enough

The Retailer

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Judicial Retention in Iowa

at Youth Leadership Initiative

2013 Judicial Retention Voting

at Sustaining Fund Dinner

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