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  • Christine Branstad
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    Branstad & Olson Law Office
    2501 Grand Ave, Suite A, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 31 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Working hard for each client.

    Practice area
    60% Criminal defense, 20% DUI and DWI, 5% Violent crime, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    IA, Active since 1995

  • Philip Moss
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    Wandro and Associates
    2501 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Accomplished. Innovative. Passionate. CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY SERVING DES MOINES, IOWA.

    Practice area
    25% Criminal defense, 20% Litigation, 20% Employment and labor, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutes

    License
    IA, Active since 2012

  • George Jones
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    Attorney George B. Jones
    Polk County Courthouse, 500 Mulberry Street, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 32 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Exceptional Iowa Criminal Defense Attorney. Your Defense Starts Today!

    Practice area
    20% Criminal defense, 50% Personal injury, 21% Car accident, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    60 minutesContingency A contingency fee is the percent of the final award a lawyer will receive as compensation. For some of these cases, lawyers will only be paid if there is a successful outcome. 25%-42%Retainer Some attorneys require an upfront payment to secure their services before they begin their work Sometimes

    License
    IA, Active since 2001

  • Nathan Olson
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    Branstad & Olson Law Offices
    2501 Grand Ave, Suite A, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.8  
    Licensed
    From Misdemeanors to Murder Charges, We Take Your Case Seriously.

    Practice area
    50% Criminal defense, 20% DUI and DWI, 15% Appeals, and more.

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    30 minutesHourly Rates, $200-$350/hour

    License
    IA, Active since 2012

  • Nicholas Sarcone
    Sarcone Law Firm, PLLC
    501 SW 7th Street, Suite J, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    If you are facing federal or state criminal charges you deserve your best defense. Choosing a lawyer is a big deal. Your liberty is in our hands. Whether you have been caught in a bad circumstance or made a series of bad decisions, I have seen it ...
  • Michael Arleth
    Arleth Law
    309 Court Ave. Suite 803, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.1  
    Licensed
    When you’re accusing of a crime, it can feel like you stand alone against the world. I will stand with you. Call now.
  • Gina Messamer
    Parrish Kruidenier Law Firm
    2910 Grand Ave, Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.9  
    Licensed
    Gina focuses on civil rights cases, specifically on police discrimination. She also works on all kinds of criminal cases, from harassment to murder. She is passionate about fighting for her clients. She can help to make things right if you have be...
  • Michael Culp
    Culp Law Office P.L.C.
    501 SW 7th Street, Suite J, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.9  
    Licensed
    I was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, in 1961. I grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, where I attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned my Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice in 1983. I then moved to Des Moines, Iowa. I attend...
  • Bradley Bender
    Office of The State Appellate Defender
    Assistant Appellate Defender, Office Of The State Appellate Defender, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.2  
    Licensed
    Review: “Bradley, Thank-you so very much for correctly identifying the points of this case that the Appeals Judges would take note of. There is so much wrong with this case that its hard for me to look past the violation of my ri...
  • Amanda Bartusek
    Stoltze & Stoltze PLC
    300 Walnut Street Suite 260, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.5  
    Licensed
        Amanda Bartusek grew up in Urbandale, Iowa.  She attended the University of Iowa where she obtained a bachelor of arts in Political Science and Religious Studies. Upon graduation, she attended the University of Iowa College of Law where during...
  • Paul Statler
    Statler Law, PLLC
    301 E Walnut St Ste 7, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.1  
    Licensed
    People ask me what I do, and when I tell them I’m a criminal defense attorney they ask, “what does that mean?”  Almost always, I tell them, “I defend people who are accused of, and charged with committing crimes.”  After hearing that, they’ll usua...
  • Ryan Genest
    Simpson, Jensen, Abels, Fischer & Bouslog, Pc
    400 Locust St Ste 400, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Licensed
    Review: “Ryan Genest represented us during a long and scary adoption. He was always honest, patient, and there to listen to us. Even when we were late on payments. He was on the ball, caught all lies, and was a beast during the tr...
  • Erin Carr
    Carr & Wright, Plc
    300 Walnut St Ste 140, Carr & Wright, Plc, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 6.9  
    Licensed
    I am a competitive and driven trial attorney who enjoys fighting for the rights of my clients.  I believe that the American jury system of justice is the best fact finding system in the history of the world and I love to employ it to the benefit o...
  • Lisa Allison
    Allison Law Firm, Llc
    Mail: 4225 Fleur Dr # 145, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.0  
    Licensed
    Review: “Lisa helped me with an insurance issue and a problem with my ex-husband. She took the time to listen to me and my concerns, and she fully explained to me all the steps that would be involved in getting relief. I had spent...
  • Marshall Orsini
    Law Offices of Marshall W. Orsini, PLC
    4515 Fleur Dr., Ste. 305, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.5  
    Licensed
    Review: “I hired Marshall last year to help me with a custody matter. I was very nervous, as I did not live in Iowa, and had to hire an attorney over the phone. After speaking with a few people, I felt like he was the man for the ...
  • Kelsey Knight
    Carr & Wright, PLC
    300 Walnut St., Suite 140, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 6.9  
    Licensed
    I was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. I attended Drake University and earned a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology in 2009. After graduating Magna Cum Laude, I worked at Pioneer (now Corteva) for a couple of years. ...
  • Jolie Juckette
    Juckette Law Firm, P.L.C., 309 Court Avenue, Suite 808, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 6.5  
    Licensed
    Dedicated to protecting the rights of her clients, Juckette Law Firm founder, Jolie B. Juckette has been practicing law in the central Iowa area for over 15 years.  She received her B.S. in Sociology with minors in Psychology & Philosophy from Iow...
  • Roger Owens
    Law Office of Roger P. Owens, P.C.
    317 6th Ave Ste 1300, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Licensed
    Review: “Mr. Owens talks straight, no leading you astray, honest and shoots straight from the hip. I was in trouble and needed a good defense attorney. Mr. Owens came highly recommended, and justly so. Mr. Owens was a prosecutor b...
  • Randall Jackson
    Law Office of Randall L. Jackson
    315 E 5th St Ste 5, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.8  
    Licensed
    I am attorney Randall L. Jackson. I have been practicing law in Des Moines, Iowa, since 1998. My areas of practice include bankruptcy and debt relief, divorce and family law, criminal defense and OWI defense. With my broad range of legal experienc...
  • Brian Meyer
    Harding Law Offices
    1217 Army Post Road, Des Moines, IA
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.3  
    Licensed
    I am a 2002 graduate of Drake Law School. Before going into private practice, I worked as an Assistant Attorney General and an Assistant Polk County Attorney. In addition, to my work as a prosecutor, I served 6 years as legal counsel to the Iowa H...

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