Gary is a seasoned attorney who has been a criminal prosecutor and defense attorney as well as a civil plaintiff attorney and defense attorney.  As a result, he knows and understands how the opposition thinks.  Gary is an excellent strategic thinker and uses his skills along with his more than  20 years of experience to provide extremely effective and well thought out representation for his clients to help them best achieve their particular goals.


In over 20 years of practice, Gary has tried more than 80 jury cases to verdict, all as first chair.  He has extensive experience in criminal law as well as many different civil practice areas.  His criminal practice includes state and federal criminal defense of all levels of criminal charges.  His civil practice expertise includes work in the areas of employment law (public and private sector), discrimination/wrongful termination, wrongful death, personal injury, administrative law, general litigation and family law.  If you have a case dealing with any of these practice areas give Gary a call.


He has worked and appeared in courts in rural, suburban and urban settings all over Iowa and he knows the unique characteristics of those different settings.

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