Mr. Michels grew up in Osage, Iowa where he graduated from Osage High School in 2000. He then attended Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa where he graduated, magna cum laude, in December 2003 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Criminology and Psychology. At UIU, Mr. Michels also achieved Academic All-American and Academic All-Conference honors in wrestling. Following his success at Upper Iowa University, Mr. Michels received his law degree from Drake University School of Law in 2007, earning special certificates in Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Constitutional Law and Civil Rights.
Grant Gangestad grew up in Clarion, Iowa, where he graduated from Clarion-Goldfield High School as the Salutatorian of his class in 2003. He then attended the University of Northern Iowa and obtained a bachelor of arts in Political Science and a minor in Politics and Law in 2007. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Mr. Gangestad attended Drake University Law School, receiving his Juris Doctorate and graduating with honors in 2012. While at Drake Law, Mr. Gangestad successfully completed the Neal & Bea Smith Law Center’s Clinic in Criminal Defense and Advanced Clinic in Criminal Defense.
Aaron Hamrock has fought for justice in Des Moines for nearly two decades. He both represents clients accused of crimes and clients who are seeking compensation for personal injury. He advocates for those facing criminal charges in both state and federal courts in Iowa. Aaron Hamrock is a passionate defender of the rights of the accused.
Aaron Hamrock received his Bachelor of Arts at Central College in Pella, Iowa, in 1992. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor at Drake University Law School in Des Moines in 1994.
Mr. Rehkemper was selected to the Super Lawyers list for the fourth straight year in 2016, and has repeatedly been named Avvo’s Client Choice and Top Attorney for DUI defense with a Superb rating of 10.0 out of a possible 10.0. Mr. Rehkemper is the State of Iowa Delegate for the National College of DUI Defense, a founding member of DUI Defense Lawyers Assocation, and is also a Board Member for the Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Criminal Defense Core Group for the Iowa Association for Justice. A frequent speaker at attorney education seminars, Mr. Rehkemper has distinguished himself as a premier defense attorney in the State of Iowa for drunk driving and vehicular homicide charges.
Mr. Lindholm has been named to the Top 40 Under 40 and selected to the Super Lawyers list for the third straight year in 2015. He has also repeatedly been named Avvo's Client Choice and Top Attorney for DUI defense with a Superb rating of 10.0 out of a possible 10.0. Mr. Lindholm has been certified in field sobriety testing, is a founding member of DUI Defense Lawyers Association, and is a member of the National College of Drunk Driving Defense. He is an acting Board Member of the Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as well as a Board Member of the Iowa Assocation for Justice (formerly known as Iowa Trial Lawyers Association) where he was designated as a Key Person for his legislative efforts in 2014.
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