Gourley, Rehkemper & Lindholm, PLC
Scott A. Michels

Gourley, Rehkemper & Lindholm, PLC

Call Attorney(515) 226-0500
440 Fairway Drive Suite 210, West Des Moines , IA 50266

Background and Experience

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. As part of his law school education, Mr. Michels also successfully completed the Neal & Bea Smith Law Center, Drake Law School, Clinic in Criminal Defense.

Mr. Michels has distinguished himself in his young career as an attorney who is a zealous advocate for his clients being satisfied with nothing less then the best possible outcome on each and every case. Whether it’s a court appointed case or a private client, Mr. Michels goes the extra mile, does the necessary factual and legal research and shows up to court ready and prepared for a good fight. Mr. Michels possesses the attitude and mindset associated with all of the attorneys at Gourley, Rehkemper & Lindholm and has already seen his hard work produce a number of victories for his clients. The National Trial Lawyers has recognized Mr. Michels as a "Top 40 Under 40" attorney.

Iowa, 2007
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa
Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, J. D.
Upper Iowa University, Fayette, Iowa, B. A.
Top 40 Under 40 - National Trial Lawyers, 2014
NHTSA Field Sobriety Test Certification - NHTSA/IACP, 2009
Young Alumni Award - Upper Iowa University, 2009
Constitutional Law and Civil Rights Certificate - Drake University School of Law, 2007
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Certificate - Drake University School of Law, 2007
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Polk County Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Associations
Gourley, Rehkemper & Lindholm, PLC

Scott A. Michels
440 Fairway Drive Suite 210
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 226-0500

Listing last updated: July 15, 2016 at 3:03 pm
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