Areas of Practice
- State and Federal Criminal Defense
- White Collar Criminal Defense
- Federal Drug Crimes
- Federal Crimes
- Property Seizure & Forfeiture
- Iowa, 1989
- Pennsylvania, 1989
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1990
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1990
- U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2007
- U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1990
- U.S. Supreme Court, 1995
- Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
- J.D. - 1989
- University of Wisconsin--Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
- B.S. - 1986
- Juror Bias Undiscovered During Voir Dire, 29 Drake L. Rev. 201, 1990
- Casenote, 38 Drake L. Rev. 961, 1989
- U.S. v. Cornelius, 968 F.2d 703, 1992, 8th Cir.
- Ginsberg v. D.O.T., 508 N.W.2d 663, 1993, Iowa
- Huyser v. Iowa District Court, 499 N.W. 2d 1, 1993, Iowa
- U.S. v. Cornelius, 999 F.2d 1293, 1993, 8th Cir.
- U.S. v. O'Conner, 64 F.3d 355, 1995, 8th Cir.
- U.S. v. Halter, 217 F.3d 551, 2000, 8th Cir.
- State v. Hager, 630 N.W.2d 828, 2001, Iowa
- U.S. v. Moyer, 244 F.3d 666, 2001, 8th Cir.
- U.S. v. Cruz, 285 F .3d 692, 2002, 8th Circuit
- State v. Esse, WL2367779, 2005, Iowa App.
Honors and Awards
- Listed "The Best Lawyers in America."
- Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
- Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating- AV
- Listed "Top 100 Trial Lawyers"
- Listed "Great Plains Super Lawyers"
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Iowa State Bar Association, Member
- Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
- American Bar Association, 1990
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- American Association for Justice
- Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Past Employment Positions
- Rosenberg, Stowers & Morse, Partner, 1990 to 2008
- Office of General Counsel, U.S. Sentencing Commission, Attorney, 1989 to 1990