Eastern Iowa
Trial Attorneys

Backed by extensive experience & expertise in handling cases just like yours. Speak with our legal team now.

  • Iowa Association of Justice
  • AAJ
  • DUI Defense Law
  • The Iowa State Bar Association

    Iowa City & Davenport Criminal Defense Attorneys

    Serving Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, the Quad Cities & All of Eastern Iowa Since 1992

    At Keegan, Tindal & Jaeger, we focus on felony and misdemeanor criminal defense in Iowa. With over half a century of shared legal experience, our Iowa City & Davenport criminal defense lawyers understand what it takes to help our clients protect themselves when their rights are on the line. Since 1992, clients throughout our community have trusted our firm when they need an Iowa City & Davenport criminal defense attorney. We understand how to fight aggressively to help our clients get results, and we use our negotiation skills to work toward helpful resolutions with prosecutors. No matter how serious your charges may be, you can count on Keegan, Tindal & Jaeger to help you better understand your case and make the best use of your legal options.

    Call (319) 499-5524 today and schedule a free consultation.


    Keegan, Tindal & Jaeger Put Over 50 Years of Combined Trial Experience on Your Side

    Aggressive, Skillful and Experienced Defense 

    Whether you were charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, a drug offense, or even a sex crime, we are here to help you understand the process and prepare an aggressive defense. Get help from attorneys based in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport, Iowa, who have a strong track record of results. At Keegan, Tindal & Jaeger, we take a special interest in defending people accused of driving offenses, including vehicular homicide. We frequently help our clients challenge driver's license sanctions ā€” including commercial drivers' license (CDL) disqualifications ā€” and assist them in reinstating their driving privileges and obtaining work permits. As a former probation officer, J. Dean Keegan has dedicated himself to understanding the science behind the prosecutor's tools, like breath-testing machines. You can count on our Iowa City & Davenport criminal defense attorneys to help you plan your defense and avoid a conviction. Call now to get started.

    • “Would recommend them to anyone.” - Nora H.
    • “Iā€™m very grateful as well as appreciative for you representing me.” - Charles W.
    • “I am glad he was there to get my head out of the guillotine when I needed him and keep my record clean.” - Ryan

      Successful Results for Our Clients

      Protecting Your Freedom & Rights
      • Reduced to Public Intoxication OWI/DUI

        OWCR012975 Iowa County: The defendant was seated in the driver's seat of her vehicle, in a ditch, when law enforcement came upon her. Her PBT was .180 and she subsequently refused to take the Datamaster. After identifying gaps in the State's prosecution, the State agreed to throw out her refusal and allow the defendant to plead to public intoxication.

      • Case Dismissed Federal Crimes

        The defendant was charged with an immigration offense. Through substantial litigation, the defendant was released from jail. As a result of administrative proceedings, the Government was unable to bring the defendant to trial. The case was subsequently dismissed with prejudice on speedy trial grounds following counsel's motion to dismiss.

        Southern District of Iowa 3:18-cr-00062.

      • Charge Dismissed Drug Crimes

        Scott County case FECR409878, controlled substance violation. Charge dismissed after suppression of illegal search and evidence derived from said search, as well as suppression of evidence following prolonged detention of the Defendant without sufficient legal basis.

      • Acquitted of Multiple Forcible Felonies Federal Crimes

        Client found not guilty of all charges, including Sex Abuse in the 2nd Degree and Burglary in the 1st Degree, following a week-long jury trial in Cedar County case FECR026469.

      • No Suspension of Driving Privileges OWI/DUI

        Defendant was involved in an ATV accident in which injuries occurred. The defendant relied on his CDL for employment. He was taken to the hospital and law enforcement obtained a warrant for the defendant's blood. He was charged with an OWI. After significant negotiations, the defendant was able to plead to public intoxication with no suspension of his driving privileges.

      • Our Attorneys Are Well-Respected Throughout Eastern Iowa

      • We Offer Free Consultations No Matter How Severe The Charge

      • Trial Attorneys With Successful Track Records In The Courtroom

      • Over 50 Years of Combined Experience In Criminal Defense with an Emphasis on OWI's

      Keegan, Tindal & Jaeger

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