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Eastern Iowa Criminal Defense Law Firm
Have you been accused of or arrested for a crime? It is vital to obtain qualified legal counsel immediately to ensure that your rights are protected and that your future is secure.
To schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced criminal attorneys, dial (319) 499-5524 today or contact us online.
When you require strategic and aggressive criminal defense, Keegan, Tindal & Jaeger is your go-to law firm. With over 50 years of combined experience, our legal professionals have the necessary knowledge and resources to defend against all types of charges.
We represent clients who live in:
We also have a convenient third location in Iowa City.
The Benefits of Hiring a Team of Local Attorneys
Those who need criminal defense are often quick to hire any random firm, regardless of their location. With a local law firm, your lawyers will be familiar with the courthouses, judges, and prosecutors in your area. You can rest assured that if your case is in Cedar Rapids, Scott County, or surrounding areas, we have an understanding of what to expect and how to build a more effective strategy on your behalf.
Our criminal defense attorneys help clients fight against a wide variety of charges, including:
- Identity theft
- Sex offenses
- Vehicular homicide
- White collar crime
- Fake IDs
- Drug charges
- Public intoxication
Take the First Step toward Protecting Your Rights
Facing the criminal justice system can be intimidating for anyone. The good news is that there is hope. You are innocent until proven guilty, and our criminal defense lawyers are prepared to defend your rights. We can help you build a solid defense plan and guide you through the entire legal process.
Contact our skilled legal team at Keegan, Tindal & Jaeger today to discover how we can help you with your case. Call (319) 499-5524.
First Degree Murder and Child Endangerment Causing Death Acquitted of First Degree Murder at Trial
Henry County FECR005634. Attorney Tindal’s client was charged with First Degree Murder and Child Endangerment Causing Death. Following a two week trial, the Defendant was acquitted of all charges.
Vehicular Homicide Charges Reduced, No Incarceration Imposed
Muscatine County FECR056673. Vehicular Homicide was reduced to Involuntary Manslaughter. Total sentence was suspended.
Felony Drug Charges Charges Dismissed
Muscatine County FECR050038. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with two counts of controlled substance violation, as well as two counts of failure to affix tax stamp. After a year of court appearances and negotiating with the prosecutor, all charges were dismissed with costs assessed to the State.
Carrying Weapons, Public Intoxication, & Disorderly Conduct Carrying Weapons & Public Intoxication Charges D
Linn County AGCR108044. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with Carrying Weapons, Public Intoxication, and Disorderly Conduct. After plea negotiations with the State, Mr. Keegan was successful in dismissing the Carrying Weapons and Public Intoxication charges.
Possession with Intent to Distribute Charges Dismissed
Iowa County FECR010358. Attorney Tindal was able to show the Court that his client was detained in violation of his Constitutional rights and that the K9 utilized in the search was unreliable. Following hearing all charges were dismissed.
Embezzlement No Criminal Charges Filed
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. An employee of a Cedar Rapids business accused of embezzling six million dollars was not charged criminally after the County Attorney agreed to abide by an agreement negotiated by Attorneys J. Dean Keegan and Jerald Kinnamon in which the accused would pay two million dollars to the company.
Second Degree Sexual Abuse and Other Charges Acquittal at Trial
Johnson County FECR089277. The Defendant was charged with Second Degree Sexual Abuse and other charges. Following a one-week trial by Mr. Tindal, the Defendant was acquitted of all charges.
Trafficking Stolen Weapons and Misdemeanor Theft Charge Dismissed
Scott County FECR384046. The Defendant was charged with Trafficking Stolen Weapons and Misdemeanor Theft. The Court dismissed the felony following a Motion litigated by Mr. Tindal. The Defendant subsequently pled to the remaining misdemeanor.
Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana and Methamphetamine Charges Dismissed
Washington Count FECR5351. Attorney Tindal and Attorney Clemens Erdahl successfully argued that evidence of drug manufacture was obtained in violation of the Constitution. All charges were dismissed.
Operating While Intoxicated 3rd Offense Charge Dismissed
Linn County OWCR104143. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with a felony 3rd offense OWI. Mr. Keegan argued the officer did not have reasonable grounds to pull over his client. The charges were dropped from a felony to a ticket fine of $15.00 for being in a park past closing time.
I am glad he was there to get my head out of the guillotine when I needed him and keep my record clean.- Ryan
My family and friends appreciate all you have done. Thank you.- Michael
Andrea Jaeger is the best defense attorney in the world.- Orlando
When you need an attorney, calling Dean Keegan, Attorney at Law, can be your first step toward taking back control of your situation and your life. Dean Keegan is the Founding Chair of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, Criminal Law Section. He has served on the Executive Board of the Iowa Association for Justice and is a member of the Nation College of DUI Defense and National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.