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  • Charge Dismissed
    Vehicular Homicide
    Johnson County No. FECR058630- Iowa City, Iowa. Attorneys J. Dean Keegan and Jerald W. Kinnamon successfully challenged the withdrawal of blood from a Defendant without his permission after a rollover accident in which a passenger in the vehicle was ...
  • Charges Reduced
    Vehicular Homicide
    Johnson County FECR68296. The Defendant was charged with Vehicular Homicide. Following a suppression hearing, Mr. Tindal and his co-counsel were able to show that the blood test result was taken in violation of implied consent procedures. The case ...
  • Charges Reduced, No Incarceration Imposed
    Vehicular Homicide
    Muscatine County FECR056673. Vehicular Homicide was reduced to Involuntary Manslaughter. Total sentence was suspended.
  • Reduced to A Misdemeanor Traffic Offense
    Driving While Revoked
    Iowa County No. SRCR009996 - Marengo, Iowa. Attorney Keegan's client was charged with Driving While Revoked while operating a riding lawn mower. Mr. Keegan argued that the stop had clearly been outside the intent of Iowa's OWI law (Iowa Code Section ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Drug Charge
    Johnson County No. OWCR039210, Iowa City, Iowa. Attorney J. Dean Keegan conducted a three-day long suppression hearing which presented the first challenge to the "Drug Recognition Protocols" used in Iowa.
  • OWI Driver's License Revocation Overturned
    Operating While Intoxicated Driver's License Revocation
    Iowa Dept. of Inspection and Appeals Docket No. 08DOTOW4036. Attorney Dean Keegan's client faced a year long administrative revocation for OWI test failure. He successfully challenged the revocation on the basis that the officer failed to offer the ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Possession of Marijuana
    Washington County SRIN01070. After plea negotiations, the State agreed to dismiss the possession charge (a serious misdemeanor) against Attorney Dean Keegan's client.
  • Charges Dropped
    Possession of Pseudoephedrine
    Washington County FECR006021. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was originally charged with possession of pseudoephedrine, a felony. After depositions with witnesses in the case, and reviewing video evidence, Mr. Keegan argued for reduced charges for his ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana and Methamphetamine
    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.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Possession with Intent to Distribute
    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.
  • Driver's License Revocation Rescinded
    Registration Violation
    Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals No. 12DOTOW0749. Attorney Keegan's client was pulled over for a registration violation. He was transported to the police station where he was asked to take field sobriety tests, which the client refused. Mr. ...
  • Acquittal at Trial
    Second Degree Sexual Abuse and Other Charges
    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.
  • Conviction Reversed on Appeal
    Sexual Abuse in the 2nd Degree
    Iowa Supreme Court No. 04-361. The Defendant was convicted of Sexual Abuse in the 2d Degree. On appeal, Mr. Tindal successfully argued that the conviction was based on improperly admitted evidence. The conviction was reversed.
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense
    Linn County OWCR107464. Attorney Dean Keegan filed a motion to suppress, arguing the arresting officer improperly deemed the defendant to have refused the breath test without giving her a meaningful opportunity to make a decision about whether or not ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense
    Muscatine County No. OWCR040280 - Muscatine, Iowa. After Attorney Dean Keegan scheduled the deposition of the State's expert witness in this case, he learned that the breath test was inappropriately administered by the arresting officer. The State ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense
    Johnson County OWCR102862. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with an OWI 2nd Offense. After reviewing videos of the arrest, Mr. Keegan argued the information provided by the officer after the breath test was inaccurate and misleading. The ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense
    Johnson County No. OWCR090087- Iowa City, Iowa. Attorney Keegan's client was charged with an OWI 2nd offense. The offense used to enhance to a second offense occurred 11 years prior. Mr. Keegan alleged the stop of his client's vehicle was illegally ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense
    Linn OWCR110957. Attorney Dean Keegan's client received a charge of Operating While Intoxicated-2nd offense. After arguing his client's rights were violated when the arresting officer placed time constraints on his client's ability to make phone ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense
    Muscatine OWCR052372. Attorney Dean Keegan's client received a charge of Operating While Intoxicated 2nd offense. Mr. Keegan was able to argue that the breath test was not offered within two hours of operation and filed a Motion in Liminie throwing ...
  • Jury Acquitted the Defendant
    Operating While Intoxicated 3rd Offense
    Johnson County No. OWCR083868- Iowa City, Iowa. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was acquitted after a jury trial in which Mr. Keegan called an expert witness who, after analyzing the audio of the squad car video, showed that the Defendant's car was not ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated 3rd Offense
    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 ...
  • Charges Reduced
    Operating While Intoxicated 3rd Offense
    Linn County OWCR095038. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was originally charged with OWI Third Offense (a felony) and Driving While Barred. The State asked for a five-year prison sentence. Mr. Keegan aggressively defended the case for nearly two years, ...
  • Charge Dismissed After Unwarranted Search & Seiz
    Operating While Intoxicated 3rd Offense
    Johnson County No. OWCR095905. Attorney Keegan's client was approached by an officer after leaving his car and getting into a cab. Keegan filed a motion to suppress, arguing that the officer's actions were an unwarranted search of his client, and the ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated 3rd Offense
    Johnson County Case No. OWCR086568 - Iowa City, Iowa. Attorney Keegan successfully challenged the stop of his client's vehicle and as a result a felony OWI and Driving While Revoked were dismissed.
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County No. OWCR090631 - Coralville, Iowa. After Attorney Keegan deposed the State's witnesses in this case, the State agreed to dismiss the charges for lack of evidence that Mr. Keegan's client was intoxicated.
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR116811. The Defendant was charged with Operating While Intoxicated. Mr. Tindal was able to win the Iowa Dept of Transportation appeal and have the blood test result thrown out. The case was resolved for a public intoxication charge ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Linn County OWCR133760. Attorney Eric Tindal's client was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated. Mr. Tindal had all charges dismissed following a successful suppression hearing regarding the grounds for the stop.
  • Record Expunged
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson OWCR106890. Attorney Dean Keegan's client received an Operating While Intoxicated, a serious misdemeanor. After reviewing the videos, Mr. Keegan filed a Motion to Suppress arguing the officer denied his client's right to make a phone call. ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Linn County OWCR108050. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with Operating While Intoxicated. After reviewing videos, Mr. Keegan filed a motion to suppress, stating his client was never told the Datamaster results could be used against him in ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR103069. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was originally charged with an OWI. After the arresting officer failed to show up for hearings, Mr. Keegan argued there wasn't enough evidence to charge his client with an OWI, and the State ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR102528. Officers arrested Attorney Dean Keegan's client after an accident because they believed the defendant was under the influence of drugs. After Mr. Keegan presented evidence in the case, the court dismissed all charges at the ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Muscatine County OWCR049710. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with an OWI after a BAC of .085. Mr. Keegan was able to dismiss all charges against his client.
  • Charges Reduced
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Muscatine County OWCR048644. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was originally charged with an OWI 3rd Offense (a felony). Mr. Keegan won the motion to suppress, arguing his client requested to speak with a family member and the request was not honored. ...
  • Charges Dropped
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR099614. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with an OWI. After reviewing evidence, Mr. Keegan filed a motion to suppress, arguing the stop of his client was not reasonable. The court agreed, and dropped all charges at the ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR100756. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with an OWI. After reviewing videos of the arrest, Mr. Keegan argued the procedural requirements for obtaining and testing a breath sample were not followed. The defendant's charges ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR100536. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with OWI after a BAC of 0.085. Mr. Keegan was able to reduce the charge to a Public Intoxication, a simple misdemeanor.
  • Charge Was Amended to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR0968612. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was approached by officers at a gas station and questioned. Mr. Keegan challenged the stop, arguing the stop was not reasonable, as there were no facts to justify the officer's suspicion of ...
  • Amended to Reckless Driving
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Cedar County OWCR022412. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was stopped for a seatbelt violation and became subject to an OWI investigation. The client was transported to jail for further testing. At the jail, Attorney Keegan's client asked for a blood ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Cedar County OWCR022225. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with an OWI. After reviewing videos of the officer pulling his client over, Attorney Keegan argued the deputy did not have enough reason to pull over his client. The court agreed and ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication Charge
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Henry County OWIN013416. Attorney Dean Keegan was able to reduce the OWI charge to a Public Intox and his client's license was rescinded.
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Muscatine County OWCR045474. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was arrested for OWI and taken to the police station. During the breath test, the officer led the defendant to believe the test wouldn't be used against him in criminal proceedings. Attorney ...
  • Amended to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County No. OWCR096701. Attorney Keegan challenged the prosecution due to the State's failure to file charges in a timely manner as described by the Iowa Rules of Criminal Procedure. The charges against the client were dismissed.
  • Driver's License Revocation Rescinded
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals No. 12DOTOW0647. Attorney Keegan's client was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated and transported to the police station. At the station the client requested a telephone call and was denied. Mr. Keegan ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County No. OWCR093082- Iowa City, Iowa. Attorney Keegan's client was stopped by a patrol officer for a malfunctioning plate light and then arrested for Operating While Intoxicated. Mr. Keegan argued that the broken light was not in itself ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Linn County No. OWCR87943 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Attorney Keegan's client was stopped for swerving within her own lane. Mr. Keegan challenged the stop of the vehicle arguing that the officer did not have reasonable suspicion or probable cause to stop ...
  • OWI blood test rendered inadmissible
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County No. OWCR090017 - Iowa City, Iowa. The State agreed to stipulate that the blood test result taken from Attorney Keegan's client was inadmissible after Mr. Keegan demonstrated that the test did not meet the statutory requirements for a ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County No. OWCR086105-Iowa City, Iowa. Attorney Keegan's client was stopped for striking the curb and weaving in his lane. Mr. Keegan challenged the stop of the vehicle and submitted the squad car video into evidence. The Court, after ...
  • Charge Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County No. OWCR083001 - Iowa City, Iowa. Attorney J. Dean Keegan alleged that the Defendant's rights to contact a lawyer or family member may have been violated after his arrest. He requested video of the breath test from the arresting ...
  • Acquittal at Jury Trial
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County No. OWCR077717- Iowa City, Iowa. Acquittal at jury trial of a defendant accused of Operating While Intoxicated who refused a breath alcohol test. Tried by Attorney J, Dean Keegan.
  • Case Overturned
    Operating While Intoxicated
    State v. Hornik, Segura, et. al.Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. When the state of Iowa established that the Datamaster breath testing machine could be used to test subjects being investigated for OWI, it failed to establish a protocol for its proper ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Linn County OWCR1055. Attorney Dean Keegan won a suppression hearing, arguing his client was misled about his out of state driver's license. The State agreed to drop the OWI charge to a public intoxication (a simple misdemeanor). Mr. Keegan's ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Cedar OWCR023365. Attorney Dean Keegan's client received an Operating While Intoxicated, a serious misdemeanor. After reviewing the videos, Mr. Keegan filed a Motion in Limine and was able to throw out the breath test evidence. The OWI charge was ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson OWCR105800. Attorney Dean Keegan's client received a charge of Operating While Intoxicated. Mr. Keegan argued his client was misinformed of the consequences if she refused a breath test. Mr. Keegan filed a Motion In Liminie throwing out the ...
  • Reduced to Reckless Driving
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR107070. Attorney Dean Keegan's client received a charge of Operating While Intoxicated. After reviewing the videos, Mr. Keegan filed a Motion In Liminie, throwing out the alleged test refusal. Since the alleged test refusal was ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson OWCR105462. Attorney Dean Keegan's client received a charge of Operating While Intoxicated. Mr. Keegan was able to file a Motion In Liminie getting rid of the breath test after arguing his client requested an independent test. The charge was ...
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Henry County OWIN014319. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with an OWI. After reviewing videos, Mr. Keegan filed a motion in limine and was able to throw out the breath test as evidence. The OWI charges were reduced to public intoxication and ...
  • Reduced to Reckless Driving
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Cedar County OWCR023239. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was originally charged with an OWI. After filing a Motion in Limine, Mr. Keegan was able to through out the breath test as evidence. The OWI charges were dropped to reckless driving and the ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR104012. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was charged with an OWI, and after negotiations with the State, he was successful in dismissing the charge.
  • Reduced to Public Intoxication
    Operating While Intoxicated
    Johnson County OWCR104330. Attorney Dean Keegan's client was originally charged with an OWI. Mr. Keegan file a Motion in Liminie and the breath test was thrown out of evidence, resulting in his client's charges dropped to a public intoxication and ...