Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers in Iowa City
Experienced Legal Professionals with Offices in Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Scott County & All of Eastern Iowa
Being charged with a federal crime can be an overwhelming experience that can have a permanent effect on your future, your freedom, and your reputation. Having an accomplished attorney on your side can have ensure your rights are protected throughout the legal process. Our legal team at Keegan, Tindal & Mason has the skill and knowledge to provide clients with dedicated and thorough representation.
Reach out to us today at (319) 499-5524 to arrange for your free case consultation.
Federal crimes can be prosecuted with greater fervor and may require a more in-depth level of defense. We are a results-driven firm that puts more than 50 years of combined experience to work for our clients. Each of our attorneys has extensive trial experience and can work to provide your case with the detailed legal defense it needs.
Federal crimes can include:
- Drug offenses
- Sex crimes
- Weapons charges
- Theft / fraud / white collar crimes
- Murder and violent crimes
These cases often relate to crimes that cross state lines or offenses that Congress has passed laws on. They are tried and heard in federal court and convictions can lead to sentencing in federal prison. Federal crimes are generally more serious in nature and often the prosecution will have conducted an in-depth investigation against you. It is vital you have a skilled attorney on your side who can stand up for your side of the story at trial and build a solid defense against your charges.
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J. Dean Keegan, Andrea D. Mason, and Eric D. Tindal are adept lawyers who are committed to serving our clients with zealous representation. If you have been charged with a federal crime, do not hesitate to contact our legal team at Keegan, Tindal & Mason. We can review the circumstances of your case and help you develop a thoughtful and aggressive defense strategy.
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.
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.
Vehicular Homicide Charges Reduced
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 was subsequently resolved for a misdemeanor.
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.
Operating While Intoxicated Reduced to Public Intoxication
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 and no loss of license.
Operating While Intoxicated Second Offense Reduced to Public Intoxication
Washington County OWIN010946. The Defendant was charged with Operating While Intoxicated Second Offense. Following long negotiations with the State the Defendant was able to plead to a Public Intoxication and have his driving privileges reinstated.
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.
Sexual Abuse in the 2nd Degree Conviction Reversed on Appeal
Iowa Supreme Court No. 04-361. The Defendant was convicted of Sexual Abuse in the 2nd Degree. On appeal, Mr. Tindal successfully argued that the conviction was based on improperly admitted evidence. The conviction was reversed.
Operating While Intoxicated Record Expunged
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. The State declined to present testimony at the hearing and the Motion to Suppress was granted, making the client eligible for a deferred judgment. Mr. Keegan's client will have her record expunged and be able to obtain a license after 90 days instead of 180.
He was professional, knowledgeable and prompt. He was very effective in his communication.- David
I am glad he was there to get my head out of the guillotine when I needed him and keep my record clean.- Ryan
Attentive and a Standup Guy- John
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.