Providing The Strongest Possible Representation When You Face Drug And Alcohol Charges

Anyone charged with OWI, a drug offense, or similar crime in Iowa has a lot on the line — in many cases, far more than they realize. The impact of a drunk driving (sometimes called DUI or DWI) or drug crime conviction can be both immediately devastating and a long-term barrier to achieving vital goals in life. Finding dedicated, informed legal counsel is critical.

If you have been charged with operating while intoxicated (OWI), an alcohol-related offense, drug possession or intent to deliver, please learn all the potential consequences before deciding how to proceed. You need sound and knowledgeable professional advice right away. Our dedicated, resourceful Iowa criminal defense attorney are just one call away and here to serve you.

Focused, Strategic Protection Of Your Rights

With several decades of experience, Iowa City DUI attorneys Shawn Fitzgerald and David Burbidge are thoroughly versed in current laws and defense strategies. At our firm, each client receives frank, clear counsel directed toward sound decision-making. We provide:

  • Accurate information on all potential consequences of an Iowa OWI or drug arrest, which can include serious damage to educational and job prospects as well as a lengthy driver's license suspension and jail time
  • Personalized guidance tailored to each individual's most important concerns, such as loss of financial aid and "add-on" penalties in the home states of college students arrested in Iowa
  • Exploration of all viable options for avoiding conviction and a criminal record or minimizing consequences, from fighting the charge aggressively in court to negotiating with the prosecutor for a manageable outcome

These services we will provide for you. You may have made a mistake, but you are still entitled to the best defense possible.

Our criminal defense experience throughout Iowa City and the surrounding area has taught us the value of a strong defense and personalized care. When representing you, we will be there from the initial arraignment until final resolution. We will help you understand your every legal option. We will listen to your concerns and fight for the best possible outcome.

Why Working With Us Will Benefit You

Our lawyers' knowledge and capabilities cover the spectrum of first-time, repeat and aggravated drunk driving offenses, as well as drug crimes ranging from possession of marijuana or cocaine to intent to deliver prescription drugs like OxyContin and other painkillers, Xanax, Adderall and Ritalin. Whatever the charge and whatever the specific circumstances, we work every angle to earn the best achievable outcome.

Please contact us as soon as possible for the legal guidance and representation you need in this pivotal time. At Johnston, Stannard, Klesner, Burbidge & Fitzgerald, P.L.C., we will prioritize your case and deliver the personal attention you deserve. Reaching us is easy. Just dial 319-359-6492.