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DAVID E. BROWN

David Brown was born in Waukonj, Iowa, in 1949. He received a B.A. from the University of Iowa in 1971 and was also admitted to Phi Beta Kappa. David then received a J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1974 and an M.A. from the University of Iowa in 1978.

David served as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Iowa City from 1980 to 1987. David became an associate at our firm in 1987 and a partner in 1990. He also served as City Attorney for the City of Riverside from 1992 to 1993. David now maintains a part-time practice, focusing on criminal defense and general civil matters.


In addition to his law practice, David is a member of the Johnson County Bar Association, the Iowa State Bar Association, and the Iowa Defense Counsel Association.


David has been admitted to practice before the following courts:


State of Iowa Bar (1980)

United States District Court – Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa (1981)

United States Court of Appeals – Eighth Circuit (1988)

United States Supreme Court (1993)


David's notable published cases include: Ewoldt v. City of Iowa City, 438 N.W.2d 843 (Iowa Ct. App.1989), Fry v. Iowa City, 538 N.W.2d 302 (Iowa Ct. App. 1995), State v. Melk, 543 N.W.2d 297 (Iowa Ct. App. 1995).