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Frank Steinbach III

Frank SteinbachFrank Steinbach III
Family and Criminal Law
fsteinbach@mcenroelaw.com

Phone: (515) 267-9000

Fax: (515) 267-8100

 

Frank Steinbach was born in 1964 and was raised in Ankeny.  He has lived in central Iowa his entire life.  Frank attended Iowa State University; graduating in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.  He attended Drake University Law School graduating in 1989.  While at Drake, Frank was a C. Edwin Moore finalist. 

 

Frank was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1989.  He was admitted to the Federal US District Court in 1989; the United States Court of Appeals in 1991, and the United States Supreme Court in 1994.  Frank is a member of the Polk County and Iowa State Bar Associations.  He is a section member of the Criminal Bar and the Family and Juvenile Bar.  He has achieved an AV rating (the highest possible rating) with Martindale Hubbell. 


Practicing In:

Family Law

  • Divorce
  • Modification
  • Paternity
  • Custody
  • Child Support

Juvenile Law

  • Children in Need of Assistance Actions
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Delinquency

Criminal Law

  • Theft
  • Assault
  • O.W.I. / D.U.I

Driving & Traffic Offenses

 

Professional Associations

  • Iowa State Bar Association
    •  Section Member Criminal Law
    • Section Member Family Law
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Dallas County Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1991          
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994

Education

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, 1989
  • Iowa State University, Ames, 1986

Representative Cases

  • In re Marriage of McCurdy, No. 0-252/09-1477 (Iowa App. 6/16/2010) (Iowa App., 2010)
  • In re Marriage of Fennelly & Breckenfelder, 737 N.W.2d 97 (Iowa Supreme Court, 2007)
  • D.S., In Interest of, 563 N.W.2d 12 (Iowa App., 1997)

 

 

Recent News

1-28-19: Daniel Rothman represented a client who was charged with a class B forceable felony burglary and assault, which would have led to a 25 year prison sentence. Over a period of 10 months we used depositions to show the flaws in the state’s case including showing that the alleged victim lied under oath. Finally, the state agreed to dismiss all charges.

 

1-10-19: Daniel Rothman’s client was alleged to have committed several charges for dealing drugs. After working on the case for several months, the client’s case was dismissed even though a co-defendant was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

 

12-11-18: A Dallas County Judge ruled that the motion to suppress evidence argued by Daniel Rothman was correct. The Judge held that the officer violated the Defendant’s rights under Iowa Code section 321J.11 The client’s driving privileges will also be restored and the fact that the client was even charged with the OWI will be expunged from the public record.

 

12-7-18: An administrative law judge held that the Daniel Rothman’s client had his rights, under Iowa Code Section 804.20, violated and ordered the IDOT to reinstate the client’s driving privileges.

 

10-18-18: Daniel Rothman showed the state prosecutor that the client’s charges had no merit. The prosecutor indicated to the court that the case must be dismissed. The client’s driving privileges will also be restored and the fact that the client was even charged with the OWI will be expunged from the public record.

 

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