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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

1-19-18: Daniel Rothman’s client was charged with possession of methamphetamine. Daniel Rothman showed the state the officer’s video footage that demonstrated the officers illegally searched the Defendant’s car. The state decided to dismiss all charges.

 

1-11-18: Daniel Rothman represented a client charged with 2 counts of Child Endangerment in Polk County. After fighting the case for several months, the state finally dismissed all criminal charges and the court costs were even assessed to the state by the court, instead of to the client.

 

11-1-17: Daniel Rothman was able to successfully represent a Story county client who had been charged with an OWI. After filing a motion to suppress evidence the state dismissed the OWI charge completely.

 

10-27-17: A client represented by Daniel Rothman was charged with Domestic Assault Causing Injury in Polk County. After a lengthy fight, including collecting witnesses who could show the alleged victim lied under oath in a related civil hearing, the state agreed to dismiss all criminal charges.

 

10-17-17: Daniel Rothman argued a motion to suppress alleging that the officer violated Iowa Code Section 321J.5 by illegally detaining the client without reasonable cause and making them take a PBT test. The Court agreed and granted the motion to suppress. The OWI case will be dismissed and the DOT must reinstate the client’s driving privileges and take the OWI off their record.

 

10-4-17: An administrative law judge agreed with Daniel Rothman’s argument that an officer had denied the client his full and timely phone call rights as required by Iowa Code Section 804.20. The Judge ordered the DOT to reinstate the driving privileges of the client and remove the OWI from the client’s DOT record.

 

6-22-17: Bill Brewer acquired a $100,000 settlement for his client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Dallas County.

 

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