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WILLIAM G. BREWER

William BrewerWilliam G. Brewer
Personal Injury Law
bbrewer@mcenroelaw.com
Phone: (515) 267-9000
Fax: (515) 267-8100

 

Mr. William G. Brewer graduated from Drake University Law School in 1982. He served as a prosecutor in the Des Moines County Attorney’s Office through October 1985. Since then he has been engaged in the private practice of law in the Des Moines area. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa in 1979. William attended Wahlert High School in Dubuque, Iowa.

 

Mr. Brewer now devotes the majority of his time working in the area of personal injury law, and also practices criminal and corporate law. Mr. Brewer, as well as the other attorneys of the McEnroe Law Firm, take cases and represent clients throughout the State of Iowa.  Mr. Brewer is licensed in the State Courts of Iowa and Illinois. He is also licensed in the Southern and Northern District Federal Courts of Iowa, as well as the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Mr. Brewer is a member of the CJA panel of attorneys for the Federal Criminal Court. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, and the Polk County Bar Association. William is also a member of the Iowa Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice formally known as the Trial Lawyers Association.

 

Mr. Brewer is one of the founding members and currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Friends of the Platte River, a 501(c) nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration of the Platte River Basin in southwestern Wisconsin.

 

Practicing in Personal Injury

  • Slip and Fall
  • Auto Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Any negligent act of another that results in your pain or suffering

Practicing in Corporate Law

  • Incorporation
  • Buy Sell Agreements
  • Non-compete agreements

Criminal Law

  • O.W.I.
  • Narcotics
  • Assault
  • Theft
  • Forgery
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Sexual Assault
  • Arson
  • Vice
  • Public Intoxication
  • Any criminal charge

Representative Clients

  • Millang Financial Group LLC
  • Polk County Heating and Cooling Inc
  • Bail Bond Pros Inc
  • K & V Homes Inc

Representative Cases

  • State v. Walker, 804 N.W.2d 284 (Iowa, 2011)
  • Gavlock v. Coleman, 493 N.W.2d 94 (Iowa App., 1992)
  • Duntz v. Zeimet, 478 N.W.2d 635 (Iowa Supreme Court, 1991

Recent News

9-4-19: Nicholas Carda’s client was charged with an assault in Polk County. Nick asserted a self-defense argument and discussed other flaws in the case with the prosecutor. The prosecutor agreed to dismiss the case in its entirety and even to have the state pay the court costs on the matter.

 

8-22-19: A Polk County prosecutor dismissed an OWI charge against Daniel Rothman’s client without a court hearing. They did so after it was shown to the prosecutor that there were filing deadline issues that would lead to a court ordered dismissal if the state fought the case.

 

7-18-19: Nicholas Carda’s client was charged with Driving While Revoked in Boone county, and was facing jail time. After working diligently on the case for many months, the prosecutor dismissed all charges.

 

6-6-19: Daniel Rothman’s client had their OWI 2nd case dismissed and the dot withdrew all sanctions as the officer violated the client’s 804.20 rights. The officer claimed to have informed the client about their phone call rights but the video footage showed that the officer did not and that she lied about doing so in her official police reports.

 

5-28-19: Daniel Rothman represented a client who was charged with aggravated misdemeanor child endangerment. Although the state made several offers to resolve the case they would not dismiss the matter. The client insisted on a trial or dismissal to clear her name. We showed numerous scientific and testimonial inconsistences to destroy the credibility of the state’s case. The client was found not guilty of all charges

 

4-17-19: Daniel Rothman’s OWI client tested above the legal limit on the state’s official breath test but he still wanted to have a jury trial. Daniel Rothman argued the matter in Madison county over a 2 day jury trial where the jury could not find the client guilty of OWI, under a driving while impaired or the per se test being above .08. The Jury was split 6-6 and the Court had no choice but to declare a mistrial. It is up to the state to try the matter again or let it go within 90 days.

 

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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