Dean Stowers

Stowers & Sarcone PLC
West Glen Town Center-The Hub Building
650 South Prairie View Drive, Suite 130
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Practice Areas:

A General Practice including but not limited to Criminal Defense, White Collar Criminal Defense, Criminal Appeals and Federal Criminal Law.

Bar Admissions:

Iowa, 1989

Pennsylvania, 1989

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 1990

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 1990

U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1990

U.S. Supreme Court, 1995

U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2007


Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, 1989, J.D.

University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 1986 B.S.

Published Works Note, Juror Bias Undiscovered During Voir Dire, 29 Drake L. Rev. 201, 1990

Casenote, 38 Drake L. Rev. 961, 1989

Representative Cases:

U.S. v. Cornelius, 968 F.2d 703 (8th Cir. 1992)

Huyser v. Iowa District Court, 499 N.W.2d 1 (Iowa 1993)

U.S. v. Cornelius, 999 F.2d 1293 (8th Cir. 1993)

Ginsberg v. D.O.T., 508 N.W.2d 663 (Iowa 1993)

U.S. v. O'Conner, 64 F.3d 355 (8th Cir. 1995)

U.S. v. Halter, 217 F.3d 551 (8th Cir. 2000)

U.S. v. Moyer, 244 F.3d 551 (8th Cir. 2001)

State v. Hager, 630 N.W.2d 828 (Iowa 2001)

U.S. v. Cruz, 285 F.3d 692 (8th Cir. 2002)

State v. Esse, 2005 WL 2367779 (Iowa App. 2005)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Drake Law Review Member, 1988-89

Iowa State Bar Association

Pennsylvania State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Board Member 1995-1996)

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Iowa Trial Lawyers Association

American Trial Lawyers Association

Honors and Special Recognitions:

Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America,” 2001-Present

Listed in Bar Register of Preminent Lawyers, 2003-Present

Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating- AV

Listed in “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”

Professional Employment Background:

1989-1990, Attorney, U.S. Sentencing Commission, Washington, DC

1990-2008, Partner, Rosenberg, Stowers & Morse

2009-Present, Stowers Law Firm