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Stowers & Sarcone PLC

Legal Experts Specializing in Criminal Law

The team at Stowers & Sarcone PLC in Des Moines, Iowa, is dedicated to providing skilled criminal defense to individuals facing federal and state investigations or charges as well as those seeking appeals of convictions or sentences.

You have an experienced trial team on your side. Contact us today to schedule a consultation if you or a loved one has been charged with or is under investigation for criminal charges.

  • Drug Possession and Trafficking Offenses
  • Theft, Fraud and other White-Collar Crimes
  • Federal Child Pornography Charges
  • Federal Gun Possession Charges
  • Firearms Offenses
  • OWI/DUI Charges
  • Assault &Harrassment
  • Robbery & Burglary
  • Sex Offenses
  • Homicide & Manslaughter
  • Seizure & Forfeiture
  • Federal Drug Crimes
  • All Other Federal Crimes

Attorney Dean Stowers

Attorney Deans Stowers began his career as a lawyer at the United State Sentencing Commission. In private practice, Dean has tried many criminal jury trials in Iowa state and federal court, including the only federal death penalty case in Iowa in the last 50 years.

Among his other accomplishments are numerous not guilty verdicts in state and federal court, and reversals in appellate cases. Dean is known as an aggressive and effective advocate for his clients.

Dean is licensed to practice law in Iowa, Pennsylvania, the United States Supreme Court, the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. Dean handles cases in Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and nationwide.

Nicholas Sarcone

Defense lawyer Nicholas Sarcone previously served as a trial attorney with the Hillsborough County Public Defender's Office in Tampa, Florida.

Nick has tried many federal and state misdemeanor and felony jury trials in Florida and Iowa. He also handles appellate cases and has argued before the Iowa Supreme Court, the Iowa Court of Appeals and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Nick also attended the prestigious Trial Lawyer’s College in Dubois, Wyoming, where he spent four weeks learning innovative trial skills and techniques with some of the best trial lawyers in the country.

Nicholas is licensed to practice law in Iowa, Florida, the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. Nick handles cases in Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and nationwide.

Amy L. Pille

Legal assistant Amy L. Pille contributes to the firm's effectiveness and efficiency through adept trial support, case management, and service to clients.

Peter Ickes

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