Attorney With Relevant Criminal Defense Experience
Obtaining the best outcome in a criminal justice matter requires dedication, skill and focus. Whether you are facing major felony sex crime charges or a minor traffic violation, it is important to obtain legal representation from an attorney who focuses on criminal defense rather than a general practitioner. In short, you need a lawyer who has experience in the area in which he or she practices.
Attorney Sean P. Spellman focuses exclusively on defending Iowa clients against criminal charges. Before opening Spellman Law, P.C., he spent two years working as a public defender, handling felony-level offenses in Polk County. He is a criminal defense lawyer with the experience, skill and focus to help you get the best results possible.
Spellman Law, P.C., helps Iowa clients with operating while intoxicated/driving under the influence (OWI/DUI) matters that include:
Spellman Law, P.C., defends clients against a wide variety of drug-related criminal charges that include:
Federal Criminal Defense
Criminal defense in the federal court looks much different from state or other local courts, requiring unique experience and attention to procedural detail. Attorney Sean Spellman has experience handling Internet crimes, federal drug crimes and other federal criminal matters for clients of the firm.
Felonies/White Collar Offenses
In felony cases, the already high stakes are even more pronounced, as felony convictions involve even harsher penalties and damage to reputations. Spellman Law, P.C., has experience defending Iowa clients against felony and white collar crime charges.
We handle all types of traffic violations and Department of Transportation (DOT) matters, including:
- Commercial driver's license (CDL) issues
- Speeding tickets
- Moving violations
- Serious violations
- Habitual offender violations
- Work permit (temporary restricted license, or TRL) matters
Illegal Search and Seizure
Illegal search and seizure is at the heart of Sean Spellman's work as a Des Moines state and federal criminal defense attorney. There are strict limits to what police are allowed to do when it comes to stopping, investigating, arresting, questioning and incarcerating criminal suspects. When evidence is gathered from an illegal search and seizure, Spellman Law, P.C., can often make sure that evidence is suppressed, undercutting the prosecutor's case.
Ames DUI and Drug Crime Defense Attorney ∙ Flexible Scheduling
Sean Spellman offers free initial consultations. He will work with your schedule as much as possible, meeting after hours or at your home if necessary. Call or e-mail the firm to schedule a free consultation.