Stephen J. Swanson

Associate Attorney


Ankeny, Iowa





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Stephen J. Swanson is an associate at the firm. Steve received his Juris Doctorate from Drake University in May of 2006 and joined the firm in 2017 after practicing as a prosecuting attorney for nearly a decade. During his time as a prosecutor, Steve was involved in criminal cases ranging from simple misdemeanors to serious felonies in which he conducted numerous trials.   Prior to attending Drake University Law School, Steve graduated from Iowa State University in May of 2000 with degrees in both Finance and Marketing.

Steve handles a wide variety of cases focusing on criminal law, civil litigation, guardianships and conservatorships, and divorce and child custody matters. He is also involved in real estate maters, estate planning and business law and overall maintains a general practice.

Steve enjoys time with his dog, attending sporting events and concerts.

Areas of Practice

General Practice

Criminal Law

Civil litigation

Estate Planning and Probate

Small Business, Corporation and LLC Entity Formation

Civil Rights Law

Employment Discrimination Litigation

Bar Admissions

Iowa, 2006


Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
J.D. – 2006

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
B.S. Finance
B.S. Marketing