Junior Partner/Attorney

Grant Gangestad grew up in Clarion, Iowa, where he graduated from Clarion-Goldfield High School as the Salutatorian of his class in 2003. He then attended the University of Northern Iowa and obtained a bachelor of arts in Political Science and a minor in Politics and Law in 2007. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Mr. Gangestad attended Drake University Law School, receiving his Juris Doctorate and graduating with honors in 2012. While at Drake Law, Mr. Gangestad successfully completed the Neal & Bea Smith Law Center’s Clinic in Criminal Defense and Advanced Clinic in Criminal Defense. Mr. Gangestad was also student dean of Delta Theta Phi law fraternity. Throughout his law school career, Mr. Gangestad clerked for Gourley, Rehkemper, & Lindholm PLC.

Mr. Gangestad has seen success early in his career. He was named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for 2015 through 2018, an honor reserved for no more than 2.5% of Iowa lawyers. He has notched several trial wins and has also found success arguing in front of Iowa’s appellate courts, winning several cases in front of the Iowa Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. In 2016, Mr. Gangestad was also recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 40 Attorneys under 40 in the State of Iowa. Whether it be an estate law issue, criminal charge, or personal injury matter, Mr. Gangestad is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation for his clients. Mr. Gangestad thoroughly researches and examines every client’s case, making sure that no stone goes unturned in securing the best possible resolution for his clients. Mr. Gangestad embraces the attitude of aggressive representation and zealous advocacy that is shared by all the attorneys at Gourley, Rehkemper, & Lindholm PLC, and prides himself on getting results for his clients.

GRL Law Attorney Grant Gangestad



Super Lawyers Rising Stars List, Great Plains Region, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40,” 2016

Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Iowa Association for Justice

National College for DUI Defense

DUI Defense Lawyers Association

Iowa State Bar Association

Polk County Bar Association

Delta Theta Phi International Law Fraternity


Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, 2012, J. D.
-With Honors
-Neal & Bea Smith Law Center, Drake Law School, Clinic in Criminal Defense
-Advanced Clinic in Criminal Defense

University of Northern Iowa, 2007
-B. A., Political Science
-Minor, Politics and Law


Iowa, 2012

U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 2017

U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2002

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