MATTHEW T. LINDHOLM
Mr. Lindholm was selected to the Super Lawyers list for the eight straight year in 2020. He has also repeatedly been named Avvo’s Client Choice and Top Attorney for DUI defense with a Superb rating of 10.0 out of a possible 10.0. Mr. Lindholm has been certified in field sobriety testing, is a founding member of DUI Defense Lawyers Association, and is a member of the National College of Drunk Driving Defense. He is an acting Board Member of the Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as well as a Board Member of the Iowa Association for Justice (formerly known as Iowa Trial Lawyers Association) where he was designated as a Key Person for his legislative efforts in 2014. Mr. Lindholm is recognized state-wide for his expertise in the field of criminal defense work and has been prioritized as a top speaker and presenter for public education events and continuing education seminars.
Mr. Lindholm is most widely known for his defense of drunk driving related charges but handles a vast array of criminal defense matters including drug charges, assaults, and sex offenses, and appellate work. A review of testimonials from Mr. Lindholm’s clients indicate that empathy for his clients and aggression towards the State as the backbone to his approach which leads to outstanding results for his clients. Clients have also found that jurors respond well to him in trial which is evidenced by his impressive list of “not guilty” verdicts.
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MATTHEW’S PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Iowa Association for Justice
– On the Board of Govenors
Iowa Academy of Trial Attorneys
Iowa Bar Association
Iowa Bar Association Litigation Section
Polk County Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Family Crisis Center
– On Board of Directors
Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, 2002 J. D.
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 1999 B.S.
– Honors: With Honors
– Major: Business
United States District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2002
Uinted States District Court Southern District of Iowa, 2002
Uunited States Court of Appeals, Eight Circuit, 2011
Criminal Defense . Drug Charges . Distribution . Possession . Federal Court . Drug Offenses . Weapons Offenses . White Collar Crimes . Manslaughter . OWI . Sexual Abuse/Rape . Vehicular Homicide/Serious Injury . Exclusion of Evidence . Know Your Rights . Search and Seizure . Drunk Driving Defense . Do I Really Need a Lawyer . Driving and Drugs . DUI Rights . How We Defend You . Search and Seizure . OWI 1st, 2nd and 3rd . OWI – Drunk Driving Basics . OWI 3rd . Serious Injury by Vehicle . Vehicular Homicide . Iowa Drivers Rights Card . National College of DUI Defense . Vehicular Homicide/Serious Injury by Vehicle . How Committed . Representative Vehicular Homicide Cases . Specialized Defense . Wrongful Death/Traumatic Injury . Alcohol Related . Bar Responsibility . Motor Vehicle Accidents . Car Accidents . Motorcycle Accidents . Truck and Semi Accidents . Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents . Bicycle Accidents . Pedestrian Accidents . Wrongful Death