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Stephen A. Swift - Cedar Rapids, IA

401 Old Marion Rd NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Updated: 02/18/2024

Cedar Rapids Criminal Law Lawyer


Partner Steve Swift has devoted his career to providing aggressive state and federal criminal defense representation to clients facing misdemeanor or felony charges. He is admitted to practice law in Iowa state court as well as the Northern and Southern Federal District Courts of Iowa, 8th Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Swift works to protect your future from the harm a criminal charge or conviction can carry.

About Stephen A. Swift

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner, since January 1, 2002

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Probate Law
  • Mediation


  • 75%


Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990

Other Affiliations

  • Linn County Bar Association, 1975 - Present (President)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1997 - Present (Member)
  • Iowa State Bar Association, 1975 - Present (Member)
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel Representative, 2008 - 2018
  • Appointed by Chief Judge Linda R. Reade to Blue Ribbon Panel on Criminal Cases, United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, 2007

Past Positions

  • Linn County Attorney Office, Assistant County Attorney, 1978 - 1983


  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1974
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1971
    Major: Political Science
    Major: Economics


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Office Information


401 Old Marion Rd NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Office Hours

8am–5pm Mon.–Thur., 8am–4pm Fri.,

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