Des Moines Office

Phone: (515) 244-0111
Direct: (515) 697-4232
Fax: (515) 244-8935
Email: Brent L. Hinders

Paralegal:
Rachel Halvorson
Direct: (515) 697-4382

Brent L. Hinders

Areas of Practice:

General practice including but not limited to:

  • Employment Law
  • Government
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Iowa, 2005
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, 2006
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, 2011
  • United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2011
  • United States Supreme Court, 2011

Education:

  • Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa 
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2005
      • Certificate in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Master of Public Administration, 2005
      • Concentration in Human Resources and Public Policy
  • Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, 2001 
    • Bachelor of Arts, History and Criminal Justice, 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships:   

  • Member, Iowa Bar Association
  • Member, Iowa Association of Justice
  • Subcommittee Member, ISBA Criminal Law Legislative subcommittee
  • Member, ISBA Government Practice Section Council
  • Board Member and President (2015-16), Norwalk, Iowa, Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Iowa Member, Class of 2015-2016
  • Board Member, Norwalk Schools Watch D.O.G. organization
  • Vice-Chair, Norwalk, Iowa Board of Adjustment
  • Member, Polk County Bar Association
  • Alumni, Warren County Leadership Institute
  • Past Member, Iowa County Attorney’s Association
  • Member, Warren County Bar Association
  • Past President, Warren County Prosecuting Attorneys Association
  • Former Assistant Warren County Attorney, 2007-2011
  • Past Member, Indianola Noon Lions Club
  • 2005 Presidential Management Fellowship Finalist
  • Event Staff Director, Polk County Regional Facilities, 2000-2003

Publications:

  • Veterans Employment  
  • Limiting Your Premises Liability in the Winter Months
  • Local Government and Iowa's "Sunshine Laws"