Our Practice Areas
Rouse Law is a legal firm based in Des Moines, Iowa. The private practice of Attorney Ward A. (Sam) Rouse, the firm has nearly a quarter century of experience. Rouse Law focuses on personal injury and some criminal defense areas of the law and has a long record of demonstrable success. If you are searching for a personal injury lawyer or criminal defense attorney in the Des Moines region, bring your case to Rouse Law. The firm offers free initial consultations, allowing clients to meet with Mr. Rouse to get some preliminary advice about how to best pursue their case.
Rouse Law Areas of Practice
Mr. Rouse began his legal career as a prosecutor but launched his own practice during the mid-1990s to pursue what he’s most passionate about: helping people. To that end, Mr. Rouse focuses on personal injury and criminal defense cases. He has more than two decades of experience helping clients achieve their legal goals. He is a highly skilled litigator and negotiator. When representing his clients, Mr. Rouse offers customized solutions that are based on the particulars of each case. From the negotiation table to the courtroom, Mr. Rouse will aggressively pursue his clients aims throughout their legal journey.
Personal Injury Law
Rouse Law P.C. specializes in multiple areas of personal injury law. If you’ve been injured in an accident that was caused by someone else, you may be entitled to fair compensation under Iowa law. Personal injury law is a broad field. Mr. Rouse focuses on cases that include the following:
- Car Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Serious / Catastrophic Injury
- Wrongful Death
- Dog Bites
- Injured Workers’ Compensation
- Excessive Force (Civil Rights)
If you don’t see your accident type listed here, contact the firm anyway. Mr. Rouse has experience with other cases and may be able to take on yours. If he cannot, he can recommend another personal injury attorney in Des Moines who can.
In cases that involve personal injury, Rouse Law P.C. will not charge clients legal fees unless it’s able to achieve an agreeable settlement or compensation award. Mr. Rouse knows the difficulties that accident victims go through with medical bills piling up. Unless he achieves a successful outcome, he will not send you a bill for his professional legal services. And, as always, initial consultations are free.
Personal Injury Law Practice Areas Overviews
If you’ve been injured in any of the following types of accidents that were caused by someone else’s carelessness, recklessness, or wrong-doing, Rouse Law can help:
Attorney Rouse also handles criminal defense cases that involve:
Mr. Rouse is dedicated to providing each client with his experienced-based representation and competent legal advice. Serious criminal charges require the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney. If you’re facing charges that relate to any of the following case types, Mr. Rouse can help:
OWI / DWI / DUI
Iowa has strict laws and mandatory penalties for drivers convicted of OWI, DWI, or DUI. Loss of driving privileges, heavy fines, and incarceration are some of the outcomes associated with these convictions. Mr. Rouse understands how to evaluate these cases from every conceivable angle in order to provide his clients with the most effective defense.
Attorney Rouse has considerable experience defending clients who have been charged with misdemeanor and felony drug-related crimes in both state and federal courts. Mr. Rouse provides each client with a defense that’s customized to the particulars of their case. He will work tenaciously to provide each client with the skilled legal representation they deserve.
If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney. Mr. Rouse has defended many types of federal cases in both Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa. He has also handled many appeals of federal criminal cases to the Eighth Circuit of Court of Appeals. Contact Rouse Law for a free initial consultation to discuss your case.