Keith Rigg is engaged in a broad trial practice, defending people charged with crimes. This ranges from complex felony cases, such as conspiracy, fraud, arson, drug distributions or homicide to misdemeanors such as assaults, operating while intoxicated or possession of a controlled substance. Mr. Rigg regularly in Federal Court and as well as Iowa State Courts to defend those who are accused of crimes. Mr. Rigg has been practicing law in Iowa since 1982.
Criminal Defense Advocacy Course, Drake Legal Clinic/Iowa Association of Crimial Defense Lawyers, 2001
Second Annual Criminal Defense Advocay Course, Drake Legal Clinic/Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2002
17th Annual Criminal Law Seminar, Iowa Association of Trial Lawyers, 2003
Masters of Trial, Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2003
Criminal Defense Advocacy Course, Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2004
Federal Criminal Law and Procedure, Federal Public Defender's Office, 2006
Advanced Defense Strategies, Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2006
Anticipating Issues in Criminal Cases, Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2009
Anticipating Issues in Criminal Cases, Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2011
Annual Meeting, Iowa Association of Private Investigators, 2000
Iowa Criminal Law and Procedure, Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2014
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Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
- How long have you been in practice?
- How many cases like mine have you handled?
- How often do you settle cases out of court?
- What are your fees and costs?
- What are the next steps?