Stowers & Sarcone, PLC
West Glen Town Center-The Hub Building
650 South Prairie View Drive, Suite 130 West Des Moines, IA 50266
Nick was born and raised on Des Moines' south side and graduated from Dowling Catholic High School in 2000. In 2004, Nick graduated Magna Cum Laude from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in History. While Nick attended the University of Iowa Law School, he clerked at the Federal Public Defender's Offices for the Northern District of California and for the Southern District of Iowa. Nick graduated from the University of Iowa School of Law in May 2007.
In the summer of 2007 Nick moved to Florida, took the Florida Bar Exam and became employed at the Hillsborough County Public Defender's Office in Tampa from August 2007 to October 2008 as a general trial attorney. In October 2008 Nick decided to return to his hometown, was admitted to the Iowa bar, and joined a private law firm where he was in general practice with an emphasis on criminal defense. Nick joined the Stowers Law Firm in April 2010.
Nick has tried a number of state misdemeanor and felony jury trials in Florida and more recently here in Iowa. Nick is also a believer in the value of effective pretrial motions and has successfully litigated a number of pre-trial motions to suppress unlawfully obtained evidence. Nick believes that work on a case begins long before trial and often the hard work put in pre-trial can lead to a dismissal or other successful resolution of a case.
Nick also handles federal cases, including complex drug conspiracies. Nick is a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the federal Southern District of Iowa. Nick has handled a number of federal drug conspiracy cases in which his clients received sentences well below the advisory guideline range.
Nick is a believer in fighting for his clients throughout the entirety of a case. Thus, Nick handles appeals from adverse trial verdicts or adverse sentencing outcomes. Nick has argued several times before the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court. Nick greatly enjoys the challenge of arguing before Iowa's highest Court.
Nick is a zealous, skilled advocate committed to representing clients skillfully and professionally to achieve the very best outcomes.