Angela Campbell, Managing Member | email@example.com
Ms. Campbell is the co-founder of Dickey & Campbell Law Firm P.L.C. She graduated from Yale University in 1999 with a double major in anthropology and political science. Subsequently, she graduated magna cum laude from Boston College Law School in 2002.
Upon graduation, she served as law clerk to Honorable C. Arlen Beam in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals from 2002-2003. From 2003 to 2007, she served as an assistant federal public defender in Des Moines, Iowa, representing indigent defendants charged with federal crimes through both the trial and appellate stages of their cases. While at the federal public defender’s office, Ms. Campbell served as counsel to four detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay as a result of President Bush’s war on terror.
Ms. Campbell is an experienced trial and appellate advocate. Most notably, she tried, argued, and won the U.S. Supreme Court case Burrage v. United States. She has also argued at the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the state appellate courts in Iowa.
Ms. Campbell has taught Federal Criminal Law at Drake Law School, Terrorism and the Law at Drake Law School, Environmental Law at Boston College, and Constitutional Law at Grandview College. She has published several articles including: Mandatory Minimums, Causation and Strict Liability in Drug Crimes, Jurist (Jan. 8, 2014); Contracting for Safety with Patients: Clinical Practice and Forensic Implications (contributing author), Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, vol. 37, no. 3, p. 363-370 (September 2009);Could a Chimpanzee or Bonobo Take the Stand?, 8 Animal Law 243 (2002); The Admissibility of Evidence of Animal Abuse in Criminal Trials for Child and Domestic Abuse, 43 Boston College Law Review 463 (Mar. 2002); and What United Methodists Should Know About Guantanamo Bay, Nebraska Messenger (Jan./Feb. 2007).
Ms. Campbell is a voting member of the Practitioners' Advisory Group to the United States Sentencing Commission, the Criminal Justice Act Panel Representative for the Southern District of Iowa, and on the Board of Directors of the International Justice Network. Ms. Campbell is admitted to practice law in Iowa, Massachusetts, and New York. She is also licensed in the Southern District of Iowa, Northern District of Iowa, District of Nebraska, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Raised in Ainsworth, Nebraska, she currently resides in Des Moines.
False Claims Act / Qui Tam litigation
State of Iowa
State of New York
State of Massachusetts
United States Supreme Court
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court Northern/Southern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
Boston College Law School
Magna Cum Laude
Yale University, B.A.
Associations & Memberships
Iowa State Bar Association, Member
Board of Directors, International Justice Network
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Criminal Justice Act panel representative for the Southern District of Iowa
Practitioners' Advisory Group, United States Sentencing Commission
Iowa Association of Justice
A non-voting member of the Tribal Issues Advisory Group to the United States Sentencing Commission
Iowa Association for Justice Public Justice Award (2013)
Methodist Federation for Social Action, Social Justice Award (2006)
Mandatory Minimums, Causation and Strict Liability in Drug Crimes
Contracting for Safety with Patients: Clinical Practice and Forensic Implications- (2009)
Could a Chimpanzee or Bonobo Take the Stand, 8 Animal Law 243 (2002)
The Admissibility of Evidence of Animal Abuse in Criminal Trials for Child and Domestic Abuse, 43 Boston College Law Review 463 (Mar. 2002)
What United Methodists Should Know About Guantanamo Bay, Nebraska Messenger (Jan./Feb. 2007)