Christine E. Branstad

Christine practices primarily in criminal law.

Ms. Branstad’s background includes work as a prosecutor, defense counsel, and civil litigator. Her background al
so includes work in litigation management and work as corporate counsel.

Christine received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa

in 1991 and her Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School in
1994.  Christine is licensed to practice law in all courts within Iowa.

Ms. Branstad is a member of the Polk County and Iowa State Bar
Associations.  Christine has achieved the status of Master of the Bench in the Blackstone Inn of Court and received the 2013 Presidential Award from the Iowa State Bar Association.

Time outside the office is spent watching sports from pee wee to pro.


- Blackstone Inn of Court, Master of the Bench

- Iowa Bar Association, Committee Member
- Polk County Bar Association, Committee Member
Community Involvement:

 - Children's Cancer Connection, Board of Directors (VP)

 - Ballet Des Moines, Board of Directors (Treasurer)

 - Iowa Independent Schools Tuition Organization, Board of Directors (Administrator)

 - Active in school activities