Areas Of Practice
Julia A. Ofenbakh, JD, MBA
Business and Business Litigation Attorney for 10 years
Business Advisor for more than 20 years
Specialized in helping clients starting, maintaining, and growing their businesses
- Criminal Defense Attorney for 10 years
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Juris Doctorate – Drake University
MBA – Drake University
Walking my dogs
Opera and fine arts experiences
RECENT CASE RESULTS:
State v. Ashley Dykes, 2013 – Ms. Dykes was charged with four counts of forgery and faced twenty years in prison. After a two day trial, the jury acquitted Ms. Dykes on all accounts.
State v. Butler, 2016 — Mr. Butler was charged with four counts of class C felony (namely fraud), one count of class B felony (namely ongoing criminal conduct) and was facing 75 years in prison. However, the four class C felonies were reduced to class D felonies, and the count of class B felony was dismissed. Mr. Butler only received five years of probation.
State v. O’Donnell– Mr. O’Donnell was charged with felony D willful injury and faced five years in prison. He was convicted only of a serious misdemeanor (assault) and served days in jail.
State v. Chestnut– Mr. Chestnut was charged with a serious misdemeanor of pot possession and faced 6 months in jail, 180 days without a license, and $315+ in fines. He was acquitted of all charges and faced no penalties.
State v. Mozee– Mr. Mozee was charged with a serious misdemeanor of pot possession and faced 6 months in jail, 180 days without a license, and $315+ in fines. He was acquitted of all charges and faced no penalties.
Gracious Home Care LLC v. ICL Staffing LLC et al.– After six years of litigation over a payroll tax fraud allegation, Gracious Home Care LLC was awarded $225,000 in damages with $100,000 of that award as punitive damages.
Farmer v. Smith– After filing a lawsuit against house flippers for shoddy workmanship, Ms. Farmer received $31,000 in damages which covered the cost of repairs.