Monthly Archives: August 2019

Guy Cook Selected as Lawyer of the Year

August 26, 2019

Grefe & Sidney is proud to announce that senior partner, Guy R. Cook, has been selected as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for his work in White Collar Criminal Defense by The Best Lawyers in America©. Recognition of “Lawyer of the Year” is given to a lawyer with the highest overall peer-feedback. Only one lawyer in a specific location […]

Grefe & Sidney Welcomes Attorney Riley Coy

Riley Coy is a graduate of the University of Missouri, where he received his J.D. and M.B.A.  While earning his degree, Riley was Associate Managing Editor of the Missouri Law Review.  He also participated in the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society and the Board of Advocates.  Riley had the unique opportunity to work as […]

Mitchell & Currie Successfully Enforce Forum Selection Clause

On August 5, 2019, Clark Mitchell and Michael Currie obtained a dismissal for their client.  Plaintiff contracted with Defendant for the purchase and installation of three hoop buildings.  Plaintiff entered into a warranty agreement with Defendant at this time.  The warranty agreement provided that Defendant would repair or replace any product covered under the warranty, […]

Iowa Supreme Court Refuses to Modify Standard for Pretextual Vehicle Stops

On October 17, 2015, Officer Justin Brandt observed a black Lincoln Navigator at 12:30am in the City of Waterloo.  Officer Brandt observed the driver accelerate at a yellow light and pass to the left of a moving vehicle before veering across the centerline.  Officer Brandy also observed the driver’s license plate light not properly functioning.  […]

Iowa Supreme Court Holds State Trooper’s Administrative Action Not Exclusive Remedy

Larry Hedlund began working as an Iowa State Patrol Trooper with the Iowa Department of Public Safety in 1988.  He was promoted in 2010 to special agent in charge (SAC).  Starting in January 2013, Hedlund began circulating emails critical of his supervisors.  During June of 2013, an internal investigation was conducted on Hedlund.  The investigation […]