317 6th Avenue, Suite 900 Des Moines, IA 50309 Ph: 515-244-9400
E-mail: sharon@grahamlawiowa.com
Phone: (515) 244-9400
Fax: (515) 282-4235
Areas of Practice
  • Trials in State and Federal Courts
  • Employment Law and Litigation
  • Civil Rights and Discrimination Litigation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Matters
  • Guardian ad Litem Representation
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Termination of Parental Rights
Practice Summary

Sharon Wegner represents individuals primarily in criminal, juvenile, and family law matters. She has represented clients at a variety of hearings in all stages of litigation, especially criminal hearings, motions in family law, and both jury and bench trials. Sharon is able to work with you and advise you at all stages of your case. Sharon has been in practice for over two years, and prior to joining the firm Sharon volunteered extensively with both AmeriCorps VISTA and Peace Corps.

Representative Experience
  • Successful representation of client in custody matter, where client received primary physical care of minor child and child support and an award of attorney’s fees
  • Successful representation of client in criminal matter, where client received a not guilty jury verdict on a serious misdemeanor charge of harassment
  • Successfully argued for primary care of a child where child was exposed to secondhand smoke
Bar Admissions
  • Iowa
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Polk County Women’s Attorneys
  • Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Blackstone Inn of Court
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
Professional / Academic Honors
  • 2014 Ferguson Gold Prize Recipient
Community Activities
  • Treasurer, ArtForceIowa
  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, South Africa 2009-2011
Education
  • Juris Doctor, Drake Law School 2014
  • B.A. in Political Science, History, Drake University 2006
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