Aaron C. Buscemi was born and raised in Rockford, IL. Aaron attended the
University of Iowa where he earned his B.A. in Psychology. With a strong
work ethic and dedication Aaron was able to graduate early and receive
his Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law, which
is a U.S. News & World Report Top 25 Law School. During his time in
law school, Aaron gained legal experience at the University of Iowa College
of Law Legal Clinic.
After graduation he accepted a position with the Office of the Boone County
Public Defender. As a respected member of the office, Aaron supervised
other assistants and ultimately attained the position of First Assistant
to the Public Defender.
Aaron has practiced criminal law since 2006 and has dedicated his entire
career to ensuring that the constitutional rights of the accused are protected
and that their dignity and humanity is embraced. He has tried numerous
cases in front of judges and juries. He has handled the entire spectrum
of cases, some of which include: traffic, DUI, misdemeanors, drugs, sexual
assault, and murder. He has also tried cases in Juvenile Delinquency and
represented clients involved in Juvenile Abuse/Neglect. Aaron is a strong
advocate for alternative sentencing resolutions and was as an integral
member of the Boone County Adult Drug Court team that developed and implemented
the first Problem Solving Court in Boone County.
Areas of Practice:
- Criminal Defense (Felony and Misdemeanor)
- Juvenile Delinquency
- Juvenile Abuse/Neglect
- Problem Solving Courts
- University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA-- J.D.
- University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA --B.A.