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Attorney Aaron C. Buscemi

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)
  • DUI
  • Traffic
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Juvenile Abuse/Neglect
  • Problem Solving Courts

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2006
  • Federal Trial Bar- Northern District of Illinois, 2018


  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA-- J.D.
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA --B.A.