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Joshua J. Reicks

  • Partner


Practice Areas

  • General Practice
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • General Litigation


Joshua J. Reicks was named partner at Schoenthaler, Bartelt, Kahler & Reicks in 2013. Josh practices mainly in the areas of criminal defense, family law, personal injury, real estate and estate planning.  Josh has committed his practice to actively protecting the rights of those who have been aggrieved, injured, and accused.

Josh is admitted to practice law in the State of Iowa and in the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa.  He is a member of the Jackson County and Iowa State Bar Associations.  Josh is also a proud member of the Iowa Association for Justice, the National Trial Lawyers and the Dillon Inn of Court in the 7th Judicial District.  When he is not hard at work on behalf of his clients, he enjoys sporting activities, along with his twin passions for reading and writing.


  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • J.D. - 2009
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Speech Communication

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 2012

Professional Associations

  • Jackson County Bar Association, President & Member, 2009 to Present
  • Dillon Inn of Court, Member, 2009 to Present
  • Iowa Bar Association, 2009 to Present
  • Iowa Bar Association Rural Practice Committee, 2010 to Present
  • Iowa Association for Justice, Member
  • National Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Review School, Board of Directors
  • Tri-State Estate Planners, Member 2013-present

Representative Cases

  • In re Marriage of Long, 810 N.W.2d 26, 2011, Iowa App.
  • State v. Driscoll, WL 5864397, 2013, Iowa Sup. Ct.


  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2015-present

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Represent Indigent Clients on behalf of the Volunteer Lawyers Project and H.E.L.P. Legal Assistance, 2009 to 2011
  • Maquoketa Kiwanis, Member and Past President
  • Maquoketa United Methodist Church, Finance Chairman
  • Coach YMCA Youth Baseball & Football 2012-present
  • Maquoketa Mock Trial Coach 2013-present