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303 Legal, P.C. serves clients in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and all of Eastern Iowa. Whether we are providing counsel for a parent going through a divorce, navigating the complexities of contract disputes for a business, or fighting for compensation for the victim of an automobile accident, our ability to thoughtfully guide people through difficult situations is the aspect of our practice that we find most fulfilling. 303 Legal, P.C. is founded and led by Jonathan D. Schmidt.

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Our Practice Areas

Family Law

Family law problems generate some of the most stressful of all legal disputes, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. Since family law courts are more unpredictable than other courts, and since the issues involved tend to be surprisingly complex, it is critical that you secure the services of a Cedar Rapids family law attorney with the skill and experience to help you through the Iowa legal maze.

Business Law

The law touches just about every business activity, regardless of whether you are involved in a dispute. An ambiguously drafted contract, for example, can raise a host of issues that could result in contentious litigation if they are not handled correctly. As a business attorney, Jonathan looks for comprehensive business solutions rather than narrow “lawyer’s solutions”.

Criminal Law

It can be intimidating to find yourself the target end of a criminal prosecution. Make no mistake about it, the Iowa criminal justice system is competitive to its core. The best way to ensure an optimal outcome is to stand up for your rights and to know how to work the system. 303 Legal, P.C.'s years of experience in the Iowa criminal justice system might just save your reputation and your freedom.

Personal Injury

Injury-based legal cases are some of the most complex, sometimes the lengthiest, and often the most upsetting. 303 Legal, P.C. assists and supports his clients from the very beginning and throughout until the end. Allow 303 Legal, P.C. to worry about the legal aspects of your case so that you can focus on what matters most: your health.

Our Approach to Creating A Resolution For You

We understand how scary and overwhelming conflict can be to navigate, both legally and personally, and we’re here to listen, empathize, advise, and support you through every step of this process.

We believe in:

  • Listening with compassion and without judgment
  • Honest and straightforward advice, setting realistic expectations
  • Reducing additional conflict and legal complications
  • Exploring novel solutions that may often be overlooked
  • Representing your interests as if they were our own
  • Leveraging our advanced technological expertise to support your case

We are driven by the potential to create change — to take your situation and help you make something better out of it. We’re here to help you find your new normal.

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About Our Founder

Jonathan D. Schmidt earned his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University, and he earned his Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School. Since then he has been licensed to practice law in both Iowa and Ohio, and he has also been admitted to practice before the federal district courts in the Northern District of Iowa and the Southern District of Ohio.

Jonathan has been admitted entry into MENSA, the international high-IQ organization that is open only to the top two percent of the population. He is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a Life Fellow of the Iowa State Bar Foundation.

303 Legal, P.C. founder Jonathan Schmidt has received accolades from clients and attorneys. In 2017, Super Lawyers named him a Rising Star, an honor awarded to only one in forty Iowa attorneys. Martindale-Hubbell international legal directory has rated him as “Distinguished” since 2016. After 2 previous years as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals, in 2018, America’s Most Honored Professionals named Jonathan in the top 5%. The Avvo lawyer database has rated him 10/10 (“Superb”) since 2016.

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