Pat Ingram earned his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1992.
Mr. Ingram has practiced in the Iowa City area since being admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1992.
In December of 2006, Mr. Ingram was appointed to be a Judicial Magistrate in Johnson County.
He left the Magistrate's position in 2009.
Mr. Ingram's practice centers on criminal defense, post-conviction actions, appeals, juvenile
law, and civil rights actions. He has appeared in front of the Iowa Supreme Court on numerous
occasions. He has represented a diverse set of clients, including criminal defendants, prison
inmates seeking appropriate treatment, and parents and children facing custody and protection
Along with partner Philip Mears, Mr. Ingram was instrumental in obtaining appropriate
mental health treatment for Iowa's inmate population. Mr. Ingram has represented prisoners
on issues of free speech, religious freedom, and due process. He has represented individuals
who have been the victims of police misconduct as well as employees who have faced
discrimination or retaliation.
Mr. Ingram has tried more than one hundred civil cases in Federal Court and has appeared
frequently before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals with more than twenty reported
Mr. Ingram lives in Iowa City with his wife, and enjoys playing golf,
rooting for the Red Sox and the Packers, and traveling with his family.