In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we at Johnston Martineau, LLP, are taking every precaution to insure the health and safety of our staff as well as our clients.
The majority of our staff are now working from home while we continue to provide excellent service to all new and existing clients.
At Johnston Martineau, LLP, we have taken steps to offer several alternate options for communication in lieu of actual in person meetings, you prefer to not be in public during this ongoing health concern.
As usual we can still meet in person at our office, or we can come to you at your home or preferred location. We are always available by phone at 515-493-4878 and we can also accommodate other forms of communication like email or if desired, we can facilitate a video “meeting” through ZOOM or Skype on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
Brad Biren | Johnston Martineau PLLP
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Brad Biren

Brad pic (1)Attorney At Law

Senior Associate

Location: Des Moines, IA
Phone: (515) 493-4878
(877) 791-7790 (Toll Free)

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Brad is the newest addition to Johnston Martineau, joining as senior associate in the fall of 2017. He holds an undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and his law degree from the University of Iowa. His broad and varied experience with the law and work in the public sector includes assisting with prosecutions at the US Attorney’s Office in Davenport, project management at the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, and nonprofit management throughout the United States.

While a native of New York City, Brad has grown to love the Midwest, especially the state of Iowa. He met his spouse, a native Iowan from Algona, while in graduate school in Iowa City, and has happily adopted the city of as his home. Specifically, Brad admires and appreciates the hard-working, honest, and kind spirit of the people of Iowa, and is eager to help injured Iowans with their legal needs.


  • Hit and Run Accidents
  • Soft-Tissue Injuries
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Dog Bites
  • Car and Truck Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Snowmobile Accidents
  • Boat Accidents
  • Dram Shop Cases
  • Police Brutality Cases
  • Wrongful Death Cases
  • Hotel Liability
  • Pharmaceutical Cases
  • Construction Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Injuries
  • Medical Malpractice Cases
  • Loss of Consortium
  • Recreational Vehicle Accidents
  • Class Action Telemarketing Cases
  • Rape and Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocacy
  • Child abuse and injury
  • LGBT Legal x


  • Iowa
  • New Jersey


  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York


  • Iowa Bar Association
  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • Member of the Iowa State Bar Association’s Diversity & Inclusiveness Committee
  • Board Member of Capital City Pride
  • Founding Member of the Iowa LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Northern District Court of Iowa
  • Southern District Court of Iowa

  • Member of Iowa Association for Justice
  • IAJ Legislative Affairs Committee
  • Member of ISBA Diversity & Inclusiveness Committee