Elizabeth A. Araguás

Position : Partner

Phone : (563) 263-2971

Fax : (319) 369-6972

Contact : E-mail Me

ELIZABETH ARAGUÁS is a criminal defense and family law attorney, whose practice spans the state and federal courts of eastern Iowa. Ms. Araguás has appeared in national and local media for her work, including an interview with Keith Morrison on Dateline NBC. She is an experienced trial and appellate advocate. Notably, she has argued before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Iowa Supreme Court, and the Iowa Court of Appeals. She is a certified and experienced mediator in family law and aging-related cases. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Araguás was in private practice in Iowa City and worked at Iowa Legal Aid. She lives in Coralville with her family.

La abogada Araguás y su asistente hablan español

Press Appearances

  • Dateline NBC, “The Black Candle Confessions,” appeared on behalf of client Annette Cahil, 2020
  • Snapped on Oxygen, “The case of Annette Cahill,” appeared on behalf of client, Annette Cahil, 2020
  • Primer Impacto, Univision, appeared on behalf of client, Martha Martinez, after her victory in front of the Iowa Supreme Court, 2017 (en español)


University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa

  • J.D. – 2013

University of Iowa

  • B.A. – 2010
  • Major: American Studies, Spanish Minor


  • Family law mediation – 2013
  • Aging Issues mediator certified – 2014


  • Iowa State Bar Association, 2013 – Present
  • Johnson County Bar Association, 2013 – Present
  • Muscatine County Bar Association, 2015 – Present
  • Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court, 2013 – Present