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Wapello County Attorney’s Office  #1        posted 3-31-2017

The Wapello County Attorney is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Wapello County Attorney.  This position is primarily responsible for prosecuting indictable misdemeanors and Class D felonies in the associate district court.

This position requires a valid license to practice law in the State of Iowa. Prosecution experience is preferred.  Starting salary is between $52, 000 and $59,000 depending on experience, with a competitive benefits package.

Send application, cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

The Wapello County Attorney is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Wapello County Attorney.  This position is primarily responsible for prosecuting indictable misdemeanors and Class D felonies in the associate district court.

This position requires a valid license to practice law in the State of Iowa. Prosecution experience is preferred.  Starting salary is between $52, 000 and $59,000 depending on experience, with a competitive benefits package.

Send application, cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Emailed documents in PDF format preferred.  Preferred writing sample is a motion or responsive pleading in a criminal matter, such as a motion to suppress or resistance to a motion to suppress, trial brief, or similar document.

Applications must be received by April 14, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

The Wapello County Attorney is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Wapello County Attorney. This position is primarily responsible for prosecuting indictable misdemeanors and Class D felonies in the associate district court.

This position requires a valid license to practice law in the State of Iowa. Prosecution experience is preferred. Starting salary is between $52, 000 and $59,000 depending on experience, with a competitive benefits package.

Send application, cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Chris Eakins
Office Manager
Wapello County Attorney’s Office
219 N. Court
Ottumwa, IA 52501
ceakins@wapellocounty.org

Emailed documents in PDF format preferred. Preferred writing sample is a motion or responsive pleading in a criminal matter, such as a motion to suppress or resistance to a motion to suppress, trial brief, or similar document.

Applications must be received by April 14, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

Wapello County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans Preference is provided where applicable.

Wapello County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Veterans Preference is provided where applicable.

Emailed documents in PDF format preferred.  Preferred writing sample is a motion or responsive pleading in a criminal matter, such as a motion to suppress or resistance to a motion to suppress, trial brief, or similar document.

Applications must be received by April 14, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

Wapello County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Veterans Preference is provided where applicable.

Wapello County Attorney’s Office #2         posted 3-31-2017

The Wapello County Attorney is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Wapello County Attorney. This position is a VAWA grant-funding position whose primary duties will include the prosecution of domestic abuse and sexual assault offenses.

This position requires a valid license to practice law in the State of Iowa. Prosecution experience is preferred. Starting salary is between $52,000 and $59,000 depending on experience, with a competitive benefits package.

Send application, cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Chris Eakins
Office Manager
Wapello County Attorney’s Office
219 N. Court
Ottumwa, IA 52501
ceakins@wapellocounty.org

Emailed documents in PDF format preferred. Preferred writing sample is a motion or responsive pleading in a criminal matter, such as a motion to suppress or resistance to a motion to suppress, trial brief, or similar document.

Applications must be received by April 14, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

Wapello County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans Preference is provided where applicable.


Johnson County Attorney’s Office          posted 3-06-2017

Johnson County Attorney’s Office has an opening for an Assistant County Attorney II or an Assistant County Attorney III, dependent upon experience, in their civil division. Primary duties include advising and representing county offices, departments, commissions, and boards on legal issues; representing the county in civil litigation; and drafting and reviewing contracts and intergovernmental agreements. The position involves legal advice, research, document drafting and review, enforcement of county ordinances and litigation.

Qualified candidates must have current admission to practice in Iowa. Admission to practice in federal court is required (or obtainable within six months).

Starting salary $82,537.00 – $107,592.68 commensurate with experience. To learn more and apply for this position please visit our website, http://www.johnson-county.com/. Applications accepted until March 27, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Cover letter and resume must be attached to online applications.

AA/EOE

 


Black Hawk County Attorney’s Office    posted 2-05-2017

 ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY

Position #:             06-06-029-

Job Title:               Assistant County Attorney

Department:          County Attorney

Salary Level:          Pay Grade 450

FLSA Status:         Exempt

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under general direction of the County Attorney conducts prosecution in court proceedings in behalf of county and states government; advises county concerning legal rights, obligations and privileges; performs related work as required.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:          

  • Must be capable of regular and predictable attendance at a specified location in order to perform assigned tasks.
  • Makes recommendation to County Attorney regarding advisability of prosecution and related courses of action;
  • Interviews clients and witnesses to ascertain facts of case.
  • Gathers and analyzes evidence in case of reviews pertinent decisions, policies, regulations and other legal matters pertaining to case;
  • Provides evidence to formulate prosecution. Correlates findings and prepares case. 
  • Studies Constitution and examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit;
    • Examines and accepts or rejects allotted number of potential jurors;
  • Presents and conducts case before judge and jury;
    • Examines and cross examines witnesses.
    • Summarizes case to jury.
  • May act as agent to the County on various transactions.
  • Other duties as assigned

 SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

  • Supervision is received from the County Attorney

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

  • No functional or administrative supervision is exercised over support staff.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • JD Degree from an accredited law school is required
  • Admission to the bar of the State of Iowa is required
  • Demonstrated job-related experience in a governmental environment is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS.  

The work environment and the physical demand characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Refer to the “Essential and Marginal Function Analysis” statement for a complete description of essential functions and functional requirements.