Webster County Attorney’s Office                                                                                                       posted 5/20/2018

Assistant Webster County Attorney Position Available

SALARY: $26.44 Hourly
$2,115.38 Biweekly
$55,000.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 05/14/2018
CLOSING DATE: 06/08/2018 11:59 PM
Assists the County Attorney representing the County in all civil matters in which the County has an interest and representing the State or County in the criminal prosecution of violations of State Law or County Law.

Juris Doctor Degree Criminal law and trial advocacy in law school preferred. Experience in civil and criminal law preferred. Must be admitted by the Iowa Supreme Court to practice law.


Knowledge in the law. Good legal research and writing skills. Ability to deal with people from all walks of life. Ability to operate effectively in a Courtroom environment. Good oral and written communication and advocacy skills.


Busy office environment with frequent contact and interaction with law enforcement personnel, court officials and the general public.  Must be able to work independently. Must be able to use office equipment and the phone. Must be able to access research materials. Must be able to rapidly read and comprehend legal and other documents, paper and reports. Must be available to readily meet with law enforcement or other officials as needed. Must be able available to be at Magistrates Court on Saturdays as directed by the County Attorney.

Please attached and submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.  Also, please list at least 3 references in your online application.
Apply at

Click the Human Resources tab



Dubuque County Attorney’s Office                                                                                                       posted 5/17/2018

Dubuque County is seeking a full-time Assistant County Attorney.  Must have a law degree and admission to the Iowa State Bar.  Primary responsibilities will be proving civil advice and representation to the various boards and officials of Dubuque County, and the prosecution of misdemeanors.  Starting wage $68,504 – $73,932 with excellent benefits. 

To apply, send cover letter with resume to

Application deadline is 3:00 pm, May 31, 2018.  Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. 

Hardin County Attorney’s Office                                                                                                       posted 5/8/2018


The Hardin County Board of Supervisors is seeking applications to fill the vacancy for the office of the Hardin County Attorney. The Board of Supervisors will fill the position by appointment as allowed under the Iowa Code, but the electors of the County have the right to file a petition requiring the vacancy be filled by special election. The person appointed will fulfill the duties of the County Attorney as described in Iowa Code Section 331.756.


Pursuant to Iowa Code Section 331.751, the person appointed must be a registered voter and resident of Hardin County on the date of appointment, be admitted to the practice of law in the State of Iowa, qualify by taking the oath of office, and give bond.  A person is not qualified for the office while their license to practice law in Iowa or any other state is suspended or revoked.  The appointment shall be for the period of time until the next pending election, which will be November 6, 2018.


This is a part-time county attorney vacancy.  The Hardin County Board of Supervisors intends to adopt a resolution to change the status of the office of Hardin County Attorney from part-time to full-time following the next pending election pursuant to Iowa Code Section 331.752.


The 2018 fiscal year salary is $57, 415.  A list of benefits can be obtained from the Hardin County Auditor’s Office.


Application forms may be obtained from the Hardin County Auditor’s Office, 1215 Edgington Avenue, Suite 1, Eldora, IA, 50627; by calling 641-939-8108; or through the Hardin County website:


The completed application and applicant’s resume must be filed in the Hardin County Auditor’s Office or submitted through the Hardin County website by 4:30 p.m. on May 18, 2018.  The Hardin County Board of Supervisors will meet to appoint the County Attorney position at 8:00 a.m. on May 23, 2018.

Hardin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jones County Attorney’s Office                                                                                                      posted 04-19-2018

The Jones County Attorney’s Office in Anamosa, IA is seeking a full time Assistant Attorney.  This person will primarily be responsible for overseeing all magistrate, juvenile, and mental health legal matters.  In addition, the assistant will periodically oversee some indictable related offenses. 

 Salary: $70,000, plus benefits.  Increase to $72,100 on July 1, 2018.

 Application Deadline: May 9, 2018

 To Apply: Mail or email cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to:

Phil Parsons
500 W. Main St., Room 201
Anamosa, IA 52205

Johnson County Attorney’s Office                                                                                                   posted 03-16-2018 

Assistant County Attorney I – Criminal Division

DEPARTMENT: County Attorney

DESCRIPTION: – Criminal Division:  prosecute misdemeanor and felony criminal cases; supervise diversion programs; represent the petitioner in civil commitments;  advise law enforcement agencies; represent the State and County in other legal proceedings; other duties as assigned.   

QUALIFICATIONS:  Juris Doctor degree and current admission to practice law in Iowa.  Special requirements: Valid driver’s license and insurable under county liability coverage.  May require use of personal vehicle for official county business.

HOURS: Full Time

SALARY: $65,302.38; excellent benefits

TO APPLY:  Complete employment application at  Required to attach cover letter and resume.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, March 26, 2018 at 5 p.m.






Black Hawk County Attorney’s Office                                                                                     posted 02-01-2018

Position #: 27181
Job Title: Assistant County Attorney
Date Opened:



  • Makes recommendation to County Attorney regarding advisability of prosecution and related courses of action;
    Gathers and analyzes evidence in case of reviews pertinent decisions, policies, regulations and other legal matters pertaining to case;
    Studies Constitution and examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit;
  • Presents and conducts case before judge and jury; Summarizes case to jury.
  • May act as agent to the County on various transactions.
  • Other duties as assigned

Admission to the bar of the State of Iowa is required
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

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.