Assistant Ethics Counsel – Attorney Disciplinary Board Position Available                       posted 6/30/2018
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Linn County Attorney’s Office                                                                                                       posted 6/30/2018

Assistant County Attorney position available. Prosecute simple misdemeanor cases and other court duties as assigned.
Completes pretrial preparation by charging decisions, reviewing police reports, witness/victim interaction,
pretrial hearings, and legal research. Participates in trial work by negotiating case dispositions, meeting
with judges, attorneys, officers, and witnesses, and trying bench and jury trials. Completes post-trial work
by sentencing, restitution hearings, probation review hearings, and contempt hearings for non-compliance with
court orders.

QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa. Must pass a County physical examination which
includes a drug test after offer of employment. Regular work attendance required.

SHIFT: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Monday – Friday
SALARY RANGE: $72,055/annually
DEADLINE:  Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.

APPLY AT: (Current Openings)


Poweshiek County Attorney’s Office                                                                                                       posted 6/20/2018

The Poweshiek County Attorney is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney.   Duties of the position include prosecution of simple misdemeanor and some indictable offenses, mental health cases, juvenile cases, and other duties as required.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa.  The ideal candidate will have trial experience and at least two years experience practicing law.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and the ability to manage a large caseload.  Prior prosecution experience is preferred but not required.   

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Applicants will be subject to a background check and finalists will be required to complete a pre-employment drug-screen and physical. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to:

Bart K. Klaver
Poweshiek County Attorney
PO Box 455
Montezuma, IA 50171

Applications must be received by July 9, 2018.  No phone calls please.  Electronic submission is encouraged. 

 Poweshiek County is an equal opportunity employer.

Hardin County Attorney’s Office                                                                                                       posted 5/24/2018

The Hardin County Attorney is announcing a hiring process for the position of Assistant County Attorney.  This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.  Hardin County is an equal opportunity employer.

Essential Job Duties:

This position will be responsible for prosecution of a variety of criminal and juvenile cases, as well as civil matters assigned in the Hardin County Attorney’s Office. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited school of law and admission to the bar of the State of Iowa.  Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa and be in good standing. Prior prosecuting experience is preferred.  Residency in the county is not required.

Application Procedure/Deadline:

Interested persons must submit a resume and employment application to the Hardin County Attorney’s Office. The application is available at, employment section.  This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

Hiring Process:

Applications will be reviewed for qualifications and experience and selected applicants will interview for the position. 

Starting Annual Salary:

$50,000-$60,000, depending on experience and qualifications, plus benefits, including excellent health care insurance.

Please submit cover letter, resume and application by mail or email to:

Darrell G. Meyer
Hardin County Attorney
1201 14th Avenue, 2nd Floor
Eldora, IA 50627
(641) 939-8118

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 webstercountyia.orgClick 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.