JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Assistant Cerro Gordo County Attorney                         posted 09/04/2020

Full-time position with the Cerro Gordo County Attorney’s Office. License to practice law in the State of Iowa. Salary Range $55,000 to $65,000 based on experience. We accept application forms only and resumes without an application are not considered.

Application and job description can be picked up in person at:

Cerro Gordo County Administrative Services Office
First Floor – Courthouse
220 North Washington Avenue
Mason City, IA 50401

By visiting our website at: www.cgcounty.org
Or request by contacting our email address: hr@cgcounty.org

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on October 2, 2020 or until filled. Pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check required. Cerro Gordo County is an EOE.

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Audubon County Attorney                         posted 09/18/2020

Pursuant to Iowa Code section 69.14A(2)(a), the Board of Supervisors of Audubon County intends to fill the vacancy of the office of County Attorney by appointment. The electors of the county have the right to file a petition requiring that the vacancy be filled by special election. A petition requesting a special election must be filed with the Audubon County Auditor within fourteen days of the publication of this notice, or within fourteen days of the appointment of a county attorney.

The candidate appointed to the office of Audubon County Attorney will serve the remainder of the existing term, which expires December 31, 2022. The Audubon County Attorney will be a part-time county officer and will be paid a salary to be negotiated, plus standard benefits available to county officers. The office of the Audubon County Attorney will be located in the Audubon County Courthouse, 318 Leroy Street, Audubon, Iowa.

To be considered for appointment, eligible candidates must submit an application, resume, and proof of eligibility to the Audubon County Auditor, 318 Leroy Street, Audubon, Iowa 50025, no later than October 5, 2020. To be eligible for appointment, the candidate must be a registered voter of Audubon County, be admitted to practice law in the courts of this state as provided by law, qualify by taking the oath of office as provided in Iowa Code section 3.10, and give bond as provided in Iowa Code section 64.8. The Board of Supervisors will vote on the appointment no later than October 27, 2020.

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Assistant Lyon County Attorney                         posted 09/04/2020

Lyon County, Iowa is seeking an individual to fill a full-time County Attorney position. An office in the courthouse is provided. Residency in Lyon County is required at the time of appointment. Letter of intent, resume, and application will be accepted until 4:30 P.M. on September 16, 2020. For more information and job description please contact the Lyon County Auditor at 712-472-8517 or at jsmit@co.lyon.ia.us.

Please submit application packet by email to the address above or to Lyon County Auditor, 206 S 2nd Avenue, Ste 205, Rock Rapids, IA 51246. Lyon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Assistant Dallas County Attorney                         posted 08/31/2020

SALARY:
$29.73 Hourly
$2,378.40 Biweekly
$61,838.40 Annually

OPENING DATE:
08/25/20

CLOSING DATE:
09/08/20 at 04:30 PM

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a person in good standing as admitted to the practice of law in Iowa, under general supervision of the County attorney, performs the duties as assigned or required as set forth by law and rule, including those set forth in Section 331.756 of the Iowa Code, as a full time assistant County Attorney pursuant to Section 331.757(2) of the Iowa Code.

JOB DUTIES:
Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assists the County Attorney in performing statutory duties and obligations of office of the County Attorney, including but not limited to: enforcing state laws and county ordinances, appearing for the State and the County in cases and proceedings in the courts or administrative proceedings to which the State or County is a party, enforce forfeitures and financial obligations for the recovery of debts, revenues, and other financial obligations accruing to the state or county, prosecute and defend actions in which a county officer in their official capacity or the county is an interested party, give advice to county and township officers when requested by any such officer in any matter in which the State, County or township has a legal interest, perform other duties as set forth in section 331.756 of the Iowa Code, and perform other duties attributed to the County Attorney by the Iowa Code and other relevant law; Prepare and supervise preparation of correspondence, pleadings, and communications in the pursuit of the duties encompassed herein.
  • Responds to inquiries from law enforcement, judges, court officials and the public; compiles statistics and reports as required for the County Attorney, including grant funding and monitoring as may be available and serve as a liaison between the public and the County Attorney’s office by promoting awareness of issues relevant to the performance of the duties of County Attorney.
  • Coordinators, and provides training to law enforcement, other agencies and the public.
  • Becomes efficient in abilities through trainings and networking with other county attorneys and assistant county attorneys.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa, and whose license to practice remains in good standing at all times. The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must be capable of regular and predictable attendance at a specified location in order to perform assigned tasks. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Juris Doctorate (Law) degree from a law school which holds accreditation recognized for admission to the practice of law in Iowa required.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION

  • Admission to the practice of law in Iowa required.

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in basic Iowa civil and criminal court procedures.
  • Understanding and ability to interpret the laws, regulations, and ordinances governing area of assignment.
  • Must exhibit flexibility in adjusting to changing circumstances, information, personnel and client needs.
  • Possesses initiative and sound judgment.
  • Ability to conduct interviews and communicate directly, confidentially, and effectively with people involved in criminal case proceedings.
  • Must possess a high level of integrity and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to identify issues, gathering and analyzing appropriate data and applying information to arrive at a logical and/or appropriate conclusion.
  • Ability to work well as a contributing member of a team.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, using a computer.
  • Must possess a valid Iowa Driver’s License.
  • Desirable to be fluent in the Spanish language.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment characteristics described here 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • Occasionally lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Typically bends, stoops and crouches on a regular basis to file documents and/or move legal files.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Dallas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please apply at: https://www.dallascountyiowa.gov/government/county-administration/human-resources/job-opportunities

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Assistant Des Moines County Attorney                         updated 08/31/2020

The Des Moines County Attorney is accepting applications for full-time Assistant County Attorney in the county seat of Burlington, Iowa. Duties will primarily include misdemeanor prosecutions, as well as juvenile matters. The duties of this position may change as determined by the County Attorney.

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

Beginning salary to start at $65,000 per year or commensurate with experience, as well as a competitive benefits package. Email or mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to:

Katherine Gibb
Office Manager
Des Moines County Attorney’s Office
100 Valley Street
Burlington, Iowa 52601
gibbk@dmcounty.com

Applications must be received by September 30, 2020 at 4:30 PM.

Des Moines County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Johnson County Attorney I – Criminal Division                         updated 07/28/2020

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 RANGE: $75,961.82 – $91,154.19; excellent benefits.

TO APPLY: Complete employment application at www.johnson-county.com. Required to attach cover letter and resume.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m..

Requires current admission to practice in Iowa. Details at: www.johnson-county.com.

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Legislative Liaison within the Iowa Department of Public Safety Commissioner’s Office
posted 06/25/2020

The Iowa Department of Public Safety is seeking to fill a Legislative Liaison position within the Commissioner’s Office. Please see the link below for information regarding the position requisition and job duties.

Position Requisition and Job Duties: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa/jobs/2801694/legislative-liaison

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for this position:

  1. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in any field, and experience equal to five years of full-time professional-level work in program administration, program development, program research/evaluation, or management.
  2. A total of nine years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in number one), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience.
  3. All of the following (a, b, and c):
    1. Three years of full-time professional-level work experience in program administration, program development, program research/evaluation, or management; and
    2. A total of four years of education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience; and
    3. A total of two years of graduate-level education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where twenty-four semester hours of accredited graduate college or university course work in a public-service-related area (e.g., public or business administration, social work, public health, law, education, engineering) equals one year of full-time experience. Graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program is also equivalent to one year of full-time experience or education.
  4. Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes twelve months of full-time work as an Executive Officer 2 or two years of full-time work as an Executive Officer 1 or comparable specific management-level position.

If interested, a cover letter and resume can be e-mailed to Jeanie Flattery at flattery@dps.state.ia.us by July 10, 2020.

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Assistant Wapello County Attorney                         updated 06/02/2020

The Wapello County Attorney’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant County Attorney. This position will be responsible for prosecuting indictable charges, which include misdemeanor and felony cases, in Wapello County.

Previous criminal trial and prosecution experience is desired.

This positions is a qualifying position for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

The position is full-time with the following competitive benefits included:

  • Generous medical and dental insurance package
  • IPERS
  • Paid vacation time and sick time
  • Annual Iowa Bar Association and National District Attorney Association dues paid
  • Iowa County Attorney Association conference costs paid

Salary range is $55,000 to $75,000, depending on experience.

The position requires a valid licenses to practice law in the State of Iowa as well as a valid driver’s license.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to kshort@wapellocounty.org.

Email applications are preferred.

The Wapello County Attorney’s Office is an EEO/AA employer.

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Assistant Linn County Attorney                                             posted 05/27/2020

SALARY: Beginning: $74,996 • Level 1: $78,746 • Level 2: $82,683 • Level 3: $86,817

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

DEADLINE: June 3, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

APPLY AT: www.linncounty.org/jobs (Current Openings)

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Part-time Assistant Chickasaw County Attorney                                             updated 5/13/2020

Location of Job Site: Chickasaw County Attorney’s Office, 1928 Linn Dr., New Hampton, IA 50659
Work Hours: Anticipated at 35 plus hours per week
Salary: $50,000.00 – $74,000.00 commensurate with experience plus medical insurance and IPERS.

Kind of Work:
Duties as assigned by the County Attorney to include criminal prosecution (contempt, simple misdemeanor, serious misdemeanor, aggravated misdemeanor and felonies), mental health and substance abuse committals, child abuse and juvenile delinquency matters, civil litigation and to act in a legal advisory capacity to various county boards, officials and employees.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:
Must have a degree from an accredited law school and be currently licensed as a practicing attorney in the State of Iowa in good standing. Must possess a valid and unrestricted driver’s license. Must also have efficient and accurate keyboarding skills. Must have knowledge and familiarity with computers and relevant software, as well as other essential office equipment.

To Apply:
Please submit a Chickasaw County Employment Application, Cover Letter, Resume, References and Writing Sample by mail to Chickasaw County Attorney, P.O. Box 189, New Hampton, IA 50659, or e-mail to j.schwickerath@chickasawcoia.org. Chickasaw County Employment Application available at https://chickasawcoia.org/employment-opportunities/

Closing Date: June 5, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Applicants may call or write to request reasonable accommodation to complete the job application or attend an interview.

Chickasaw County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Assistant Black Hawk County Attorney                         updated 05/12/2020
Full Time 1st Shift

Position #:            27181
Job Title:              Assistant County Attorney
Department:         County Attorney
Pay Grade:          450 06-GS 450 $59,144.24 – $109,107.09 ($28.43 – $52.45) (FY21)
FLSA Status:        Exempt
Date Opened:
Date Closed:        When Filled

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.

Qualified applicants may apply by going to: www.co.black-hawk.ia.us and selecting Employment.

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Assistant Marshall County Attorney                                             posted 4/28/2020

The Marshall County Attorney is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Marshall County Attorney. Previous prosecution experience is preferable, but not a requirement to apply. Position requires a valid license to practice law in the State of Iowa. This primary responsibility of this position includes the prosecution of criminal misdemeanor cases.

Salary range is $60,000 to $80,000 depending on experience. Marshall County offers a competitive benefits package.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Jennifer Miller
Marshall County Attorney
jmiller@marshallcountyia.gov

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Assistant Muscatine County Attorney                                             posted 4/23/2020

The Muscatine County Attorney is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Muscatine County Attorney.

Previous prosecution experience is desired but not a requirement to apply.

Position requires a valid license to practice law in the State of Iowa.

Salary range is $63,059 to $103,837, depending on experience. Muscatine County offers a competitive benefits package. Muscatine County residency is not a requirement of employment. As this is a law enforcement position, candidates will be subject to a background investigation before a final offer is made.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, references and a writing sample to:

Muscatine County Attorney
attorney@co.muscatine.ia.us

Applications will only be accepted in electronic form, sent as a pdf file.

Applications must be received by May 8, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.

Muscatine County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Assistant Warren County Attorney                                             posted 3/25/2020

Job Title: Assistant County Attorney
Closing Date/Time: April 13, 2020
Salary: $60,256.50 – $90,384.00
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Indianola, Iowa

Warren County Attorney’s Office is seeking a highly-motivated, reliable, mature, individual, for the position of Assistant County Attorney.

Primary duties of the position will include the prosecution of criminal offenses (Contempt, Simple Misdemeanors, Serious Misdemeanors, Aggravated Misdemeanors, and Felonies).

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa and be in good standing with the Iowa Supreme Court. Applicants will be subject to a background check and finalist will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen.

Starting salary range is $60,256.50 – $90,384.00 and is based upon qualifications and experience.

Qualified applicants may submit cover letter, resume, and three references by April 13, 2020 to Warren County Attorney Douglas Eichholz; 301 N. Buxton; Ste 301; Indianola 50125 or send a cover letter, resume, and three references to douge@warrencountyia.org

Warren County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Assistant Scott County Attorney                                             posted 3/2/2020

Job Title: Assistant Attorney
Closing Date/Time: Friday, 3/20/2020, 4:30 pm
Salary: $69,971.20 to $96,449.60
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Davenport, Iowa

The Scott County Attorney Office in Davenport, Iowa seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Attorney.

Primary duties of the position will include prosecution of criminal offenses, juvenile delinquency and child in need of assistance cases, mental health commitments, and consultation and training of law enforcement officials.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa and be in good standing with the Iowa Supreme Court. An experienced trial attorney is preferred.

Starting salary range is $69,971 – $81,140, and is based upon experience.

Interested persons must submit a resume, cover letter and complete an application on-line at https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/hr/job/assistant-attorney by 4:30 p.m. March 20, 2020.

Additional information is available at the Scott County website.

Scott County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Story County Attorney                                             posted 1/10/2020

Salary: $63,672.00 – $105,060.00 – Commensurate with experience plus comprehensive benefit package.
Location: Nevada, IA
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Attorney’s Office
Job Number: 00268
Closing: 1/20/2020 11:59 PM Central

Summary Description:
Full-time position available for an Assistant Story County Attorney. Applicant shall be currently licensed to practice in the State of Iowa and license shall be in good standing.

Resume and references are required in order for the online application to be complete.

Story County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications:
Must be licensed to practice law in Iowa.

E-VERIFY PROCESS:
Story County participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered a position with Story County must complete Section 1 of Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity. Please be prepared to provide required documents on the first day of employment. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 515-382-7200 or go to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at: http://www.uscis.gov.

Apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/storyia/jobs/2673372/assistant-county-attorney?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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Story County Attorney                                             posted 1/9/2020

The Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for the appointment of the Story County Attorney. The County Attorney shall perform the duties outlined in Iowa Code 331.756.

Apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/storyia

Salary: $143,819.00 Annually
Location: Nevada, IA
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Attorney’s Office
Job Number: CA-Appointment2020
Closing: 1/24/2020 11:59 PM Central

Submittal Requirements:

  • Story County Online Application with Supplemental Questions
  • *Additional documentation may be attached if more space is needed for supplemental questions (note on application “see attached”)
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References – two professional (included in application or attached as a separate document)
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Legal Writing Sample
  • Copy of judge’s decision for a case in which you were the lead or a principal attorney and did NOT prevail
  • Background Release (download form and attach)

Qualifications:

  • Registered voter of Story County
  • Licensed to practice law in Iowa

BENEFITS:
Story County offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees regularly working 20 hours or more per week. Benefits are pro-rated for employees working between 20-39 hours per week. The benefits available include vacation, sick leave, family sick leave, life insurance and AD&D, short-term disability, long-term disability, health and dental insurance, vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement and an employee assistance program. Benefits may vary dependent on employment status and bargaining unit status.

Apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/storyia

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Assistant Wapello County Attorney                                             posted 1/9/2020

The Wapello County Attorney’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant County Attorney. This position will be responsible for prosecuting indictable charges, which include misdemeanor and felony cases, in Wapello County.

This position is also responsible for the magistrate court docket on a rotating basis. The responsibility of the simple misdemeanor/magistrate court docket is shared among all the attorneys in the office, and this position will only be responsible for handling magistrate court approximately one morning per week.

Previous criminal trial and prosecution experience is desired.

This positions is a qualifying position for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

The position is full-time with the following competitive benefits included:

  • Generous medical and dental insurance package
  • Generous retirement program through IPERS
  • Paid vacation time and sick time
  • Annual Iowa Bar Association and National District Attorney Association dues paid
  • Iowa County Attorney Association conference costs paid

Salary range is $55,000 to $75,000, depending on experience.

The position requires a valid licenses to practice law in the State of Iowa as well as a valid driver’s license.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to kshort@wapellocounty.org

Email applications are preferred.

The Wapello County Attorney’s Office is an EEO/AA employer.

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Assistant Crawford County Attorney                                             posted 12/11/2019

The Crawford County Attorney’s Office is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney.

Duties include prosecution of all levels of criminal offenses and other duties as may be assigned by the County Attorney.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa and in good standing with the Iowa Supreme Court Office of Professional Regulation.

The ideal candidate will have prior prosecution experience and/or trial experience, but neither is required.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, a list of three references, and one sample of legal writing that is your own work to:

Crawford County Attorney’s Office
Crawford County Courthouse
1202 Broadway, Suite 12
Denison, IA 51442

Application materials may be submitted by e-mail to: roger.sailer@crawfordca.org

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Assistant Ethics Counsel (ADB)                                               posted  11/27/2019

Position Title:
Assistant Ethics Counsel

Location:
Judicial Building
1111 E Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50319

Salary:
Pay Grade 37, $80,516.80 – $114,524.80 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary:
Assistant Ethics Counsel for the Attorney Disciplinary Board. Eligible for State of Iowa benefits. The anticipated start date for this position is February 3, 2020.

Responsibilities:
The Assistant Ethics Counsel prosecutes cases before the Grievance Commission of the Iowa Supreme Court. This attorney also advises the Board on interpretation of the rules of professional conduct and proposed changes to the rules, and reviews and processes other disciplinary matters before the Board (including reinstatements of law licenses after suspension or revocation). Other duties include initial review of complaints at intake, investigation of complaints, preparation of pleadings, conducting discovery, trial of cases, drafting post-hearing pleadings, and all necessary appellate litigation. The Assistant Ethics Counsel also represents the Board in reciprocal discipline and other hearings and oral arguments before the Iowa Supreme Court.
Occasional hours outside the normal work day and overnight travel may be required.
The person in this position is appointed by Director of the Office of Professional Regulation and is subject to approval by the Iowa Supreme Court.

Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited law school and admission to practice law in the State of Iowa with a law license in good standing and no significant history of discipline. Five or more years of trial and appellate practice preferred.

Must be able to simultaneously handle multiple areas of responsibility with minimal supervision, properly prioritizing tasks and duties as dictated by changing demands. Must be able to simultaneously advance all assigned cases in a large trial and appellate caseload.

Applicants must possess strong oral and written communication skills, and have high-level knowledge of standard office software, including word-processing and presentation software, PDF generation programs, and commercial case-management platforms.

Must be bondable; must possess high levels of personal and professional honesty and integrity, emotional maturity and stability, and a genuine interest in improving the legal profession and the administration of justice.

Must have a valid Iowa driver’s license and reliable transportation.

How to Apply:
Send cover letter, resume and the Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment to:

Attorney Disciplinary Board
Attn: Tara van Brederode
Judicial Branch Building
1111 East Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50319

Or email to tara.vanbrederode@iowacourts.gov

Closing Date:
All application materials must be received by Monday, January 6, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.

AA / EOE

https://www.iowacourts.gov/iowa-courts/career-opportunities/assistant-ethics-counsel-adb/

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Assistant Marion County Attorney                                               posted  11/08/2019

The following full-time position is available.  Interested parties may obtain an application from the Marion County Attorney’s office, the Marion County website: co.marion.ia.us/offices/hr or on the bulletin board on first floor of the Courthouse.  Please submit the completed application, resume and cover letter to the Marion County Attorney at ebull@co.marion.ia.us or via US Mail to the Marion County Attorney, Attn:  Ed Bull, 214 E Main St, Knoxville IA  50138.  This job vacancy notice will be posted for a minimum of 10 days and the vacancy will remain open until filled.

Position:         Assistant County Attorney
Office:             Marion County Attorney
Hours:             Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Pay:                 $62,500

Essential Functions and other duties of the job:

Prosecutions of the following:

  • Simple misdemeanors
  • Mental health commitments
  • Civil litigation support
  • Legal research and writing
  • Trial Work

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Graduation from recognized school of law
  • 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
  • A prosecutor internship or legal clinic experience preferred
  • Experience litigator preferred.

Interest parties are encouraged to read the full job description available at the County Attorney’s Office or online at co.marion.ia.us/offices/hr.  This job vacancy notice will be posted for a minimum of 10 days.

The County Attorney shall have sole discretion to fill this vacancy.

Marion County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Assistant Union County Attorney                                             posted 11/5/2019

The Union County Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney. Duties will involve the prosecution of felony and misdemeanor cases, juvenile delinquency and child in need of assistance cases, mental health/substance abuse commitments, and consultation and training of law enforcement officials. The duties of this position may change as needed as determined by the County Attorney.

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school, possess a current license to practice law in the State of Iowa, and be a member in good standing with the Iowa Supreme Court. Applicants must possess adequate knowledge of general principles of civil and criminal law and the rules of evidence. The ideal candidate will have the ability to do trial work, communicate with others effectively, and to build solid relationships with the public, law enforcement, and other governmental agencies. Prior criminal law experience is preferred but not required.

Salary range (dependent upon qualifications and experience ) is $60,000 – $70,000 with health care and other benefits. Applicants will be subject to a background check and finalists will be required to complete a pre-employment drug-screen and physical.

Interested persons should submit a completed employment application, cover letter, and resume (email PDF format is preferred) to:

Timothy R. Kenyon
Union County Attorney
Suite 7
300 N. Pine Street
Creston, Iowa 50801
trkenyon@unioncountyiowa.org

Union County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Poweshiek County Attorney                                                         posted 09/18/2019

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
klaver_coatty@poweshiekcounty.org

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. No phone calls please. Electronic submission is encouraged.

Poweshiek County is an equal opportunity employer.

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ASSISTANT WRIGHT COUNTY ATTORNEY — PLUS                                                   posted 07/30/2019

The Wright County Attorney’s Office, in conjunction with Houser, Berkland & Simonson law office, is accepting applications for a full-time attorney’s position. The job includes a position as Assistant Wright County Attorney, and an associate position with Houser, Berkland & Simonson law office – a unique job opportunity offering a variety of criminal and civil work.

The Wright County Attorney’s Office and Houser, Berkland & Simonson law office are located in Belmond – a nice community with all the amenities! Belmond has great schools, a municipal pool, fitness center and biking/walking trails.

To find out more about Belmond, visit www.belmondiowa.com. To find out more about Wright County visit www.wrightcounty.org.

Requirements include graduation from an accredited law school and a license to practice law in Iowa. Salary starts at $51,000 + percentage, negotiable depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance.

Send resumes to:
Eric R. Simonson
Wright County Attorney
PO Box 247
Belmond, IA 50421

Phone: 641-444-3240
Email: Eric R. Simonson (countyatty@co.wright.ia.us)

Position will remain open until filled.
Wright County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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