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.
Requires current admission to practice law in Iowa; prosecutorial experience preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits
About Office of the Johnson County Attorney
The County Attorney is the legal advisor and chief law enforcement officer for the county. The County Attorney’s duties include:
--Prosecuting violations of state criminal laws and county ordinances;
--Assisting crime victims through notification of court events and processes;
--Providing legal advice to the Board of Supervisors and county and township officers concerning county matters;
--Representing and defending the county and its officers in officially related cases;
--Recovering fines and penalties owed to the state or county and forfeiting property connected to criminal activity;
--Attending mental health commitment proceedings and juvenile delinquency and child in need of assistance and termination cases.