Assistant Attorney General - Licensing & Administrative Law
Iowa Dept of Justice Attorney General
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Juris Doctor
Salary: $60,008 - $107,848
The Iowa Attorney General seeks an attorney for the Licensing and Administrative Law Division. Attorneys in this division handle professional licensing prosecutions and provide general legal advice and representation to state agencies, boards, and commissions. These attorneys practice primarily before administrative tribunals and the Iowa district courts, but may also handle matters in the federal district courts, Iowa Court of Appeals, Iowa Supreme Court, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Some perks of working in this division include flexible work from home schedules; collegiality among colleagues; the opportunity to work on interesting, novel, or exciting cases; excellent work-life balance and benefits; and no hourly billing.
Successful applicants will have a dedication to public service and demonstrated superlative research, writing, and oral advocacy skills. Previous trial or appellate practice, judicial clerkship, and/or law review experience desired.
Provide quality, professional legal representation to the State of Iowa, its agencies and departments; to guarantee effective enforcement of the state's criminal law by providing technical assistance to county attorneys, upholding criminal convictions at the appellate level, and administering programs to assist crime victims; to provide vigorous enforcement of the State's Consumer Fraud and Environmental laws; to provide written legal opinions to assist public officials in their duties; and to advocate for the interests of the State and its citizens.