Assistant Attorney General Sexually Violent Predator Unit
Iowa Dept of Justice Attorney General
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Type: Full Time
Salary: $100,000 - $135,000
Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird seeks an experienced criminal prosecutor with proven trial skills to represent the State in civil commitments of sexually violent predators under Iowa Code chapter 229A. A successful candidate will be committed to protecting victims, supporting law enforcement, and achieving justice for Iowans. The position will serve in the Statewide Prosecutions Section (formerly known as Area Prosecutions).
Preferred experience would include past criminal trial experience, especially experience prosecuting sexual assaults involving children and adults.
The position requires some travel throughout Iowa—typically for one-day bench trials, though recently most commitment trials have been held remotely by videoconference—and admission to practice law in Iowa. Salary range is $100,000-$135,000, depending on experience.
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.