Assistant Attorney General - Statewide Prosecutions
Iowa Department of Justice - Attorney General
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Type: Full Time
2 openings available.
Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird seeks two experienced criminal prosecutors with advanced trial skills to assist county attorneys with prosecution of felony-level violent crimes. A successful candidate will be committed to protecting victims, supporting law enforcement, and achieving justice for Iowans. The positions will serve in the Statewide Prosecutions Section (formerly known as Area Prosecutions).
Preferred experience would include past jury trial experience prosecuting high-level felonies including death cases and sexual assault prosecutions involving both children and adults.
Positions requires extensive travel throughout Iowa and admission to practice law in Iowa.
Please send cover letter, resume, list of criminal trials, and writing sample to AGHumanResources@ag.iowa.gov or Second Floor Hoover Building, Des Moines, IA 50319. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled; apply by January 24, 2023 for preferred consideration. EOE - Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. (Hearing and Speech Impaired - Relay Iowa 1-800-735-2942 TDD).
About Iowa Department of Justice - Attorney General
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.