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Assistant Attorney General - Agency Counsel

Date Posted
February 7, 2024
Full Time

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Job Position—Agency Counsel Division


Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird seeks an attorney to serve in the Agency Counsel Division.


As an attorney in this position, you will represent state agencies, boards, and commissions by:

  • Providing day to day legal advice including employment related matters.
  • Representing agencies, boards, commissions, and their employees in administrative tribunals as well as state and federal courts including appellate courts.
  • Assisting with review and drafting of administrative rules.


Candidates must have a passion for public service and some exposure to a litigation practice. The most competitive candidates will have a minimum of three years of practice experience. Prior judicial clerking experience is a plus. This position requires a license, or the ability to obtain a license, to practice law in Iowa.


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Pay and Benefits

In addition to a collegial environment among smart and dedicated public lawyers, perks of working for the Office of the Attorney General include flexible work-from-home schedules; excellent work-life balance and benefits; and no hourly billing. Annual pay ranges from $57,636.80 –$139,318.40, depending on experience.

Contact Information

Apply by sending a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to Aaron McKay, Chief of Staff, at AGHumanResources‌‌‌‌‌@‌‌‌‚Äč‌‌ or 1305 E. Walnut St., 2nd Floor, Des Moines, IA 50319. Applications will be accepted as long as this posting is available on the Iowa Attorney General website.

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