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Assistant Attorney General - Child Welfare, Western Iowa

Date Posted
June 6, 2023
Full Time
Salary Range
55,952 - 135,262

Job Details

Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird seeks an attorney to represent the Iowa Department of Human Services in child welfare cases. The attorney will appear in conflict and disagreement cases in juvenile court in approximately twenty counties in western Iowa.

The right person will be passionate about public service and protecting the most vulnerable children in our State. Prior knowledge of Iowa Code 232 or work as a prosecutor or GAL in juvenile court is preferred but not required. The position requires some travel throughout Western Iowa—though the juvenile court may authorize some remote appearances—and admission to practice law in Iowa.

Salary range is $55,952–$135,262.40, depending on experience. 

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Contact Information

Please send cover letter, résumé, and writing samples to Sam Langholz, Chief Deputy Attorney General,

By email at or Second Floor Hoover Building, Des Moines, IA 50319 by June 19, 2023.

The State of Iowa is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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