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Assistant Attorney General - Juvenile Appeals

Date Posted
March 20, 2023
Full Time
Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
Salary Range
55,952 - 135,262

Job Details

Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird seeks an assistant attorney general to primarily represent the State in juvenile appeals before the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court. Duties will include writing briefs and conducting oral arguments in child welfare and juvenile delinquency appeals, as well as advising county attorneys and Department of Health and Human Services staff on juvenile law issues.

A successful candidate will be passionate about public service and committed to protecting children and other victims, supporting law enforcement, and achieving justice for Iowans involved in the juvenile justice system.

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Previous experience practicing in juvenile court, handling juvenile or other appeals, or clerking for the Iowa Court of Appeals or Iowa Supreme Court is preferred. Admission to practice law in Iowa is required.

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

Contact Information

Please send resume, cover letter, and writing samples by April 3, 2023 to:

Sam Langholz, Chief Deputy Attorney General, by email at


Second Floor Hoover Building
Des Moines, IA 50319

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

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