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Assistant Attorney General -Special Litigation-Corrections

Date Posted
May 10, 2022
Full Time
Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
Salary Range
60,000 - 133,785

Job Details

Iowa Attorney General seeks litigation attorney.  The office is a dedicated group of attorney’s serving the people of Iowa.  The office seeks committed public servants to join us.  Some perks of working for our office include flexible work from home schedule, collegiality, the opportunity to work on interesting/novel/exciting cases, excellent benefits work-life balance, and no billing.

The Special Litigation Division seeks an attorney to work on litigation impacting the Department of Corrections.  The position requires representing the DOC in federal litigation and district court.  Work include Section 1983 claims, constitutional issues, post-conviction relief cases involving disciplinary issues within Iowa’s prisons, occasional appeals to the 8th circuit and Iowa State Courts, 17A claims, mental health cases, and other civil litigation.  The successful applicant will be self-directed, interested in constitutional law, and have excellent research and writing skills.  This position requires courtroom and appellate work.  This is a unique opportunity for specialization and courtroom experience outside of the usual litigation path.

Contact Information

Salary commensurate with experience $60,000 – $133,785.  Send resume and cover letter to:

AG Human Resources
Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
1305 E. Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA 50319

Or send via email to

The Iowa Attorney General’s Office is committed to the recruitment and full inclusion of qualified individuals. BIPOC, bi/multi-lingual, persons with disabilities and individuals from the D/deaf or Hard of Hearing community are encouraged to apply. As part of our commitment, the Office will ensure reasonable accommodations are provided during the application, interviewing, and hiring processes. If you require reasonable accommodations to participate in any of these processes please send your request to or call 515-281-5164.

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