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Assistant Attorney General-Special Litigation

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 a trial attorney to defend the state in all areas of tort, employment, and Title IX litigation.  Attorneys with the AG’s Special Litigation Division represent various State agencies, create and maintain relationships with agency clients, engage expert witnesses, manage the discovery process, and direct all aspects of trials as first or second chair.  The Division also offers opportunities to carry cases through appellate litigation in state and federal court, including research and briefing of novel issues and oral arguments before the Iowa Court of Appeals, the Iowa Supreme Court, as well as the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.  The successful applicant for this role will be self-directed, have excellent research, writing, and organizational skills, be a team player, have previous courtroom experience, and be willing to go to trial.  Prior trial experience preferred.  Travel throughout the state of Iowa, including occasional overnights, is required.

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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