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Assistant Attorney General - Sexually Violent Predator Unit

Date Posted
May 10, 2023
Full Time
Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
Salary Range
100,000 - 135,000

Job Details

Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird seeks an experienced criminal prosecutor with proven trial skills to represent the State in civil commitments of sexually violent predators under Iowa Code chapter 229A.  A successful candidate will be committed to protecting victims, supporting law enforcement, and achieving justice for Iowans. The position will serve in the Statewide Prosecutions Section (formerly known as Area Prosecutions). 

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Preferred experience would include past criminal trial experience, especially experience prosecuting sexual assaults involving children and adults.

The position requires some travel throughout Iowa—typically for one-day bench trials, though recently most commitment trials have been held remotely by videoconference—and admission to practice law in Iowa.

Salary range is $100,000-$135,000, depending on experience. 

Contact Information

Send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Sam Langholz, Chief Deputy Attorney General, by May 29, 2023 to:


Second Floor Hoover Building
1305 E. Walnut St.
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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