Assistant County Attorney I or II

Johnson County

Iowa City, IA Legal / Municipal & Government

The Johnson County Attorney’s Office has an opening for a full-time Assistant County Attorney I or II in the Juvenile Division. Primary duties involve juvenile delinquency, child in need of assistance, termination of parental rights and civil commitments.



Assistant County Attorney I: Juris Doctor Degree and admission to practice law in Iowa.

Assistant County Attorney II: Juris Doctor Degree and admission to practice law in Iowa AND four or more years of experience to include significant criminal or juvenile law practice and/or a government agency practice.

Special requirements: Valid driver's license and insurable under county liability coverage.  May require use of personal vehicle for official county business.

Knowledge of:

  • Code of Iowa and Iowa Administrative Code
  • Iowa and Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure and Rules of Evidence
  • Iowa Rules of Professional Conduct and Standards for Professional Conduct
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Methods, practices and references utilized in conducting legal research
  • Courtroom procedures and local court rules


SALARY RANGE: $74,290.29 to $106,177.11; plus outstanding benefits


Johnson County is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women, minorities and elderly are encouraged to apply.


TO APPLY: Complete employment application online by clicking apply now by April 3, 2020 at 5pm.   

Cover letter and resume must be attached to online application.

Job ID: 70776

Posted 27 days ago

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