State of Iowa Judicial Branch - State Court Administration
July 11, 2018
Des Moines, Iowa
PG 37 $78,852.80 - $112,174.4
Full Time - Experienced
Summary of Duties:
This attorney prosecutes cases before the Grievance Commission of the Iowa Supreme Court. This attorney also advises the Board on interpretation of the rules of professional conduct and proposed changes to the rules, and reviews and processes other disciplinary matters before the Board (including reinstatements of law licenses after suspension or revocation). Other duties include initial review of complaints at intake, investigation of complaints, preparation of pleadings, conducting discovery, trial of cases, drafting post-hearing pleadings, and all necessary appellate litigation. The Assistant Ethics Counsel represents the Board in reciprocal discipline and other hearings and oral arguments before the Iowa Supreme Court.
40 hour work week, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Occasional hours outside the normal work day and overnight travel may be required.
Anticipated start date is September 1, 2018
Office of Professional Regulation Judicial Branch Building 1111 East Court Avenue Des Moines, IA 50319
Graduation from an accredited law school and admission to practice law in the State of Iowa with a law license in good standing and no significant history of discipline. Five or more years of trial and appellate practice preferred.
Must be able to simultaneously handle multiple areas of responsibility with minimum supervision, properly prioritizing tasks and duties as dictated by changing demands. Must be able to simultaneously advance all assigned cases in a large trial and appellate caseload.
Applicants must possess strong oral and written communication skills, and have high-level knowledge of standard office software, including word-processing and presentation software, PDF generation programs, and commercial case-management platforms.
Must be bondable; must possess high levels of personal and professional honesty and integrity, emotional maturity and stability, and a genuine interest in improving the legal profession and the administration of justice.
Must have a valid Iowa driver’s license and reliable transportation.
The person in this position is appointed by Director of the Office of Professional Regulation and is subject to approval by the Iowa Supreme Court.
Additional Salary Information: This position is in pay grade 37 and is also eligible for the State of Iowa's robust benefit package.
Internal Number: ADB-001
About State of Iowa Judicial Branch - State Court Administration
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