Assistant Attorney General - Administrative Appeals
Iowa Dept of Justice Attorney General
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Type: Full Time
Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird seeks an assistant attorney general to primarily represent the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services in administrative hearings involving child welfare matters, including child abuse registry appeals and other responsibilities in ensuring the wellbeing of children and dependent adults in the State of Iowa.
A successful candidate will be passionate about public service and committed to protecting children and other victims, supporting law enforcement, and achieving justice for Iowans involved in the juvenile justice system.
Admission to practice law in Iowa is required.
Salary range is $55,952–$135,262.40, depending on experience.
Provide quality, professional legal representation to the State of Iowa, its agencies and departments; to guarantee effective enforcement of the state's criminal law by providing technical assistance to county attorneys, upholding criminal convictions at the appellate level, and administering programs to assist crime victims; to provide vigorous enforcement of the State's Consumer Fraud and Environmental laws; to provide written legal opinions to assist public officials in their duties; and to advocate for the interests of the State and its citizens.