The Scott County Attorney Office in Davenport, Iowa seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant County Attorney. Primary duties of the position will include prosecution of criminal offenses, juvenile delinquency and child in need of assistance cases, mental health commitments, and consultation and training of law enforcement officials.
Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Iowa. An experienced trial attorney able to prosecute felony cases is preferred.
Scott County is a local government agency employing approximately 450 employees. The Scott County Attorney's Office has fifteen attorneys and fifteen support staff and:
prosecutes all indictable crimes such as murder, theft, kidnapping, robbery, burglary, sexual abuse, assault, arson, operating while intoxicated and many others;
prosecutes non-indictable offenses such as traffic violations, ...simple assaults and thefts;
represents the state in juvenile court including delinquency proceedings and children in need of assistance actions;
represents the county in civil legal matters such as lawsuits and workers compensation claims;
counsels and advises the elected officials and departments;
advises the police twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and provides legal training to law enforcement and other agencies.