University of Iowa Deputy Counsel applicants sought

The University of Iowa is seeking applicants for the position of Deputy Counsel in the University’s Office of General Counsel.  The Deputy Counsel reports to the Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel.  Applicants should have at least five years of experience in a university, government agency, or sophisticated law firm setting working with complex legal issues, including technical contract drafting and negotiation and regulatory compliance.  Applications are due July 5. Click this link for more information.

– Opening for Johnson County Judicial Hospitalization Referee; Applications due Nov. 13


The district court is seeking a part-time judicial hospitalization referee for Johnson County.  An Iowa law license is required and substantial experience with commitment proceedings is preferred.  The current monthly salary is $1,218.75 with continual funding contingent upon renewal of an annual 28E Agreement between the Iowa Judicial Branch and Johnson County.  No fringe benefits are included as a part of compensation.  The referee must be available to conduct hearings on Tuesday or Friday, or sometimes both days in the same week.

The primary duties of the hospitalization referee are:

  • to conduct commitment hearings pursuant to the relevant provisions of the Iowa Code;
  • to determine whether commitment or release of the respondent is appropriate;
  • to issue appropriate orders based on the evidence presented at the commitment hearing; and
  • to serve as the backup referee when the other referee has conflicts, is on vacation, or is sick.

Send letter with statement of qualifications by November 13, 2015 to:             

– Notice of Federal Judicial Vacancy – Deadline August 28

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa is accepting applications for a full time Magistrate Judge in Sioux City, Iowa.   Salary:  $185,012.   Application forms may be obtained from Clerk of Court and court website. Obtain details at  Submit application personally or by mail to Clerk’s Office, Cedar Rapids by August 28, 2015.

See this link for the official notice and more information.

-Applicants sought for the Meskwaki Tribal Court Public Defender Position

The Meskwaki Tribe is seeking applicants for a Tribal Public Defender contract position. Please see below links for further information.  Please note membership in the tribal bar is required for the position, but the requirements are merely that you are a licensed attorney in any jurisdiction of the United States in good standing, and pay an annual fee of $100.  Information on attaining membership in the tribal bar is also below.  For any questions regarding the position, please contact Clerk of the Tribal Court, Shoshonis Brown, at 641-484-9300.

Applications are due February 13.  The position begins March 1.

Tribal Public Defender position:

Meskwaki Tribal Court Motion for Admission:

Assistant U.S. Attorney vacancy, Northern District of Iowa


About the Office: The United States Attorney’s Office prosecutes federal criminal offenses and defends the interests of the United States in civil cases. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa covers 52 of the state’s 99 counties. The headquarters office is located in the eastern Iowa community of Cedar Rapids, with a branch office located in Sioux City on the western border of Iowa.

Responsibilities and Opportunity Offered: The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa has one criminal attorney vacancy to be filled in either the Sioux City or Cedar Rapids office. This position will be assigned a variety of criminal cases with special emphasis on prosecution of offenses related to the sexual exploitation of children.

Qualifications: Required qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any United States jurisdiction), and have at least 3 years post-J.D. professional experience. Continue reading “Assistant U.S. Attorney vacancy, Northern District of Iowa”

Applications sought for law clerk position, Northern District of Iowa

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa is seeking applications for an elbow law clerk to Chief Judge Linda R. Reade to begin approximately January 14, 2008. The position will be located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.   Incumbent will be hired for the period commencing in January, 2008 until August 1, 2008, with the possibility of an additional year.  Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications by not later than December 1, 2007.

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