Job Opening: Assistant Attorney, Student Legal Services at the University of Iowa

Student Legal Services, part of the Division of Student Life at the University of Iowa, is seeking an Assistant Attorney to assist the supervising attorney and director in providing legal services to University of Iowa students.  The Assistant Attorney will also guide law students in their clinical work and ensure obligations to the judicial process.  The primary focus of this position will be on immigration and tenant-landlord issues with other cases as needed.  This position will also assist with the development and presentation of outreach programming to educate University students in areas such as landlord-tenant law, criminal law, and other areas of law.

Student Legal Services has been providing confidential, high-quality, free advice and affordable legal representation for University of Iowa students for more than 45 years.  To learn more, please visit:

Qualifications include a Juris Doctor degree awarded by a credited law school, admittance to practice law in the State of Iowa and in good standing with the Iowa Supreme Court or the ability to be admitted to practice law in the State of Iowa on motion or by transfer of UBE score; and typically one to three years of experience in the practice of civil and criminal law.

All applicants must apply online via the University of Iowa jobs website in order to be considered.  (  Search for requisition #20001425.

For questions, please contact Melanie Bell at or (319) 335-6122.

Posting will be active through 3/1/2020.

Mental Health/Disability Services of the East Central Region Request for Proposal for Legal Services

Mental Health/Disability Services of the East Central Region is offering a Request for Proposals (RFP) for legal services.  The East Central Region is a 28E-organized governmental service that provides policy, planning, services, and supports to people with disabilities in a nine-county region in Eastern Iowa.  Legal services primarily include advice and consultation on contractual considerations between the Region and MH/DS providers in the area, and occasionally consultation regarding individual client issues.  ECR welcomes your consideration and submission of a proposal no later than March 12, 2020.  Instructions are included in the RFP; however, if there are additional questions, please direct them to Mae Hingtgen, CEO of the East Central Region at or at (563) 239-0013.