The Iowa County Attorney is the legal advisor for the Board of Supervisors and all other county offices.


  Iowa County, Iowa - Attorney

Term: four years
Term Expires: December 31, 2010
No one is eligible for this office who has not been admitted to the bar or whose license is suspended or revoked.

The responsibilities of the County Attorney are prosecuting violations of the laws of the State of Iowa, and of County Ordinances.

The County Attorney DOES:

Prosecute all violations of state criminal laws and county ordinances.
Provide legal advice to the Board of Supervisors and county and township officers concerning county matters.
Represent an defend the state, county and its officers in officially related cases.
Recover all monies (debts, fines, penalties, etc.) owing to the state or county.
Present all mental health commitment proceedings and all juvenile delinquency and child in need of assistance cases.

There are both full-time and part-time County Attorneys in Iowa. Roughly two-thirds of all County Attorneys are part-time and may handle private legal work in addition to their official duties.

Your County Attorney in his or her official capacity, DOES NOT:

Give legal advice to or represent private groups or persons.
File lawsuits for private persons or defend them against lawsuits, including actions for dissolution of marriage.
Prepare wills, deeds or other legal documents for private individuals.


The County Attorney's duties set by the Iowa Code (PDF) 

Address of
Attorneys office:

888 Court Avenue
P.O. Box 267
Marengo, Iowa 52301

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
Open through lunch hour

Phone Number:
(319) 642-5521

FAX Number:
(319) 642-7099


Office holder name:
Tim McMeen

Attorney Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Attorney's office



Attorneys Links:
Iowa County
Attorneys Association


Other Related Links:
Iowa Attorney General

Iowa State Bar Association

Iowa Sex Offender Registry

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