Webster County Drug Court Defense Counsel Contract Opportunity

Monday, April 11, 2022 - 4:20pm

The State Public Defender’s Office is seeking to contract with an attorney to be part of the 2nd JudicialDistrict Drug Court Program in Webster County, Iowa. The contract will begin on May 1, 2022 and end on June 30, 2022 and may be renewed for the next fiscal year. It is anticipated that the attorney selected for this contract will spend about 25 hours per month in providing these drug court services. Rate of pay is $1,500 per month.


This contract would require assisting eligible offenders to become substance abuse free, responsible citizens.  The drug court will provide intensive one-on-one supervision, treatment, intervention, support, and other related services to assist offender change.


The Drug Court Team, consisting of Judge, Prosecutors, Defense Counsel, Probation/Parole Officer, and a treatment provider focuses on a Non-Adversarial approach to offender recovery and law-abiding behavior.  The Team will meet on a weekly basis to manage all cases in a Non-Adversarial approach.  

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter (e-mailed PDF is strongly preferred) by Friday, April 22, 2022 to:


Elisabeth Huston

State Public Defender

Lucas State Office Building

Des Moines, IA 50319