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Attorney

Location

219 N Court St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Driving Directions

Contact Information

641-683-0030
641-683-0039
wca@wapellocounty.org

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Closures

Attorney

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 officials.
  • Represent and 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.

The County Attorney DOES NOT:

  • Give legal advice to or represent private groups or persons.
  • File lawsuits for private persons or defend them against lawsuits.
  • Prepare wills, deeds, or other legal documents for private individuals

Our Team

  • Steviee Grove, Attorney · 641-683-0030
  • Kevin Reisetter, First Assistant County Attorney · 641-683-0030
  • Elizabeth K Lee, Juvenile Attorney · 641-683-0030
  • Bryce Uhlenberg, Misdemeanor Attorney · 641-683-0030
  • Scott Hastings, Drug Task Force Attorney · 641-683-0030
  • Kari Short, Office Manager · 641-683-0030
  • Jenn Caldwell, Victim Witness Coordinator · 641-683-0030
  • Brooke Richmond, Clerk · 641-683-0030
  • Shelby Den Hartog, Clerk · 641-683-0030
  • Kristi Batterson, Clerk · 641-683-0030
  • Joey Courtney, Clerk · 641-683-0030

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