Official Website for Monroe County, Iowa

Monroe County, Iowa - Attorney


Duties and Responsibilities


 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 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 assist 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.

Attorney Contact Information

Attorney's Office 

212 Benton Avenue West
Albia, IA 52531

Monday - Friday 9:00am -  Noon

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Phone Number: 641-932-5155
Fax Number: 641-932-2269

County Attorney: John A. Pabst

Assistant Attorney: Laura Davis

Office Staff: Anita L. Simmons
Office Staff: Lora Bakalar