County Attorney

Your County Attorney is the legal adviser and chief law enforcement officer for your County.

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 and defend the state, county, and its officers in officially related cases.
  • Present all mental health commitment proceedings and all juvenile delinquents and children in need of assistance cases.

Your County Attorney 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.
  1. Rachel Ginbey

    County Attorney

  2. Melissa Pitzenberger

    Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

  3. County Attorney

    Physical Address
    101 S. Main Street
    Suite 202
    Charles City, IA 50616

    Phone: 641-228-7571
    Fax: 641-228-7013