Southern District of Iowa

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About the U.S. Attorney

Nicholas A. Klinefeldt, USANicholas A. Klinefeldt, USA

On September 25, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Nicholas A. Klinefeldt to be the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa. The United States Senate unanimously confirmed Nick’s nomination on November 21, 2009, and Nick was sworn into office on November 25, 2009.

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about the District

The Southern District of Iowa is comprised of 47 counties located in the southern part of Iowa. We have our main office located in Des Moines with two branch offices located in Davenport and Council Bluffs.


U.S. Courthouse Annex 
110 East Court Avenue, Suite # 286
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2053
Main Phone: (515) 473-9300
Fax: (515) 473-9288
U.S. Courthouse 
131 East 4th Street, Suite # 310 
Davenport, Iowa 52801 
Main Phone: (563) 449-5432
Fax: (563) 449-5433
United States Attorney's Office
P.O. Box 1887
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51502
Main Phone: (712) 256-5009
Fax: (712) 256-5112

Recent News

July 28, 2014

Former Iowa City Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

July 25, 2014

Central Iowa Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Offense

July 18, 2014

Coralville Man Sentenced on Federal Felon in Possession Charge

Davenport Men Sentenced On Federal Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Federal Court Sentences Former Davenport Man on Child Enticement Charge

Omaha Nebraska Resident Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison on Federal Charge of Sex Trafficking

Essex Iowa Resident Sentenced to 60 months in Prison For Federal Charge of Using a Computer to Transport Obscene Material

July 7, 2014

Ten Individuals Sentenced in Des Moines Methamphetamine Conspiracy

July 3, 2014

Newton Man Sentenced to 8 years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

July 2, 2014

Harrison County Resident Sentenced to Nine Years Imprisonment on Federal Charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

Chinese National Arrested for Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets

July 1, 2014

Farragut, Iowa, Resident Sentenced for Theft of Social Security Funds

Former Iowa State Researcher Appears in U.S. District Court

June 20, 2014

Davenport Man Sentenced on Felon in Possession of Firearm and Drug Trafficking Charges

May 30, 2014

Former Newton Doctor Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Prescribing Controlled Substances Outside the Course of Usual Medical Practice and Related Health Care Fraud

Burlington Man Sentenced on Federal Cocaine Conspiracy

May 16, 2014

Pottawattamie County Resident Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

May 12, 2014

Davenport Man Sentenced to Three Years of Imprisonment for Possession of Child Pornography

April 25, 2014

Mills County Resident Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

Cass County Resident Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

April 22, 2014

Sentences Entered for Final Two Defendants in Marshalltown Methamphetamine Case

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