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

August 25, 2014

Omaha Contractor and Companies Plead Guilty to Fraud Scheme

August 21, 2014

Federal Court Sentences Muscatine Man on Illegal Re-entry Charge

Quad Cities Area Couple Sentenced for Fraud on the Social Security Administration

August 15, 2014

Five Indicted in Des Moines Property Flipping Investigation

Council Bluffs Doctor Sentenced on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Federal Court Sentences Burlington Man on Charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Federal Court Sentences Burlington Man on Charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Davenport Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Trafficking Offense

Davenport Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Trafficking Offense

July 29, 2014

Jasper County Man Sentenced to 168 Months in Prison on Child Pornography Charges

Federal Court Sentenced Former Davenport Man on Possession of Child Pornography Charge

Owner of Lone Wolf Outdoor Supplies in Calamas is Sentenced After Pleading Guilty to Transfer of Unregistered Machine Gun

West Des Moines Woman Sentenced for Fentanyl Distribution

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

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