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The County Attorney is the County’s Attorney and represents the State of Iowa in certain legal situations. Some of the County Attorney’s duties include prosecution of the county and state criminal cases, victim’s assistance, assist with the payment of fines, advising Shelby County departments and officers, juvenile services, prosecuting Child in Need of Assistance cases, representing applicants in involuntary commitments, and forfeit property connected to criminal activity.

Shelby County Bar Association

  • Thomas J. Anderson
  • Todd Argotsinger
  • Michael P. Childs
  • Patrick Deren
  • William T. Early
  • Marcus Gross, Jr.
  • Robert W. Hall
  • Matthew J. Hudson
  • Kathleen Kohorst
  • Joseph C. Lauterbach
  • Donna Christensen Mores
  • David B. Moore
  • J. C. Salvo
  • Richard Schenck
  • Bryan Swain

Attorney's office staff includes:

Marcus Gross, Jr. - County Attorney

Todd Argotsinger - Assistant County Attorney

Contact Information

Shelby County Courthouse
612 Court Street
Harlan, Iowa 51537