Official Website for Fayette County, Iowa


Contact Information


Nathan Lein


Fayette County Attorney

120 East Charles Street Oelwein,

Iowa 50662







Jason Dunn

First Assistant County Attorney


Melody Butz

Assistant County Attorney 


Savannah Dudley

Victim Witness Coordinator

(563) -422-8901


Merri Harris

Office Manager


Danielle Grimm

Office Manager

Duties of the County Attorney

 Prosecute all violations of state criminal laws and county ordinances

 Provide legal advice to the county offices/officials

 Represent and defend the state, county, and its officers in officially related cases

 Recover debts, fines, penalties, etc., owed to the state or county

 Present mental health commitment proceedings

 Present juvenile delinquency and child in need of assistance cases

Traffic/ Misdemeanor Diversion Program:
Fayette County Attorney’s Office Delinquent Court Debt Collections:
Driver's License Reinstatement Program (CAPP):
County Attorney Payment Plan: