Welcome to the official website for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. We have offices in Des Moines, Davenport, and Council Bluffs.

Court Locations

U.S. District Courthouse
123 East Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

U.S. District Courthouse
131 East 4th Street
Davenport, IA 52801

U.S. Post Office and Federal Building
8 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

News & Announcements

Wed, 2016-12-07
The Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa have posted local rule revisions for public comment. You can find these in the attached pdf.
Tue, 2016-11-29
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 6(d) added three days to the deadline for a party to act when a filer used certain types of service. There has been a change to this rule.
Thu, 2016-06-02
Click here for information on a bankrupcty conference to be held September 8-9 i
Wed, 2016-06-01
Beginning June 1, 2016, the Federal Records Center is introducing SmartScan which is an electronic document delivery service from the NARA's Federal Records Center.