Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Matthew Allen to serve as the Iowa County District Attorney.
Allen, a resident of Dodgeville, is currently the assistant district attorney for Iowa County, handling the criminal caseload for the entire county. In addition, Allen serves as corporation counsel for Iowa County, representing and advising the county, its board and agencies. He represents the county in all family law and commitment proceedings, as well as the wide array of legal needs of a county, including contracts, real estate, the county budget, drafting of ordinances and litigation.
Allen fills a vacancy created by the unexpected death of Larry Nelson on April 16. Allen will fill the remainder of the unexpired term that ends in January 2021.