Contract Opportunities

02-211012-01: Contract Attorney

Wallach & Associates, P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri

Wallach & Associates, P.C., has an opening for a Contract Attorney.

We are seeking a candidate with strong writing skills.

Familiarity with civil litigation, real estate, and business-based disputes would be beneficial.


Job Number:  02-211012-01:  Contract Attorney


Company Name:  Wallach & Associates, P.C.




Contract Attorney Job Summary


We are looking for a motivated lawyer to work with our firm on a case-by-case basis as a Contract Attorney. We are a small firm that provides clients with counsel on a wide range of subjects and issues; generally, however, in business and real estate matters and in related civil litigation. We value tenacity, discretion, timeliness and keen problem solving. Our clients have come to expect the very best from us.

Our ideal candidate must have:
     (i) passed the bar exam and have a license to practice law in Missouri; and (ii) 2-5+ years of experience in litigation and have experience in landlord-tenant matters and business-based disputes.



Contract Attorney Duties and Responsibilities


• Provide legal consultation on a wide range of issues with firm clients
• Identify, develop and maintain positive client relationships
• Perform legal research in support of client litigation projects and related motion practice
• Prepare and file legal pleadings, including tenant evictions, business-oriented discovery requests and responses, affidavits, and so forth.



Contract Attorney Requirements and Qualifications

• Missouri Bar admission and active attorney’s license
• Illinois Bar admission a plus
• Attention to detail and deadlines and ability to handle multiple files
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong computer and technology skills



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send an email to admin@wallachpc.com and include your resume, a brief description of your relevant experience, your hours of availability for work and how best to contact you.


Posted: October 12, 2021
02-211011-01: Guardian Ad Litem - Order of Protection

St. Louis County Circuit Court

Clayton, Missouri

Family Court of St. Louis County is seeking an attorney to serve as guardian ad litem in the Family Court to handle OP matters.

A Guardian-ad-litem who serves the Court must commit to serve on various Family Court cases on an as needed basis for a monthly retainer to be paid by public funds. 


Job Number:  02-211011-01:  Guardian Ad Litem - Order of Protection


Company Name:  St. Louis County Circuit Court


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited law school, possession of a current license to practice law in the State of Missouri, at least three (3) years of trial experience, preferably in juvenile, family, or criminal law (additional years of trial experience and guardian ad litem experience are highly preferred), and completion of necessary guardian ad litem training as required by the Supreme Court of Missouri.

Note: This position is subject to continued availability of funding.

The current retainer is in the amount of $2,035.00 per month. 



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send a current resume, along with a cover letter, to the following address (application materials must be postmarked by November 5, 2021):

Attn: Human Resources Department
Family Court of St. Louis County
105 South Central Avenue
Clayton, Missouri 63105

EOE


Please contact the Human Resources Department at 615-4471 (voice) or RelayMo 711 or 800-735-2966 if you need any accommodations in the application process, or if you would like this posting in an alternative form.

Posted: October 11, 2021
02-211001-02: Domestic Violence (DV) Court Contempt Defense Attorney

Family Court of Saint Louis County

Clayton, Missouri

Family Court of St. Louis County is seeking a Domestic Violence (DV) Court Contempt Defense Attorney.

Work involves attendance at two Friday afternoon contempt dockets per month and any contempt trial special settings; collaboration with Special Prosecuting Attorneys appointed to DV Court Indirect Criminal Contempt cases as well.



Job Number:  02-211001-02:  Domestic Violence (DV) Court Contempt Defense Attorney


Company Name:  Family Court of Saint Louis County


Family Court of St. Louis County is seeking a Domestic Violence (DV) Court Contempt Defense Attorney.

Work involves attendance at two Friday afternoon contempt dockets/month and any contempt trial special settings; collaboration with Special Prosecuting Attorneys appointed to DV Court Indirect Criminal Contempt cases; engagement in independent research and other necessary court preparation; review of documents and evidence submitted by Petitioners, Respondents and Special Prosecuting Attorneys; representation of Respondents in contempt trials and the preparation of pleadings and other court documents as required; and performance of other related duties as assigned.

The current retainer is in the amount of $2,035.00 per month.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Graduation from an accredited law school, possession of a current license to practice law in the State of Missouri, at least three (3) years of trial experience, preferably in juvenile, family, or criminal law (additional years of trial experience and guardian ad litem experience are highly preferred)

Note: This position is subject to continued availability of funding.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     To apply (position open until filled), please send a resume, along with a cover letter to the following address (application materials must be postmarked by October 21, 2021):  


Attn: Human Resources Department
Family Court of St. Louis County
105 South Central
Clayton, Missouri 63105

EOE


Please contact the Human Resources Department at 615-4471 (voice) or RelayMO 711 or 800 735-2966 if you need any accommodations in the application process, or if you would like this posting in an alternative format.





Posted: October 1, 2021
02-211001-01: Attorney Pro Se

Family Court of Saint Louis County

Clayton, Missouri

The Attorney Pro Se primary responsibility will be to assist with management of the pro se docket including legal analysis, notifying litigants of requirements to revise legal documents and providing notices of court hearings and other correspondence.


Job Number:  02-211001-01:  Attorney Pro Se


Company Name:  Family Court of Saint Louis County



Family Court of St. Louis County is seeking to enter into a professional service agreement with an attorney to provide assistance to Family Court judges who handle domestic cases filed by unrepresented individuals.

These services are funded by special monies received from the Family Services and Justice Fund and are subject to continued availability of these monies.

Primary responsibility will be to assist with management of the pro se docket including legal analysis, notifying litigants of requirements to revise legal documents and providing notices of court hearings and other correspondence.

The professional service agreement is funded at $22.00/hour working up to 30 hours/week. A one year commitment to the position is highly preferred. An attorney hired for this position will be unable to practice law in St. Louis County Circuit Court.

Qualifications: Licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     To apply (position open until filled), please send a resume, along with a cover letter to the following address:


Contract Attorney
Attn: Human Resources Department
Family Court of St. Louis County
105 South Central
Clayton, Missouri 63105

EOE


Please contact the Human Resources Department at 615-4471 (voice) or RelayMO 711 or 800 735-2966 if you need any accommodations in the application process, or if you would like this posting in an alternative format.





Posted: October 1, 2021
02-210927-01: Contract Attorney

Briner Law Group, LLC

Chesterfield, Missouri

Briner Law Group, LLC has an opening for a Contract Attorney.

We are seeking a candidate with strong writing skills.

Familiarity with civil litigation, real estate, and mortgage concepts would be beneficial.


Job Number:  02-210927-01:  Contract Attorney


Company Name:  Briner Law Group, LLC


Briner Law Group, LLC seeks candidates with civil litigation experience for a contract attorney position.

Missouri Bar license is required; additional licensure in Illinois and/or Kansas state courts would be ideal but is not required.

Strong writing skills are also required. Familiarity with real estate and mortgage concepts would be beneficial.

We offer flexible hours, a hybrid workplace, compensation commensurate with experience, and the possibility of full-time employment in the future.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample(s) to resumes@brinerlaw.com, and in your cover letter please identify the position sought.



Posted: September 27, 2021
02-210924-01: Contract Public Defender

Missouri State Public Defender

Statewide within Missouri

Join the team of private attorneys who uphold the Sixth Amendment right to counsel in your area of the state as one of Missouri's Contract Public Defenders.

The Missouri State Public Defender seeks attorneys in private practice in Missouri to serve as independent contractors who provide legal representation to indigent clients charged with criminal offenses facing the possibility of incarceration.



Job Number:  02-210924-01:  Contract Public Defender


Company Name:  Missouri State Public Defender

The Missouri State Public Defender (MSPD) utilizes Panel Attorneys who accept individual case assignments on a contract basis as Contract Public Defenders.

MSPD panel attorneys serve as independent contractors and are able to maintain their current law practices. Panel attorneys select the judicial circuits in which they accept cases as well as the types of cases they accept. Contract rates are paid per case and vary depending on the case type. MSPD pays mileage, additional compensation for days spent in trial, and covers necessary litigation expenses when requested and pre-approved. Panel attorneys obtain important courtroom and trial experience and can attend some MSPD training events.

Public Defenders serve a critical mission - to ensure that indigent members of the local community are afforded their right to zealous legal representation regardless of their ability to pay.

Join the team of private attorneys who uphold the Sixth Amendment right to counsel in your area of the State.

Apply to become a Contract Public Defender.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Attorneys wishing to be eligible to receive contract cases from MSPD must submit a Panel Attorney Application.

Panel Attorney Applications can be obtained via the MSPD website at https://publicdefender.mo.gov/private-counsel-opportunities/mspd-contracting/ or by emailing case.contracting@mspd.mo.gov.

Send completed applications by mail, fax, or email to:

Missouri State Public Defender
Attn: Case Contracting
Woodrail Centre
1000 W. Nifong, Building 7, Suite 100
Columbia, Missouri  65203

Fax: 573-777-9976

Email: case.contracting@mspd.mo.gov


Posted: September 24, 2021
02-210922-01: Contract Position for Court-Appointed Attorney

22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri - Family Court
- Juvenile Division

St. Louis, Missouri

Provides legal representation as Guardian ad Litem to protect the best interest of juveniles or parents, and/or provide legal services as court-appointed counsel for parents in juvenile matters filed in Family Court
on a part-time contracted basis.


Job Number:  02-210922-01:  Contract Position for Court-Appointed Attorney


Company Name:  22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri - Family Court - Juvenile Division


QUALIFICATIONS:
Must possess a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Law Degree and be a member of The Missouri Bar in good standing and completion of training that conforms to the Supreme Court of Missouri 2011 Standards and Comments for Guardians ad Litem in Juvenile and Family Court Division Matters in order to be certified as a Guardian ad Litem.


DESCRIPTION:
Provides legal representation as Guardian ad Litem to protect the best interest of juveniles or parents, and/or provide legal services as court-appointed counsel for parents in juvenile matters filed in Family Court on a part-time contracted basis.


CLOSING DATE:
Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.
 


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Send Resume and Cover letter to:  stl.resumes@courts.mo.gov



Posted: September 22, 2021
02-210908-01: Attorney

Access To Justice

Independence, Missouri

What is Access to Justice?

If you’re tired of working in boring offices around Kansas City this is the Job for you!

Access to Justice, where this law firm's purpose is achieving the best possible outcome at the most affordable price. Be a part of this industry change.


Job Number:  02-210908-01:  Attorney


Company Name:  Access To Justice


*New graduates will be considered*
*Will be allowed to work from home*


Responsibilities:
Attending docket calls in Kansas City area surrounding counties.
Communicate with Clients
Reviewing discovery
Drafting Memos and Suppression Motions


Skills & Qualifications:
Computer skills in Microsoft Office, on Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Experience with Google Ex: Google Docs, Calendar, Email, Etc..
Our firm uses systems like Clio, Slack, Telephone, that allows for attorneys to work from home.


Requirements:
J.D. from an accredited law school;
Missouri license to practice law;
Kansas License to practice law is preferred, but not required;
Strong organizational and follow-up skills; and
Excellent oral and written communication skills.



Salary/ Benefits:

$52,000 per year
Payment of Bar dues and CLE requirements
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $1,000.00 per week

Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Pay: $1,000.00 per week


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Send Resume to accesstojusticemo@gmail.com



Posted: September 8, 2021
02-210907-01: Contract Attorney

Equity Legal Services

 St. Louis, Missouri
or Belleville, Illinois

ELS is seeking a full-time, temporary (12-month) attorney who is passionate about social justice issues.

This Contract Attorney Position is an exciting opportunity for an attorney with an interest in community-centered lawyering to work collaboratively alongside scientists, educators, and experts in the community on issues related to, civil rights, environmental justice, and community mobilization. 


Job Number:  02-210907-01: Contract Attorney


Company Name:  Equity Legal Services


Assist with developing high-impact litigation and policy advocacy in partnership with the legal team.

Independently manage own clients and other matters as assigned, including filing own cases to manage in Circuit and/or Federal Court.

Conduct oral and written discovery, hearings and oral arguments, settlement conferences, and trials in Illinois proceedings.

Conduct and oversee client intake, participate and/or facilitate community, and agency meetings, and advocate for public policy, and develop strategies for pursuing issues relevant to the mission of the organization.

Independently conduct legal research, draft, and file motions, memoranda, and briefs, containing legal analysis.

Maintain records of activities, data records, client contacts, and prepare periodic activity reports for funders and/or the organization.

For more information about ELS, visit www.equitylegalservices.org.

To learn more about our work in the local community, visit: www.floodedandforgotten.com


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, résumé, and a legal writing sample between 5-10 pages to Nicole D. Nelson, Executive Director, nnelson@equitylegalservices.org.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Posted: September 7, 2021
02-210901-01: Contract Attorney

Cunning Law, LLC

Remote

Contract attorney needed to review confidentiality agreements.

Exclusively a remote/work from home basis.

Must be licensed in Missouri.

Corporate legal experience preferred, but not required.


Job Number:  02-210901-01:  Contract Attorney


Company Name:  Cunning Law, LLC


Sole practitioner seeking an independent contractor for contract review.

The focus will be reviewing and revising confidentiality agreements as per the client's guidelines outlined in a playbook.

Compensation is based on a flat fee per contract.

This opportunity is ideal for someone not seeking full-time employment but looking to earn extra monthly income. Exclusively a remote/work from home basis. Must have an up-to-date computer with an Office 365 subscription.

Rate is $50 per agreement and $5 per contract summary.

Missouri license required.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Email: andrea.cunning@incloudcounsel.com



Posted: September 1, 2021