Full or Part-time Employment

01-210415-02: Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender

Missouri State Public Defender System

Chillicothe, Clayton, Columbia,  Jefferson City, 
Kennett, Poplar Bluff, Rolla, Springfield and/or
                  West Plains, Missouri 


Provide legal representation to indigent clients charged with criminal offenses facing the possibility of incarceration.

Duties to include pre-trial and trial preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through disposition at the trial court level; promoting and protecting the best interest of the client at all times; maintaining client contact by telephone, appointments, or institutional visits; keeping client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.

Job Number:  01-210415-02: Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender


Company: Missouri State Public Defender  System

Basic Function: Provide legal representation to indigent clients charged with criminal offenses facing the possibility of incarceration.

Job Duties: Duties to include pre-trial and trial preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through is position at the trial court level; promoting and protecting the best interest of the client at all times; maintaining client contact by telephone, appointments, or institutional visits; keeping client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.

Qualifications: Must be a current member of the Missouri Bar or eligible for licensure in Missouri.

Geographic Locations: Visit website at www.publicdefender.mo.gov for weekly update of position vacancies.


Current Openings:

· Chillicothe — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Clayton — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Columbia — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Jefferson City — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Kennett — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Poplar Bluff — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Rolla — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Springfield — Accepting applications until position is filled

· West Plains — Accepting applications until April 28

 

MSPD is always seeking to hire motivated, client centered attorneys to work in hard to fill jurisdictions within the state. Contact Gina Hall, Human Resources Manager, at 573-777-9977 if you are interested in learning more about rural placement opportunities.

Salary/Benefits: Starting salary is $48,408. After one year, an APD is eligible for salary increase to $53,688. Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues.

-The Missouri State Public Defender System is an Equal Opportunity Employer-



Job Contact Information:

An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening(s).

Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and writing sample.

Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at https://publicdefender.mo.gov or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202.

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

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

Fax: 573-777-9976

Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov


Posted: April 15, 2021
01-210415-01: Corporate Associate

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. currently has an opening for an Associate attorney in the Business Services Practice Group to work in our St. Louis office.


Job Number:  01-210415-01:  Corporate Associate


Company Name:  Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.


Qualified Applicants Will Have:
• At least 1 year of experience negotiating and drafting primary and ancillary documents for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, credit facilities and other corporate transactions.
• A broad knowledge and deep understanding of general corporate law, as well as transaction and entity structuring and related tax matters.
• Experience leading M&A due diligence for both targets and acquirers, transaction and entity structuring, and related tax matters.
• Superior written and verbal communication skills are required.
• Excellent analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail.
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment.
Abilities may be evidenced by relevant academic degrees, course work or work experience. CPA, accounting and/or finance background strongly preferred, as are candidates with an aptitude for business development.

All candidates will be kept highly confidential.

Greensfelder provides top-quality, sophisticated legal services, serving business clients ranging from small entrepreneurs to international companies. Our Lateral Integration Program ensures the successful transition of new attorneys into the Firm. From our management team to colleagues to professional staff, we are dedicated to helping our new attorneys effectively integrate their practice to maximize their opportunities at our Firm. If you desire to work in a true team environment for a Firm that values its employees, then Greensfelder is the Firm for you.

Greensfelder places a high value on diversity and is committed to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment where all of our employees can thrive. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes:
• Domestic partner benefits
• Integration and formal mentor programs
• Part-time and remote work options
• Paid Parental Leave and Parental Support Programs
• Reintegration Program with ramp down/up periods
• Well-Being Program focusing on physical, financial, emotional and social health
• Paid parking or transportation stipend
• Seminar and CLE expenses
• Professional development hours
• Ongoing training through Greensfelder University
• Business casual work environment (including casual jean Fridays)


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     https://www.greensfelder.com/Careers-Attorney-Positions.html



Posted: April 15, 2021
01-210414-05: Litigation Associate Attorney

Stinson LLP

Kansas City, Missouri

Stinson LLP is seeking a highly motivated environmental litigation associate with at least four years of experience to join our Kansas City, Missouri office.


Job Number:  01-210414-05: Litigation Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Stinson LLP


Stinson LLP is seeking a highly motivated environmental litigation associate with at least four years of experience to join our Kansas City office.

We welcome candidates with experience from a regional, national or local law firm or environmental agency. Excellent writing, oral advocacy skills, and academics are required. Clerkship and environmental administrative and/or civil litigation experience are a plus. The successful candidate should have the following experience and skills:

- Significant responsibility for drafting pleadings, motions and briefs is required, though these responsibilities in environmental matters is preferred;
- Proficiency handling e-discovery and fact development;
- The confidence to tackle complex factual, legal and procedural issues with foresight; and
- The ability to be strategic and analytical.

For more information about Stinson, visit us at http://www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, https://www.nalpdirectory.com.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please apply online at https://www.stinson.com/careers-current-opportunities and upload a resume with your law school class rank listed if available, cover letter, unofficial law school transcript, and a writing sample.

For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com.

Stinson is an EEO employer.

We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.


Posted: April 14, 2021
01-210414-04: Associate Attorney

Barklage, Brett & Hamill, PC

St. Charles, Missouri

Barklage, Brett, & Hamill, P.C., conducts an extensive civil practice in the Metropolitan St. Louis Area, including the City of St. Louis, and the Counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Lincoln, Montgomery, Warren, Pike and Jefferson.

We are seeking an associate attorney to join our long standing firm in
St. Charles, Missouri.


Job Number:  01-210414-04:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Barklage, Brett & Hamill, PC


A small litigation firm is currently seeking an associate attorney to join our long standing firm in St. Charles, Missouri.

This candidate should be articulate, focused, and have ability to handle an active docket of cases.


Job Responsibilities:


Handling of all aspects of the practice including:
• Researching and preparing pleadings, discovery and motions
• Investigating case facts and developing evidence
• Conducting fact and expert discovery and trial depositions
• Participating in court appearances, mediations and hearings
• Negotiating all aspects of case settlements where appropriate
• Maintaining communication and positive relationships with clients, opposing attorneys, court personnel and insurance representatives
• Working with teams to accomplish law firm goals

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills/qualifications:
• Admitted to practice law in the State of Missouri
• 1-3 years of related experience
• Excellent interpersonal and overall superior communication and presentation skills
• Exceptional organizational skills

Compensations:
• Our firm offers a positive work environment, dedicated support staff, and a team-based work culture with benefits including 401(k) and health insurance.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please email your resume and cover letter to: jblount@barklage-brett.com

Addressed to the attention of attorney John Hamill.

Posted: April 14, 2021
01-210414-03: Corporate Tax Associate

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. currently has an opening for an Associate attorney in the Business Services Practice Group to work in our St. Louis office primarily on corporate transactions, particularly those related to tax matters.


Job Number:  01-210414-03:  Corporate Tax Associate


Company Name:  Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.


Qualified Applicants Will Have:
• At least 1 year of experience negotiating and drafting primary and ancillary documents for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, credit facilities and other corporate transactions.
• CPA, accounting and/or finance background strongly preferred.
• A broad knowledge and deep understanding of general corporate law, as well as tax and accounting principles.
• Experience participating in due diligence for both targets and acquirers, transaction and entity structuring, and related tax matters.
• Experience representing issuers in private placements of equity securities and underwriters in securities offerings; securities reporting compliance, including preparing 10-Ks, 10-Qs and 8-Ks; representing of borrowers in the procurement of senior and mezzanine credit facilities.
• Superior written and verbal communication skills are required.
• Excellent analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail.
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment.

All candidates will be kept highly confidential.

Greensfelder provides top-quality, sophisticated legal services, serving business clients ranging from small entrepreneurs to international companies. Our Lateral Integration Program ensures the successful transition of new attorneys into the Firm. From our management team to colleagues to professional staff, we are dedicated to helping our new attorneys effectively integrate their practice to maximize their opportunities at our Firm. If you desire to work in a true team environment for a Firm that values its employees, then Greensfelder is the Firm for you.

Greensfelder places a high value on diversity and is committed to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment where all of our employees can thrive. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes:
• Domestic partner benefits
• Integration and formal mentor programs
• Part-time and remote work options
• Paid Parental Leave and Parental Support Programs
• Reintegration Program with ramp down/up periods
• Well-Being Program focusing on physical, financial, emotional and social health
• Paid parking or transportation stipend
• Seminar and CLE expenses
• Professional development hours
• Ongoing training through Greensfelder University
• Business casual work environment (including casual jean Fridays)


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     https://www.greensfelder.com/Careers-Attorney-Positions.html





Posted: April 14, 2021
01-210414-02: Attorney

Guin Mundorf, LLC

Springfield, Missouri

Education law firm seeks experienced attorney for its Springfield office.

The firm is seeking a versatile team player with litigation experience for its fast-paced education law practice.


Job Number:  01-210414-02:  Attorney


Company Name:  Guin Mundorf, LLC


Candidate will provide both general counsel and litigation defense services to the firm’s public education clients. Strong research, writing and analytical skills are required.

Candidate must be highly motivated and committed to the service of public education clients.

Competitive salary and benefits.

Missouri admission required, Kansas preferred.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Send resume to: submitresume@gmschoollaw.com.

Posted: April 14, 2021
01-210414-01: Corporate Finance Associate Attorney

Stinson LLP

Kansas City, Missouri

Stinson LLP is seeking an Associate Attorney with three to five years of experience to join the Corporate Finance Division in our Kansas City, Missouri office.


Job Number:  01-210414-01: Corporate Finance Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Stinson LLP


Stinson LLP is seeking an Associate with three to five years of experience to join the Corporate Finance Division in our Kansas City office.

Qualifications Required: Active Missouri attorney license required.

Qualified candidates will have three to five years of relevant experience (as described below), possess excellent academic credentials, and have strong writing, analytical, organizational, leadership and communication skills.

Relevant experience includes experience in connection with (1) mergers and acquisitions, (2) securities law compliance/capital markets, (3) venture capital, (4) private equity, and (5) corporate governance. More specifically, candidates should have some experience with the following:

- Serving in a junior associate or mid-level associate capacity with respect to merger and acquisition transactions,
- Serving in a junior associate or mid-level associate capacity with respect to venture capital investment transactions,
- Serving in a junior associate or mid-level associate capacity with respect to private equity investment/leveraged buy-out transactions,
- Reviewing and providing advice with respect to Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, as well as proxy statements,
- Providing advice on corporate governance matters,
- Serving in a junior associate or lead associate capacity with respect to public and/or private offerings of equity and debt securities.

For more information about Stinson, visit us at http://www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, https://www.nalpdirectory.com.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please apply online at https://www.stinson.com/careers-current-opportunities and upload a resume with your law school class rank listed if available, cover letter, unofficial law school transcript, and a writing sample.

For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com.

Stinson LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran, disabled and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Posted: April 14, 2021
01-210413-04: Corporate Associate

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. currently has an opening for an Associate attorney in the Business Services Practice Group to work in our St. Louis office, primarily providing support to the Mergers & Acquisitions practice.


Job Number:  01-210413-04:  Corporate Associate


Company Name:  Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.


Qualified Applicants Will Have:
• 3+ years of experience working on M&A and other complex business transactions for both private and public companies, as well as private equity, family offices and other institutional investors.
• A broad knowledge and deep understanding of general corporate law, as well as transaction and entity structuring and related tax matters.
• Substantive experience with shareholder and equity arrangements, corporate governance and general corporate representations.
• Willingness and ability to manage drafting and negotiating transaction documents, client relationships, supervise junior associates and day-to-day demands for a variety of sophisticated client needs.
• Proven aptitude and/or established track record of business development strongly preferred.
• Superior written and verbal communication skills are required.
• Excellent analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail.
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment.

All candidates will be kept highly confidential.

Greensfelder provides top-quality, sophisticated legal services, serving business clients ranging from small entrepreneurs to international companies. Our Lateral Integration Program ensures the successful transition of new attorneys into the Firm. From our management team to colleagues to professional staff, we are dedicated to helping our new attorneys effectively integrate their practice to maximize their opportunities at our Firm. If you desire to work in a true team environment for a Firm that values its employees, then Greensfelder is the Firm for you.

Greensfelder places a high value on diversity and is committed to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment where all of our employees can thrive. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes:
• Domestic partner benefits
• Integration and formal mentor programs
• Part-time and remote work options
• Paid Parental Leave and Parental Support Programs
• Reintegration Program with ramp down/up periods
• Well-Being Program focusing on physical, financial, emotional and social health
• Paid parking or transportation stipend
• Seminar and CLE expenses
• Professional development hours
• Ongoing training through Greensfelder University
• Business casual work environment (including casual jean Fridays)


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     https://www.greensfelder.com/Careers-Attorney-Positions.html



Posted: April 13, 2021
01-210413-03: Senior Healthcare Transactional and Regulatory Associate

Husch Blackwell, LLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Husch Blackwell LLP, a national law firm, has an immediate opening in its St. Louis office for a Healthcare Transactional and Regulatory Associate with a minimum of five years of experience.

While St. Louis is the preferred location because the candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our St. Louis office, we are open to candidates in other markets.

The successful candidate will work within the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Education business unit.

The ideal candidate will have experience with healthcare contracting, transactions, and regulatory compliance.


Job Number:  01-210413-03:  Senior Healthcare Transactional and Regulatory Associate


Company Name:  Husch Blackwell, LLP

Husch Blackwell LLP, a national law firm, has an immediate opening in its St. Louis office for a Healthcare Transactional and Regulatory Associate with a minimum of five years of experience.

While St. Louis is the preferred location because the candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our St. Louis office, we are open to candidates in other markets.

The successful candidate will work within the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Education business unit. The ideal candidate will have experience with healthcare contracting, transactions, and regulatory compliance. In addition, experience with the health insurance industry, federal and state health care programs, managed care, and the pharmaceutical sector is desirable. Prior law firm or in-house experience is strongly preferred.

The firm is looking for individuals who enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment and are seeking opportunities for growth and desire to work on complicated issues creatively.

The candidate must have top academic and professional credentials, strong organizational and written/oral communication skills, superior judgment, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, and the ability to articulate legal strategies and courses of action. Candidates should have a Missouri bar license or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and much more.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume through our online application process at huschblackwell.com/careers/attorneys



Posted: April 13, 2021
01-210413-02: Associate Attorney

Aramjoo Law Firm

Liberty, Missouri

Aramjoo Law Firm is a litigation based law firm in Liberty, Missouri.

We are seeking an Associate Attorney primarily in the area of Family and Criminal Law.


Job Number:  01-210413-02:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Aramjoo Law Firm


The responsibilities of this job include representing client's in relation to their legal matter. This includes client meetings, drafting and court appearances.

Prior legal experience is preferred.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please email your resume and cover letter to paramjoo@aramjoolawfirm.com

Posted: April 13, 2021
01-210413-01: Real Estate / Associate

Polsinelli

Kansas City, Missouri

Polsinelli, a top AmLaw 100 national law firm with a robust and growing real estate practice, is seeking associates for our Real Estate Practice Group in Kansas City.


Job Number:  01-210413-01: Real Estate / Associate


Company Name:  Polsinelli


Interested candidates must possess a high level of academic achievement, strong work ethic and superb writing and communication skills.

The ideal candidates will possess a strong interest in real estate, including: purchase and sale agreements, leasing, tax incentives, economic development projects, title review, lending, easements and restrictive covenants.

Polsinelli is particularly interested in those candidates who have the ambition, drive and team-orientation to help grow our national practice.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package with challenging work in a collegial work environment.

Relocation support is available for highly qualified candidates.

 

Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript via polsinelli.com directed to Cristy M. Johnson, Director of Firm-Wide Legal Recruiting.

 (https://www.polsinelli.com/careers/lateral-recruiting)




Posted: April 13, 2021
01-210412-04: District Defender

The Missouri State Public Defender System

Union, Missouri

The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a District Defender in the Union Trial Office.

This five-attorney office handles cases in Franklin, Gasconade, and Osage counties. In addition to caseload responsibilities, as the managing attorney for the office, the District Defender is responsible for case assignments, monitoring of employee performance, hiring and development and implementation of office policies. 


Job Number:  01-210412-04:  District Defender


Company Name:  The Missouri State Public Defender System


The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a District Defender in the Union Trial Office.

This five-attorney office handles cases in Franklin, Gasconade, and Osage counties.

In addition to caseload responsibilities, as the managing attorney for the office, the District Defender is responsible for case assignments, monitoring of employee performance, hiring and development and implementation of office policies.

 

Qualifications: Must be a member of the Missouri Bar and have criminal law experience. Management experience preferred.

 

Salary/Benefits: Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues. Salary is $7,470/month.

 


Interested Parties/How to Apply: 

An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening.
Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and/or writing sample.
Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at publicdefender.mo.gov or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202.
Applications MUST be received in Human Resources no later than April 21, 2021.

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

Missouri State Public Defender
Attn: Human Resources
Woodrail Centre
1000 W. Nifong, Bldg. 7, Suite 100
Columbia, Missouri  65203

Fax: 573-777-9976

Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov

The Missouri State Public Defender System is an Equal Opportunity Employer-

Posted: April 12, 2021
01-210412-03: Real Estate Associate

Husch Blackwell, LLP

Kansas City, Missouri along
with Multiple other Locations

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in our Austin, Denver, Kansas City, Milwaukee or Omaha office for a Real Estate Associate with four to five years of experience to work in our firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Business Unit.

The candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our Renewable Energy Sector as part of a fast-growing, interdisciplinary team in multiple offices.


Job Number:  01-210412-03:  Real Estate Associate


Company Name:  Husch Blackwell, LLP


Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in our Austin, Denver, Kansas City, Milwaukee or Omaha office for a Real Estate Associate with four to five years of experience to work in our firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Business Unit.

The candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our Renewable Energy Sector as part of a fast-growing, interdisciplinary team in multiple offices.

Successful candidates will join our team and work on the development, construction, acquisition and disposition, and financing of renewable energy projects throughout the United States and internationally. The candidate must have experience with real estate transactional matters including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, and project due diligence. Experience working on wind and solar renewable energy projects and real estate finance is also desired but not required.

The candidate must have a strong academic record, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a team, superior judgment, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, and the ability to articulate legal strategies and courses of action.

Candidates should have a Missouri bar license or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and much more.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume through our online application process at huschblackwell.com/careers
Posted: April 12, 2021
01-210412-02: Attorney

Langdon & Emison

Kansas City and/or
Lexington, Missouri

Langdon & Emison is a nationwide litigation firm specializing in plaintiffs' personal injury and product liability cases.

Our firm is seeking to add a full-time attorney to our team.

We have offices in Kansas City and Lexington, Missouri, and also maintain by-appointment offices in St. Louis and Chicago.


Job Number:  01-210412-02:  Attorney


Company Name:  Langdon & Emison


Langdon & Emison is seeking an Associate with 3-5 years of experience to join our firm.

This position requires the ability to draft and respond to discovery, pleadings and motions as well as take depositions and assist in other aspects of trial preparation.

Must have excellent writing skills and be licensed in Missouri.

Pay rate is commensurate with experience.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Contact Don Borgman at 660-259-9925 or send resume to don@lelaw.com.

Posted: April 12, 2021
01-210412-01: Deputy District Defender

The Missouri State Public Defender System

Clayton, Missouri

The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a Deputy District Defender in the Clayton Trial Office.

The Deputy District Defender is a management position reporting directly to the District Defender.

The position is part of Missouri State Public Defender System management.

An office with a sufficiently large number of employees may have a Deputy District Defender to help in all aspects of managing the district office with specific responsibilities to be determined by the District Defender based on the needs of the office.


Job Number:  01-210412-01:  Deputy District Defender


Company Name:  The Missouri State Public Defender System

 

The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a Deputy District Defender in the Clayton Trial Office.

The Deputy District Defender is a management position reporting directly to the District Defender.

The position is part of Missouri State Public Defender System management. An office with a sufficiently large number of employees may have a Deputy District Defender to help in all aspects of managing the district office with specific responsibilities to be determined by the District Defender based on the needs of the office.

The Deputy District Defender will assist the District Defender in communicating and implementing MSPD goals and policies and will assume all responsibilities of the District Defender when the District Defender is absent or unavailable.

Individual will assist the District Defender in coaching, mentoring, reviewing, and supervising the performance of all employees in the office; in all administrative responsibilities; and in personnel matters.

Based upon the needs of the office, the District Defender will determine the size of the caseload to be assigned to the Deputy District Defender, who will handle a serious and complex caseload in an exemplary manner.

 

Qualifications:
Must be a member of the Missouri Bar; management experience preferred; murder trial experience preferred.

Salary/Benefits:
Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues.

Salary is $6,650/month.


Interested Parties/How to Apply: 

An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening.
Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and/or writing sample.
Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at publicdefender.mo.gov or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202.
Applications MUST be received in Human Resources no later than April 21, 2021.

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

Missouri State Public Defender
Attn: Human Resources
Woodrail Centre
1000 W. Nifong, Bldg. 7, Suite 100
Columbia, Missouri  65203

Fax: 573-777-9976

Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov

The Missouri State Public Defender System is an Equal Opportunity Employer-

Posted: April 12, 2021
01-210409-04: Rotating Law Clerk

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District

Springfield, Missouri

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, is accepting applications for the position of rotating law clerk. 

To be considered, an applicant must be a graduate of an accredited law school (Spring 2021 graduates accepted) and must have taken or be eligible to take the Missouri Bar Examination.


Job Number:  01-210409-04:  Rotating Law Clerk


Company Name:  The Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District

 

Position Title:  Rotating Law Clerk

 

Start Date:  May 2021 (negotiable)

 

Overview:  The Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, is accepting applications for the position of rotating law clerk. 

To be considered, an applicant must be a graduate of an accredited law school (Spring 2021 graduates accepted) and must have taken or be eligible to take the Missouri Bar Examination. 

The current salary is $50,592 per year.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

The application deadline is April 25, 2021. 

To apply, submit a resume, writing sample, and law school transcript via e-mail to craig.street@courts.mo.gov or by mail to:

 

Craig Street, Clerk of Court
Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District
300 S John Q Hammons Pkwy, Suite 300
Springfield, Missouri  65806



Posted: April 9, 2021
01-210409-03: Associate Trial Counsel

The Missouri State Public Defender System

Columbia, Missouri

The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for an Associate Trial Counsel in the Columbia Capital Office.

Attorney will be responsible for preparation and trial of guilt and penalty phases of capital murder cases throughout the state. Extensive travel is required.


Job Number:  01-210409-03:  Associate Trial Counsel


Company Name:  The Missouri State Public Defender System


The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for an Associate Trial Counsel in the Columbia Capital Office.

Attorney will be responsible for preparation and trial of guilt and penalty phases of capital murder cases for the eastern part of Missouri as well as conflicts from other parts of the state.

Extensive travel is required.

 

Qualifications:

Must have at least three years’ experience in the practice of criminal law; must be a member of the Missouri Bar; must have experience in litigating complex and serious trials or experience in the area of capital litigation; must have ability to work effectively in team environment.

 

Salary/Benefits: Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues. Salary range is $5,658-$6,342 per month.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening.

Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and/or writing sample.

Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at publicdefender.mo.gov or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202.

Applications MUST be received in Human Resources no later than April 21, 2021.


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

Missouri State Public Defender
Attn: Human Resources
Woodrail Centre
1000 W. Nifong, Bldg. 7, Suite 100
Columbia, MO  65203

Fax: 573-777-9976

Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov

 

 

 

 

-The Missouri State Public Defender System is an Equal Opportunity Employer-

Posted: April 9, 2021
01-210409-02: Associate Attorney

Keck & Phillips, LLC

Springfield, Missouri

Keck & Phillips, LLC is seeking to add an associate attorney to assist in various areas of civil defense litigation.

Our firm handles a wide variety of matters, but is particularly known for defending public entities and insureds of nationally known insurance carriers.

Applicants with two to five (2 to 5) years of experience are preferred, but the ideal candidate will be comfortable researching and handling complex legal issues and have an interest in state and federal litigation.


Job Number:  01-210409-02:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Keck & Phillips, LLC

Keck & Phillips, LLC is seeking to add an associate attorney to assist in various areas of civil defense litigation.

Our firm handles a wide variety of matters but is particularly known for defending public entities and officers, as well as insured's of nationally known insurance carriers.

Applicants with 2 to 5 years of experience are preferred, but regardless of experience level the ideal candidate will be comfortable researching and handling complex legal issues and have an interest in state and federal litigation.

This position will provide significant opportunity for career development. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, disability, age, national origin or ancestry.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send resume and references to: carrie@kpwlawfirm.com


Posted: April 9, 2021
01-210407-03: Executive Director

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Legal Aid of Western Missouri seeks an Executive Director to lead the organization in its mission of improving the lives of people in need through quality legal assistance.

Legal Aid of Western Missouri (LAWMO) provides critical legal counsel in the areas of domestic violence protection, access to public benefits, housing assistance, foreclosure prevention, consumer issues and more; our work provides access to justice, breaks the cycle of poverty, restores fairness and gets results.



Job Number:  01-210407-03:  Executive Director


Company Name:  Legal Aid of Western Missouri


About the Position
The next Executive Director will lead a 125-member staff with six offices in Missouri – Kansas City (3), Joplin, St. Joseph and Warrensburg.

The Executive Director will bring leadership, passion, vision, and significant legal and administrative experience.

This individual will work with our dedicated staff and Board of Trustees to serve Legal Aid’s client community; to implement innovative strategies to meet changing legal needs of our clients and to expand funding sources. Learn more about our cases, projects and financial overview in our Legal Aid Annual Report.

This position is based in Legal Aid’s Central Office in Kansas City, ranked No. 6 on Kiplinger’s “50 Smart Places to Live” and among Forbes’ “Most Affordable U.S. Cities to buy a home.” More information on the Kansas City region is available here: https://www.visitkc.com/
or https://www.kcmo.gov/

Salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

• Top level administration of all Legal Aid programs and management of operations.
• Serves as the public face of Legal Aid; provides leadership in local, state and national civil legal aid forums; participates in administrative and private forums; engages with the local courts, community leaders and with the private bar.
• Increases and diversifies financial support through private fundraising initiatives; maintains and strengthens governmental funding and provides strong financial stewardship.
• Develops and cultivates relationships with individual and corporate donors, as well as grant makers.
• Leads Legal Aid advocacy and promotes teamwork among all Legal Aid programs, staff and services.
• Leads and promotes collaboration with other civil legal services providers and human services organizations in the region and throughout the state. Thinks creatively about gaps in civil legal services and works with our talented staff to close those gaps.
• Serves as the liaison to the board of trustees; keeps the board apprised of all aspects of the organization’s work; and develops knowledge needed for effective stewardship of Legal Aid.
• Mentors and builds other leaders within the organization; actively promotes supervisorial training, improved communication, and the development of skills to address personnel and resource allocation issues.
• Deploys technological innovations that enable staff to work effectively and enable the public to access legal services.
• Hires and retains top quality staff.

Requirements

Missouri state bar license to practice law, or the ability to obtain a Missouri license within one year. Five years law related experience.
• Experience in a management capacity, including supervision, feedback and evaluations, delegation, conflict resolution.
• Enthusiasm for and investment in culturally diverse environments.
• Experience working with a board of trustees, board of directors and/or executive committee, including meeting management, committee structure and organization and strategic planning.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Financial acumen, including generally accepted accounting principles and budgeting.
• Fundraising ability, including relationship development and strategy.
• Integrity, grace, humor and generosity.

Desirable Skills and Characteristics
• An understanding of the critical legal needs of low-income individuals.
• Ability to serve as a spokesperson to the media, legal community and other stakeholder audiences.
• Excellent emotional intelligence, including listening skills, delegation skills and empathy toward clients and staff.
• Technologically savvy and committed to the use of technology to improve and extend services.
• Success in specific fundraising avenues, including grants, corporate giving, individual giving and capital campaigns.

Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Applications will be accepted until May 14, 2021.

To receive full consideration, please apply online at http://www.lawmo.org/careers/current-openings.

If you have questions please contact Adrian Fitzmaurice, Director of Human Resources, at afitzmaurice@lawmo.org.

Please include a current resume and a cover letter summarizing your qualifications and interest.

Legal Aid of Western Missouri is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.



Posted: April 7, 2021
01-210407-02: Attorney

The Law Firm of Thomas SanFilippo & Associates, LLC

St. Louis, Missouri

We are a close-knit, boutique litigation firm specializing in plaintiffs' injury and civil rights cases seeking another attorney to join our team.

We proudly serve the St. Louis community and surrounding areas, providing only the highest standard quality of legal representation.

We are seeking a licensed attorney qualified, ready, and able to join our team.


Job Number:  01-210407-02:  Attorney


Company Name:  The Law Firm of Thomas SanFilippo & Associates, LLC


The Law Firm of Thomas SanFilippo & Associates is a close-knit, boutique litigation firm specializing in plaintiffs' personal injury cases.  We are seeking a licensed attorney qualified, ready, and able to join our team.  Job duties include the following:

· Drafting pleadings, discovery, and other court filings;

· Handling mediations and court appearances;

· Conducting legal research, case evaluations, and investigations;

· Litigation and trial preparation;

· Maintaining and managing case files;

· Drafting correspondence;

· Reviewing and summarizing evidence, medical records, discovery responses, etc.;

· Taking and defending depositions;

· Diligently tracking and recording time spent completing casework; and

· Supervising and reviewing the work of interns and staff.

Required Attributes:

– Able and willing to work independently, without being prompted or pushed, to maximize efficiency, simultaneously manage multiple cases, and meet strict deadlines; 

– Able and willing to adapt to our format, protocols, and filing systems;

– Able and willing to effectively and diligently keep clients informed while managing client expectations;

– Able and willing to take direction and constructive criticism well; 

– Able and willing to work well under pressure;

– Able and willing to utilize technology in the practice of law (applicants who prefer maintaining paper files need not apply);

– Have diligent organizational skills and be attentive to detail;

– Have at least 1 year of experience using an online or electronic case management system (Rocket Matter preferred but not required);

– Demonstrate above average legal research and writing skills;

– Demonstrate basic knowledge and proficiency using court e-filing including Casenet and PACER; and

– Demonstrate advanced knowledge and comprehension of the Missouri and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. 

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Preferred Attributes:

– Advanced proficiency using Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or Dropbox or a similar cloud-based system;

– –Workers Comp, first chair trial, Plaintiff’s injury, mediation, and/or federal court experience;

– Above average proficiency reading, annotating, understanding, summarizing, and identifying omissions and/or deficiencies in medical bills/records;

– Ability to take and defend civil depositions with little direction;

– License to practice law in Illinois and Missouri;

– Advanced knowledge of information technology and networking systems; 

– Have at least 3 years of experience drafting pleadings, discovery, and other court filings; or

– Have at least 3 years of experience drafting and/or reviewing plaintiffs’ demand letters.

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COMPANY VALUES: 

Serious dedication to the advancement of careers, the firm, and the legal profession;

Strong problem-solving skills;

Independent motivation and an above average work ethic (attorney applicants who are unwilling or unable to work more than 40 hours per week need not apply);

A team-oriented mentality with a competitive, but always friendly and professional, approach to the practice of law;

An ability to deliver exceptional work and quantifiable results.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please submit your cover letter and resume to info@tsalawoffice.com

Posted: April 7, 2021
01-210407-01: Construction Litigation Associate

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC

St. Louis, Missouri

Sandberg Phoenix is recruiting for a construction litigation associate with four to six (4–6) years of experience handling construction litigation matters including delay and defect claims, non-payment claims, mechanic’s lien filings and enforcement to join our team of specialists servicing our construction industry clients.


Job Number:  01-210407-01:  Construction Litigation Associate


Company Name:  Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC


We represent subcontractors, specialty contractors, suppliers, owners, developers, design professionals, general contractors, sureties, and trade associations. Our initial goal is conflict avoidance. When conflicts arise, we are adept and skillful at negotiation, mediation, arbitration, litigation, and appeals.

At Sandberg, we recognize the practice of law is all about delivering high-quality legal work, being a partner with our clients for legal services and providing value. We have done this for 42 years.

You’ll find this position challenging and rewarding if:
• You have passion for construction and commercial litigation
• You take ownership in your files and manage the day-to-day case activities
• You have excellent communication and reporting skills
• You work efficiently and will provide value to our clients
• You have fun in the practice of law

What you’ll do:
• Handle all aspects of the case from responsive pleadings, discovery, and taking depositions
• Strategize and evaluate cases under the supervision of the shareholder
• Collaborate with expert witnesses
• Negotiations
• Prepare for and attend mediations
• Communications with clients

Pay, perks and such:
At Sandberg Phoenix we pride ourselves on living our values each day and it shows. Ranked one of St. Louis’ Best Places to Work several years in a row, we are continually improving to recruit and retain top talent.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA, paid parking, marketing budget, Uber/Clothing Allowance, billable credit for vacation time, 401(k) plan and our Welcome to the Family program.

We value individuality and diversity.

Our affinity groups, including our Diversity Committee, our Women’s Committee and our Community Connections Committee allow our members to get involved, get to know one another, and make a difference using their unique talents.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Apply online at www.sandbergphoenix.com – Career Opportunities

or send resume and cover letter to: recruitment@sandbergphoenix.com

or fax to 314-241-7604

or mail to:

Recruitment
Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C.
600 Washington Avenue – 15th Floor
St. Louis, Missouri  63101

Posted: April 7, 2021
01-210405-03: Attorney

16th Circuit Court of Jackson County

Kansas City, Missouri

The 16th Circuit Court is looking for an Attorney to provide legal representation to Juvenile Officers.

Duties to include pre-trial and trial preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through disposition at the trial court level; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.




Job Number:  01-210405-03:  Attorney


Company Name:  16th Circuit Court of Jackson County


Position Title: Attorney Position Number: 9DRG39
Department: Office of Juvenile Officer - Legal Services
Work Location: 625 E. 26th Street - Kansas City, Missouri
Work Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Salary: County Paid Position - Exempt Grade CA 8 - $1,951.20 Bi-weekly

Applications must be received by Human Resources no later than 05:00 PM on 4/19/2021

POSITION PURPOSE: To litigate cases filed by the Juvenile Officer, pursuant to state statutes and to provide legal research, assistance and counsel to staff.

MAJOR TASK STATEMENTS AND REPRESENTATIVE ACTIVITIES (Percentage of Time):
(The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job; other tasks/duties may be assigned. The area to which the job is assigned will govern which duties apply. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities, work shift/schedule, facility, or department to meet business and organizational needs as necessary, including but not limited to the re-assignment of employees and positions, elimination of positions, and opening, moving, or closing of facilities and units.)


50% Prepare for trials and hearings; confer with and/or interview all appropriate parties, compile, review, and research all relative information.
· Consult with and interview involved parties such as attorneys, victims, law enforcement personnel, court staff, social service personnel and medical and mental health professionals and witnesses.
· Study case history files and gather and examine other relevant documents and information.
· Review all evidence and conduct research of statutory and case law as applicable to individual cases.
· Determine and isolate critical facts and relevant law and formulate effective legal theories, strategies, arguments and testimony on which to present case.
· Plan the use of witnesses, which may include expert witnesses.
· Request investigations of significant occurrences or individuals involved with juveniles.
· Perform related work as required to include but not limited to serve on teams/committees as assigned, cross-training for other jobs as assigned, and special projects as assigned.
30% Represent Juvenile Officer in all phases of litigation, which include court appearances for pre-trial hearings, trials, dispositional hearings, and appellate advocacy.
· Present cases in Court to establish Family Court jurisdiction over juveniles and recommend, seek and achieve an appropriate disposition to meet the juveniles’ needs and best interests.
· File initial pleadings.
· Represent the Juvenile Officer before the Court of Appeals. 10% Draft legal briefs and memoranda for cases.
· Compose legal briefs, appeals for termination of parental rights and various other legal documents which must be legally sufficient and enforceable.
· Prepare other legal documents which must be legally sufficient and enforceable.
10% Provide legal assistance to staff; answer current knowledge of juvenile law and legislation; and perform related duties.
· Operate computer to access information pertaining to status of cases.
· Answer juvenile law and procedural related questions from law enforcement personnel, which may require legal research.
· Handle requests for information related to juvenile cases by reviewing file and obtaining court order to release information, as deemed necessary.
· Attend meetings, training and seminars.
· Maintain and increase knowledge and skill of juvenile law by reviewing trends and case law on a state and federal level and by attending educational seminars and conferences.
· Provide public and community presentations.

SUPERVISION OF:  Assignment of work to departmental Investigators and secretarial staff.

SUPERVISION BY:  (Include level of Supervision): Managing Attorney provides general supervision in regard to daily tasks; Director, Legal Services may assign special projects.

SERVICE RESPONSIBILITY:

Internal: Judiciary and staff; Division of Family Services to include Deputy Juvenile Officers.

External: Public and Social Service agencies, Legal Aid staff, medical and mental health professionals, law enforcement personnel, crime victims and witnesses, and private attorneys.

Responds to wide variety of requests for services or products; Responsible to ensure quality and timely delivery. Ensures cases are filed according to state statues.


PRIMARY EQUIPMENT, TOOLS, MATERIALS USED: Telephone; computer; copier/printer/scanner/fax; state juvenile code statutes and various other forms of legal reference material; case history files; various legal forms and documents.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

EDUCATION: Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.

EXPERIENCE: Some family law or domestic law trial/litigation experience would be beneficial.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess and maintain valid license to practice law by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri, with membership in good standing in the Missouri Bar.
Must have or be able acquire 8 hours of continuing legal education devoted to guardian ad litem training, within 60 days of hire and annually acquire 3 hours of continuing legal education devoted to guardian ad litem training.
Must be able to provide proof of the above. Must submit to and pass criminal background check as prescribed by Courts, Sex Offender Registry check, and Missouri and Kansas Child Abuse and Neglect checks.


KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
· Knowledge of modern principles, practices, methods and techniques of law.
· Knowledge of general law, state law, and sources of established precedent of legal reference as required by assigned duties.
· Knowledge of legal and judicial systems.
· Knowledge of the practice and procedure in state trial and appellate courts.
· Knowledge of the rules of evidence.
· Knowledge and strict observance of ethics and professional responsibility incumbent upon lawyers.
· Knowledge of child development beneficial.
· Knowledge of and ability to work with a diverse workforce.
· Ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
· Ability to speak publicly in court in an effective manner.
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
· Ability to apply legal principles and specialized knowledge to individual cases and problems.
· Ability to analyze, appraise and organize facts, evidence and precedents concerned in work assignments and to prepare written recommendations and/or opinions.
· Ability to prepare for hearings and trials.
· Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with laws, regulations and policies and procedures.
· Ability to maintain a variety of complex records and prepare reports from such records.
· Ability to operate a personal computer.
· Ability to relate in a positive fashion to individuals from a variety of cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work environment and facilities required to work in as well as physical demands and/or mental requirements. (This is not an inclusive list; other tasks/duties may be assigned.)

Office Environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but occasional temperature changes may occur.

STANDING - 20% of time – Required when attending court and in accessing other buildings to gather case information or when delivering or retrieving information, files, etc., from within the office.

WALKING - 20% of time – Required when attending court and in accessing other buildings to gather case information or when delivering or retrieving information, files, etc., from within the office.

SITTING - 60% of time – Required when completing personal computer and telephone work assignments.


LIFTING/CARRYING - 10 lbs. – Required when lifting files or office supplies.

PUSHING/PULLING - 10 lbs. – Required when moving file boxes and office supplies; and when opening and closing file cabinet drawers and doors.

VISION – Must be adequate to use personal computer for the completion of legal briefs and memoranda for cases.

HEARING – Must be adequate for normal conversation with employees and the general public or communicating via telephone.

SPEECH – Must be able to speak and understand English clearly to provide detailed information by telephone and in person.

CLIMBING/BALANCING – Required when negotiating stairs, or retrieving files or supplies from overhead or from the floor.

STOOPING/KNEELING/CROUCHING/CRAWLING – Required when retrieving or filing from lower drawers or when retrieving items, office supplies, etc., from the floor.

REACHING/HANDLING – Required on most tasks.

This position is funded by anti-drug tax money. Anti-drug tax funds are currently appropriated for a maximum of 7 years (03/01/2027 ).
Retention of this position is dependent on need, effectiveness of the program, and/or continued receipt of the funds.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please go to our website to apply: https://www.16thcircuit.org/careers

Applications must be received by Human Resources no later than 05:00 PM on 04/19/2021


Posted: April 5, 2021
01-210405-02: Civil Rights Attorney

Morgan & Morgan

St. Louis, Missouri

Morgan & Morgan is one of the largest and fastest growing legal-tech companies in the nation and we are on a mission to transform the ways that consumers interact with law, as the work we do matters.

With over seven hundred (700) attorneys across dozens of practice areas, combined with thousands of diverse operational and support staff, our entire firm is often the last line of defense against big companies that will trample anyone in their path to make a quick buck.


Job Number:  01-210405-02:  Civil Rights Attorney


Company Name:  Morgan & Morgan


Qualifications:
Minimum 3+ years of 1983 Civil Rights claims
Ability to manage high volume of pre-lit and litigation cases
Licensed and in good standing with respective bar
Excellent client service and communication skills
Self-starter driven by long-term career goals
Superior writing and oral advocacy skills

Responsibilities not limited to:

Day-to-day handling of both pre-litigation and litigations cases
Drafting and filing of litigation documents to include pleadings, discovery requests, discovery responses, demands, motions and memorandum
Guide clients through the case process
Interaction with expert witnesses to include conferences, drafting of expert reports and affidavits
Attendance and preparation for depositions, mediations, hearings, and court appearances



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

To apply to this opening, please use the link below or you may apply on our firm website.

https://apply.workable.com/forthepeople/j/F2526BFB43/

Firm Website: www.forthepeople.com



Posted: April 5, 2021
01-210405-01: Associate Attorney

Roodhouse Law Firm

Columbia, Missouri

Roodhouse Law Firm seeks an Associate with three plus (3+) years experience interested in building a private practice in Mid-Missouri.

This is a self-employed position best suited for an entrepreneurial attorney.

Opportunity for partnership.


Job Number:  01-210405-01:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Roodhouse Law Firm


Roodhouse Law Firm seeks an Associate with 3+ years experience interested in building a private practice in Mid-Missouri.

Pay structure is negotiable.

This is a self-employed position best suited for an entrepreneurial attorney.

Opportunity for high income and partnership.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:    Please email your resume with cover letter to John@RoodhouseLawFirm.com.  

Posted: April 5, 2021
01-210401-04: Staff Counsel

Office of Legal Ethics Counsel

Jefferson City, Missouri

The Office of Legal Ethics Counsel seeks a full-time staff counsel to provide informal advisory opinions interpreting Supreme Court Rules 4, 5, and 6, in response to telephone and written ethics questions from attorneys.

The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience and must have excellent communication skills, sound judgment, and proven writing skills.

Legal ethics background preferred.


Job Number:  01-210401-04:  Staff Counsel


Company Name:   Office of Legal Ethics Counsel


The Office of Legal Ethics Counsel seeks a full-time staff counsel to provide informal advisory opinions interpreting Supreme Court Rules 4, 5, and 6 in response to telephone and written ethics questions from attorneys pursuant to Rule 5.30(c), as well as other duties as assigned.

Must be a Missouri lawyer in good standing with at least three years’ experience.

Excellent communication, writing, and research skills required, as well as sound judgment. Legal ethics background preferred.

Location: Jefferson City. Limited in-state travel. Competitive salary and benefits.

EOE Employer.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, salary requirements, and three professional references to:

Office of Legal Ethics Counsel
3335 American Avenue
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109


or fax to 573-635-8806





Posted: April 1, 2021
01-210401-03: Attorney

Missouri Department of Transportation

Jefferson City, St. Louis, and/or
      Springfield Missouri

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has several vacancies for staff attorneys in its Central Office in Jefferson City; St. Louis District Office in Chesterfield; and Southwest District Office in Springfield, Missouri.

These are entry-level positions.


Job Number:  01-210401-03:  Attorney


Company Name:  Missouri Department of Transportation


Requirements include: a Juris Doctor degree and membership in good standing with the Missouri Bar Association. Excellent research, writing and communication skills are preferred.

Recent law school graduates and individuals with anticipated graduation dates (May 2021) will be considered.

These are entry-level positions, which have a starting salary of $52,284, but this salary may be adjusted commensurate with experience.

MoDOT also offers an excellent personal leave, medical and retirement benefits package.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

To view the entire job description, and apply on-line, please visit www.modot.org/jobs (Job ID #13803, Job ID #13804, and Job ID #13805).

All applicants must submit a personal resume and copies of official undergraduate and law school transcripts.

The application deadline is April 30, 2021.
Posted: April 1, 2021
01-210401-02: Staff Counsel

Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel

Jefferson City, Missouri

In order to protect the public, the Supreme Court of Missouri authorizes the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel to investigate and litigate complaints of attorney misconduct.

To assist us in our mission, the OCDC is looking for a full-time attorney with three years’ experience and proven writing, litigation and investigative skills.  


Job Number:  01-210401-02:  Staff Counsel


Company Name:  Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel

In order to protect the public, the Supreme Court of Missouri authorizes the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel to investigate and litigate complaints of attorney misconduct.

To assist us in our mission, the OCDC is looking for a full-time attorney with three years’ experience and proven writing, litigation and investigative skills.

The position is located in Jefferson City. Limited in-state travel. Competitive salary and benefits.

EEO Employer. 



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Send resume with salary history, three professional references and writing sample to:

OCDC
3327 American Avenue
Jefferson City, Missouri  65109 

Posted: April 1, 2021
01-210401-01: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

County of Boone Missouri

Columbia, Missouri

Boone County, Missouri is seeking an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.

This individual investigates, prepares, and prosecutes felony and misdemeanor cases for the State of Missouri.


Job Number:  01-210401-01: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney


Company Name:  County of Boone Missouri


Responsibilities:
Conducts factual and legal analysis of reports submitted by law enforcement agencies to determine whether charges should be filed based on the facts of law; represents the State of Missouri at docket calls, jury trials, and grand jury proceedings; manages assigned cases; maintains proficiency in Missouri and Federal law.

Status:
Full-time, exempt, benefited

Qualifications:
Juris Doctorate degree
Valid license to practice law in the State of Missouri

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years prosecuting experience

Annual Salary Range:

$53,040 - $87,859


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Apply at: https://showmeboone.com/hr

The Apply Now link will take you to our online application system where you can create a user profile or log into a profile you have previously created.

You must have a user profile to apply for any county position.

Please contact us in advance if an accommodation is needed in order to apply. 573.886.4395 ext. 0


Posted: April 1, 2021
01-210331-05: Business Transactions Associate

Lathrop GPM LLP

Kansas City or St. Louis, Missouri

Lathrop GPM LLP is actively seeking an associate with at least one year of general corporate, M&A, and other transactional experience to join our growing Business Transactions group.

This position offers continued professional development and support of personal practice growth through client development initiatives, and is based in Lathrop GPM's Kansas City or St. Louis office.


Job Number:  01-210331-05:  Business Transactions Associate


Company Name:  Lathrop GPM LLP


Lathrop GPM LLP is actively seeking an associate with at least one year of general corporate, M&A, and other transactional experience to join our growing Business Transactions group.

This position offers continued professional development and support of personal practice growth through client development initiatives, and is based in Lathrop GPM's Kansas City or St. Louis office.

The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials along with strong research, writing, and critical-thinking skills.

Lathrop GPM is a full-service, Am Law 200 law firm with offices in Boston, Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Jefferson City, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Overland Park, St. Cloud, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, and a professional, challenging, yet comfortable working environment.

The firm was named to the Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list in 2021 and as a BTI “Midsize Heavyweight” in 2020. Also in 2020, we earned the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance Tipping the Scales award and a gold-standard ranking with the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. In 2021, Lathrop GPM was recognized for achieving a score of 95 (out of 100) in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index.


For more information, visit www.lathropgpm.com.

We celebrate and support diversity and the benefits it brings to our workplaces, clients and communities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. It is the employment policy and practice of Lathrop GPM to recruit and hire employees without discrimination because of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, national origin, military status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law.

We are not accepting Recruiter or Search Firm submissions for this position.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please apply with your cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample through the link provided below:
https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/JobPostingDetails.aspx?lawfirm=MiUyNTVFJTNmMg==&JobId=MW1qbDAlNDA=&at=OF9DRw==&pos=NWI3biUzYlA=


Posted: March 31, 2021
01-210331-04: Litigation Associate Attorney

The Johnson Law Firm

St. Peters, Missouri

The Johnson Law Firm is currently seeking an associate attorney with at least two (2) years of experience in the following areas: Complex Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Domestic and/or Traffic/Criminal.


Job Number:  01-210331-04:  Litigation Associate Attorney


Company Name:  The Johnson Law Firm


Responsibilities:
-Drafts pleadings and motions, including judgments and orders
-Corresponds with attorneys, court personnel, and clients regarding cases
-Interviews witnesses for court cases and prepares witnesses to testify
-Shall ensure the accuracy of all documents prepared
-Shall promptly appear in court on all cases assigned
-Shall handle all aspects of cases assigned to them
-Conducts legal research for particular issues

Qualifications:
-Must possess license to practice law
-Must demonstrate clear knowledge of legal procedure and contract disputes
-Prior trial experience required, arbitration and mediation experience a plus
-Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
-Self-starter who takes ownership of executing tasks
-Well organized
-Ability to manage and prioritize complex case-load
-Effective team player

Must have solid working understanding of Microsoft Word and Outlook. Salary based on experience.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:   

Please email cover letter, resume and references to: vince@johnsonlawfirm.net





  
Posted: March 31, 2021
01-210331-03: Family Law Attorney

Stange Law Firm, PC

        Arnold, Clayton, Lee's Summit, Kansas City,
St. Charles, Springfield, Troy and/or Union, Missouri

Stange Law Firm, PC has offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, and Oklahoma.  

We currently have several Family Law Attorney positions available in Missouri.

LawFirm500 ranks Stange Law Firm as one of the fastest-growing law firms in the country.

Attorneys at the firm have received awards from organizations such as Super Lawyers, the National Trial Lawyers, the National Academy of Family Lawyers and many more.

This is truly a great opportunity if you want a successful career at a growing law firm.



Job Number:  


Company Name:  Stange Law Firm, PC


Are you a legal professional with a passion for Family Law?

Stange Law Firm, PC has several immediate openings for a dynamic, highly motivated lawyer to join the team that provides strategic legal support and guidance for their offices.

Whether someone is facing a divorce, legal separation, a paternity action, or numerous other issues that affect families, the attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC are dedicated to achieving the best possible results.
This position offers a competitive starting salary, an outstanding benefits package, employer-matched 401K after one year and paid time off.

Salary ranges based on experience plus the opportunity for discretionary bonuses and other incentives.


Duties include but are not limited to the following:


Prepares and drafts legal documents for filing with appropriate entities and necessary correspondence
Drafts pleadings and motions, including judgments and orders
Corresponds with attorneys, court personnel, and clients regarding cases
Interviews witnesses for court cases and prepares witnesses to testify
Shall ensure the accuracy of all documents prepared
Shall promptly appear in court on all cases assigned
Shall handle all aspects of cases assigned to them
Performs administrative duties as necessary including filing, mailing, organizes files and pleadings
Conducts legal research for particular issues

For more information please visit www.stangelawfirm.com.


Qualifications


Our Ideal Candidate will possess the following:
Missouri license required
J.D.
Family law experience preferred, but not required
Senior Associate Positions are available for attorneys with five years or more of litigation experience


The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please email resumes directly to stangelawfirm@stangelawfirm.com to apply.

 

Posted: March 31, 2021
01-210331-02: Associate

Reichardt Torbitzky LLC

St. Louis, Missouri

Growing St. Louis civil litigation firm is seeking an associate with two to five years of experience.

This position offers an opportunity to get immediate hands-on experience and responsibility in preparing and taking cases to trial.

The ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials, writing ability,
and work ethic.


Job Number:  01-210331-02:  Associate


Company Name:   Reichardt Torbitzky LLC


Reichardt Torbitzky is a growing, litigation-focused firm based in St. Louis County, Missouri. We concentrate our practice in governmental entities litigation, business litigation, class action litigation, employment law, and appellate practice.

We have a strong client base for which we handle significant and complex cases.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a driven individual who wants to take ownership of cases and has an interest in building their own practice.

Competitive compensation and benefits available to qualified candidates.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jpt@rtlawstl.com.

Posted: March 31, 2021
01-210331-01: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Greene County Prosecutor's Office

Springfield, Missouri

The Greene County Prosecuting Attorney's Office in Springfield, Missouri, is seeking an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the General Crimes Unit.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys represent the citizens of Greene County in Associate Circuit and Circuit Court, handling traffic offenses, misdemeanors and felonies for trials, hearings and other criminal legal proceedings.

Licensed attorneys as well as those sitting for the July 2021 bar examination will be considered.



Job Number:  01-210331-01:  Assistant Prosecuting Attorney


Company Name:  Greene County Prosecutor's Office

The purpose of this position is to prosecute misdemeanor and felony criminal cases by representing the citizens of Greene County, State of Missouri in criminal court, under the direction of the Greene County Prosecutor and supervision of the First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney of the General Crimes Unit.

The General Crimes Unit is responsible for prosecuting all misdemeanor, traffic offenses, planning and zoning offenses, passing bad checks, and tax issues. Misdemeanor offenses include domestic violence offenses, property offenses, minors in possession, and assaults. Traffic offenses include speeding and licensing violations, driving while intoxicated, driving while license revoked, leaving the scene of an accident, and careless and imprudent driving.

The General Crimes Unit also serves as the main training unit for new assistant prosecuting attorneys and assists the Property-Fraud Unit with filing charges.

This is a full time position with a rate of pay of $54,371.20 Annually.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and law school transcript in order to be considered.

The application may be completed at https://mo-greenecounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/


Posted: March 31, 2021
01-210330-05: Commission Counsel

Missouri Ethics Commission

Jefferson City, Missouri

The Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) is seeking an attorney to serve as Commission Counsel. The MEC is a state agency independent of the executive branch.

The Commission Counsel works directly with the MEC’s General Counsel and is primarily responsible for conducting litigation work for the Commission.

Qualified applicants must possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, written, verbal, and organizational skills.

Familiarity with Missouri ethics laws, including campaign finance laws and conflict of interest statutes considered a plus.


Job Number:  01-210330-05:  Commission Counsel


Company Name:  Missouri Ethics Commission


The Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) is seeking an attorney to serve as Commission Counsel. The MEC is a state agency independent of the executive branch.

The Commission Counsel works directly with the MEC’s General Counsel and is primarily responsible for conducting litigation work for the Commission. This work includes communicating with individuals and/or other attorneys regarding pending MEC cases, negotiating settlement of such cases whenever possible, and preparing for and conducting hearings before the Missouri Ethics Commission, the Administrative Hearing Commission, and Circuit Court when necessary. The Commission Counsel is also expected to support the work of the MEC by providing information and assistance to the Commission, its employees, and the general public as needed.

Qualified applicants must possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, written, verbal, and organizational skills.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of litigation and/or administrative hearing experience.

Familiarity with Missouri ethics laws, including campaign finance laws and conflict of interest statutes considered a plus.

The candidate must possess a JD degree from an accredited university and be admitted to the Missouri Bar.

The starting salary range is from $50K-$58K but may be adjusted commensurate with experience.

Position will remain open until filled.

EOE

Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Cover letter and resume should be submitted to:

Missouri Ethics Commission
PO Box 1370
Jefferson City, Missouri  65102

or emailed to hrdept@mec.mo.gov
Posted: March 30, 2021
01-210330-03: Tort Associate

Lathrop GPM LLP

        Kansas City, St. Louis, Missouri;
Minneapolis, Minnesota; Chicago, Illinois 
           or Overland Park, Kansas

Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an associate with at least four (4) years of products liability and toxic tort experience to join our growing Environmental & Tort practice group in Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Overland Park, or St. Louis.

Judicial clerkship experience preferred.




Job Number:  01-210330-03:  Tort Associate


Company Name:  Lathrop GPM LLP


Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an associate with at least 4 years of products liability and toxic tort experience to join our growing Environmental & Tort practice group in Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Overland Park, or St. Louis.

Judicial clerkship experience preferred.

Candidates should have excellent academic credentials along with strong research, writing, and critical-thinking skills.

This position offers continued professional development, and support of personal practice growth through client development initiatives.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     


Please apply with your cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample through the link provided below:

https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3cKWEX%40=2%5e%3f2&%3db8=8_CG&AQgn=5b7n%3bP



Posted: March 30, 2021
01-210330-02: Trusts & Estates Associate

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. is seeking a Trusts & Estates Associate with four plus (4+) years of estate planning and tax experience.

Our Trusts & Estates attorneys counsel families and individuals regarding the administration and disposition of their estates through basic and sophisticated lifetime, estate and charitable planning.

Attorneys in this department also work with our corporate clients on succession issues and our charitable institution clients on planned giving matters.




Job Number:  01-210330-02:  Trusts & Estates Associate


Company Name:  Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.


Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. is seeking a Trusts & Estates Associate with 4+ years of estate planning and tax experience.

Our Trusts & Estates attorneys counsel families and individuals regarding the administration and disposition of their estates through basic and sophisticated lifetime, estate and charitable planning. Attorneys in this department also work with our corporate clients on succession issues and our charitable institution clients on planned giving matters.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Experience with the income, estate, gift, GST, and other tax laws attendant to this line of work are required.
• Specific experience drafting estate planning documents (wills, trusts, powers of attorneys, etc.).
• Ability to effectively research and analyze complex state law and federal tax law issues.
• Superior communication skills, both written and verbal are required.


Greensfelder provides top-quality, sophisticated legal services, serving business clients ranging from small entrepreneurs to international companies. Our Lateral Integration Program ensures the successful transition of new attorneys into the Firm. From our management team to colleagues to professional staff, we are dedicated to helping our new attorneys effectively integrate their practice to maximize their opportunities at our Firm. If you desire to work in a true team environment for a Firm that values its employees, then Greensfelder is the Firm for you.

Greensfelder places a high value on diversity and is committed to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment where all of our employees can thrive. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.


All candidates will be kept highly confidential.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes:
• Domestic partner benefits
• Integration and formal mentor programs
• Part-time and remote work options
• Paid Parental Leave and Parental Support Programs
• Reintegration Program with ramp down/up periods
• Well-Being Program focusing on physical, financial, emotional and social health
• Paid parking or transportation stipend
• Seminar and CLE expenses
• Professional development hours
• Ongoing training through Greensfelder University



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     https://www.greensfelder.com/Careers-Attorney-Positions.html

Posted: March 30, 2021
01-210330-01: Career Law Clerk (Part-time) to United States Magistrate Judge Patricia L. Cohen

United States District Court - Eastern District of Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

The Court seeks a part-time Career Law Clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Patricia L. Cohen.

This clerkship begins in September 2021 and, at the Judge’s discretion, may continue without a limit on the length of time the position is held (contrary to a term clerkship, which may range from one to four years only).

The clerkship is located in St. Louis, Missouri.


Job Number:  01-210330-01:  Career Law Clerk (Part-time) to United States Magistrate Judge Patricia L. Cohen


Company Name:  United States District Court - Eastern District of Missouri

The Court seeks a part-time Career Law Clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Patricia L. Cohen. This clerkship begins in September 2021 and, at the Judge’s discretion, may continue without a limit on the length of time the position is held (contrary to a term clerkship, which may range from one to four years only).

The clerkship is located in St. Louis, Missouri.

Principal duties of the position include:
• Researching issues of substantive and procedural federal and state law
• Drafting and revising legal memoranda, opinions, and orders
• Assisting the Judge in preparing for hearings, trials, and other proceedings
• Assisting the Judge and her staff with the management of civil cases
• Interacting with other Court personnel, attorneys, and litigants

Qualifications
A candidate must have the following educational and professional qualifications:
• A juris doctor degree awarded by a law school accredited by the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools
• Strong academic credentials (i.e., standing in the upper one third of the applicant’s law school class)
• Excellent analytical abilities, as well as exceptional legal research and legal writing skills
• Highly proficient computer word-processing and research skills

Judge Cohen prefers candidates who have three or more years of experience as a law clerk and knowledge of the federal district court’s rules and procedures, with experience in a federal court clerkship highly preferred. The successful candidate needs to effectively communicate orally and in writing, work independently, and consistently exercise responsibilities in a diligent, confidential and respectful manner.

Compensation
Compensation and the classification level for this position are based on legal work experience, bar membership and qualifications of the successful candidate. Legal work experience is progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, legal research, legal administration, or equivalent experience, received after graduation from law school.

• JSP 11 – requires at least one year of full-time legal work experience
• JSP 12 – requires bar membership and at least one year of full-time legal work experience
• For promotion to JSP 13 - the law clerk must be in this part-time position for at least one year, be a member of a bar, and have two years of legal work experience
• For promotion to JSP 14 – the law clerk must be in this part-time position for two years and satisfy other criteria
• A current or recent federal law clerk accepting this position may receive an initial salary according to the “highest previous rate of pay” rule

Benefits
In addition to paid federal holidays, benefits for this career law clerk position include: federal employees’ group health, dental, vision and life insurance; flexible spending accounts (for medical and
dependent care expenses); a commuter or parking subsidy; a Thrift Savings Plan (“TSP”); and a retirement plan.

Background Investigation Requirements

The selectee considered for this position is required to undergo an FBI Background Check and/or Investigation and social media inquiry as a condition of employment. The selectee may be appointed provisionally, and retention will depend upon a favorable suitability determination of the background investigation.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Qualified applicants should submit: a cover letter, a current résumé, one legal writing sample, a law school academic transcript, and two professional references.

Complete application materials should be e-mailed, preferably in a single PDF file, with PTCLC-0321 in the subject line, to: MOED_Employment@moed.uscourts.gov

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews may be conducted by Zoom video teleconference.

If an in-person interview occurs, no interview-related expenses are reimbursed.

Please note that, if selected for an interview, a candidate is required to: (1) provide undergraduate academic and law school academic transcripts, if not previously provided; and (2) complete an application for judicial branch employment, form AO-78 (available at http://www.uscourts.gov/forms/AO078.pdf).

Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States. Appointment is contingent upon providing proof of United States citizenship or proof of authorization to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Judiciary employees serve under excepted appointments (not civil service). Excepted appointments are at will and can be terminated with or without cause. Employees are required to adhere to a Code of Ethics and Conduct, which is available to applicants for review upon request. (If the position is accepted, relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.)

The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement, any of which may occur without prior written or other notice. In the event that a position becomes vacant in a similar classification, within a reasonable time of the original announcement, the Appointing Judge may elect to select a candidate from the applicants who responded to the original announcement without re-posting the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Posted: March 30, 2021
01-210329-05: Attorney

Grayson & Grayson

Jefferson City, Missouri


Jefferson City law firm, Grayson & Grayson, is seeking an experienced full-time associate attorney. 

Grayson & Grayson is a growing and active trial litigation firm practicing throughout Missouri in a variety of matters.

The position would include handling civil, administrative, and appellate cases both independently and while assisting other attorneys.

Strong writing skills are required.


Job Number:  01-210329-05:  Attorney


Company Name:  Grayson & Grayson


 Grayson & Grayson, is seeking an experienced full-time associate attorney.

Salary and benefits are based upon experience. Benefits include health insurance, vacation time, holidays off, retirement, paid CLEs, and more.

Grayson & Grayson is a growing and active trial litigation firm practicing throughout Missouri.

The position would include handling civil, administrative, and appellate cases both independently and while assisting other attorneys.

Strong writing skills are required.

Applicants must be licensed to practice in Missouri, and should have excellent writing and communication skills.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Send resume, three (3) references, a writing sample, and a cover letter to: jclawresume@gmail.com.


Posted: March 29, 2021
01-210329-04: Associate Attorney

Horn Aylward & Bandy

Kansas City, Missouri

Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC, an AV rated civil trial firm in Kansas City, seeks an associate attorney with at least two (2) years of civil litigation experience.

Significant opportunity for professional advancement.

Both Missouri and Kansas licenses preferred.


Job Number:  01-210329-04:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Horn Aylward & Bandy


Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC, an AV rated civil trial firm in Kansas City, seeks an associate with at least 2 years of civil litigation experience.

Competitive salary, health, dental, bar dues, professional liability insurance, parking and 401K benefits.

Significant opportunity for professional advancement. Both Missouri and Kansas licenses preferred.

All inquiries held in confidence.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to Joe Kronawitter at jak@hab-law.com.


Posted: March 29, 2021
01-210329-03: Baliff/Law Clerk

16th Circuit Court of Jackson County

Independence and/or Kansas City, Missouri
                      (Various Positions)

This is an entry level position for 16th Circuit Court.

The position will perform job duties and responsibilities; provide legal analysis and support the Judge or Commissioner to ensure the efficient operation of the Division.

The Bailiff/Law Clerk will complete legal research and work required in managing the division’s pending motions list and resolving issues that arise during conferences, hearings and trials.


Job Number:  01-210329-03:  Baliff/Law Clerk


Company Name:  16th Circuit Court of Jackson County

This is an entry level position for individuals that have just completed law school and are studying for the bar exam.

Applicants for this position do not need to have passed the bar or have much legal experience, outside of internships and externships.


Position Title: Bailiff/Law Clerk Position 
Department: Divisions
Work Location: Kansas City, Missouri & Independence, Missouri
Work Hours: Normal office hours; additional hours as required
Salary: County Paid Position - Exempt Grade C94 - $1,748.00 Bi-weekly

POSITION PURPOSE: Perform job duties and responsibilities and provide legal analysis and support to the Judge or Commissioner to ensure the efficient operation of the Division.

MAJOR TASK STATEMENTS AND REPRESENTATIVE ACTIVITIES (Percentage of Time): (The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job; other tasks/duties may be assigned. The area to which the job is assigned will govern which duties apply. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities, work shift/schedule, facility, or department to meet business and organizational needs as necessary, including but not limited to the re-assignment of employees and positions, elimination of positions, and opening, moving, or closing of facilities and units.)

Complete legal research and work required in managing the division’s pending motions list and resolving issues that arise during conferences, hearings and trials.
Perform legal research and analysis and prepare memoranda and orders pertaining to motions, pleadings, summary judgments and legal correspondence.
Assist and communicate with the Judge or Commissioner and provide facts and law, legal conclusions and recommendations to resolve legal issues in pending cases.
Check work queues and run statistical reports to determine motions and filings pending in the division.
Track time limits for filing of responsive pleadings and determine ripeness of issues for Judge or Commissioner’s ruling.
Enforce attorney and party compliance with the state and local court rules by written or oral communication or court rulings as directed by the judge.
Ensure the Division’s legal publications and materials are up to date.
Cross-train job responsibilities and cover for absent Division staff whenever needed.
Review relevant training resources and court policies as required.
Perform related work as required to include but not limited to serve on teams/committees as assigned, cross-train for other jobs as assigned, and work on special projects as assigned.

Monitor and manage the division’s open case inventory as directed and provide whatever administrative support is necessary to meet court time standards for judicial rulings and case dispositions.
Inform Judge or Commissioner of case activity and scheduling concerns.
Perform necessary duties in setting hearings, conferences, reviews, meetings and trials, docketing actions taken by the Judge or Commissioner in pending cases and completing work required to move cases to timely conclusion.
Contact attorneys to request proposed orders and judgments or supplemental documents.
Run reports to track new cases assigned to the division and cases without future hearings.

Prepare courtroom for use and provide courtroom surveillance during proceedings, manage jury during jury trials and serve in the courtroom as otherwise needed.
May include, monitor and maintain security in the courtroom during proceedings.
Check and confirm electronic equipment in the courtroom is in operating condition and see that necessary repairs and adjustments are made.
Ensure recording of courtroom proceedings as required, by digital recording or Division court reporter.
Record appearances of parties and attorneys at hearings; open and close court sessions.
Administer and take oaths.
Instruct jurors and monitor juror activities during jury trials and communicate with the Judge regarding any unusual activities or information received from a jury.
Order meals for jury and pick up food from places that do not deliver.
Collect and provide information to jurors and contact employer regarding a juror’s service.
Supervise sequestered juries requiring possible overnight stays and irregular work hours.
Arrange for interpreter services.
Make calls to adjust courtroom temperature.

Perform general clerical duties relating to operation of the judicial division and as requested by the Judge or Commissioner.
File documents, make copies, requisition and pick up supplies.
Run errands for Judge or Commissioner and other Division staff.
Preserve or scan and complete data entry required for keeping the electronic case record; docket pleadings, orders and judgments received or generated in Division.

Act as Judge or Commissioner liaison for internal and external contacts with the judicial division.
Communicate with attorneys, parties, agency representatives and other Court departments and staff at instruction of the Judge or the Commissioner or other member of Division staff.
Facilitate in chambers hearings, conferences and meetings and telephone conferences.
Consult with Judge or Commissioner and the court public information officer concerning media requests.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
(Education above the minimum stated may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required general experience; experience above the minimum stated may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.)

EDUCATION: Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school.

EXPERIENCE: No experience required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must submit to and pass criminal background check as prescribed by Courts.
Employees in this position are subject to reasonable suspicion testing for illegal drug use.

KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge, skills, and abilities required to function at an acceptable level in the position.
Knowledge of principles, practices, methods, techniques of the law.
Knowledge of business and legal technical English, spelling and punctuation; must be micro-computer literate.
Computer, telephone, copy machine, fax, courtroom electronic equipment and sound system, automobile, paper and electronic files, legal documents, state Judicial Information System (JIS), e-Filing/e-Bench and Casenet. (Position NOT authorized to carry a firearm.)
Ability to communicate ideas and present materials clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish, and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to produce clear, complete, and logical reports, letters, memoranda, legal documents, etc..
Ability to apply legal principles, and specialized knowledge to individual cases, and problems.
Ability to analyze, appraise and organize facts, evidence, and precedents and prepare written recommendations and/or opinions.
Ability to make work decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and departmental policies and procedures.
Ability to deal effectively with the public and to create a helpful atmosphere.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work environment and facilities required to work in as well as physical demands and/or mental requirements. (This is not an inclusive list; other tasks/duties may be assigned.)
Office Environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but occasional temperature changes may occur.

EMPLOYEES MAY BE EXPOSED TO: Evidence and testimony that may be disturbing, such as photographs of violent scenes and victims and or sexually explicit material; evidence that may include syringes, drugs, weapons and blood; the public who may potentially be verbally or physically abusive, allergens, such as perfumes and dust; and unpleasant odors, such as unwashed clothing or chemicals offered into evidence.

STANDING - 15% of time – Required when performing filing tasks and when operating various office machines.
WALKING - 15% of time – Required when delivering or retrieving information, files, etc., from within the office or from other departments or floors.
SITTING - 69% of time – Required when completing personal computer and courtroom monitoring.
LIFTING/CARRYING - 30 lbs. – Required when lifting bottle water and/or jury/division supplies.
PUSHING/PULLING - 30 lbs. – Required when lifting bottle water and/or jury/division supplies; and when opening and closing file cabinet drawers and doors.
VISION – Must be adequate to use personal computer, filing, completion of reports, forms, and correspondence.
HEARING – Must be adequate for normal conversation with employees or applicants and the general public or communicating via telephone.
SPEECH – Must be able to speak and understand English clearly to provide detailed information by telephone and in person.
CLIMBING/BALANCING – Required when negotiating stairs, or retrieving files or supplies from overhead or from the floor.
STOOPING/KNEELING/CROUCHING/CRAWLING – Required when retrieving or filing from lower drawers or when retrieving items, office supplies, etc., from the floor.
REACHING/HANDLING – Required on most tasks.
DRIVING – 1% of time - Required when getting food for jury members.

Applications are kept on file in the Human Resource Department and submitted to Judges and Commissioners as requested for upcoming vacancies in their divisions.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

To apply for this position, please visit our website: https://www.16thcircuit.org/careers

Posted: March 29, 2021
01-210329-02: Associate Attorney

Pelikan & Orris

St. Louis, Missouri

Pelikan & Orris LLC is a civil litigation firm located in St. Louis, Missouri that specializes in defending our clients in a variety of matters including toxic tort litigation, products liability litigation, and workers’ compensation claims.

Our attorneys have decades of experience in serving as both local and national counsel and regularly practice throughout Missouri and Illinois including Cook County, Madison County and St. Clair County, Illinois along with Jackson County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Missouri.


Job Number:  01-210329-02:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Pelikan & Orris


Pelikan & Orris is seeking an associate attorney with 2 to 5 years of litigation experience to join our team.

The position will focus primarily in the areas of product liability and toxic tort defense.

This candidate must possess the following:
1. Experience handling his/her own case load;
2. Be licensed in both Missouri and Illinois; and
3. Possess excellent writing and advocacy skills.

We are looking for a bright, motivated self-starter interested in making an immediate impact.

The firm offers a flexible working environment, competitive salary, connected garage parking and a package including health, dental, vision, and disability. The firm also offers a 401(k) plan with firm match.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Interested applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, and writing sample to sara.govero@pelikanorris.com

Posted: March 29, 2021
01-210326-01: Assistant Public Defender

Missouri State Public Defender System


St. Louis, Missouri

This position is in the St. Louis Appellate/PCR office. It involves providing representation to indigent clients who have been convicted of felony offenses, and who are proceeding on direct appeal to the Missouri Court of Appeals, or in postconviction actions under Rules 24.035 and 29.15 in the various circuit courts covered by this office's area of responsibility, and on appeal from the denial of relief in these postconviction cases.

Job Number:  01-210326-01: Assistant Public Defender


Company: Missouri State Public Defender  System

The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for an assistant public defender in the St. Louis Appellate/PCR Office. This position involves providing representation to indigent clients who have been convicted of felony offenses, and who are proceeding on direct appeal to the Missouri Court of Appeals, or in post-conviction actions under Rules 24.035 and 29.15 in the various circuit courts covered by this office’s area of responsibility, and on appeal from the denial of relief in these post-conviction cases.

The position involves intensive legal research, drafting of briefs and pleadings, client contact and communication, and litigation both in the circuit courts and in the courts of appeals.  
 
Qualifications: Must be a current member of the Missouri Bar or eligible for licensure in Missouri.

Salary/Benefits: Starting salary is $48,408. After one year, an APD is eligible for salary increase to $53,688. Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues.

-The Missouri State Public Defender System is an Equal Opportunity Employer-



Job Contact Information:

An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening(s).

Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and writing sample.

Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at https://publicdefender.mo.gov or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202. 

Applications MUST be received in Human Resources no later than April 7, 2021.

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

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

Fax: 573-777-9976

Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov


Posted: March 26, 2021
01-210329-01: Staff Attorney-Expungements/General Practice

Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM)

Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assuring equal access to justice in civil matters for low-income individuals and families.

LSSM is seeking a staff attorney to work on removing legal barriers to employment for low-income people and prevent foreclosures.

The position will also practice in the areas of housing, domestic issues, financial, health, immigration, elderly and many others, including some social services.


Job Number:  01-210329-01:  Staff Attorney-Expungements/General Practice


Company Name:  Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM)


Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assuring equal access to justice in civil matters for low-income individuals and families. LSSM is seeking a staff attorney to work on removing legal barriers to employment for low-income people and prevent foreclosures. This position will be housed at the Cape Girardeau Office.

The attorney will provide legal representation and advice in the areas of housing, domestic issues, financial, health, immigration, expungements, elderly and many others, including some social services. Responsibilities will also include educating workforce development staff and other advocacy organizations located in the 11-county service area.

Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in Missouri; possess excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to work effectively with low-income clients; and a demonstrated commitment to poverty law. A minimum of three years’ experience required.

Travel required. Salary DOE. Excellent fringe benefits. LSSM is an equal opportunity employer. LSSM does not discriminate in admissions, access, treatment or employment, in its programs or activities on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

To apply, please complete the form below. No phone calls.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Posted: March 29, 2021
01-210324-02: Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning Attorney

Lathrop GPM LLP

  Kansas City, Missouri
or Overland Park, Kansas

Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an associate to join our growing Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning practice group in Kansas City or Overland Park.

Candidates should have at least 4 years of estate planning experience, including gift and estate tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, and family business succession planning.

Candidates should have excellent academic credentials along with strong research, writing, and critical-thinking skills.


Job Number:  01-210324-02:  Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning Attorney


Company Name:  Lathrop GPM LLP



Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an associate to join our growing Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning practice group in Kansas City or Overland Park.

Candidates should have at least 4 years of estate planning experience, including gift and estate tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, and family business succession planning.

Candidates should have excellent academic credentials along with strong research, writing, and critical-thinking skills.


Lathrop GPM’s Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning practice group works closely with individuals, families, and their professional advisors across the United States to accomplish their personal, financial, and philanthropic goals. The group's clients include executives, entrepreneurs, ultra-high net worth families, family offices, owners of family owned and privately held businesses, banks and trust companies, and charitable organizations.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     


Please apply with your cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample through the link provided below:

https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3cKWEX%40=2%5e%3f2&%3db8=8_CG&AQgn=5b7n%3bP



Posted: March 24, 2021
01-210324-01: Associate Attorney

McMillan Dodd Law Firm

St. Peters, Missouri

Growing St. Peters law firm seeks associate attorney with one to three
(1-3) years experience.

Recent graduates considered based on experience.

Knowledge of family law and criminal defense a plus.


Job Number:  01-210324-01:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  McMillan Dodd Law Firm



St. Peters growing law firm specializing in family law, criminal defense, traffic/DWI and personal injury seeks associate attorney with 1-3 years experience. Will consider a recent graduate depending on experience.

Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and willing to work hard and hustle. Must be licensed in Missouri in good standing and willing to travel out of the local area to court.

Duties include covering court appearances in St. Louis, St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls and Marion Counties as well as various municipalities, preparing and arguing motions, preparing pleadings and correspondence, preparing and answering discovery requests, client intake, meetings and consultations, court appearances, trial preparation and assistance. Some knowledge or experience in the areas of family law, criminal defense, traffic and personal injury preferred.

Must have solid working understanding of Microsoft Word and Outlook. Salary based on experience, and will include a base salary and percentage of fees on cases brought to the firm.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:    

Please email cover letter, resume and references to:  laurie@mcmillandoddlaw.com


No calls to the office, please.
Posted: March 24, 2021
01-210319-08: Supervising Attorney - Consumer Protection Unit

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Legal Aid seeks a full-time attorney to supervise its Consumer Protection Unit at our Central Office in Kansas City, Missouri.

The unit assists low-income clients to retain ownership of their homes via bankruptcy, tax sale redemption contracts, loan modifications, notices of error and requests for information, and the like; represents clients in debt defense lawsuits and with other claims on behalf of consumers; and represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and Missouri Department of Revenue with respect to income tax controversies.


Job Number:  01-210319-08:  Supervising Attorney - Consumer Protection Unit


Company Name:  Legal Aid of Western Missouri


This position entails both supervisory and first chair responsibilities and requires excellent writing skills, attention to detail, work ethic, computer proficiency, and a desire and commitment to deliver high quality legal assistance to low-income people. Candidates must be members of the Missouri Bar, or eligible for licensure in Missouri through reciprocity.

At least five years’ of legal experience is required, and experience in handling bankruptcy cases is preferred (but not required).

Legal Aid of Western Missouri offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity and excellence as our guiding principles. We are an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse workforce. As with all job openings at Legal Aid, second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, including but not limited to Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali or Dinka will be viewed favorably in our hiring decision for this job. The ability to speak in a second language, however, is not a requirement for this job.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Medical & dental, life, vision, long & short-term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans, paid vacation, sick & holidays; flexible spending account, travel and parking reimbursement; paid CLE and Bar dues and professional development; qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness; and eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance through Legal Service Corporation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please visit http://www.lawmo.org/careers/current-openings to submit your application, resume, and cover letter.

LAWMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the Human Resources Department at HR@lawmo.org.

Posted: March 19, 2021
01-210319-07: Associate Attorney

Rogers Sevastianos & Bante, LLP

Clayton, Missouri

A growing law firm focused on trial work and based in Clayton, Missouri has an immediate need for a full time Associate Attorney specializing in criminal defense.



Job Number:  01-210319-07: Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Rogers Sevastianos & Bante, LLP


Must be licensed in Missouri and preferably in Illinois, however, Illinois licensing is not a requirement.

Must have three to five years of criminal defense trial experience at both the State level and Federal level and must be proficient in legal research/writing and tech savvy.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send your Resume, writing sample and references to dkoczan@rsblawfirm.com.



Posted: March 19, 2021
01-210319-06: Associate Attorney (General Liability Defense)

Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC

Clayton, Missouri

The law office of Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC has an opening for an associate to join our St. Louis, Missouri (Clayton) office, and our General Liability and Asbestos practice groups.


Job Number:  01-210319-06:  Associate Attorney (General Liability Defense)


Company Name:  Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC


The ideal candidate will have 4 to 6 years of defense experience working primarily on general liability claims (construction defect, premises liability, pharm. clams, toxic tort matters). Motion drafting and research experience a must.

Deposition experience is also a must.

· Demonstrated ability and desire for litigation defense in a small team environment
· Demonstrated ability and desire to grow a diverse personal practice
· Demonstrated ability and desire to manage personal caseload from start to finish in a proactive manner

Missouri bar license a must, Illinois bar license is a plus.

Travel required is approximately 10%.

Competitive compensation.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Email resume to ran@maronmarvel.com




Posted: March 19, 2021
01-210319-05: Health Care Alignment & Organizations / Associate

Polsinelli

St. Louis, Missouri or Chicago, Illinois

Polsinelli has one of the largest health care practices in the U.S. and is currently seeking a mid-level transactional healthcare associate to join our national healthcare practice in St. Louis or Chicago.


Job Number:  01-210319-05:  Health Care Alignment & Organizations / Associate


Company Name:  Polsinelli


Polsinelli has one of the largest health care practices in the U.S. and is currently seeking a mid-level transactional healthcare associate to join our national healthcare practice in St. Louis or Chicago.

Interested candidates must possess a high level of academic achievement, solid law firm experience and superb writing (including drafting) and communication skills.

The ideal candidates will possess 3+ years of transactional healthcare experience and consulting and other practical and operational experience is a plus.

Polsinelli is particularly interested in candidates who have the ambition, drive and team-orientation to help grow our national practice.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package with challenging work in a collegial environment. Relocation support is available for highly qualified candidates.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript via polsinelli.com directed to Cristy M. Johnson, Director of Firm-Wide Legal Recruiting.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript via polsinelli.com directed to Cristy M. Johnson, Director of Firm-Wide Legal Recruiting.

https://www.polsinelli.com/careers/lateral-recruiting

Posted: March 19, 2021
01-210319-04: Staff Attorney - Migrant Farmworkers Project

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for the Human Rights Protection Team – Migrant Farmworkers Project.

This individual, working in collaboration with LAWMO colleagues, outside co-counsel and community stakeholders, will address wage theft, labor trafficking, substandard housing, field sanitation, immigration, and health and safety concerns of low-income migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Missouri.

Full professional proficiency in oral and written Spanish is a requirement for this position.


Job Number:  01-210319-04:  Staff Attorney - Migrant Farmworkers Project


Company Name:  Legal Aid of Western Missouri


Qualified applicants will possess a desire to pursue complex civil litigation in both federal and state forums, along with a commitment to zealous advocacy before administrative agencies. Further, applicants should demonstrate a commitment to meeting clients’ attendant immigration legal needs.

This attorney will work out of the Central Office and serve clients within our 114-county service area. The attorney will also participate in community legal education and outreach throughout the state of Missouri.

Full professional proficiency in oral and written Spanish is a requirement for this position.

Legal Aid of Western Missouri offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity as our guiding principle. They are an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse workforce. As with all job openings at Legal Aid, second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, including but not limited to Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali or Dinka will be viewed favorably in our hiring decision for this job. Full professional proficiency in oral and written Spanish is a requirement for this position.

The qualified candidate must have the following: a Missouri law license; a demonstrated commitment to farmworkers’ rights and public interest law; persistence, attention to detail and an open, curious mind; prior experience with trauma-informed lawyering; ability to adapt interpersonal skills to engage appropriately with opposing counsel, community stakeholders, volunteer attorneys, interns, and clients; top-notch legal research and writing skills; willingness to adhere to all Legal Services Corporation (LSC) regulations; congeniality toward LAWMO staff and teammates; a sense of humor and humility; openness to travel during the peak harvest seasons; and the ability to modify schedule on evenings and weekends to accommodate client work schedules.

Salary: $44,200 +DOE

Benefits: Medical & dental, life, vision, long & short-term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans; paid vacation, sick & holidays; flexible spending account, travel and parking reimbursement; paid CLE and Bar dues and professional development; qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness; and eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance through Legal Service Corporation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:    

Please visit http://www.lawmo.org/careers/current-openings to submit your application, résumé, unedited writing sample, cover letter, and three professional references. The supervisor for this position is Julie Larson, Supervising Attorney of the Human Rights Protection Team.

LAWMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the Human Resources Department at HR@lawmo.org.  



Posted: March 19, 2021
01-210319-03: Attorney

Boggs, Avellino, Lach and Boggs, LLC

St. Louis, Missouri

AV rated Civil Defense Litigation firm seeking Attorney with one to ten
(1 to 10) years of experience in civil litigation.

Licensure in both Missouri and Illinois is preferred.


Job Number:  01-210319-03: Attorney


Company Name:  Boggs, Avellino, Lach and Boggs, LLC


AV rated Civil Defense Litigation firm seeking Attorney with 1 to 10 years of experience in civil litigation.

Licensure in both Missouri and Illinois is preferred.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send your resume, references and writing sample to the attention of Michael J. Lach at MLach@Balblawyers.com

Posted: March 19, 2021
01-210319-02: Wealth Planning / Associate

Polsinelli

Kansas City, Missouri

Polsinelli, a top AmLaw 100 national law firm, is seeking highly-qualified and motivated mid-level associate for our Wealth Planning Practice Group in our Kansas City office.

Ideal candidates will have two plus (2+) years of legal experience in estate planning and trust and estate administration.


Job Number:  01-210319-02:  Wealth Planning / Associate


Company Name:  Polsinelli


Polsinelli, a top AmLaw 100 national law firm, is seeking highly-qualified and motivated mid-level associate for our Wealth Planning Practice Group in our Kansas City office.

Ideal candidates will have 2+ years of legal experience in estate planning and trust and estate administration. An LLM is preferred.

Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, experience in a law firm or similar environment and superior writing, communication and problem-solving skills.

Relocation support is available for highly qualified candidates.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript via polsinelli.com directed to Cristy M. Johnson, Director of Firm-Wide Legal Recruiting.

 (https://www.polsinelli.com/careers/lateral-recruiting)
Posted: March 19, 2021
01-210319-01: Business Acceptance Counsel

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Business Acceptance Counsel to join its St. Louis office.

The Business Acceptance Counsel analyzes potential conflicts of interest and collaborates with key stakeholders to manage and mitigate the risk of conflicts.


Job Number:  01-210319-01:  Business Acceptance Counsel


Company Name:  Armstrong Teasdale LLP


Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Works with key stakeholders to coordinate the conflicts analysis of potential lateral attorney hires and serves as a point of contact during the onboarding period for lateral attorney hires
• Serves as a resource for conflicts resolution by actively maintaining the conflicts database
• Collaborates with the firm’s Pricing, Billing and Technology teams to maintain matters for existing firm clients
• Monitors the quality of work output and delivery
• Proactively explores opportunities for client intake process innovation and efficiency

Competencies:
• Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
• Communication – Communicates in a clear, concise and organized manner; prevents miscommunication by clarifying difficult concepts and ensures understanding by others; knows the appropriate amount of information to share with various parties; ensures regular and consistent information is shared; understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
• Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; and is motivated to anticipate future business needs
• Continuous Learning – Identifies self-training needs and opportunities; positively accepts changes
• Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
• Alignment to Values – Consistently demonstrates the Firm's values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

Required Education: Juris Doctorate

Required Experience: Intermediate Excel skills required; knowledge of, and proficiency with, legal technology systems, with an emphasis on conflicts searching, corporate research, new business intake, risk management, and document management software

Supervisory Responsibilities
: No

Physical Activity:
The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer

Travel Required:
10%

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     https://www.armstrongteasdale.com/careers/professional-staff/






Posted: March 19, 2021
01-210318-05: Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning Associate

Lathrop GPM LLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an associate to join our growing Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning practice group in St. Louis.

Candidates should have at least two (2) years of estate planning experience, including gift and estate tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, and family business succession planning.




Job Number:  01-210318-05:  Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning Associate


Company Name:  Lathrop GPM LLP


Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an associate to join our growing Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning practice group in St. Louis.

Candidates should have at least 2 years of estate planning experience, including gift and estate tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, and family business succession planning.

Candidates should have excellent academic credentials along with strong research, writing, and critical-thinking skills.

Lathrop GPM’s Trusts, Estates & Legacy Planning practice group works closely with individuals, families, and their professional advisors across the United States to accomplish their personal, financial, and philanthropic goals. The group's clients include executives, entrepreneurs, ultra-high net worth families, family offices, owners of family owned and privately held businesses, banks and trust companies, and charitable organizations.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please apply with your cover letter, resume, and transcript using the link provided below.

https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/JobPostingDetails.aspx?lawfirm=MiUyNTVFJTNmMg==&JobId=MW1qbDBQ&at=OF9DRw==&pos=NWI3biUzYlA=


Posted: March 18, 2021
01-210318-04: Staff Attorney - Migrant Farmworkers Project

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for the Human Rights Protection Team – Migrant Farmworkers Project.

This individual, working in collaboration with LAWMO colleagues, outside co-counsel and community stakeholders, will address wage theft, labor trafficking, substandard housing, field sanitation, immigration, and health and safety concerns of low-income migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Missouri.


Job Number:  01-210318-04: Staff Attorney - Migrant Farmworkers Project


Company Name:  Legal Aid of Western Missouri


Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for the Human Rights Protection Team – Migrant Farmworkers Project. This individual, working in collaboration with LAWMO colleagues, outside co-counsel and community stakeholders, will address wage theft, labor trafficking, substandard housing, field sanitation, immigration, and health and safety concerns of low-income migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Missouri.

Qualified applicants will possess a desire to pursue complex civil litigation in both federal and state forums, along with a commitment to zealous advocacy before administrative agencies. Further, applicants should demonstrate a commitment to meeting clients’ attendant immigration legal needs.

This attorney will work out of the Central Office and serve clients within our 114-county service area. The attorney will also participate in community legal education and outreach throughout the state of Missouri. Full professional proficiency in oral and written Spanish is a requirement for this position.

Legal Aid of Western Missouri offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity as our guiding principle. They are an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse workforce. As with all job openings at Legal Aid, second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, including but not limited to Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali or Dinka will be viewed favorably in our hiring decision for this job. Full professional proficiency in oral and written Spanish is a requirement for this position.

The qualified candidate must have the following: a Missouri law license; a demonstrated commitment to farmworkers’ rights and public interest law; persistence, attention to detail and an open, curious mind; prior experience with trauma-informed lawyering; ability to adapt interpersonal skills to engage appropriately with opposing counsel, community stakeholders, volunteer attorneys, interns, and clients; top-notch legal research and writing skills; willingness to adhere to all Legal Services Corporation (LSC) regulations; congeniality toward LAWMO staff and teammates; a sense of humor and humility; openness to travel during the peak harvest seasons; and the ability to modify schedule on evenings and weekends to accommodate client work schedules.

Salary: $44,200 +DOE

Benefits: Medical & dental, life, vision, long & short-term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans; paid vacation, sick & holidays; flexible spending account, travel and parking reimbursement; paid CLE and Bar dues and professional development; qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness; and eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance through Legal Service Corporation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     


Please visit http://www.lawmo.org/careers/current-openings to submit your application, résumé, unedited writing sample, cover letter, and three professional references. The supervisor for this position is Julie Larson, Supervising Attorney of the Human Rights Protection Team.

LAWMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the Human Resources Department at HR@lawmo.org.


Posted: March 18, 2021
01-210318-03: Labor & Employment / Associate

Polsinelli

Kansas City, Missouri

Polsinelli, a top AmLaw 100 national law firm, is seeking a highly-qualified and motivated associate in our Labor & Employment Department for our Kansas City office.

Ideal candidates will have an excellent academic record, two plus (2+) years of experience in a strong litigation environment, preferably in employment litigation, and a desire to focus on and develop expertise in labor and employment litigation.


Job Number:  01-210318-03: Labor & Employment / Associate


Company Name:  Polsinelli


Polsinelli, a top AmLaw 100 national law firm, is seeking a highly-qualified and motivated associate in our Labor & Employment Department for our Kansas City office.

Ideal candidates will have an excellent academic record, 2+ years of experience in a strong litigation environment, preferably in employment litigation, and a desire to focus on and develop expertise in labor and employment litigation.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging work and significant responsibility in a collegial work environment. Relocations are welcome.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     


Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript via polsinelli.com directed to Cristy M. Johnson, Director of Firm-Wide Legal Recruiting.

(https://www.polsinelli.com/careers/lateral-recruiting)


Posted: March 18, 2021
01-210318-01: Staff Attorney-Family Law/Domestic Violence Victim’s Services

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

St. Joseph, Missouri

Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney. This position is focused primarily on serving victims of domestic violence, with a focus on alleviating the effects of domestic violence.

This will primarily entail representation of clients in seeking orders of protection, as well as representation in child custody cases as applicable, and could also include dissolutions of marriage, guardianships, and juvenile matters.

This is a grant funded position, with outreach and documentation requirements in addition to case work.


Job Number:  01-210318-01: Staff Attorney/Family Law - Domestic Violence Victim's Services


Company Name:  Legal Aid of Western Missouri


Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney. This position is focused primarily on serving victims of domestic violence, with a focus on alleviating the effects of domestic violence. This will primarily entail representation of clients in seeking orders of protection, as well as representation in child custody cases as applicable, and could also include dissolutions of marriage, guardianships, and juvenile matters.

This is a grant funded position, with outreach and documentation requirements in addition to case work. The attorney will handle these cases in Buchanan County and seventeen other outlying rural counties.

The duties and responsibilities of this position includes, but is not limited to: maintaining an active caseload of child custody and protection order cases consistent with grant funding requirements, with additional cases as assigned; providing effective client representation; completing administrative duties consistent with grant funding requirements; undertaking community legal education or outreach activities; participating in training programs designed to increase knowledge and skills development; and other duties and special projects as assigned.

Legal Aid of Western Missouri offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity as our guiding principle. We are an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse workforce. As with all job openings at Legal Aid, second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, including but not limited to Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali or Dinka will be viewed favorably in our hiring decision for this job. The ability to speak in a second language, however, is not a requirement for this job.

The qualified candidate must have the following: a Missouri law license; excellent written and oral communication skills; and a desire and commitment to assist in the delivery of high quality legal assistance to low income people. Courtroom experience preferred.

Salary: Contingent on experience.

Benefits: Commute Stipend, medical & dental, life, vision, long & short-term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans, paid vacation, sick & holidays; flexible spending account, travel and parking reimbursement; paid CLE and Bar dues and professional development; qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness; and eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance through Legal Service Corporation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program.


LAWMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     


 Please visit http://www.lawmo.org/careers/current-openings to submit your application, resume, and cover letter. The supervisor for this position is Will Kariker, Managing Attorney for the St. Joseph office.

Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the Human Resources Department at HR@lawmo.org.

Posted: March 18, 2021
01-210317-02: Personal Injury Attorney

Morgan & Morgan

St. Louis, Missouri

Morgan & Morgan is one of the largest and fastest growing legal-tech companies in the nation and we are on a mission to transform the ways that consumers interact with law, as the work we do matters.

With over 700 attorneys across dozens of practice areas, combined with thousands of diverse operational and support staff, our entire firm is often the last line of defense against big companies that will trample anyone in their path to make a quick buck. It is a fight we are winning, having recovered more than $7 billion for hundreds of thousands of people.

So, are you ready to join the fight?


Job Number:  01-210317-02:  Personal Injury Attorney


Company Name:  Morgan & Morgan


Morgan & Morgan’s growing personal injury group is seeking to add an attorney with at least 5-7 years of high volume personal injury litigation experience.

Our practice is unique, as we solely represent plaintiffs and only work on a contingency-fee basis.

Qualifications:
Minimum 5 years of personal injury experience, jury trial experience a plus!
Ability to manage high volume of pre-lit and litigation cases
Licensed and in good standing with bar
Excellent client service and communication skills
Self-starter driven by long-term career goals
Superior writing and oral advocacy skills
Responsibilities not limited to:

Day-to-day handling of both pre-litigation and litigations cases
Drafting and filing of litigation documents to include pleadings, discovery requests, discovery responses, demands, motions and memorandum
Guide clients through the case process
Interaction with expert witnesses to include conferences, drafting of expert reports and affidavits
Attendance and preparation for depositions, mediations, hearings, and court appearances



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

To apply to this opening, please use the link below or you may apply on our firm website.

https://apply.workable.com/forthepeople/j/E1A1E45FA7/

Firm Website: www.forthepeople.com

Posted: March 17, 2021
01-210317-01: Associate Attorney

The Schindler Law Firm. P.C.

Clayton, Missouri

The Schindler Law Firm, P.C. located in Clayton, Missouri, is looking for an associate attorney with one to five (1-5) years of general litigation experience to join our team.


Job Number:  01-210317-01:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  The Schindler Law Firm. P.C.


The Schindler Law Firm, P.C. currently has an opening for an Associate Attorney (Full Time).

We are looking for candidates with 1-5 years of general litigation experience and who are in good standing with the Missouri Bar. Qualified applicants must have great communication skills and a strong work ethic.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For more information, please review our website at http://schindlerlitigation.com/


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send your resume and cover letter to Frances@schindlerlawfirm.com


Posted: March 17, 2021
01-210316-04: Institutional Compliance Officer

Truman State University

Kirksville, Missouri

The Institutional Compliance Officer provides leadership to the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action, ensuring an inclusive work and learning environment free of harassment and discrimination in compliance with federal and state laws.

The Institutional Compliance Officer determines strategic priorities, monitors processes and policies, establishes fiscal and data management systems to achieve the mission of the office, has primary responsibility for affirmative action reporting, and ensures the production of training initiatives addressing the scope of Equal Employment Opportunity topics.

Job Number:  01-210316-04:  Institutional Compliance Officer


Company Name:  Truman State University


The Institutional Compliance Officer (ICO) provides vision and leadership to Truman State University’s comprehensive commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action. As the Chief Equity Officer, Title IX Coordinator, and Section 504 Coordinator, the incumbent will ensure an inclusive work and learning environment free of harassment and discrimination in compliance with Title II, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, and other equal opportunity laws at the state and federal levels and University policies.

As a visible, engaged leader on campus, the ICO determines strategic priorities, monitors processes and policies, establishes fiscal and data management systems to achieve the mission of the office, and has primary responsibility for leading the production and implementation of affirmative action reporting. Additionally, the ICO ensures the production of required and engaging training initiatives for University constituents addressing the scope of EEO topics, including sexual misconduct prevention and grievance procedure compliance.

The Institutional Compliance Officer reports to the President, serves as an advisor to the President, conducts special projects and studies, and represents the University’s positions and directives to various constituents related to issues of discrimination, harassment, diversity, inclusion, equal opportunity, affirmative action, and access.


Essential Functions:
• Coordinate the University’s compliance with all aspects of Title II, Title IV, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, and ADA.
• Review and develop University policy related to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination, in compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and policies, and in furtherance of institutional values.
• Ensure a well-documented investigation process, including: develop an investigation plan for each matter; identify and interview relevant parties; gather relevant documentation; provide regular updates to the parties; keep accurate and thorough records and notes; use software and technology to manage documentation; prepare comprehensive, unbiased written reports that include a written analysis and findings.
• Create and provide on-going training to students, faculty and staff to inform them of their rights and responsibilities concerning discrimination, in an effort to prevent discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and to foster a safe, productive, and respectful educational and work environment.
• Develop and maintain the University’s affirmative action plan, monitoring its progress, and communicating related initiatives to the University community in furtherance of its legal responsibilities and institutional interests.
• Maintain current expertise in the field including meaningful and continuing engagement, as well as training and professional development on inclusion, diversity, and equity issues. Identify and incorporate advances, innovative techniques, and best practices in the equity and non-discrimination field into practice.
• Collaborate with key partners in the Truman community (e.g., Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Counseling Center, Department of Public Safety, Student Access and Disability Services, General Counsel, Athletics, Greek Life, Human Resources, Academic Affairs, Residence Life, and Student Affairs), as appropriate. Develop strategic plans and initiatives to address areas of concern identified through survey results.
• Serve as a member of the Students of Concern Committee.
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in related administrative, business, liberal arts, or social sciences discipline.
• Minimum of two (2) or more years of experience and knowledge interpreting and applying internal policies and state and federal statutes and regulations dealing with all nondiscrimination laws including federal and state laws and regulatory practices related, but not limited to, the Civil Rights Act; Title IX; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; the Violence Against Women Act and the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
• Minimum of two (2) or more years of experience investigating formal and informal complaints of sexual harassment, harassment, and discrimination, involving all forms of alleged civil rights violations including sexual harassment and Title IX sexual harassment.
• Demonstrated ability to assess campus-wide training needs, develop, and implement innovative and meaningful educational programing for faculty, staff, and students relating to diversity, inclusion, and civil rights compliance.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies.
• Knowledge of trauma informed investigative techniques.
• Excellent investigative, research, analytical, and oral communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
• Demonstrated judgment and ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information.
• Ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Juris Doctorate or master’s degree.
• Experience in higher education or at a public institution.


Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.

Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and titleix@truman.edu.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Applicants should submit a cover letter specifically addressing how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the posted description, a resume, and contact information for three professional references online at employment.truman.edu or by mail to:

Truman State University
Human Resources MC 101
100 E. Normal Avenue
Kirksville, Missouri 63501

Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or hrstaff@truman.edu.

Finalists should be prepared to submit transcript(s) to verify academic credentials and undergo and successfully pass a background check.

Review of applications will begin April 12, 2021, and continue until position is filled.

Truman State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact:

Human Resources
McClain Hall 101
100 E. Normal Avenue
Kirksville, Missouri 63501

660-785-4031 or hrstaff@truman.edu

Posted: March 16, 2021
01-210316-03: Staff Attorney

Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia

Palikir, Pohnpei

Opportunity to work in a tropical paradise.

The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia is hiring a Staff Attorney for the Committee on Judiciary and Governmental Operations and the Committee on Health and Social Affairs.

Qualified candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in any jurisdiction.

Excellent English language skills are essential.


Job Number:  01-210316-03:  Staff Attorney


Company Name:  Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia


The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia is seeking a staff attorney to work in the Office of the Legislative Counsel. The attorney position will staff the Committee on Judiciary and Governmental Operations and the Committee on Health and Social Affairs amongst other duties.

The Federated States of Micronesia is an island nation located in the Western Pacific Ocean, just north of the equator. The nation’s lush tropical foliage, coral reefs, and sparkling lagoons make it one of the most beautiful places on earth. Its capital is located on the island of Pohnpei. More information on the FSM can be found at the FSM Visitor’s Board website at http://www.visit-micronesia.fm

The official website of the FSM Congress is at https://www.cfsm.gov.fm

The responsibilities of a staff attorney include drafting legislation, legal research, providing advice to members of Congress, and working with the Executive Branch of the government on legislative matters.

The work is diverse, ranging from tax and budget legislation to fundamental issues of national social policy.

Qualified candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in any jurisdiction.

Excellent English language skills, both written and oral, are essential. Experience in government or a developing country would be helpful.

The candidate must have the ability to adapt to living and working in an unfamiliar cultural and social setting.

Compensation includes a base salary of between USD $35,000 and $55,000, depending on experience, a housing allowance, and relocation expenses.

The successful candidate will be expected to sign a two-year contract.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Applications, including a cover letter and resume, should be emailed to the Hiring Committee at cfsmolcjobs@gmail.com.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Posted: March 16, 2021
01-210316-02: Assistant Prosecutor Attorney

Miller County Missouri Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Tuscumbia, Missouri

The Miller County Missouri Prosecuting Attorney's Office is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys assist the elected Prosecuting Attorney in representing the state of Missouri in all criminal matters in state court.


Job Number:  01-210316-02:  Assistant Prosecutor Attorney


Company Name:  Miller County Missouri Prosecuting Attorney's Office


Assistant Prosecutors are responsible for all stages of criminal prosecution from reviewing charges to jury trial.

Assistant Prosecutors are eligible for all county benefits including health insurance and pension.

Qualified applicants will be licensed to practice law in Missouri or eligible to practice law.

Salary is dependent on experience.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:    

 
Interested applicants may call for more information at (573) 369-1940 and submit resume and cover letter by email to bwinfrey@millercountymo.org.



Posted: March 16, 2021
01-210316-01: Associate

Ellis Ellis Hammons & Johnson PC

Springfield, Missouri

Springfield AV rated law firm seeking Attorney with at least two to four (2-4) years of experience in civil litigation, health care, education, employment or business law preferred.


Job Number:  01-210316-01:  Associate


Company Name:  Ellis Ellis Hammons & Johnson PC



Springfield AV rated law firm seeking Attorney with at least 2-4 years of experience in civil litigation, health care, education, employment or business law preferred.

Competitive salary and benefits.

Confidentiality ensured.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to:

Traci Burke
Ellis, Ellis, Hammons & Johnson, P.C.
2808 S. Ingram Mill Rd, A104
Springfield, Missouri 65804

or tburke@eehjfirm.com
Posted: March 16, 2021
01-210315-08: Attorney

16th Circuit Court of Jackson County

Kansas City, Missouri

The 16th Circuit Court is looking for an Attorney to Serve as guardian ad litem for juveniles in all phases or litigation.

Duties to include court appearances for protective custody hearings, pre-trial hearings, trials, dispositional hearings, arraignments, adoption hearings, paternity and guardianship hearings as necessary, drug court staffing, status hearings and appellate advocacy.

Prepare for trials and hearings; confer with and/or interview all appropriate parties, compile, review, and research all relative information and perform other related duties.

Draft legal briefs and memoranda for cases.


Job Number:  01-210315-08:  Attorney


Company Name:  16th Circuit Court of Jackson County


Position Title: Attorney Position Number: 9652
Department: Office of Guardian ad Litem- Administration
Work Location: 625 E. 26th Street - Kansas City, Missouri
Work Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Salary: County Paid Position - Exempt Grade CA 8 - $1,951.20 Bi-weekly

Applications must be received by Human Resources no later than 05:00 PM on 03/29/2021

POSITION PURPOSE: To serve as guardian ad litem for juveniles in cases filed by the Juvenile Officer, pursuant to state statutes.

MAJOR TASK STATEMENTS AND REPRESENTATIVE ACTIVITIES (Percentage of Time):
(The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job; other tasks/duties may be assigned. The area to which the job is assigned will govern which duties apply. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities, work shift/schedule, facility, or department to meet business and organizational needs as necessary, including but not limited to the re-assignment of employees and positions, elimination of positions, and opening, moving, or closing of facilities and units.)

55% Serve as guardian ad litem for juveniles in all phases of litigation, which include court appearances for protective custody hearings, pre-trial hearings, trials, dispositional hearings, arraignments, adoption hearings, paternity and guardianship hearings as necessary, drug court staffings, status hearings and appellate advocacy.
· Serve as guardian ad litem for juveniles in court cases and recommend, seek and achieve an appropriate disposition to meet the juveniles’ needs and best interests.
· Follow-up with partner agencies to monitor juveniles well-being, child’s participation in services, and parent’s participation in services, etc.
· Visit juveniles outside the courthouse, including in their placements, at school and other locations.
· Participate in staffings to select adoptive resources.

30% Prepare for trials and hearings; confer with and/or interview all appropriate parties, compile, review, and research all relative information and perform other related duties.
· Consult with and interview involved parties such as attorneys, victims, law enforcement personnel, court staff, social service personnel and medical and mental health professionals and witnesses.
· Study case history files and gather and examine other relevant documents and information.
· Review all evidence and conduct research of statutory and case law as applicable to individual cases.
· Determine and isolate critical facts and relevant law and formulate effective legal theories, strategies, arguments and testimony on which to present case.
· Plan the use of witnesses, which may include expert witnesses.
· Request investigations of significant occurrences or individuals involved with juveniles.
· Interview juveniles as to placement and services.
· Operate computer to access information pertaining to status of cases.
· Maintain and increase knowledge and skill of juvenile law by reviewing trends and case law on a state and federal level and by attending educational seminars and conferences.
· Attend meetings, training and seminars.
· Perform related work as required to include, but not limited to, serve on teams/committees as assigned, cross-training for other jobs as assigned, and special projects as assigned.

15% Draft legal briefs and memoranda for cases.
· Compose legal briefs, appeals from termination of parental rights, dispositions, adoptions and various other legal documents which must be legally sufficient.
· Prepare other legal documents which must be legally sufficient.
· Handle requests for information related to juvenile cases by reviewing file and obtaining court order to release information, as deemed necessary.

SUPERVISION OF:  Provide work direction to child advocate specialists, tracker, and clerical staff.

SUPERVISION BY:  (Include level of Supervision): Managing Attorney and Director, Guardian ad Litem provides general supervision.

SERVICE RESPONSIBILITY:

Internal: Judiciary and staff; Juvenile Officer to include Deputy Juvenile Officers, and Family Court Services.

External: Public and Social Service agencies, Legal Aid staff, medical and mental health professionals, law enforcement personnel, crime victims and witnesses, and private attorneys.

Responds to wide variety of requests for services or products; Responsible to ensure quality and timely delivery. Ensures cases are filed according to state statues.


PRIMARY EQUIPMENT, TOOLS, MATERIALS USED: Telephone; computer; copier/printer/scanner/fax; state juvenile code statutes and various other forms of legal reference material; case history files; various legal forms and documents.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

EDUCATION: Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.

EXPERIENCE: Some family law or domestic law trial/litigation experience would be beneficial.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess and maintain valid license to practice law by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri, with membership in good standing in the Missouri Bar.
Must have or be able acquire 8 hours of continuing legal education devoted to guardian ad litem training, within 60 days of hire and annually acquire 3 hours of continuing legal education devoted to guardian ad litem training.
Must be able to provide proof of the above. Must submit to and pass criminal background check as prescribed by Courts, Sex Offender Registry check, and MO and KS Child Abuse and Neglect checks.


KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
· Knowledge of modern principles, practices, methods and techniques of law.
· Knowledge of general law, state law, and sources of established precedent of legal reference as required by assigned duties.
· Knowledge of legal and judicial systems.
· Knowledge of the practice and procedure in state trial and appellate courts.
· Knowledge of the rules of evidence.
· Knowledge and strict observance of ethics and professional responsibility incumbent upon lawyers.
· Knowledge of child development beneficial.
· Knowledge of and ability to work with a diverse workforce.
· Ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
· Ability to speak publicly in court in an effective manner.
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
· Ability to apply legal principles and specialized knowledge to individual cases and problems.
· Ability to analyze, appraise and organize facts, evidence and precedents concerned in work assignments and to prepare written recommendations and/or opinions.
· Ability to prepare for hearings and trials.
· Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with laws, regulations and policies and procedures.
· Ability to maintain a variety of complex records and prepare reports from such records.
· Ability to operate a personal computer.
· Ability to relate in a positive fashion to individuals from a variety of cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds.
· Ability to communicate with children and/or youth.



WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work environment and facilities required to work in as well as physical demands and/or mental requirements. (This is not an inclusive list; other tasks/duties may be assigned.)

Office Environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but occasional temperature changes may occur.

STANDING - 20% of time – Required when attending court and in accessing other buildings to gather case information or when delivering or retrieving information, files, etc., from within the office.

WALKING - 20% of time – Required when attending court and in accessing other buildings to gather case information or when delivering or retrieving information, files, etc., from within the office.

SITTING - 50% of time – Required when completing personal computer and telephone work assignments.

DRIVING – 10% of the time – Required when going to outside court hearings, visit clients or attend meetings or training.

LIFTING/CARRYING - 10 lbs. – Required when lifting files or office supplies.

PUSHING/PULLING - 10 lbs. – Required when moving file boxes and office supplies; and when opening and closing file cabinet drawers and doors.

VISION – Must be adequate to use personal computer for the completion of legal briefs and memoranda for cases.

HEARING – Must be adequate for normal conversation with employees and the general public or communicating via telephone.

SPEECH – Must be able to speak and understand English clearly to provide detailed information by telephone and in person.

CLIMBING/BALANCING – Required when negotiating stairs, or retrieving files or supplies from overhead or from the floor.

STOOPING/KNEELING/CROUCHING/CRAWLING – Required when retrieving or filing from lower drawers or when retrieving items, office supplies, etc., from the floor.

REACHING/HANDLING – Required on most tasks.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please go to our website to apply: https://www.16thcircuit.org/careers

Applications must be received by Human Resources no later than 05:00 PM on 03/29/2021


Posted: March 15, 2021
01-210315-06: Deputy District Defender

Missouri State Public Defender System

Cape Girardeau, Missouri    


The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a Deputy District Defender in the Jackson Trial Office.

The Deputy District Defender is a management position reporting directly to the District Defender.

The position is part of Missouri State Public Defender System management. An office with a sufficiently large number of employees may have a Deputy District Defender to help in all aspects of managing the district office with specific responsibilities to be determined by the District Defender based on the needs of the office.


Job Number:  01-210315-06:  Deputy District Defender


Company: Missouri State Public Defender System


 The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a Deputy District Defender in the Jackson Trial Office.

The Deputy District Defender is a management position reporting directly to the District Defender.

The position is part of Missouri State Public Defender System management. An office with a sufficiently large number of employees may have a Deputy District Defender to help in all aspects of managing the district office with specific responsibilities to be determined by the District Defender based on the needs of the office.

The Deputy District Defender will assist the District Defender in communicating and implementing MSPD goals and policies and will assume all responsibilities of the District Defender when the District Defender is absent or unavailable. Individual will assist the District Defender in coaching, mentoring, reviewing, and supervising the performance of all employees in the office; in all administrative responsibilities; and in personnel matters. Based upon the needs of the office, the District Defender will determine the size of the caseload to be assigned to the Deputy District Defender, who will handle a serious and complex caseload in an exemplary manner.

 

Qualifications: Must be a member of the Missouri Bar and have criminal law experience.  Management experience preferred. 

 

Salary/Benefits: Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues.

Salary is $6,650/month.


-The Missouri State Public Defender System is an Equal Opportunity Employer-


Job Contact Information:

An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening(s).

Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and writing sample.

Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at https://publicdefender.mo.gov or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202.

Applications MUST be received in Human Resources no later than March 24, 2021 for both positions. If applying for both openings, only one application is required.

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

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

Fax: 573-777-9976

Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov

Posted: March 15, 2021
01-210315-05: Attorney

Hussmann

Bridgeton, Missouri

Hussmann, a Panasonic Company, seeks an Attorney responsible for litigation management, contract administration, and document retention.

Assist Senior Vice President and General Counsel in handling business operational legal matters such as, litigation, product liability, import/export compliance, and environmental.


Job Number:  01-210315-05:  Attorney


Company Name:  Hussmann, a Panasonic Company


Responsible for litigation management, contract administration, and document retention.

Assist Sr. VP and General Counsel in handling business operational legal matters such as, litigation, product liability, import/export compliance, and environmental.
Provide legal review and administration of contracts, concentrating on sales, installation, service, supply chain and information technology contracts.
Manage a comprehensive records management program to ensure company mitigates business, financial, legal and reputational risks.
Gather information for subpoenas and discovery responses, track and assist Sr. VP and General Counsel to manage claims and assist in coordinating depositions, and other legal matters as needed.
Minimum Educations/Years of Experience Necessary:

Juris Doctor degree required
5 years experience reviewing agreements, pro-active, in-house corporate legal experience and counseling and risk management experience
Experience with mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, and/or litigation is a plus




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     https://www.hussmann.com/careers/job-openings/attorney


Posted: March 15, 2021
01-210315-04: Healthcare Transactional and Regulatory Associate

Husch Blackwell, LLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Husch Blackwell LLP, a national law firm, has an immediate opening in its
St. Louis office for a Healthcare Transactional and Regulatory Associate with three to five years of experience.

While St. Louis is the preferred location because the candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our
St. Louis office, we are open to candidates in other markets.

The successful candidate will work within the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Education business unit.

The ideal candidate will have experience with healthcare contracting, transactions, and regulatory compliance.




Job Number:  01-210315-04:  Healthcare Transactional and Regulatory Associate


Company Name:  Husch Blackwell, LLP


Husch Blackwell LLP, a national law firm, has an immediate opening in its St. Louis office for a Healthcare Transactional and Regulatory Associate with three to five years of experience. While St. Louis is the preferred location because the candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our St. Louis office, we are open to candidates in other markets. The successful candidate will work within the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Education business unit. The ideal candidate will have experience with healthcare contracting, transactions, and regulatory compliance. In addition, experience with the health insurance industry, federal and state health care programs, managed care, and the pharmaceutical sector is desirable. Prior law firm or in-house experience is strongly preferred.

The firm is looking for individuals who enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment and are seeking opportunities for growth and desire to work on complicated issues creatively.

The candidate must have top academic and professional credentials, strong organizational and written/oral communication skills, superior judgment, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, and the ability to articulate legal strategies and courses of action. Candidates should have a Missouri bar license or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and much more.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume through our online application process at huschblackwell.com/careers
Posted: March 15, 2021
01-210315-03: Attorney / Lawyer

Reece Family Law, LLC

Springfield, Missouri

Reece Family Law, LLC has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Attorney / Lawyer for Family Law & Criminal Defense in Springfield, Missouri.


Job Number:  01-210315-03:  Attorney / Lawyer


Company Name:    Reece Family Law, LLC


Springfield, Missouri

Attorney / Lawyer – Full-Time Position

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Reece Family Law, LLC has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Attorney / Lawyer for Family Law & Criminal Defense in Springfield, Missouri.
Prior experience preferred. For immediate consideration, please email/fax resume to zclark@reecefamilylaw.com
or (417) 881-0883 Attn: Zane Clark.


JOB REQUIREMENTS AND DUTIES INCLUDE:
• Practice Primarily in Divorce, Modification, Paternity, Adoption, and Guardianship
• Experience in other areas of Law a plus
• Experience with Microsoft Office Programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Required
• PC Law Experience a Plus
• Juris Doctorate Required
• Must be in good standing with The Missouri Bar


BENEFITS INCLUDE:
• Competitive Salary starting at $55,000 plus Bonuses, and Benefits
• Simple IRA Plan
• 2 Weeks Paid Time Off
• CLE & Legal Organization Membership Budget
• Legal Malpractice Insurance Paid
• Full-Time Paralegal
• Receptionist
• Mileage Reimbursement
• Yearly Weekend Office Retreat
• Fully Furnished Office


EMPLOYER DESCRIPTION:
Reece Family Law, LLC has offices in Springfield and Joplin, Missouri with 4 attorneys that represent Criminal Defense, Family Law, Civil Law, Estate Planning, and Mediation clients.
Our attorneys have 60+ years of experience and cover all of Southwest Missouri.

For more information visit us at www.reecefamilylaw.com


JOB DETAILS:
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Type: Attorney
Education: Juris Doctorate required
Computer Experience: Microsoft Office Programs Required, PC Law Experience a Plus
Experience: Prior Experience a Plus, Good standing with The Missouri Bar
Manages Others: Paralegal, Receptionist
Industry: Legal
Required Travel: To Southwest Missouri Courts



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     


For immediate consideration, please email/fax resume to zclark@reecefamilylaw.com or (417) 881-0883 Attn: Zane Clark.





Posted: March 15, 2021
01-210315-01: Associate

Berkowitz Oliver LLP

Kansas City, Missouri

Berkowitz Oliver LLP is a highly-regarded litigation boutique in Kansas City, Missouri focusing on sophisticated commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and client counseling.

We are looking for a litigation associate to assist in complex business matters.


Job Number:  01-210315-01:  Associate


Company Name:  Berkowitz Oliver LLP


Our lawyers joined Berkowitz Oliver from big firms and prestigious clerkships in search of a place where they can team with other highly-respected trial attorneys to deliver exceptional service on significant matters in Kansas, Missouri, and across the country.

Our clients, which range from individuals to Fortune 100 companies, hire us – and stay with us – for the same reason.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Position involves work on business litigation cases, with exposure to all areas of the case, including motion practice, discovery, depositions and trial.


Requirements:
- Licensed attorney in good standing in Kansas or Missouri or ability to become admitted within six months of hire;
- 2-5 years of litigation experience in a law firm or as a clerk
- Strong academic record
- High level of self-direction and ability to work independently
- Ability to provide practical, timely solutions to partners and clients


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     
Send resume and cover letter to Kim Jackson at kjackson@berkowitzoliver.com




Posted: March 15, 2021
01-210311-07: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Associate Attorney

Stinson LLP

Kansas City and/or St. Louis, Missouri
along with Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Stinson LLP is seeking an experienced Associate with two or more years of experience in Employee Benefits (ERISA) to join our Kansas City, Minneapolis, or St. Louis office.


Job Number:  01-210311-07:  Employee Benefits (ERISA) Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Stinson LLP


Stinson LLP is seeking an experienced Associate with two or more years of experience in Employee Benefits (ERISA) to join our Kansas City, Minneapolis, or St. Louis office.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes: two or more years of benefits and compensation experience in a law firm, a consulting firm, or as in-house counsel; excellent legal research, writing and analytical skills; a background in one or more of qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, ESOPs, or health and welfare plans, including ERISA, ACA, HIPAA, and IRC Section 409A experience; and outstanding academic credentials.

The position offers substantial opportunities to work with the firm's corporate finance, financial institutions and general business practice groups. Pay is competitive for the region. Relocation assistance is available.

Stinson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

For more information about Stinson, visit us at http://www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, https://www.nalpdirectory.com.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please apply online at https://www.stinson.com/careers-current-opportunities.

Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, unofficial law school transcript and a writing sample. For questions, contact Jessica Pixler, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com.


Stinson LLP is a federal contractor. Information gathered through applicant Voluntary Self-Identification will be used periodically with various government agencies for statistical reporting and to measure the effectiveness of our Affirmative Action and EEO outreach efforts. All information is requested on a voluntary basis and will be kept confidential. We will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Applicants with a disability that are in need of an accommodation to complete the Stinson LLP application process should contact Human Resources at 316.268.7962 or email stinson.humanresources@stinson.com.

Posted: March 11, 2021
01-210311-05: Commercial Litigation Associate

Berger, Cohen & Brandt, L.C.

Clayton, Missouri

Mid-Size Clayton law firm has an opening for a Commercial Litigation Associate with two+ years of experience.

An ideal candidate will have experience with all phases of complex commercial litigation.


Job Number:  01-210311-05:  Commercial Litigation Associate


Company Name:  Berger, Cohen & Brandt, L.C.


Mid-Size Clayton law firm has an opening for a Commercial Litigation Associate with two+ years of experience.

An ideal candidate will have experience with all phases of complex commercial litigation, including fact investigation, legal research, drafting discovery, preparing pleadings, taking and defending depositions, participating in mediations, communicating with opposing counsel and clients, and appearing in court for motions and pre-trial proceedings.


The below qualifications are required:
• Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school with an excellent academic record
• Admission to Missouri and Illinois bars (Illinois preferred, but not essential)
• Ability to interface directly with attorneys and clients
• Demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills
• Strong decision-making, problem-solving and organization skills
• Outstanding judgment
• Ability to effectively handle multiple projects
• Ability to develop and implement legal strategies


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please apply via email to: hresources@bcblawlc.com.

Please include a brief cover letter with your salary expectations and your resume. Thank you.



Posted: March 11, 2021
01-210311-04: Appellate Counsel

Missouri Department of Revenue

Jefferson City, Missouri

Exciting opportunity for an Appellate Counsel in the General Counsel's Office of the Missouri Department of Revenue to work on appeals of alcohol-related driver license enforcement actions in Missouri Appellate Courts.



Job Number:  01-210311-04:  Appellate Counsel


Company Name:  Missouri Department of Revenue


The General Counsel's Office of the Department of Revenue has an exciting opportunity for an Appellate Counsel in the Transportation Section to work on appeals of alcohol-related driver license enforcement actions in the Missouri Appellate Courts. This position will be responsible for drafting briefs, conducting oral argument, researching issues involving intoxication-related traffic offenses, training law enforcement, working with the General Counsel and Attorney General's Office to develop the Department's overall appellate strategy.

Typical Qualifications:
-Missouri Bar license in good standing
-Ability to exercise critical reasoning skills
-Ability to effectively work and communicate with coworkers, Missouri citizens, attorneys and the courts
-Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications
-Self-motivated, independent and reliable professional is preferred
-Relevant experience is valued but not required

Salary range - $45,000 - $50,000 with full state benefits.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:      

Please apply through www.mocareers.mo.gov




Posted: March 11, 2021
01-210311-01: District Defender

Missouri State Public Defender System

Maryville and/or Sedalia, Missouri               

The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a District Defender in the Sedalia Trial Office and in the Maryville Trial Office. 

The Sedalia office is a seven-attorney office handling cases in Lafayette, Pettis, and Saline counties.

The Maryville office is a three-attorney office handling cases in Andrew, Atchison, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway, and Worth counties.

Job Number:  01-210311-01:  District Defender


Company: Missouri State Public Defender System


 

The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a District Defender in the Sedalia Trial Office and in the Maryville Trial Office. 

 

The Sedalia office is a seven-attorney office handling cases in Lafayette, Pettis, and Saline counties. The Maryville office is a three-attorney office handling cases in Andrew, Atchison, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway, and Worth counties.

 

In addition to caseload responsibilities, as the managing attorney for the office, the District Defender is responsible for case assignments, monitoring of employee performance, hiring and development and implementation of office policies.

 
Qualifications:
Must be a member of the Missouri Bar and have criminal law experience. Management experience preferred.

Salary/Benefits:
Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues. Salary is $7,470/month.


-The Missouri State Public Defender System is an Equal Opportunity Employer-


Job Contact Information:

An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening(s).

Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and writing sample.

Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at https://publicdefender.mo.gov or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202.

Applications MUST be received in Human Resources no later than March 17, 2021 for both positions. If applying for both openings, only one application is required.

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

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

Fax: 573-777-9976

Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov

Posted: March 11, 2021
01-210310-05: Associate Attorney

Anderson and Associates

Kansas City, Missouri

Women owned and operated Kansas City law firm seeks an associate attorney with three to five (3-5) years experience in the legal industry to assist in a creditor rights, landlord-tenant, and real estate practice.

Must be or shortly become licensed in both Missouri and Kansas.


Job Number:  01-210310-05:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Anderson and Associates


Women owned and operated Kansas City law firm seeks an associate attorney with 3-5 years experience in the legal industry to assist in a creditor rights, landlord-tenant, and real estate practice. Must be or shortly become licensed in both Missouri and Kansas.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate initiative with a strong work ethic and thrive in a diverse, fast-paced, team environment. This position requires the handling of multiple tasks and deadlines, all manner of court appearances and leadership in a team environment.

The ideal candidate will exercise excellent time-management skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401K match.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year

Benefits:
401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

COVID-19 considerations:
Our office is closed to the public and all delivery personnel are required to wear a mask to enter. All staff is required to have their temperature taken each morning. When attorneys are required to appear in court, extra precautions are taken.

License/Certification:  Bar License in Kansas, Missouri or both (Preferred)

Company's website:  www.mokslaw.com

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Temperature screenings
Virtual meetings
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     https://www.indeed.com/job/associate-attorney-7adab90a345ee42d




Posted: March 10, 2021
01-210310-03: Staff Attorney

Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services

St. Louis, Missouri

Staff Attorney wanted for St. Louis office of Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services, a non-profit, statewide, public interest law firm representing people with disabilities.



Job Number:  01-210310-03:  Staff Attorney


Company Name:  Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services


Attorney will handle legal cases on a wide spectrum of disability issues, from initial client meeting through drafting of complaints, discovery, and individual and systemic litigation in state and federal courts, and administrative tribunals in state and federal courts of appeals.

Litigation, administrative hearing, and/or appellate practice experience preferred.

Applicants must be licensed in good standing in Missouri, and eligible to obtain federal licensure. Must be able and willing to participate in, and develop, web-based meetings, trainings, and outreach. Post-pandemic, candidate must be able and willing to travel statewide for case work, training, and outreach. There are no billable hours.

Employer pays all premiums, including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance. Other benefits include employer contributions to retirement; paid leave time, including personal, vacation, and sick leave; and commitment to work-life balance.

Salary range $35,000 to $50,000 DOE. More experienced applicants may be considered for a higher salary.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:    

Applicants are required to fill out an application and take general competency and typing tests in person, following COVID-19 protocols.

Send cover letter, resume, law school transcripts (student copies accepted initially), and 2 recent writing samples, to:

Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services
925 South Country Club Drive
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109

or in .pdf format to: attorney@mo-pa.org (Subject line: Staff Attorney Application).

Call 573-893-3333 to make an appointment.

Individuals with disabilities and minorities are encouraged to apply.

We value diversity of culture, personal experience with disabilities, and other life experiences, and are an equal opportunity employer by choice.

 
Posted: March 10, 2021
01-210310-02: Internship - Securities Division

Missouri Secretary of State

Jefferson City, Missouri

We are looking for one full-time law clerk for Summer 2021. This clerk will work in the Securities Division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

The clerk will work with the Division lawyers and investigators as well as the Commissioner of Securities.

The successful candidate must have an interest in participating in the protection of Missouri investors.


Job Number:  01-210310-02:  Internship - Securities Division


Company Name:  Missouri Secretary of State


Job Functions and General Responsibilities:

• Research and compile relevant securities case law at the federal and state level.
• Participate in enforcement proceedings before the Commissioner of Securities.
• Review offerings of securities made to Missouri investors.
• Draft or amend interpretive opinions, no action letters, or administrative rules promulgated by the Commissioner of Securities.



Qualifications:

• Must be a 2nd or 3rd year law student in good standing at an accredited law school.
• Securities law, corporate law, or business finance preferable.
• Understanding of administrative law and agencies and their roles in State government.
• Must have superior writing, communicating, and editing skills.


The above job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please apply on our website for consideration:     https://sosmo.applicantpro.com/jobs/

Posted: March 10, 2021
01-210309-03: Litigation Attorney - Civil

Confidential

St. Louis, Missouri


St. Louis County boutique civil litigation firm seeks associate attorney with one to three (1-3) years experience and strong research, writing, and analytical skills.




Job Number:  01-210309-03:  Litigation Attorney - Civil


Company Name:  Confidential


We are a St. Louis County civil litigation firm with experience both contingency (serious personal injury, consumer matters) and hourly (business matters) litigation. We are hiring one associate for a position that blends in-office hours and remote working.

Travel is regional and limited.

There are weekly courtroom appearances.

The cases we litigate tend to be very heavily briefed, so excellent legal research and writing skills are a must. Trial experience is a plus but not necessary.


Competitive salary and benefits.

The position is full-time with a competitive salary, bonus structure, and health, dental and vision insurance provided to the employee at no cost.

No nights or weekends.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Send a resume and two professional references to civiltrialattorney@gmail.com.

Posted: March 9, 2021
01-210309-02: Attorney

Childress Ahlheim Cary LLC

St. Louis, Missouri

Firm seeks experienced attorney candidates with one to three (1-3) years of litigation experience capable of immediately assuming responsibility in a wide range of cases.



Job Number:  01-210309-02:  Attorney


Company Name:  Childress Ahlheim Cary LLC


Civil Defense Litigation firm in downtown St. Louis handling a wide variety of litigation cases.

Attorney would be responsible for most aspects of case development including written discovery, document production and depositions.

Attorney would handle court appearances, discovery motions, motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please send resume to David Ahlheim at dahlheim@jchildresslaw.com


Posted: March 9, 2021
01-210309-01: Transactional Associate

Husch Blackwell, LLP

Kansas City, Missouri

Husch Blackwell LLP, a national law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for a Transactional Associate with a minimum of six years of experience.

The successful candidate will work within the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Education business unit.

The ideal candidate will have experience with healthcare transactions, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance and business planning.

Prior law firm experience is required.

While Kansas City is the preferred location, we will consider qualified candidates in other markets.


Job Number:  01-210309-01:  Transactional Associate


Company Name:  Husch Blackwell, LLP


Husch Blackwell LLP, a national law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for a Transactional Associate with a minimum of six years of experience. The successful candidate will work within the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Education business unit. The ideal candidate will have experience with healthcare transactions, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance and business planning. Prior law firm experience is required. While Kansas City is the preferred location, we will consider qualified candidates in other markets.

The firm is looking for individuals who enjoy working in a team environment and are seeking opportunities for growth and the desire to work on a broad range of business transactions in the healthcare industry.

The candidate must have a strong academic record, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a team, superior judgment, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, and the ability to articulate legal strategies and courses of action. Candidates should have a Missouri bar license or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and much more.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume through our online application process at huschblackwell.com/careers/attorneys
Posted: March 9, 2021
01-210308-06: Associate Attorney

Hanrahan & Nacy, P.C.

Jefferson City, Missouri

Hanrahan & Nacy, P.C. seeks an associate attorney to become part of our team!

Excellent opportunity for someone looking for long term growth potential.


Job Number: 01-210308-06:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Hanrahan & Nacy, P.C.


Jefferson City Law Firm is seeking an associate attorney possessing 0-3 years’ experience.

Applicant should have the desire to practice in varied legal areas.

The ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities is a must. Applicant will have immediate courtroom experience and responsibility; must be able to take cases from the initial filing through post judgment effectively and efficiently; must possess excellent writing and communication skills; and be licensed to practice law in Missouri.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Candidates should submit resume and references to stacie@midmolegal.com.


Posted: March 8, 2021
01-210308-05: In-House Counsel

Fidelity National Title Group

Omaha, Nebraska

Fidelity National Title Group is a member of the Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNF) family of companies and the nation’s largest group of title companies and title insurance underwriters - Chicago Title Insurance Company, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Alamo Title Insurance, Lawyers Title, and Ticor Title - that collectively issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the United States.




Job Number:  01-210308-05:  In-House Counsel


Company Name:  Fidelity National Title Group


Responsibilities of the Claims Counsel role includes:

* Investigating the facts and issues of a claim, including but not limited to communicating with title officers, escrow officers, lenders, claimants, and other counsel
* Determining whether coverage exists and evaluating loss under the title policy
* Developing and carrying out a plan to resolve the claim
* Negotiate settlements and resolutions with claimants, opposing counsels, and third parties
*Directing outside counsel on litigation strategy through the course of claim administration and litigation
*Appear as company representative in court proceedings, mediations, and settlement conferences
*Managing the claim budget, review and approve outside counsel invoices and other expenses, and determine settlement and expense reserves
*Identify and pursue sources for recovery


Job Requirements

*Must possess excellent written and verbal communication, negotiation and organizational skills
*Law Degree required
*Licensed and in good standing to practice law in any state of the United States (will accept applicants who have taken the bar but have not yet received the results).


Additional Preferred Qualifications

* 0-3 years of experience
* Excellent academic credentials

The Claims Counsel position gives attorneys the ability to make independent analysis, utilize strategic thinking to resolve complex issues, and to further develop litigation expertise. The candidate does not need to have title claims experience.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please email resume and cover letter to Rennae.Ross@fnf.com

Posted: March 8, 2021
01-210308-03: Trust & Estate Administration Attorney

Creative Planning Legal, P.A.

Overland Park, Kansas

Overland Park law firm is looking for an attorney to grow its probate and trust administration practice.

Duties include probate and trust administration, gift, GST and estate tax returns.



Job Number:  01-210308-03:  Trust & Estate Administration Attorney


Company Name:  Creative Planning Legal, P.A.


Overland Park law firm is looking for an attorney to grow its probate and trust administration practice. Duties include probate and trust administration, gift, GST and estate tax returns.


JOB DUTIES
• Serves as the primary point of contact for trust and estate administration clients
• Takes primary responsibility for completion of trust and estate administration cases
• Displays a positive attitude and willingness to adapt in a rapidly changing environment
• All other duties as assigned


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS
• Juris Doctorate
• Licensed and in good standing with the bar of one state
• Ability to draft and review administration documents with a great degree of accuracy
• Ability to complete administration cases in a timely manner while providing an excellent client experience



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to daniel.sprout@creativeplanning.com.


Posted: March 8, 2021
01-210308-02: Litigation Associate

Brown & Ruprecht, PC

Kansas City, Missouri

Brown & Ruprecht, PC seeks a litigation associate with one to five years of experience for its downtown Kansas City (Crown Center) office to focus primarily on the defense of health care providers.


Job Number:  01-210308-02:  Litigation Associate


Company Name:  Brown & Ruprecht, PC


Strong legal research and writing skills is a must, as is the ability to prioritize and organize.

The associate must be currently licensed in either Missouri or Kansas, and become licensed in the other at the earliest possible opportunity.

Responsibilities will include helping with various aspects of case handling including legal research and writing, discovery, depositions and court appearances.

The ideal candidate will have good academic credentials, solid writing skills and the ability to keep track of multiple projects simultaneously.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Matt Merrill at mmerrill@brlawkc.com.

Posted: March 8, 2021
01-210308-01: Contract Specialist

Washington University

St. Louis, Missouri

This position serves as the liaison between University stakeholders and companies, major national and international foundations and non-profit entities, and government agencies.

Contracting responsibilities are University-wide and include drafting and negotiating industry sponsored clinical trial agreements and other research agreements including industry research agreements, federal contracts and non-profit agreements and subagreements for sponsored research activities and clinical trials.


Job Number:  01-210308-01:  Contract Specialist


Company Name:  Washington University


The position thoughtfully expedites the negotiation of research contracts and upholding the institution’s business principles, policies and goals, while following any applicable government regulatory requirements. The position will oversee a large volume contract portfolio from negotiation to contract close out. It is expected that the person filling this position will be highly motivated and capable of recognizing potential problems and taking the initiative to address them, operating both independently and as an effective team member. Expertise and good judgment are required in planning and completing assignments, resolving conflicts, and coordinating work with others. A key ability of the person filling this position will be to complete multiple, simultaneous tasks, to work effectively under deadline pressure, and to successfully manage competing priorities with tact and efficiency.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the contract portfolio of departments and schools including review and negotiation of all contract supported activities. This includes drafting and negotiating different types of agreements such as clinical research agreements, laboratory agreements, data use agreements, confidentiality agreements, collaboration agreements, foundation agreements, federal contracts, sponsored research and service agreements, and subawards, taking into consideration the investigator’s needs and proactively identifying any special considerations.

Advise faculty and staff on issues that could impact contractual relationships or negotiations.

Review contract and agency guidelines regarding intellectual property, publication, communication, financial and indemnification terms to safeguard the interests of the University and principal investigators; flag and address unusual circumstances internally; provide alternative language and compelling explanations for alternative terms desired by the university.

Use judgment and an extensive amount of experience to adapt an advanced knowledge of skills, methods, practices, policies and procedures and a considerable degree of innovation, analysis and reasoning to independently plan and prioritize work that involves some extremely difficult problems and/or decisions.

Ensure a high level of service support is provided to principal investigators, departmental, school and central administrators; evaluates the risk associated with a variety of transactions and agreements; maintains the standard operating procedures for contract service delivery.

Maintain awareness of regulatory and policy changes impacting the office; maintain awareness of court decisions that impact contract negotiations; and interprets and disseminates contract related policies, regulations, and guidelines to faculty and staff.

Maintain electronic records that are consistent and current; this includes review of documents to ensure appropriateness and completeness; ensure integrity of data captured in contract tracking system; provide strategic data to senior administration through reports as requested.

Perform other duties as assigned.



JD Preferred


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

For more information on this position or to apply, please visit https://jobs.wustl.edu and enter 50872 in the Keyword window.

Posted: March 8, 2021
01-210303-03: Corporate Attorney

CSI Leasing, Inc.

St. Louis, Missouri

CSI Leasing, Inc. (CSI) is one of the largest independent equipment leasing specialists in the world.

We have a full-time opportunity for a Corporate Attorney at our headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri to negotiate and prepare equipment lease and financing documents.


Job Number:  01-210303-03: Corporate Attorney


Company Name:  CSI Leasing, Inc.


CSI Leasing, Inc. (CSI) is one of the largest independent equipment leasing specialists in the world. Customers turn to CSI for superior service and advice from industry experts they can rely on. We are their resource, not only for financial solutions, but for help with asset management, end of life data security, disposal and more – all on a global scale. CSI has been investing in our customers’ technology solutions for nearly five decades. CSI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo Century Corporation.

We have a full-time opportunity for a Corporate Attorney at our headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Negotiation and preparation of equipment lease and financing documents
• Provide legal advice to CSI subsidiaries
• Assist with international transactions
• Other duties as assigned


REQUIREMENTS:
• At least 5 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department
• JD from an accredited law school
• Missouri bar license
• Must be a self-starter and organized
• Excellent writing and negotiation skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact positively with employees at all levels, including those outside of the legal field


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
• 5-10 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department
• Foreign language speaking and reading proficiency is desirable (e.g., Spanish, German, Chinese)


Equal Opportunity Employer
E-Verify Employer



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please apply online at https://www.csileasing.com/about-us/careers/

Posted: March 3, 2021
01-210303-02: Associate Attorney

Case Linden PC

Kansas City, Missouri

Firm seeks experienced attorney candidates with two plus (2+) years of litigation experience capable of immediately assuming responsibility in a wide range of cases.

Licensure in both Kansas and Missouri strongly preferred.


Job Number:  01-210303-02:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Case Linden PC


Case Linden P.C. has a broad litigation and trial practice covering consumer claims, products liability, class actions, civil rights and employment cases for a diverse group of clients including businesses, governmental entities, and insurers.

The ideal candidate will have experience independently handling cases from inception to trial, and must be highly motivated with strong written, analytical and communication skills.

Significant client-facing experience preferred.

Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience in the Kansas City area.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (all in Adobe .pdf file format) to careers@caselinden.com

Case Linden P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted: March 3, 2021
01-210302-04: Law Truman Fellow

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law

Kansas City, Missouri

UMKC School of Law seeks applicants from licensed attorneys to hire up to four fellows to assist with its Tenant Representation Initiative.

Fellows, with training and supervision, will serve as counsel for clients faced with housing insecurity in counseling, litigation and dispute resolution.

The positions are full-time, but are short term (four months).


Job Number:  01-210302-04:  Law Truman Fellow


Company Name:  University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law


The Covid pandemic has exacerbated the housing insecurity problem in Kansas City.

KC Tenants, a tenant advocacy organization, estimates that more than 361,000 Missouri households face eviction because they cannot make their rent payments. Pandemic unemployment and loss of wages presents extraordinary pressures on our income-constrained fellow Kansas Citians. This grant funded law fellowship is designed to help mitigate these harms.

The Fellowship is named for Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States, who attended Kansas City School of Law and served for a time as the presiding judge in Jackson County, Missouri.

Terms: This is a four-month, full-time position, paid $3,250 per month, with a $500 completion payment at the end of the fellowship. If additional funding becomes available, the position might be extended. The ideal start-date will be as soon as possible. Because the positions are short-term, they are not benefits-eligible. The Fellowship will include both remote/online work and in-person/on-site work.

Qualifications: Passed the bar exam. Prior practice experience, or experience with the clinics or externships, is helpful, but not essential. Strong lawyering skills and a commitment to public service are preferred, but not required.


UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Candidates should apply through the UMKC Human Resources website: https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/.

In addition to completing the standard UMKC employment application, please upload a cover letter, resume, and three references (which may be included in the cover letter or the resume). Please describe your status regarding bar admission in the cover letter.

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed thereafter on a rolling basis so long as funding allows.

Inquiries about the position may be directed to Associate Dean Jeffrey Thomas, thomasje@umkc.edu, 816-235-2378.
Posted: March 2, 2021
01-210302-03: Senior Staff Attorney

ACLU of Kansas

Overland Park or Wichita, Kansas

The Senior Staff Attorney is the equivalent of a senior associate at a law firm. They will manage complex litigation matters with the oversight and approval of the Legal Director and will first chair some cases; develop new matters; and hold primary drafting responsibility for a variety of litigation documents, demand letters, and other legal materials.

The Senior Staff Attorney is consulted on litigation and long-term strategy for the entire legal department and will be responsible for developing strategies for cases assigned to them.


Job Number:  01-210302-03:  Senior Staff Attorney


Company Name:  ACLU of Kansas


Job Summary
The Senior Staff Attorney is the equivalent of a senior associate at a law firm. They will manage complex litigation matters with the oversight and approval of the Legal Director and will first chair some cases; develop new matters; and hold primary drafting responsibility for a variety of litigation documents, demand letters, and other legal materials. The Senior Staff Attorney is consulted on litigation and long-term strategy for the entire legal department and will be responsible for developing strategies for cases assigned to them.

Job Location – Overland Park or Wichita, Kansas.
**Position will onboard remotely during COVID.

Reporting Relationship and Organizational Impact
•Position reports to: Legal Director

•Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader, or Individual Contributor (Team Leaders may train, provide direction to, or assign projects to department employees or interns.)
o Team Leader, including training, providing direction to, and assigning projects to
o Interns as assigned to them by the Legal Director
o Staff Attorney with respect to work the Staff Attorney is doing on cases the Senior Staff Attorney is leading
o Legal Assistant with respect to work the Legal Assistant is doing on cases the Senior Staff Attorney is leading

•Bargaining Unit Status:
o This position is part of the bargaining unit

•Internal and External:
o Regular unsupervised contact with other department staff and managers, and with National office
o Regular contact and communications with clients and opposing counsel
o Regular contact with all members of Legal Department, including interns
o Regular contact with members of the Advocacy and Communications Departments
o Occasional public facing presentations

•Budget Authority:
o Assist Legal Director with developing budget for litigation related to program/issue areas they are leading, to be included in the overall Legal Department budget.

•Influence:
o Has input into Legal Department strategies developed by management
o Represents legal department in integrated strategy sessions on program and campaign issues they are leading


Qualifications


Abilities
Develop and independently implement litigation strategy
Understand campaign model and role of litigation within model
Independently manage pretrial tasks in federal court litigation
Effectively and respectfully communicate with other department directors and staff within integrated advocacy model
Strong legal writing abilities
Ability to work with diverse communities
Demonstrated ability to first chair federal court pretrial hearing with minimal supervision

Education and/or Experience
 JD
 BA
 4-5 years litigation experience

Knowledge
Movement lawyering principles
Federal civil rules of procedure
Federal rules of evidence
ABA professional rules of responsibility


Personal Characteristics
Committed to advancing the ACLU KS values, mission, goals and programs, with an understanding of the range of civil liberties issues and their implications
A person who can handle and prioritize multiple activities and tasks; a person who takes initiative and demonstrates follow-through
A team player who inspires collaboration and functions decisively and with flexibility; a person who assumes the best from colleagues and who resolves conflicts directly
A demonstrated ability to work productively in an unstructured environment; the capability to conduct oneself with a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or difficult situations


Skills
Advanced client interview skills
Mastery of direct and cross-examination
Mastery of depositions
Trial practice including presentation of evidence
Oral advocacy
Ability to write complex legal briefs and memoranda



Duties and Responsibilities and approximate % of overall time spent on tasks

Work on active litigation – 40%
•Participate directly in litigating civil liberties and civil rights cases in federal and state court, as first chair on cases and issues assigned by the Legal Director
•Manage all aspects of discovery, depositions, requests for productions, 3rd party subpoenas, etc. on cases assigned by Legal Director
•Manage co-counsel on cases assigned by Legal Director
•Manage in-court proceedings on cases assigned by Legal Director
•Maintain client relationships throughout on cases assigned by Legal Director
•Write appellate and amicus briefs

Develop new litigation – 40%
•Conduct factual and legal research, prepare memoranda, draft Open Records Act requests, write demand letters, draft pleadings and briefs
•Review, comment on, and edit letters and briefs of co-counsel and other ACLU-KS staff
•Consult with issue area experts and potential cooperating counsel on cases assigned by Legal Director
•Manage potential plaintiff selection and outreach on cases assigned by Legal Director

Develop strategic integrated advocacy plans for issues and areas – 10%

Assist legal director in management of interns, volunteers, and staff - 10%
•Assist with management of legal intake process
•Assist with developing assignments and providing feedback to legal interns
•Assist with mentoring of staff attorney and legal assistant



Working Conditions

Physical Requirements

This job is primarily sedentary work which requires extended periods of sitting and/or standing in an office setting


Travel Status

Travel outside home office area but within the state of Kansas 3-4 times a month. Occasional travel outside Kansas but within the United States


Additional Information
•The starting salary for this position is $70,000.
•The ACLU of Kansas offers an excellent benefit package including employer paid health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, 401k match, 14 paid holidays, a generous paid vacation/sick leave policy, and a flexible work schedule (as appropriate for the position).


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     To apply for this position forward your resume and cover letter to Ms. Roberta Beier at rbeier@aclukansas.org.
Posted: March 2, 2021
01-210302-02: TransactionAttorney

Levy Craig Law Firm

Kansas City, Missouri

Levy Craig Law Firm is excited to add an experienced and talented transaction attorney to our growing team to help support our corporate real estate clients.



Job Number:  01-210302-02:  Transaction Attorney


Company Name:  Levy Craig Law Firm


Levy Craig Law Firm seeks a transactional attorney for its real estate and transactions practice group, with 5 to 10 years experience in real estate or other transactional practice.

The candidate must be licensed in Missouri or Kansas.

The ideal candidate will be responsive, highly motivated, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. No book of business is required.

Salary commensurate with experience and will include a benefits package option.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Interested applicants should submit a resume and short writing sample to Sam Kueny at skueny@levycraig.com.

Posted: March 2, 2021
01-210226-08: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney

Farmington, Missouri

The St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has an opening for a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney to prosecute traffic, misdemeanor and felony cases.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys are responsible for staffing Associate Circuit Court, filing misdemeanor and felony cases, and vertically prosecuting misdemeanor and felony cases.


Job Number:  01-210226-08:  Assistant Prosecuting Attorney


Company Name:  St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney


The St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has an opening for a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney to prosecute traffic, misdemeanor and felony cases.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys are responsible for staffing Associate Circuit Court, filing misdemeanor and felony cases, and vertically prosecuting misdemeanor and felony cases.

The Assistant Prosecutor will regularly appear in court, conduct motion hearings, bench trials, grand jury and preliminary hearings. We manage a diverse criminal docket in a busy circuit.

Applicants must be a member of the Missouri Bar in good standing. Interested candidates should have at least 3 or more years of experience in prosecution or criminal defense, and a strong desire to work in public service

The compensation package includes health and retirement benefits.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:   

Please forward a resume to Melissa Gilliam at PA@sfcgov.org or call (573) 756-1955 with questions.

Posted: February 26, 2021
01-210226-05: Associate Attorney

The Law Office of Jesse A. Granneman

Troy, Missouri

Our small and growing law firm, located in Troy, Missouri (located approximately 45 minutes northwest of St. Louis) is seeking an associate attorney who has recently passed the Missouri Bar or has up to four years of experience.


Job Number:  01-210226-05:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  The Law Office of Jesse A. Granneman


The firm consists of three attorneys and multiple support staff. The firm has a general law practice focused on providing confident, competent representation to our clients. We serve clients in Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles, Warren and St. Louis Counties. We are a tight knit firm seeking an associate attorney that values hard work and has compassion to work with our diverse clients on their various legal needs. This position operates in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and strict standards. The successful candidate will be working with the other attorneys on various legal matters.

Benefits the firm offers include health insurance, paid holidays, paid time off and retirement savings program. The firm believes in hard work and fairness with its employees and is seeking an individual looking to find a long-term employment relationship.

This position is a full-time position.

Final candidates for the position will be required to provide references from past employment as well as drug screening and criminal background checks.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

A resume and cover letter explaining your short-term and long-term goals are required to be provided if applying.

Please email your resume and cover letter via email to Taylor at taylor@jglaw.us.

Posted: February 26, 2021
01-210226-04: Attorney - Personal Injury Law

Franklin D Azar & Associates

Aurora, Colorado

Franklin D Azar & Associates, P.C. is a well-established law firm in Colorado and a powerful team of personal injury lawyers who have been advocating for victims of serious injury for over thirty (30) years.

We are seeking personal injury attorneys with at least two years of experience.


Job Number:  01-210226-04:  Attorney - Personal Injury Law


Company Name:  Franklin D Azar & Associates


Franklin D. Azar & Associates, P.C. is the largest Personal Injury Plaintiffs firm in Colorado and has represented thousands of people entitled to recover damages from injuries in all types of accidents, from dangerous and defective products, and from employers not paying adequate wages. Helmed by Frank Azar, a Colorado native, and with multiple offices in Colorado, the firm takes great pride in the unique attention it gives to the communities surrounding every one of its offices. Whether the client is in Trinidad or Denver, the firm extends vast, creative, and cutting-edge resources in a manner that honors every client. The firm's objective is to help its clients receive complete and timely compensation for their injuries and losses. The firm maintains a powerful team of, in many cases renowned, personal injury lawyers. Many of those in our leadership core hold positions in the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, ABOTA, and other major trial oriented legal associations. Every attorney in our firm benefits from a collegial environment with open access to some of the most experienced and reputable attorneys in Colorado.

The firm has been advocating for victims of serious injury for over 30 years and is steadfastly committed to holding insurance companies fully accountable. It was recently recognized nationally as being the second most active Plaintiff’s firm in insurance bad faith litigation. Given our level of activity in litigation generally, we maintain a wealth of experience that makes us an ideal landing spot for any attorney that is earnestly motivated to always get better and always help their client.

Many of our attorneys have called Franklin D. Azar & Associates their home from the day they became an attorney. However, we are also home to attorneys that chose to close their own law practices or leave partnership roles in other firms to join our team. We truly encourage all applicants but prefer several years of experience. We will consider any lawyer that possesses the mettle to fight for our clients.

Requirements:
Franklin D. Azar & Associates is seeking experienced Personal Injury Law attorneys to join its large and growing practice.

A qualified candidate will:
• Be able to demonstrate strong dedication to personal injury law and a passion for helping people
• Have experience with complex litigation
• Possess strong organizational and writing skills
• Be energetic, hard-working, and a team-player
• Be licensed to practice law in Colorado or eligible to get a license on-motion
2 years of experience preferred but all candidates will be considered.

Benefits and compensation:
Franklin D Azar & Associates offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive compensation based on results.

*EOE


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please submit resumes to Olga Malcolm at malcolmo@fdazar.com

Posted: February 26, 2021
01-210226-03: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Cass County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Harrisonville, Missouri

Cass County consists of 100,000 residents and 750 square miles located south of the Kansas City Metro area.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys seek justice and represent the State of Missouri in criminal matters.


Job Number:  01-210226-03:  Assistant Prosecuting Attorney


Company Name:  Cass County Prosecuting Attorney's Office


Pay commensurate with experience.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Email resume to Office Administrator Julie West at juliew@casscounty.com
Posted: February 26, 2021
01-210226-02: Estate Planning Attorney

Affinity Law Group LLC

St. Louis, Missouri

Affinity Law Group is growing!

Located in Des Peres, Missouri, Affinity Law Group is a business law firm committed to serving privately held businesses and their owners and executives from startup to succession.

The Estate Planning Team has an immediate opening for a talented and goal-driven full-time Associate Attorney.


Job Number:  01-210226-02:  Estate Planning Attorney


Company Name:  Affinity Law Group LLC



Qualified applicants have 3-7 years of experience in the Estate Planning, Trust Administration, and Probate areas of practice and the ability to draft a wide range of estate planning documents to meet clients' goals.

Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to produce client-ready documents in a timely manner, collaborating as needed with other attorneys and clients' financial advisors.

The Associate Attorney is responsible for managing Probate and Trust Administration matters and representing clients in court and before administrative agencies.

High priority is placed on hiring team members with an A+ attitude.

The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and a self-starter with polished client service skills and the ability to organize, set priorities and follow up.

Training in practice management and drafting software will be provided.

Applicants must be licensed in Missouri (Illinois license is a plus). Please submit a cover letter and a resume.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off; medical, dental, vision, and short- and long-term disability insurance; 401(k) with match; and an employee assistance program.

No recruiters, please. Apply by email only.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
Our office is currently closed to clients. Attorneys are working remotely and are meeting clients via Zoom.

Experience:

Estate Planning: 5 years (Preferred)
License: An active member of the Missouri State Bar (Preferred)


Work Remotely:   
Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Virtual meetings
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place




Interested Parties/How to Apply:   Please send a resume to: hr@affinitylawgrp.com

Posted: February 26, 2021
01-210225-04: Associate

Sigmund Browning, LLC

Jefferson City, Missouri

Law firm in Jefferson City, Missouri, seeking an associate attorney with two to four (2-4) years of experience to assist with residential and commercial real estate transactions, business transactions, estate planning matters, and commercial litigation.


Job Number:  01-210225-04:  Associate


Company Name:  Sigmund Browning, LLC


Seeking an associate attorney with two to four (2-4) years of experience to assist with residential and commercial real estate transactions, business transactions, estate planning matters, and commercial litigation.

Admission in Missouri State and Federal Courts is required.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please send resume and cover letter to jwilliams@msblawfirm.com
Posted: February 25, 2021
01-210225-03: Transactional Attorney

Berger, Cohen & Brandt, L.C.

Clayton, Missouri

Berger, Cohen & Brandt, L.C. has an opening for a Transactional Attorney with at least four (4) years of experience.

This position primarily handles complex corporate, finance and real estate matters.


Job Number: 01-210225-03:  Transactional Attorney


Company Name:  Berger, Cohen & Brandt, L.C.


Berger, Cohen & Brandt, L.C. has an opening for a Transactional Attorney with at least 4 years of experience.

This position primarily handles complex corporate, finance and real estate matters.

Specific desired experience includes: entity selection and creation; negotiating and drafting primary and ancillary documents for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, credit facilities and other corporate and real estate transactions; and leading corporate and real estate due diligence.

A basic understanding of estate and business succession planning is preferred.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:      Please send resume and salary expectations to: hresources@bcblawlc.com

Posted: February 25, 2021
01-210223-03: Associate Attorney

Haake Law Firm, LLC

Wentzville, Missouri

We are looking for an attorney with zero to three (0 to 3) years of experience to join our firm in Wentzville.

This position will primarily be to work on family law cases. Additional experience in the areas of business law, contracts and property is helpful.

Must be a licensed attorney in Missouri.


Job Number:  01-210223-03:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Haake Law Firm, LLC



We are looking for an attorney with 0 to 3 years of experience to join our firm in Wentzville.

This position will primarily be to work on family law cases.

Additional experience in the areas of business law, contracts and property is helpful.

Must be a licensed attorney in Missouri.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please submit resume and cover letter to lori@howardhaake.com
Posted: February 23, 2021