Full or Part-time Employment

CLE Attorney

The Missouri Bar

Jefferson City, Missouri


The Missouri Bar, a statewide nonprofit legal organization, seeks a CLE Attorney to develop, coordinate, and market continuing legal education programs and conferences through various delivery methods to improve Missouri lawyers’ knowledge of the law and to assist them in fulfilling their MCLE requirements.

Applicants must be licensed attorneys in good standing and admitted to The Missouri Bar or eligible to become a member.

Law practice experience helpful, CLE and project management experience desirable.



CLE Attorney



Company Name:  The Missouri Bar


The Missouri Bar, a statewide nonprofit legal organization, seeks a CLE Attorney to develop, coordinate, and market continuing legal education programs and conferences through various delivery methods to improve Missouri lawyers’ knowledge of the law and to assist them in fulfilling their MCLE requirements.

Applicants must be licensed attorneys in good standing and admitted to The Missouri Bar or eligible to become a member.

Law practice experience helpful, CLE and project management experience desirable.

Position located in Jefferson City.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Apply by January 26, 2021 by sending cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hrdept@mobar.org.

EOE

Posted: December 31, 2020
01-210115-01: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney

Farmington, Missouri

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.


Job Number:  01-210115-01:  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 0-4 years of experience, 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: January 15, 2021
01-210114-03: Staff Attorney - Family Law

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

St. Joseph, Missouri

Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney to primarily assist with family law matters, with a focus on alleviating the effects of domestic violence.

The majority of the attorney’s caseload will consist of child custody and protection order cases where there is underlying domestic violence.


Job Number:  01-210114-03:  Staff Attorney - Family Law


Company Name:  Legal Aid of Western Missouri


Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney to primarily assist with family law matters, with a focus on alleviating the effects of domestic violence. The majority of the attorney’s caseload will consist of child custody and protection order cases where there is underlying domestic violence. The attorney may also handle additional family law case work as needed. This is a grant-funded position with outreach and reporting 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.


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.

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: January 14, 2021
01-210114-02: Associate Attorney

Schaffer & Associates, Chartered

Overland Park, Kansas

Schaffer & Associates, a Johnson County, Kansas litigation firm, seeks an Attorney with two to ten (2-10) years of civil litigation experience.

Position requires handling personal injury, automobile, premises liability, insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation.

Licensure in both Kansas and Missouri required.


Job Number:  01-210114-02:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Schaffer & Associates, Chartered


Schaffer & Associates, a Johnson County, Kansas litigation firm, seeks an attorney with 2-10 years of civil litigation experience. Position requires handling personal injury, automobile, premises liability, insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation.

Licensure in both Kansas and Missouri required. Some trial experience preferred.

Full benefits to include employee health insurance, long-term disability and 401K.




Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Submit cover letter and resume to Mark Schaffer at mschaffer@schafflaw.com.
Posted: January 14, 2021
01-210114-01: Attorney

Suddarth & Koor, LLC

O'Fallon, Missouri

St. Charles County law firm is looking for an attorney.

Work will be primarily in the areas of Family Law, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Criminal Law.


Job Number:  01-210114-01:  Attorney


Company Name:  Suddarth & Koor, LLC



Job consists of legal research, document review, drafting pleadings and preparing cases for trial.

Pay commensurate with experience.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please provide your resume and cover letter to akoor@suddarthandkoor.com
Posted: January 14, 2021
01-210113-03: Staff Attorney - Justice in the Halls

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Justice in the Halls project in the Kansas City Housing Unit.

This project is funded by the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Job Number:  01-210113-03:  Staff Attorney - Justice in the Halls


Company Name:  Legal Aid of Western Missouri


Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Justice in the Halls project in the Kansas City Housing Unit. This project is funded by the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

The attorney will be providing free civil legal services for qualifying clients appearing at the eviction docket at the Platte County Courthouse and the Clay County Courthouse.  This position will also recruit volunteer attorneys, social workers and law students and train them in tenant outreach, intake and eviction defense

The staff attorney will be responsible for doing outreach presentations to educate landlords and tenants about their rights and responsibilities.

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. Experience in housing law is a plus. Flexibility and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team are necessary.

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.

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, 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 submit resume, three professional references, and cover letter on-line at http://www.lawmo.org/careers/current-openings.

LAWMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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

Posted: January 13, 2021
01-210113-02: Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender

Missouri State Public Defender System

Bolivar, Farmington, Hillsboro, Kennett, Poplar Bluff,
     Sedalia, Troy 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:  01-210113-02: Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender

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:

 Bolivar — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Farmington — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Hillsboro — Accepting applications until January 27

· Kennett — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Poplar Bluff  — Accepting applications until position is filled

· Sedalia — Accepting applications until January 27

· Troy — Accepting applications until position is filled

· West Plains — Accepting applications until position is filled

 


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: January 13, 2021
01-210113-01: Litigation Associate Attorney

Stinson LLP

Wichita, Kansas

Stinson LLP seeks a highly motivated associate attorney with at least three years of litigation experience to join our Wichita, Kansas office.

Excellent writing, oral advocacy skills, and academics are required.

Clerkship and court experience are a plus.

Active Kansas license is required.


Job Number:  01-210113-01:  Litigation Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Stinson LLP


Stinson LLP seeks a highly motivated associate attorney with at least three years of litigation experience to join our Wichita, Kansas office.

We prefer candidates with experience from a regional, national, or outstanding local law firm.
Excellent writing, oral advocacy skills, and academics are required.
Clerkship and court experience are a plus.

The successful candidate should have the following experience and skills:
• Significant responsibility for pleadings, motions, and briefing on complex matters;
• Proficiency handling e-discovery and fact development;
• The confidence to tackle complex fact, legal, and logistical issues with foresight; and
• The ability to be strategic and analytical.

Candidates should be interested in handling matters across a variety of practice areas, including commercial, employment, and product liability litigation. The role requires a candidate with strong interpersonal skills, a high degree of maturity, a willingness to learn, and a desire to manage a challenging workload on work spanning high-stakes litigation, arbitration, and trial work. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment.

Qualified candidates will have at least three years of litigation experience and the ability to handle sophisticated litigation work at a national level. Active Kansas license is required.

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.

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.

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.


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 and a writing sample. For questions, contact Jessica Pixler, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com.

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.

By submitting an application, you certify the information provided is true to the best of your knowledge and belief. You understand that being untruthful in response to any of the answers provided within an application or any of the attached documents may lead to your termination in the event you are employed. If employed, you will be required to provide documentation showing you are legally authorized to work in the United States. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

Posted: January 13, 2021
01-210112-01: Attorney

Bardol Law Firm, LLC

St. Louis, Missouri

Our firm is seeking a superstar attorney to join our growing family law team.

We are offering a great opportunity to handle your own case load and practice law in a supportive, fast-paced environment.


Job Number:  01-210112-01:  Attorney


Company Name:  Bardol Law Firm, LLC


We are seeking an attorney to join our team. Our firm handles a wide range of family law matters including divorce, child custody, child support, paternity, domestic violence and adoptions. We provide a supportive workplace and pride ourselves on working as a team.

The ideal candidate should have competency to handle family law cases from beginning to end, and be able to handle a case load of 30-50 cases.

We practice in St. Louis County, St. Louis City, Jefferson County and St. Charles County.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Position also provides health insurance plan, paid vacation and holidays, paid malpractice insurance, and paid bar membership and CLEs.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send cover letter and resume in PDF format to steve@bardollaw.com.

All submissions will be kept confidential.

Posted: January 12, 2021
01-210111-02: Attorney

Ozarks Elder Law

Springfield, Missouri

Ozarks Elder Law, a growing and well established elder law in Southwest Missouri, is seeking a full-time attorney to work in the areas of estate planning, litigation, probate, and business law.

Applicants must be licensed in Missouri or eligible for reciprocity.

Litigation and Estate Planning experience is preferred.


Job Number:  01-210111-02:  Attorney


Company Name:  Ozarks Elder Law


Ozarks Elder Law, a growing and well established elder law firm since 2002 with 7 offices located in Southwest Missouri, is seeking a full-time attorney to work in the areas of estate planning, litigation, probate, and business law. Applicants must be licensed in Missouri or eligible for reciprocity.

Litigation and Estate Planning experience is preferred.

This is a salaried position that includes benefits and pay will be based on qualifications and experience.

Compensation is based on experience

Benefits:

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Company's website:



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to Lori Rook, Managing Attorney to lrook@ozarkselderlaw.com

Posted: January 11, 2021
01-210111-01: 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 and Criminal Defense in Springfield, Missouri.

Prior experience preferred.


Job Number:  01-210111-01:  Attorney/Lawyer


Company Name:  Reece Family Law, LLC


JOB REQUIREMENTS AND DUTIES INCLUDE:

· Practice Primarily in Divorce, Modification, Paternity, Adoption, and Guardianship, additional areas include Criminal Defense, Estate Planning.

· 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, Bonuses, and Benefits

· Simple IRA Plan

· Starting with 2 Weeks Paid Time Off

· CLE & Legal Organization Membership Budget

· Legal Malpractice Insurance Paid

· Full-Time Paralegal

· Receptionist

· Mileage Reimbursement

· Fully Furnished Office



EMPLOYER DESCRIPTION:

Reece Family Law, LLC and Defending Your Family - Springfield - Joplin - Lawyers 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 SW Missouri Courts

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
Please go to https://reecefamilylaw.com/coronavirus-notices for a complete listing of COVID-19 precautions.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please send an email to zclark@reecefamilylaw.com.

Posted: January 11, 2021
01-210107-01: Legal Counsel

Department of Revenue

Jefferson City, Missouri

The Department of Revenue has an exciting opening for an attorney to work on sales tax matters in the General Counsel's Office.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain litigation experience and learn complex area of law.


Job Number:  01-210107-01:  Legal Counsel


Company Name:  Department of Revenue


The General Counsel's Office has an exciting opportunity for a licensed attorney to represent the Director of Revenue before the Administrative Hearing Commission, provide legal guidance, draft regulations and legal opinions and engage in various other legal duties as assigned. Excellent opportunity to gain immediate litigation experience as well as learn a complex area of law.

Top responsibilities:
-Represent the Department in a wide range of litigation matters
-Provide general legal advice to Department personnel in the area of sales tax
-Legal research and writing

Minimum qualifications:
-Missouri Bar license in good standing
-Ability to exercise critical reasoning skills
-Ability to effectively work and communicate with coworkers, taxpayers, attorneys and the courts
-Ability to work independently

Preferred qualifications:
-Experience or demonstrated interest in sales tax field of law


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     www.mocareers.mo.gov

Posted: January 7, 2021
01-210106-02: Associate Attorney - Appellate Group

Brown & James P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri

Brown & James, P.C. is seeking to hire an Associate in its Appellate group with two to three (2 – 3) years of experience in its St. Louis, Missouri office.

Brown & James specializes in civil trial practice, with an emphasis on defense work.

The associates will practice in a broad range of practice areas, with a focus on research, writing, insurance coverage analysis, and trial work.

Candidates should be ranked in the top third of their law school class, possess strong legal writing skills, and have a strong interest in trial work.

Job Number:  01-210106-02:  Associate Attorney - Appellate Group


Company Name:  Brown & James P.C.


Brown & James, P.C. is seeking to hire an Associate in its Appellate group with 2 – 3 years of experience in its St. Louis, Missouri office.

Brown & James specializes in civil trial practice, with an emphasis on defense work.

The associates will practice in a broad range of practice areas, with a focus on research, writing, insurance coverage analysis, and trial work.

Candidates should be ranked in the top third of their law school class, possess strong legal writing skills, and have a strong interest in trial work.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please submit a resume, law school transcript and a writing sample to hiring@bjpc.com, and reference “Associate Position” in the subject line.

Please indicate in your cover letter which offices you would like to consider your resume.

Please re-submit any resume submitted before December 2020.

Writing sample should be the candidate's sole work product; it should not have been edited by any other person.

Posted: January 6, 2021
01-210106-01: Associate Attorney

The Piatchek Law Firm, LLC

Springfield, Missouri

Full time Associate Attorney sought for established, busy law firm.

Must be able to thrive in fast-paced environment, understand and meet expectations, yet have the flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances.


Job Number:  01-210106-01:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  The Piatchek Law Firm, LLC


Full time Associate Attorney sought for established, busy law firm.

Must be able to thrive in fast-paced environment, understand and meet expectations, yet have the flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances.

Key Responsibilities will include document drafting & review, research, meeting with clients, communicating with clients and third parties, making Court appearances, and conducting hearings and trials.

At least 1-2 years’ experience is preferred but not required.

This position will work primarily in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury, and Workers Compensation. The ability to produce business and revenue is a plus, but is not required.

Pay commensurate with experience, work ethic, and production capabilities.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please provide your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to debbieleist@piatcheklawfirm.com
Posted: January 6, 2021
01-210104-02: Staff Attorney/GAL

Jackson County CASA

Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County CASA is hiring a Staff Attorney to serve as the court-appointed guardian ad litem for children served by the agency in the Jackson County Family Court.



Job Number:  01-210104-02:  Staff Attorney/GAL


Company Name:  Jackson County CASA



GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Senior Staff Attorney, and with the assistance of CASA Volunteers, the Staff Attorney/Guardian ad Litem will serve as the court-appointed guardian ad litem for children served by the agency in the Jackson County Family Court.
As a guardian ad litem, the Staff Attorney will be guided by the best interests of the child, will exercise independent judgment on behalf of the child in all matters, and will diligently advocate a position in the best interest of the child to the Jackson County Family Court.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


• Working closely with the CASA Case Supervisor and CASA Volunteer, investigate the child’s circumstances and obtain his/her feelings and wishes to determine recommendations for appropriate interim and permanent placements, as well as necessary services to assist the child and his/her family.
• Prepare for and fully participate in court proceedings in which Jackson County CASA, the Director of Legal Services, or the Staff Attorney has been appointed as guardian ad litem for the child, including examining, and cross-examining witnesses, offering testimony and other documentary evidence, and filing motions, responses and other pleadings.
• Advocate for timely hearings, timely provision of necessary services, and timely compliance with court orders.
• Participate in family support team and other related meetings and staffings as needed.
• With the assistance from the CASA Volunteer, relate the court process to the child.
• Remain current and well-informed about all aspects of federal and state law, rules, regulations, and policies relating to child welfare and practice as a guardian ad litem.
• Develop and maintain a professional working relationship with Children’s Division and other community partners.
• Participate in Legal Training as part of CASA Volunteer Training.
• Maintain appropriate case files and other records.
• Comply with all Missouri’s Guardian ad Litem Standards, Rules of Professional Conduct, and local court rules.


OTHER DUTIES:

• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
• Some evening and weekend work may be required.



QUALIFICATIONS AND ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

• Active member in good standing with the Missouri Bar
• 1+ year experience in human services field; legal experience preferred
• Excellent writing and interpersonal communications skills
• Proven ability to work independently (and remotely through 2021) and as a team player
• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters
• Proven commitment to CASA’s mission; previous experience with CASA or similar organization preferred
• Strong commitment to the use of best practices in child welfare
• Ability to service clients from diverse backgrounds
• Supports and commits to carry out CASA’s statement of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
• Successful completion of criminal background check and child abuse/neglect background check.

Salary range is $45,000 - $49,000. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life and long term disability insurance; generous paid time off; a Simple IRA plan with match; an Employee Assistance Program; a fast-paced and positive working environment with a diverse staff; and more.


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: Work is typically performed in an office environment.
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with staff, administration, funders, and others encountered in the course of work.
Must be able to manage differing opinions and the dissension that can accompany those opinions.
Practices self-care.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please submit a cover letter and resume including salary requirements to hr@jacksoncountycasa-mo.org.

No phone calls please.
Posted: January 4, 2021
01-210104-01: Litigation Attorney

Shelter Insurance Company

Columbia, Missouri
 (Remote Options)

The Litigation Attorney manages and directs claims-litigation activities and case strategy for designated Shelter states; manages, supervises, hires, fires, monitors, and evaluates performance of outside attorneys; directs and trains claims-handling activities as impacted by state law for assigned Shelter branches and units.


Job Number:  01-210104-01:  Litigation Attorney


Company Name:  Shelter Insurance Company


The Litigation Attorney manages and directs claims-litigation activities and case strategy for designated Shelter states; manages, supervises, hires, fires, monitors, and evaluates performance of outside attorneys; directs and trains claims-handling activities as impacted by state law for assigned Shelter branches and units; Establishes, trains, and directs overall claims-handling protocol consistent with state law; oversees and directs Managers and staff in claims handling, investigation, and communication on critical branch claims; researches law to explain impact on claims handling, Claims procedures, other Shelter departments, and policy-changes proposals; counsels other Shelter departments' personnel about various claims, coverage, and legal issues; directs and prepares appropriate training for Schools, e-learning, and Branches materials for training claims-related legal issues for Claims Schools, e-learning, and specialized Branch training.

Requires the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     https://www.shelterinsurance.com/careers/

Posted: January 4, 2021
01-201231-03: Associate

Jenkins & Kling, P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri

Mid-size Clayton law firm is looking for a commercial/business litigation associate with one to four (1-4) years' experience in business litigation.

We offer excellent advancement opportunities to successful attorneys.



Job Number:  01-201231-03:  Associate


Company Name:  Jenkins & Kling, P.C.


Jenkins & Kling, P.C., a St. Louis (Clayton) law firm of 14 attorneys, is seeking a general litigation associate with 1-4 years' experience to practice in the areas of contracts, bankruptcy, real estate, secured transactions, and construction law.

Applicants must possess outstanding drafting and research skills and have superior academic performance.

The firm provides a comprehensive salary and benefits package commensurate to firms our size and offers excellent advancement opportunities to successful attorneys.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:   

Send resume and all other inquiries to Margie Darner at mdarner@jenkinskling.com, or

mail to: 150 N. Meramec Avenue, Suite 400, St. Louis, Missouri 63105

Please include a copy of your school transcript.
  
Posted: December 31, 2020
01-201231-02: Felony Sexual Violence Assistant Prosecutor

Franklin County Prosecutors Office

Union, Missouri

The Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is hiring an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.

The position will be available starting January 2, 2021.

Applicants need a Juris Doctorate Degree with a valid license to practice law in the state of Missouri, and must be able to pass a drug test.

At least three (3) years criminal litigation is preferred.

Jury trial experience is preferred.


Job Number:  01-201231-02:  Felony Sexual Violence Assistant Prosecutor


Company Name:  Franklin County Prosecutors Office


Job responsibilities are representing the State of Missouri and the Citizens of Franklin County in criminal cases referred to the Office from various law enforcement entities in Franklin County.

Specific tasks include reviewing referrals and making filing decisions on Felony Sexual Violence cases, as well as communicating effectively with law enforcement officers, victims, and the defense bar.

The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney will be responsible for preparing for and conducting all hearings and trials related to the assigned case load.

Desired skills include the ability to work independently, make responsible decisions on cases, and collaborate with staff in the Office and the court system.

The starting salary is $85,000.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Email Resume with cover letter and references to:  mbriggs@franklinmo.net
Posted: December 31, 2020
01-201229-05: Term Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Nannette A. Baker & Judge Shirley P. Mensah

United States District Court

St. Louis, Missouri

The position of Term Law Clerk to Chief United States Magistrate Judge Nannette A. Baker and United States Magistrate Judge Shirley P. Mensah may be a one- to two-year position.

The position will begin in December 2020/January 2021, as soon as a qualified candidate is selected.

The position is located in St. Louis, Missouri, but may allow for remote work/telework.

It involves working for both judges (a 50% workload for each).


Job Number:  01-201229-05:  Term Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Nannette A. Baker &  Judge Shirley P. Mensah


Company Name:  United States District Court


•Research substantive issues of federal and state law
•Draft legal memoranda, opinions and orders
•Prepare the Judge for hearings, trials or mediations
•Assist the Judge with case management
•Generally provide legal counsel and support to the Judge
•Exhibit the highest standards of excellence and integrity

Qualifications
To qualify for the position of term law clerk, an individual must be a law school graduate (or be certified as having completed all law school studies and requirements and merely awaiting conferment of degree) from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools, and have demonstrated one of the following accomplishments or proficiencies:

(a)Standing within the upper third of the law school class from a law school of the approved list of either the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools;
(b)Experience on the editorial board of a law review of such a school;
(c)Graduation from such a school with an LLM degree;
or
(d)Proficiency in legal studies that, in the opinion of the appointing Judge, is the equivalency of one of the above.

Some examples of criteria that are considered to be acceptable as equivalent include:
1.Publication of a noteworthy article in a law school student publication or other scholarly publication;
2.Special high-level honors for academic excellence in law school, such as election to the Order of the Coif;
3.Winning of a moot court competition or membership on a moot court team that represented the law school in competition with other law schools.

This list is not all-inclusive; the determination of an acceptable equivalence rests with the appointing Judge.

One or more years of practice experience as a litigation attorney is preferred.

The number of years of legal work experience possessed, as well as bar membership, impacts salary. Legal work experience is progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, in legal research, legal administration, or equivalent experience received after graduation from law school.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

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.
Applicants selected for interviews must travel at their own expense and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.
Judiciary employees serve under excepted appointments (not civil service).
Excepted appointments are at will and can be terminated with or without cause.

Qualified persons are invited to submit; current résumé, cover letter, and one legal writing sample.

Candidates may, but are not required to, submit letters of recommendation, two or more professional or academic references, undergraduate transcripts, and law school academic transcripts.

Please note that if selected for an interview candidates are required to complete an application for judicial branch employment, form AO-78 (available at http://www.uscourts.gov/forms/AO078.pdf), undergraduate academic transcripts, and law school academic transcripts.

Application materials may be e-mailed to MOED_Employment@moed.uscourts.gov with TLC-1220 in the subject line.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.

Employees are required to adhere to a Code of Ethics and Conduct, which is available to applicants for review upon request.

Posted: December 29, 2020
01-201229-04: Assistant Attorney General

Missouri Attorney General's Office

Kansas City, Missouri

The Office of the Missouri Attorney General has an opening for an Assistant Attorney General in its Litigation Section located in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Missouri Attorney General's Office is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to the six million Missourians who call our State home. We are looking for an attorney with excellent credentials who is interested in making a difference in the State to join our team.


Job Number:  01-201229-04:  Assistant Attorney General


Company Name:  Missouri Attorney General's Office


Assistant Attorney General
Litigation - Kansas City

The Office of the Missouri Attorney General has an opening for an Assistant Attorney General in its Litigation Section in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Missouri Attorney General's Office is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to the six million Missourians who call our State home.

We are looking for an attorney with excellent credentials who is interested in making a difference in the State to join our team.

The Litigation Section defends lawsuits that are brought against the State of Missouri, state officials in all three branches of government, including legislators and judges, and the State's agencies, departments, and employees. The type of litigation includes constitutional challenges to state statutes and actions, ballot language challenges, civil rights lawsuits, discrimination lawsuits, breach of contract lawsuits, and personal injury and property damage lawsuits. Assistant Attorneys General report to the Chief Counsel - Litigation, but are assigned a Team Lead who can assist with workload management and answer questions regarding office procedures and policies.

The ideal candidate will have:
•A minimum of three years of experience as a licensed and practicing attorney (experience will be weighted heavily in the selection process).
•A knowledge of federal and state court practice, preferably in Missouri courts.
•Litigation experience, preferably civil (courtroom trial experience will be weighted heavily in the selection process).
•Strong educational and professional credentials.
•An interest in taking cases to trial.

Responsibilities include:
•Serving as lead counsel, including at trial, on a docket of civil cases in state and federal court with the assistance of a paralegal from initial intake of the case and with a second chair trial counsel when it is apparent a case will be tried or earlier if the case warrants more than one attorney working up the case.
•Collaborating with other lawyers in the office as requested by the Chief Counsel, including serving as second chair trial counsel on cases of other lawyers in the office.
•Serving as the office's contact with the client on assigned cases.
•Handling all aspects of case work up and trial including pleadings, discovery, motion practice, and court appearances.
•Handling writs and appeals, including brief writing and oral argument.
•Negotiating settlements including by mediation.
•Trying lawsuits.

EOE



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

To apply, use this link:  https://agomo.applicantpro.com/jobs/1619775.html

For a complete listing of positions available at the Missouri Attorney General's Office go to:
https://agomo.applicantpro.com/jobs/

or ago.mo.gov, Employment Opportunities

Posted: December 29, 2020
01-201229-03: 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: 01-201229-03:  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: December 29, 2020
01-201229-02: Attorney

Columbia Family Law Group LLC

Columbia, Missouri

Small family law firm in Mid-Missouri seeks business and estate planning attorney to be part of the team.

Attorney will handle business and estate planning matters independently but also work on family law cases involving complex business and estate planning issues.


Job Number:  01-201229-02:  Attorney


Company Name:  Columbia Family Law Group LLC


Small family law firm seeks business and estate planning attorney to collaborate on cases.

Attorney will be able to handle all business and estate planning referrals for the firm independently and without mentoring or supervision from a more experienced attorney.

Ideal candidate will have some business of their own but be able to handle business and estate planning cases/issues as part of the family law practice.

Ability to work independently, multi-task, go to court when needed and interact with clients and attorneys to problem-solve is a requirement.

Salary/bonus structure is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Must be licensed to practice in Missouri. Admission to Missouri Bar and Juris Doctorate from accredited law school required.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please email resume, cover letter, and salary/pay expectations to missouribarad2020@gmail.com.

All inquiries are strictly confidential and will not be shared.
Posted: December 29, 2020
01-201229-01: Associate Attorney

Aramjoo Law Firm

Liberty, Missouri

Our firm is seeking an Associate Attorney who will be responsibie for representing client's in relation to their legal matters.

This includes client meetings, drafting and court appearances.

Prior legal experience is preferred.


Job Number:  01-201229-01:  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.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Experience: Legal: 1 year (Preferred)

Company's website: www.aramjoolawfirm.com

Company's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/aramjoolawfirm/services/?service_id=1238730356168024



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     
To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to Paemon Aramjoo at Paramjoo@aramjoolawfirm.com

Posted: December 29, 2020
01-201227-01: Commercial Litigation Associate

Confidential

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:  01-201227-01:  Commercial Litigation Associate


Company Name:  Confidential


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.
• Experienced in management, review and production of Electronically Stored Information.
• 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 reply to hrstllaw@gmail.com with a cover letter, resume and salary expectations. Thank you.
Posted: December 27, 2020
01-201223-01: Associate Attorney

Reynolds and Gold LLC

Springfield, Missouri

Reynolds and Gold LLC is seeking an Associate Attorney to join our practice.

Our two attorney firm handles cases in Southwest Missouri in the areas of business and real estate law, bankruptcy, social security disability and family law.



Job Number:  01-201223-01:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Reynolds and Gold LLC


We are a two person firm seeking to hire a highly motivated attorney who wants to become a part of a small law firm environment with opportunity to grow your practice in Southwest Missouri.

Prefer someone with experience in family law and general civil practice matters.

The candidate must be a self-starter and motivated to build their practice.

We offer a casual but professional working environment where you will have a lot of autonomy and room to grow professionally with our support.

Salary is commensurate with experience.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please send resume to Managing Partner jon@reynoldsandgoldlaw.com.

Posted: December 23, 2020
01-201218-03: District Defender

The Missouri State Public Defender System

Moberly, Missouri

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

This seven-attorney office handles cases in Chariton, Howard, Linn, Macon and Randolph 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:  01-201218-03:  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 Moberly Trial Office.
This seven-attorney office handles cases in Chariton, Howard, Linn, Macon and Randolph 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 December 30, 2020.

 

 

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: December 18, 2020
01-201218-02: Attorney

Halbrook Wood, P.C.

Prairie Village, Kansas

Civil defense firm has an immediate opening for an Attorney to work in the areas of employment law and business litigation.

Experienced with small businesses to Fortune 500 firms.


Job Number:  01-201218-02:  Attorney


Company Name:  Halbrook Wood, P.C.


Our civil defense firm in Johnson County, Kansas has an immediate opening for an Attorney to become part of our team working in the areas of employment law and business litigation.

You will represent clients in legal proceedings, draw up legal documents and advise clients on legal transactions.


Qualifications:
•Must be licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri
•Minimum of 5 years experience as a practicing attorney
•Excellent writing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills
•Must have the ability to convey complex concepts clearly
•Must be able to handle multiple projects with different teams and timelines
•Familiarity with various legal documents
•Ability to build strong relationships with clients


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample to Erin Jensen at ejensen@halbrookwoodlaw.com

Posted: December 18, 2020
01-201217-01: Legal Counsel

Missouri Department of Revenue

St. Louis, Missouri

Exciting opportunity to develop an expertise in civil driver license and motor vehicle law representing the Missouri Department of Revenue at administrative hearings and circuit court bench trials.



Job Number:  01-201217-01:  Legal Counsel


Company Name:  Missouri Department of Revenue


The General Counsel's Office of the Department of Revenue has an exciting opportunity for a Legal Counsel in the Transportation Section to develop an expertise in civil driver license and motor vehicle law.

This position affords the opportunity for advancement and professional career develop. Substantial training and mentoring will be provided.

Responsibilities:
- Represent the Department in administrative hearings and circuit court bench trials
- Legal research and writing
- Periodic in-state travel


Typical Qualifications
- Missouri Bar license in good standing
- Ability to exercise critical reasoning skills
- Ability to effectively work and communicate with coworkers, attorneys. and the courts
- Ability to work independently


Preferred Qualifications
- A self-motivated, independent, and reliable professional is preferred.
- Relevant experience is valued but not required.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please apply through www.mocareers.mo.gov
Posted: December 17, 2020
01-201216-01: Deputy Juvenile Officer- Court Services-Legal Intake Screener

Saint Charles County Juvenile Office

St. Charles, Missouri

Saint Charles County (11th Judicial Circuit) seeks a Deputy Juvenile Officer-Legal Intake Screener to process referrals for juveniles referred to the Juvenile Office for child abuse/neglect, status offenses and law violations.

Processing includes reviewing the referral for sufficiency, and presenting recommendations.

The position works under the direction of a Unit Supervisor and provides excellent county government benefits.


Job Number:  01-201216-01:  Deputy Juvenile Officer- Court Services-Legal Intake Screener


Company Name:  Saint Charles County Juvenile Office


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(The following duties are normal for this position and require minimal supervision in their completion. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.)

• Screens referrals of delinquency and status offense conduct by juveniles and referrals of child abuse/neglect to determine legal sufficiency to investigate or cause further investigation of referral to determine whether legal
sufficiency exists to proceed.
• Processes case informally or formally in accordance with Juvenile Office practice unless mitigating or exacerbating conditions suggest otherwise.
• Initiates informal processing by forwarding to the appropriate unit supervisor or formal court action by the filing of a petition or motion to modify.
• Prepares petition or motion to modify reflecting the appropriate charge(s) given the information provided by the referral source.
• Prepares order for court as required by hearing.
• Notifies supervisor when referral charge or referral history mandates a certification hearing or referral charge in conjunction with service history suggest certification may be appropriate course of action.
• Screens referral of delinquency/status offense conduct on juveniles detained who are subject to the court’s prior and continuing jurisdiction and on their respective caseload to determine legal sufficiency to proceed and necessity to continue detention.
• Prepares application for order and order when continued detention is warranted and approaches court with request.
• Enters/corrects data in juvenile automated tracking system.
• In disposing of a referral, completes juvenile risk assessment and determines appropriate disposition in accordance therewith and available service options.
• Assists in the preparation of the disposition report or report return to advise referral source of action taken.
• Provides information to victim advocate of juvenile’s act in accordance with state statute and court policy/procedures and, when possible, facilitates restitution.
• Responds to inquiries from law enforcement, schools and others, e.g. service providers, as permitted.
• Performs such other duties as assigned by the Unit Supervisor, Family Court Administrator, and/or Administrative Judge.
• Assumes custody of a juvenile as circumstances dictate. Transports juvenile in custody as needed.
• Authorizes detention or protective custody as circumstances dictate.
• Participates in the interview process of a juvenile suspected of violating the law by informing the juvenile of his constitutional rights and ascertaining a free and knowing waiver of same before permitting

EDUCATION:
• Juris Doctorate, preferred.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Criminology, or related field.

EXPERIENCE:
• 0-1 year of experience
• Experience in the criminal or juvenile justice field preferred, in particular, a professional position within the courts.
• Knowledge, skills and abilities
• Ability to prepare petitions, motions and other legal pleadings. Considerable knowledge of local court policies and procedures.
• Requires considerable knowledge of Missouri statutes, in particular the Juvenile Code and the Criminal Code. Considerable knowledge of the Supreme Court Rules of Practice and Procedure in Juvenile Court.
• Requires computer skills in data entry, word processing and modification of standardized forms as necessary. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Employment will be contingent on completing a full criminal background check.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

• Application may be obtained from the Human Resources page of the St. Charles County website-
https://hr.sccmo.org/mss/EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=551020&sreq=3&form=&desc=DEPUTY%20JUVENILE%20OFFICER%20/%20COURT%20SERVICES

• All applications, along with a resume', must be submitted to the attention of:

Ken Simmons, Juvenile Officer
St. Charles County Juvenile Justice Center
1700 S. River Road
St. Charles, Missouri  63303

• Packet may be emailed to SCH.Juvenile@courts.mo.gov or faxed to (636) 949-3028.

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis until the position is filled or a sufficient number of qualified candidates have applied.

Posted: December 16, 2020
01-201215-03: Criminal Trial Attorney-Project Manager/Trainer

Karpel Solutions

St. Louis, Missouri

Karpel Solutions is looking for experienced Criminal Trial Attorneys that would like a change of pace from the courtroom.

PROSECUTORbyKarpel is used by over four hundred (400) Prosecution Offices across thirty (30) states for case management. We are growing nationwide at a rate of implementing a new office every week.

Your role in improving the Criminal Justice System by teaching best practices, implementing leading edge software and executing rapid project management will be challenging as well as rewarding.


Job Number:  01-201215-03:  Criminal Trial Attorney-Project Manager/Trainer


Company Name:  Karpel Solutions


You’ll find this position challenging and rewarding if:
•You are passionate about improving America’s Criminal Justice System
•You like traveling throughout the United States
•You have excellent presentation and communication skills
•You are well organized and meet deadlines
•You enjoy working with people

What you’ll do:
•Handle all aspects of implementing PROSECUTORbyKarpel from demonstrations to on-site training.
•Work directly with prosecutor offices managing project deadlines.
•Test and verify interfaces, data conversion and legal document generation. (IT experience not necessary.)
•On-site, classroom style software training for groups of attorneys and staff members.

Pay to be commensurate with experience
Annual raises and profit sharing bonuses
Payment of Bar Dues and Continuing Legal Education fees
Prior use and working knowledge of PROSECUTORbyKarpel is a plus but not required
J.D. preferred


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Send resumes to resumes@karpel.com
Posted: December 15, 2020
01-201215-02: Direct Representation Attorney - Holistic Legal Advocacy (Housing & Municipal)

ArchCity Defenders

St. Louis, Missouri

ArchCity Defenders seeks a diligent and creative individual with a strong commitment to social justice to join our dynamic and diverse staff of attorneys, paralegals, social workers, community organizers, and our media and communication advocates who collaborate to provide holistic advocacy to address the causes and consequences of poverty and involvement with the legal system.

This skilled attorney will join the team leading our direct representation work to provide holistic legal services to our clients, with an emphasis on eviction defense and other client-centered housing litigation.


Job Number:  01-201215-02:  Direct Representation Attorney - Holistic Legal Advocacy (Housing & Municipal)


Company Name:  ArchCity Defenders


ArchCity Defenders seeks a diligent and creative individual with a strong commitment to social justice to join our dynamic and diverse staff of attorneys, paralegals, social workers, community organizers, and media and communication advocates who collaborate to provide holistic advocacy to address the causes and consequences of poverty and involvement with the legal system.

This skilled attorney will join the team leading our direct representation work to provide holistic legal services, with an emphasis on eviction defense and other client-centered housing litigation, to our clients and will play an important role in supporting ACD’s four-pillar approach.


QUALIFICATIONS:

J.D. with admission to the Missouri Bar or ability to obtain admission through waiver or reciprocity.
Landlord-tenant legal experience is preferred, but not required.
Experience in Missouri state court is preferred, but not required.
Looking for a self-starter with a passion for racial and economic justice.
Demonstrated interest in movement lawyering and understanding of litigation as a tool for social change.
Demonstrated ability to manage high volume workload effectively.
Ability to use and accurately record work time in an electronic case database.
Excellent research and persuasive writing skills, including experience drafting persuasive pleadings, motions, and memoranda of law.
Experience with the civil discovery process, including drafting requests for production of documents and interrogatories, conducting depositions, and related motion practice.
Ability to identify and develop relationships of trust with impacted individuals, including by addressing other collateral legal needs.
Access to means of transportation to courthouses and other case-related locations in the St. Louis region.
Experience advocating for clients in court, including the ability to argue motions, conduct evidentiary hearings/trials, and preserve a legal record.
Trial experience preferred, but not required.


ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Embrace and support ACD’s overall mission, standards, policies and procedures, and confidentiality guidelines.
Perform holistic intake interviews for ACD applicants.
Provide high-quality legal assistance to eligible clients on matters pertaining to their situations, including, eviction defense, foreclosure defense, consumer matters, and some municipal representation.
Work closely with organizers and special projects and civil litigation teams to support ACD’s systemic change efforts in the housing context.
Maintain a caseload commensurate with abilities and case difficulty.
Maintain regular communication with clients including institutional visits as necessary.
Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and remain current with updates and changes to the law.
Support, promote, and participate in community education, outreach and develop good public relations with the client community, state and local bar, and other community groups.
Direct and monitor activities of paralegals and, as requested by management, interns, and volunteers.
Ensure that all applicable client files (physical and electronic), data, and reports are accurate and complete.
Attend regular organizational meetings and participate in organizational development projects as directed.
Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system.
Other duties as directed by management.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills: able to work well with a wide range of people.
Experience and/or training in working with clients experiencing housing crises or homelessness.
Experience and/or training in mental health, conflict resolution, or trauma-informed crisis intervention.
Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrate dependability through good attendance and adherence to timelines and schedules.
Good follow-through related to client needs, grant compliance, and projects.
Good problem-solving skills.
Demonstrate resourcefulness and ability to take initiative in the development and completion of projects.
Able and willing to continue professional development, including learning new areas of law as needed.
Knowledge of the St. Louis region is a plus.

This is a full-time position with benefits and a salary commensurate with experience. Health coverage, 401(k), paid vacation, mileage reimbursement, paid continuing education opportunities, and paid Bar dues.

ArchCity Defenders is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQIA+, and gender non-conforming applicants.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     
To apply, complete the form and upload a cover letter addressed to Jacki Langum, Director of Advocacy, a resume, and writing sample to the following website: https://tinyurl.com/ACDDirectRep2

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit materials as soon as possible.
Posted: December 15, 2020
01-201215-01: Associate Attorney

Craver, Grothe & Cox, LLP

Bloomfield, Iowa

We have openings for an Associate Attorney in our Centerville and Bloomfield, Iowa offices.

We're looking for attorneys seeking a long-term opportunity and that recognize the benefits of living and working in a rural area.

Craver, Grothe & Cox, LLP is a small full-service law firm with a focus on transactional law, civil litigation, estate planning and probate, and agricultural law.

We offer a small-town work environment with the opportunity to provide sophisticated legal services to clients in Iowa, Missouri, and Texas.


Job Number:  01-201215-01:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Craver, Grothe & Cox, LLP



We are seeking an attorney ready to engage in general practice primarily serving clients in Southern Iowa and Northern Missouri.

New graduates are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have a desire to live and work in a rural community while providing sophisticated legal representation to clients. This is an Associate Attorney position with long-term opportunities leading to partnership.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:    

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Ed.Cox@CraverGrotheCox.com
or contact Ed Cox at 641-856-2244 with any questions.
 
Posted: December 15, 2020
01-201214-03: Direct Representation Attorney - Holistic Legal Advocacy (Criminal & Municipal)

ArchCity Defenders

St. Louis, Missouri

ArchCity Defenders seeks a diligent and creative individual with a strong commitment to social justice to join our dynamic and diverse staff of attorneys, paralegals, social workers, community organizers, and media and communication advocates who collaborate to provide holistic advocacy to address the causes and consequences of poverty and involvement with the legal system.

This skilled attorney will join the team leading our direct representation work to provide holistic criminal and municipal legal services to our clients.


Job Number:  01-201214-03:  Direct Representation Attorney - Holistic Legal Advocacy (Criminal & Municipal)


Company Name:  ArchCity Defenders

ACD seeks a diligent and creative individual with a strong commitment to social justice to join our dynamic and diverse staff of attorneys, paralegals, social workers, community organizers, and media and communication advocates who collaborate to provide holistic advocacy to address the causes and consequences of poverty and involvement with the legal system.

This skilled attorney will join the team leading our direct representation work to provide holistic legal services, with an emphasis on criminal and municipal defense, to our clients and will play an important role in supporting ACD’s four-pillar approach.


QUALIFICATIONS:

J.D. with admission to the Missouri Bar or ability to obtain admission through waiver or reciprocity.
Criminal defense experience is required.
Experience in Missouri state court is preferred, but not required.
Looking for a self-starter with a passion for racial and economic justice.
Demonstrated interest in movement lawyering and understanding of litigation as a tool for social change.
Demonstrated ability to manage high volume workload effectively.
Ability to use and accurately record work time in an electronic case database.
Excellent research and persuasive writing skills, including experience drafting persuasive pleadings, motions, and memoranda of law.
Experience with the criminal discovery process, including related motion practice, and the ability to conduct depositions and investigate cases as needed.
Ability to identify and develop relationships of trust with impacted individuals, including by addressing other collateral legal needs.
Access to means of transportation to courthouses and other case-related locations in the St. Louis region.
Demonstrated experience advocating for clients in court, including the ability to argue motions, conduct evidentiary hearings and trials, and preserve a legal record.
Jury trial experience is strongly preferred, but not required.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Embrace and support ACD’s overall mission, standards, policies and procedures, and confidentiality guidelines.
Perform holistic intake interviews for ACD applicants
Provide high-quality legal assistance to eligible clients on matters pertaining to their situations.
Maintain a caseload commensurate with abilities and case difficulty.
Maintain regular communication with clients including institutional visits as necessary.
Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and remain current with updates and changes to the law.
Support, promote, and participate in community education, outreach and develop good public relations with the client community, state and local bar, and other community groups.
Direct and monitor activities of paralegals and, as requested by management, interns and volunteers.
Ensure that all applicable client files (physical and electronic), data, and reports are accurate and complete.
Attend regular organizational meetings and participate in organizational development projects as directed.
Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system.
Other duties as directed by management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills: able to work well with a wide range of people.
Experience and/or training in working with clients experiencing housing crises or homelessness.
Experience and/or training in mental health, conflict resolution, or trauma-informed crisis intervention.
Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrate dependability through good attendance and adherence to timelines and schedules.
Good follow-through related to client needs, grant compliance, and projects.
Good problem-solving skills.
Demonstrate resourcefulness and ability to take initiative in the development and completion of projects.
Able and willing to continue professional development.
Knowledge of the St. Louis region is a plus.

This is a full-time position with benefits and a salary commensurate with experience. Health coverage, 401(k), paid vacation, mileage reimbursement, paid continuing education opportunities, and paid Bar dues.

ArchCity Defenders is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQIA+, and gender non-conforming applicants.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

To apply, complete the form and upload a cover letter addressed to Jacki Langum, Director of Advocacy, a resume, and writing sample to the following website: https://tinyurl.com/ACDDirectRep

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit materials as soon as possible.
Posted: December 14, 2020
01-201214-02: Litigation Attorney

Foley & Mansfield, PLLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Foley & Mansfield, a full service national law firm, is seeking an attorney with two plus (2+) years' experience in general liability and/or construction defect litigation to join our St. Louis team. 

Illinois and Missouri licenses required.

Job Number:  01-201214-02:  Litigation Attorney


Company Name:  Foley & Mansfield, PLLP


Foley & Mansfield is a national law firm with more than 140 attorneys in offices from coast to coast. We provide legal expertise, creative solutions and extensive trial experience for large corporations, small businesses and individuals.

Foley & Mansfield, a national law firm with more than 140 attorneys in offices from coast to coast, is seeking an attorney with 2+ years’ experience in general liability defense and/or construction defect litigation to join our St. Louis team.
Illinois and Missouri licenses required. Kansas license a plus.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes flexible benefits for healthcare and dental, life, long and short term disability, 401(k), profit sharing, professional learning and development, balance of life/work environment, and more.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.

As an equal opportunity employer, Foley & Mansfield PLLP unites the talents and contributions of all. We encourage qualified minorities, women, people with disabilities and military veterans to apply.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Visit our careers page to apply: https://www.foleymansfield.com/careers/
Posted: December 14, 2020
01-201211-02: Products Liability Attorney (Toxic Tort)

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC

St. Louis, Missouri

Sandberg Phoenix is recruiting a products liability attorney with three plus (3+) years of experience in handling toxic tort litigation to join our team of specialists defending asbestos and toxic-tort litigation.

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 forty one (41) years.


Job Number:  01-201211-02:  Products Liability Attorney (Toxic Tort)


Company Name:  Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC



You’ll find this position challenging and rewarding if :

• You have passion for products liability 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 and defending depositions.
• Strategize and evaluate cases under the supervision of the shareholder.
• Collaborate with expert witness.
• Case negotiation.
• Trial preparation.
• 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

Sandberg Phoenix is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sandberg Phoenix is committed to an inclusive environment that will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other characteristic to the extent protected by federal, state or local laws.
Posted: December 11, 2020
01-201211-01: 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:  01-201211-01:  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: December 11, 2020
01-201210-02: Assistant Public Defender

The Missouri State Public Defender System

St. Louis, Missouri

The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for an Assistant Public Defender for the Children’s Defense Team in St. Louis City.

The attorney is responsible for providing representation to indigent clients in all juvenile proceedings including, but not limited to, detention hearings, adjudications, disposition hearings, and representing children who have been certified to adult court.


Job Number:  01-201210-02:  Assistant Public Defender


Company Name:  The Missouri State Public Defender System


The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for an Assistant Public Defender for the Children’s Defense Team in St. Louis City.

The attorney is responsible for providing representation to indigent clients in all juvenile proceedings including, but not limited to, detention hearings, adjudications, disposition hearings, and representing children who have been certified to adult court.

 

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 expressed 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; communicating with family, parents, or guardians where appropriate; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.

 

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

 

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.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

An Application for Employment must be received in Human Resources no later than December 23, 2020 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.

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: December 10, 2020
01-201210-01: Staff Attorney

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Kansas City, Missouri

The selectee will serve as in-house counsel for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities within the geographical jurisdiction of the VA Office of Chief Counsel, Midwest District.



Job Number:  01-201210-01: Staff Attorney


Company Name:  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


The Office of Chief Counsel provides legal services to VA facilities.

Approximately 80% of those services are in the employment and labor law area.

Staff Attorneys represent the VA in administrative litigation before third parties, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Merit Systems Protection Board, and arbitrators.

Attorneys also provide advice to VA facilities in the areas of health law, information law, guardianships and other matters.

Staff Attorneys generally start at the GS-11 or GS-12 grade level, depending on experience. Promotion potential is to GS-14. See https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/ for salary tables.

Litigation experience is a plus, as is a passion for government service.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Email a resume to Deputy Chief Counsel Michael Anfang: michael.anfang@va.gov.
Posted: December 10, 2020
01-201209-03: Litigation Associate

Summers Compton Wells LLC

Clayton, Missouri

Summers Compton Wells LLC (SCW) is seeking an Associate with a minimum of two to four (2 - 4) years of commercial litigation experience.

Qualified applicants will be licensed in Missouri and Illinois.


Job Number:  01-201209-03:  Litigation Associate


Company Name:  Summers Compton Wells LLC


Summers Compton Wells LLC (SCW) is seeking an Associate with a minimum of 2 - 4 years of commercial litigation experience.

Qualified applicants will be licensed in Missouri and Illinois.

The ideal applicant will have exceptional analytical and writing skills, the ability to take and defend depositions as well as experience drafting and arguing dispositive motions.

We are seeking an associate that has a strong work ethic, excellent attention to detail and a desire to apply their knowledge and skills in order to provide outstanding client service.

SCW offers you an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary.
Benefits:
401(k) matching
401(k) profit sharing
Dental insurance
Long-term Disability insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Vision insurance

SCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

If this opportunity is of interest to you, please send resume and writing sample to dsobkoviak@summerscomptonwells.com.

Attn: Donna Sobkoviak.

Posted: December 9, 2020
01-201209-02: Corporate Finance Associate Attorney

Stinson LLP

       Clayton/St. Louis or Kansas City, Missouri
along with Dallas, Texas or Minneapolis, Minnesota

Stinson LLP is seeking an Associate with four to five years of experience to join the Corporate Finance Division. 

We currently have several offices with openings. 

Candidates will possess excellent academic credentials, and have strong writing, analytical, organizational, leadership and communication skills.


Job Number:  01-201209-02:  Corporate Finance Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Stinson LLP


Qualifications Required:
Active Texas, Missouri or Minnesota attorney license required.

Qualified candidates will have four 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.


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 upload a resume with your law school class rank listed if available, cover letter, unofficial law school transcript, and a writing sample. In your cover letter, please note which office (city name) to which you are applying.

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

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

Posted: December 9, 2020
01-201208-02: Associate Attorney - Litigation

Kranitz, Sadoun & Carpenter, PC

St. Joseph, Missouri

Three generations of the Kranitz family have served the legal needs of the residents of St. Joseph and Northwest Missouri for more than a century.

Our law office is a family business that was originally established in 1919 by Louis Kranitz.

We serve our clients through a combination of legal skills and practical experience that come from many years of practicing law.

As litigators, our five attorneys have years of combined legal experience.

We are a full-service law firm and provide quality legal services in several areas of law.


Job Number:  01-201208-02:  Associate Attorney - Litigation


Company Name:  Kranitz, Sadoun & Carpenter, PC


Full time associate attorney licensed to practice in Missouri. New graduates are welcome to apply if they possess law clinic, moot court, or other advocacy skills.

Attorney to serve all counties from Clay/Platte north to Atchison/Grant counties and east to Livingston County.

Must reside within 30 minutes of Saint Joseph or commit to relocation within 6 months of employment.

Competitive salary and benefits.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please email cover letter, CV, writing sample, and references to mcarpenter@kranitzlaw.com

Posted: December 8, 2020
01-201207-01: 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:  01-201207-01:  Family Law Attorney


Company Name:  Stange Law Firm, PC


Job Description

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: December 7, 2020
01-201204-01: Litigation Associate Attorney

Carmody MacDonald P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri

The spirit of collegiality that characterized our firm’s earliest days has been retained and cultivated over the years, making Carmody MacDonald an innovative place to work. We are a cutting-edge, progressive and dynamic firm seeking passionate and talented professionals interested in performing sophisticated legal work.

Carmody MacDonald retains strong, trusted and lasting relationships with some of the region’s most respected organizations, and together we offer opportunities for the best and brightest to shine.

We are seeking an associate attorney with zero to three years of legal experience to join our Litigation Department, focusing specifically on our growing Homeowner and Condominium Association practice.


Job Number:  01-201204-01:  Litigation Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Carmody MacDonald P.C.


Our practice combines work in real estate law, corporate governance, contracts, and other areas as we advise clients in and out of the courtroom.

We are seeking an associate attorney with zero to three years of legal experience to join our Litigation Department, focusing specifically on our growing Homeowner and Condominium Association practice.

We are looking for an attorney interested in building client relationships with property managers and board members as we help them build communities around the St. Louis area. The candidate must be able to manage multiple projects in a team setting and provide practical client counseling. This position will allow frequent opportunities to appear in court to handle docket calls, motion hearings, and eventually trials. All candidates should have strong academic credentials, a willingness to accept responsibility, and share our commitment to client service and professional excellence.

We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and the opportunity for professional development.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript to:

Email: recruiting@carmodymacdonald.com

Mail:

Recruiting Coordinator
120 S. Central Avenue, Suite 1800
St. Louis, Missouri 63105

Posted: December 4, 2020
01-201203-01: Associate Attorney

Brown & James, P.C.

Kansas City, Springfield and/or St. Louis, Missouri
      along with an opening in Belleville, Illinois

Brown & James, P.C. is seeking to hire associates with zero to three (0-3) years of experience in its Kansas City, Springfield and/or St. Louis, Missouri offices.   We also have an opening in Belleville, Illinois as well.

Brown & James specializes in civil trial practice, with an emphasis on defense work.

The associates will practice in a broad range of practice areas, with a focus on research, writing, insurance coverage analysis, and trial work.



Job Number:  01-201203-01:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Brown & James, P.C.

Brown & James specializes in civil trial practice, with an emphasis on defense work.

The associates will practice in a broad range of practice areas, with a focus on research, writing, insurance coverage analysis, and trial work.

Candidates should be ranked in the top third of their law school class, possess strong legal writing skills, and have a strong interest in trial work.

Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits and bonus available in addition to annual salary.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please submit a resume, law school transcript and a writing sample to hiring@bjpc.com, and reference “Associate Position” in the subject line.

Please indicate in your cover letter which offices you would like to consider your resume.

Please re-submit any resume submitted before November 2020.

Writing sample should be the candidate's sole work product; it should not have been edited by any other person.
Posted: December 3, 2020
01-201202-02: Associate Attorney

Manz Swanson Hall Fogarty & Gellis, P.C.

Kansas City, Missouri

Manz Swanson Hall Fogarty & Gellis, P.C., a mid-size civil litigation/insurance defense law firm, is seeking an associate attorney.

Preferred candidate should have one to three (1-3) years of experience and be licensed in Missouri and Kansas.

Experience preparing and responding to written discovery, drafting and/or arguing civil motions, taking/defending depositions, and familiarity with hourly billing preferred.


Job Number:  01-201202-02:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Manz Swanson Hall Fogarty & Gellis, P.C.


Manz Swanson Hall Fogarty & Gellis, P.C., a mid-size civil litigation/insurance defense law firm, is seeking an associate attorney.

Starting salary of $75,000 with higher salary to be considered commensurate with experience including prior insurance defense experience. Benefits and a tiered bonus structure included.

Preferred candidate should have 1-3 years of experience and be licensed in Missouri and Kansas.

Experience preparing and responding to written discovery, drafting and/or arguing civil motions, taking/defending depositions, and familiarity with hourly billing preferred.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample.

Applicants may fax materials to 816-472-5320, ATTENTION: Heather Blegstad, Office Administrator

or email to hblegstad@mslawkc.com
Posted: December 2, 2020
01-201202-01: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Taney County Prosecuting Attorney Office

Forsyth, Missouri

The Taney County Prosecuting Attorney's Office in Forsyth, Missouri is seeking a full-time assistant prosecuting attorney to start as soon as possible to represent the State of Missouri in felony and misdemeanor cases in Taney County Missouri.



Job Number:  01-201202-01:  Assistant Prosecuting Attorney


Company Name:  Taney County Prosecuting Attorney Office


The Taney County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is hiring an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The position will begin immediately.

Job responsibilities are representing the State of Missouri and the Citizens of Taney County in criminal cases referred to the Office from various law enforcement entities in Taney County.
Specific tasks include reviewing referrals and making filing decisions on criminal cases, as well as communicating effectively with law enforcement officers, victims, and the defense bar.
The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney will appear in court frequently and is responsible for hearings and trials. Desired skills include the ability to work independently, make responsible decisions on cases, and collaborate with staff in the Office and court system.

The Office uses the Karpel case management system and is mostly paperless. A knowledge of Karpel is not a prerequisite, but computer proficiency is necessary.

Applicants need a Juris Doctorate Degree with a valid license to practice law in the state of Missouri, and must be able to pass a drug test and background fitness review.
Prior experience in criminal litigation is preferred.

The starting salary is 52,000 with some flexibility depending on experience. Other benefits include paid vacation and sick time, 12 paid holidays, county-paid health insurance and dental premiums, enrollment in the Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System (MOLAGERS), the County Employees Retirement Fund (CERF) pension plan, and county-provided group life insurance. Additional available benefits include flexible spending, short term and long term disability, voluntary life insurance, AFLAC, vision insurance and Section 125 cafeteria plan, and a deferred compensation savings plan through the County Employees Retirement Fund (CERF 457).



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and job references.

Preferred method of submission is by email to William.Duston@taneycountymo.gov.

Candidates may also submit documents by mail or fax to:

William Duston
Prosecuting Attorney
P.O. Box 849
Forsyth, Missouri 65653

Fax: 417-546-2376
Posted: December 2, 2020
01-201130-01: Corporate Associate

Husch Blackwell

Kansas City, Missouri

Husch Blackwell’s Energy and Natural Resources Business Unit has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for a Corporate Associate with two to three years of experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience with renewable energy transactions, working on project development, acquisitions, dispositions, equity investments, or financing.

Experience working on general commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and project structuring is also desirable.


Job Number:  01-201130-01:  Corporate Associate


Company Name:  Husch Blackwell

Husch Blackwell’s Energy and Natural Resources Business Unit has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for a Corporate Associate with two to three years of experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with renewable energy transactions, working on project development, acquisitions, dispositions, equity investments, or financing. Experience working on general commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and project structuring is also desirable. Husch Blackwell’s growing Energy and Natural Resources Business Unit serves national and international renewable energy developers, operators, lenders, and investors.

Candidates should enjoy collaborating with teams of attorneys and clients. Self-starters with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills who can articulate and promote sound, practical courses of action will excel. Candidates should have a Missouri bar license or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible.

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


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

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

Posted: November 30, 2020
01-201125-04: Attorney I (Litigation)

City of St. Louis City Counselor's Office

St. Louis, Missouri
The City Counselor's Office is seeking an Attorney I (Litigation). This office represents the City of St. Louis, its elected and appointed public officials, and its departments, agencies, boards, and commissions.

The City Counselor's Office includes 40 attorneys and 20 support staff members and handles a wide range of legal issues, litigation, and transactions.


Job Number:  01-201125-04


Company Name:  City of St. Louis City Counselor's Office

The City Counselor's Office is seeking an Attorney I (Litigation). This office represents the City of St. Louis, its elected and appointed public officials, and its departments, agencies, boards, and commissions. The City Counselor's Office includes 40 attorneys and 20 support staff members and handles a wide range of legal issues, litigation, and transactions.

Incumbents in this position in the City Counselor's Office perform entry-level legal work and represent the City, its employees, officers, and officials in civil litigation matters in state court, federal court, and administrative proceedings. Work will include legal research and writing, all forms of discovery, oral arguments, administrative hearings, bench trials, jury trials, appellate advocacy, and others. Substantive areas of law will include general tort, personal injury, administrative, employment, civil rights, equity, and others.

Minimum Requirements: Graduation from a school of law approved by the American Bar Association; current membership in The Missouri Bar in good standing or licensure in another state with eligibility for reciprocity in Missouri.
 
Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

You must apply on the City website at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs  

Last date for filing application is December 23, 2020.
 


 
Posted: November 25, 2020
01-201125-03: Attorney

Haefner Law Office, LLC

Lee's Summit, Missouri and St. Louis, Missouri
Haefner Law Office is seeking full-time attorneys in both its Lee’s Summit and St. Louis offices. 

A minimum of 2+ years of experience in family law is required.


Job Number:  01-201125-03


Company Name:  Haefner Law Office, LLC

Haefner Law Office is seeking full-time attorneys in both its Lee’s Summit and St. Louis offices. 

Skills needed:
• Minimum of 2+ years of experience in family law
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Exceptional time management skills with ability to meet deadlines
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
 
Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please send all resumes to Mark Haefner via mark@flatratedivorces.com.  

Please indicate in your communication which location you are applying for. 

 
Posted: November 25, 2020
01-201125-02: Associate Attorney

Knight Nicastro Mackay, LLC

Kansas City, Missouri
Knight Nicastro MacKay, LLC, a litigation firm with a growing national practice, is seeking an attorney with 2-5 years of experience to join our expanding practice in the Kansas City, MO, office.

This is an excellent opportunity for a knowledgeable, hard-working, and talented attorney to join a firm of litigators handling complex cases with a national reach.
 


Job Number:  01-201125-02


Company Name:  Knight Nicastro Mackay, LLC

Knight Nicastro MacKay, LLC, a litigation firm with a growing national practice, is seeking an attorney with 2-5 years of experience to join our expanding practice in the Kansas City, MO, office. This is an excellent opportunity for a knowledgeable, hard-working, and talented attorney to join a firm of litigators handling complex cases with a national reach.

The ideal candidate would have an interest in civil litigation/insurance defense and would manage cases from start to finish. Some travel is required.

Qualified candidates must be licensed to practice in Missouri. Additional license in either Kansas or Illinois is preferred.

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our firm offers competitive compensation and an opportunity to advance within the firm. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and matching 401(k) participation. Attorneys are also provided with a CLE budget, marketing support, and budget.
 
Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Interested candidates should submit CV, writing sample, and list of references to route@knightnicastro.com.

 
Posted: November 25, 2020
01-201125-01: First Amendment Clinic Fellow

Washington University School of Law

St. Louis, Missouri
The First Amendment Clinic at Washington University School of Law seeks a full-time Legal Fellow for a two-year term. 

The Fellow will engage in substantial legal work, including direct client representation in matters implicating freedom of speech, press, assembly or petition. The fellow will also help supervise law students by providing feedback on their written work, client interaction, and oral advocacy. 
 


Job Number:  01-201125-01


Company Name:  Washington University School of Law

The First Amendment Clinic at Washington University School of Law seeks a full-time Legal Fellow for a two-year term. 

The First Amendment Clinic’s mission is to defend and advance the rights of free speech, press, assembly, and petition through regional litigation and advocacy, while providing law students with the practice and real-world experience to become leaders on First Amendment issues. The Clinic takes on a wide array of cases and controversies, including defense against libel claims and newsgathering torts, access to courts, and defending the rights of journalists, artists, protestors, and others who have been censored by the government. The Clinic and the legal fellow position are supported by the Stanton Foundation. 

Under the direction of the Clinic’s Director, the Fellow will be expected to: (1) engage in substantial legal work including direct client representation encompassing intake/case evaluation, drafting and filing pleadings, taking discovery, motion practice, and court appearances; and (2) help supervise law students by providing feedback on their written work, client interaction, and oral advocacy. The Fellow will also assist with coalition building and managing referral relationships with public interest organizations, law firms, journalists, and other stakeholders committed to protecting expressive freedoms.
 
Candidates must possess a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school and must be admitted or eligible to practice law in Missouri (i.e., must be a member of the Missouri Bar, able to become a member within six months of starting the position or eligible for a certificate to supervise students as a law teacher pursuant to Missouri Supreme Court Rule 13.06). Candidates should possess a strong academic record; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong organizational and time-management skills; an ability to build and maintain relationships with both students and community/professional partners; and an interest in First Amendment law. Preference will be given to candidates who have at least two years of litigation or clerkship experience. 

The start date for this position is negotiable, but should be no earlier than February 1, 2021, and no later than July 1, 2021. For fullest consideration, apply by December 30, 2020.

Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Applicants should submit a cover letter (briefly describing the candidate’s interest and qualifications), resume, and at least two references to Lisa Hoppenjans, Director, First Amendment Clinic, at lhoppenjans@wustl.edu. Please use the email subject line “Application for First Amendment Fellowship.” Applicants must also submit an online application by navigating to https://jobs.wustl.edu/  and searching for job opening number 49768. 

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
 

 
Posted: November 25, 2020
01-201124-02: Corporate Associate

Husch Blackwell LLP

Austin, Denver, Kansas City or Omaha
Husch Blackwell, a full-service law firm, has an immediate opening for a Corporate Associate with three to six years of experience.

The position can be in its Austin, Denver, Kansas City or Omaha markets.

The ideal candidate will have experience with corporate governance, commercial transactions, securities, and mergers and acquisitions. The position will work primarily with attorneys in the Energy and Natural Resources business unit, so prior energy experience is desirable but not required. Experience with Power Purchase Agreements is preferred.


Job Number:  01-201124-02


Company Name:  Husch Blackwell LLP

Husch Blackwell, a full-service law firm, has an immediate opening for a Corporate Associate with three to six years of experience. The position can be in its Austin, Denver, Kansas City or Omaha markets.

The ideal candidate will have experience with corporate governance, commercial transactions, securities, and mergers and acquisitions. The position will work primarily with attorneys in the Energy and Natural Resources business unit, so prior energy experience is desirable but not required. Experience with Power Purchase Agreements is preferred.

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 must have the appropriate state bar license based on location or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible.

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

Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

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

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet
 
Posted: November 24, 2020
01-201124-01: Staff Attorney - Children's Legal Alliance

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.

St. Louis, Missouri
The CLA Staff Attorney works with children and families in St. Louis City to increase access to educational opportunities and improve educational outcomes for children served.

Legal advocacy will be primarily in the areas of special education, school discipline, and the rights of students experiencing homelessness. The Staff Attorney will conduct community outreach and education, provide legal advice, advocacy and representation in a variety of formal and informal settings (including civil, administrative and informal proceedings) that affect a client’s ability to access critical educational services. 


Job Number:  01-201124-01


Company Name:  Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. (LSEM), a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to people living with low-income/low opportunity, seeks a full-time Staff Attorney to work in its Children’s Legal Alliance (CLA) program.

The CLA Staff Attorney works with children and families in St. Louis City to increase access to educational opportunities and improve educational outcomes for children served by the program. Legal advocacy will be primarily in the areas of special education, school discipline, and the rights of students experiencing homelessness. The Staff Attorney will conduct community outreach and education, provide legal advice, advocacy and representation in a variety of formal and informal settings (including civil, administrative and informal proceedings) that affect a client’s ability to access critical educational services. The Staff Attorney may pursue impact litigation resulting in systemic change. The Staff Attorney will work closely with the program’s social worker to provide clients with holistic advocacy.
 
Responsibilities include:
- Conduct substantive educational legal work in a variety of settings, utilizing all tools available. Draft complex pleadings, letters, and memoranda. Advance client goals through legal representation, including administrative hearings and court proceedings.

- Conduct in-depth client interviews, fact gathering and maintain regular and responsive contact with clients.

- Create community education materials. Present and teach to groups of potential clients, service providers, and referral sources (including being able to lead workshops with community organizations). Participate and be active in connecting with community partners and conducting community outreach.

- Work with low-income/low-opportunity, underrepresented communities, recognize major issues affecting the lives of low-income clients. Work collaboratively with co-workers and community partners in other professions.

- Track project activities for purposes of reporting to funders and assist with grant reporting, as needed.
 
Qualifications:
- J.D. and admitted to practice in Missouri (or eligible to be admitted)

- Two years’ experience as a practicing attorney preferred

- Demonstrated commitment to public interest law or to legal services for the poor strongly preferred

- Previous teaching experience or education law experience preferred, but not required

- Ability to relate well and work with low-income clients

- Strong communication skills, work ethic, flexibility and teamwork

- Strong litigation and advocacy skills

- Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office 365 and case management software

- Demonstrate initiative, sound judgment and a commitment to LSEM’s legal aid mission

- Open to creative and innovative ways of fulfilling LSEM’s mission
 
Salary & Benefits Information:
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, a generous time off policy, 403(b) and profit sharing plans, long-term disability and life insurance, employee assistance plan, and flexible spending account.

Interested Parties/How to Apply:  
Please upload your resume and cover letter through JobScore using the link below. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
https://hire.jobscore.com/careers/legalservicesofeasternmissouri/jobs/staff-attorney-childrens-legal-alliance-cL7oa0k1Kr65VIaKiFt6KI?previewing=true

Submission Deadline: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
   
Posted: November 24, 2020
01-201123-04: Real Estate Associate

Husch Blackwell LLP

Kansas City, Missouri
Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for a Real Estate Associate with four to five years of experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience with general real estate transactional matters, such as leasing and purchase/sale transactions, real estate finance and/or development incentives. The candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our Energy & Natural Resources business unit.


Job Number:  01-201123-04


Company Name:  Husch Blackwell LLP

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for a Real Estate Associate with four to five years of experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience with general real estate transactional matters, such as leasing and purchase/sale transactions, real estate finance and/or development incentives. The candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our Energy & Natural Resources business unit.

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.

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

EOE

Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

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

 
Posted: November 23, 2020
01-201123-02: Associate Attorney

Husch Blackwell LLP

Kansas City, Missouri
Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for a Real Estate Associate with two to three years of experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience with general real estate transactional matters, such as leasing and purchase/sale transactions, real estate finance and/or development incentives. The candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our Energy & Natural Resources business unit.


Job Number:  01-201123-02


Company Name:  Husch Blackwell LLP

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for a Real Estate Associate with two to three years of experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with general real estate transactional matters, such as leasing and purchase/sale transactions, real estate finance and/or development incentives. The candidate will work primarily with attorneys in our Energy & Natural Resources business unit. 

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.

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

Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

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

EOE
 
Posted: November 23, 2020
01-201123-01: Managing Attorney

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri
The Economic Development Office of Legal Aid of Western Missouri is seeking a full-time Managing Attorney in one of its satellite offices in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Managing Attorney will work with inner-city neighborhood associations and local non-profit community development corporations on targeted inner-city community improvement initiatives. This position will focus heavily on real estate transactions and civil land-use litigation with the target outcome being blight remediation, affordable housing preservation and community re-investment. 


Job Number: 01-201123-01:  Managing Attorney


Company Name: Legal Aid of Western Missouri

The Economic Development Office of Legal Aid of Western Missouri is seeking a full-time Managing Attorney in one of its satellite offices in Kansas City, Missouri. The Managing Attorney will work with inner-city neighborhood associations and local non-profit community development corporations on targeted inner-city community improvement initiatives. This position will focus heavily on real estate transactions and civil land-use litigation with the target outcome being blight remediation, affordable housing preservation and community re-investment. The Managing Attorney supervises the staff in the Economic Development Office and reports directly to the Deputy Executive Director. The Managing Attorney will be responsible for working on funding initiatives and managing the contracts that support this worthy work. 

Candidates must have the following: a Missouri law license (or the ability to obtain a Missouri license soon after hire), sensitivity to diverse communities, ability to work independently, excellent judgment, strong reasoning and writing abilities, good organizational habits, highly motivated, a sense of humor, and the ability to learn quickly. Preferred credentials include: litigation experience, background in community development, and commitment to public interest law.

Legal Aid of Western Missouri is a nonprofit firm providing civil legal services to low income persons. It offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity as its guiding principle.

As with all job openings at Legal Aid, second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, particularly Spanish, but also Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali or Dinka will be viewed favorably in the hiring decision. The ability to speak in a second language, however, is not a requirement for this job.

Salary: $64,500 + DOE 

Benefits: Medical & dental, life, vision, long & short-term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans, paid vacation, sick & holidays; flexible spending account, parking reimbursement; paid CLE and Bar dues and professional development.
 
Interested Parties/How to Apply:     

Please visit https://lawmo.org/careers/current-openings/  to submit your application, résumé, three references, legal writing sample and cover letter.

Legal Aid of Western Missouri 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: November 23, 2020