Full or Part-time Employment

01-2000331-01: Associate Attorney

Brinker & Doyen, LLP

Clayton, Missouri

Been furloughed?

Tired of workers compensation?

Want to work in Clayton?

Brinker & Doyen, LLP, a defense firm in Clayton seeks an associate litigation attorney.


Job Number:  01-2000331-01:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Brinker & Doyen, LLP


Brinker & Doyen, LLP, a defense firm in Clayton seeks an associate litigation attorney licensed in Missouri (with Illinois license a plus) interested in handling personal injury cases ranging from auto/GL to professional and products liability.

We are looking for candidates with great people skills, and excellent legal research and writing abilities who are interested in getting into the courtroom.

Attorneys will have the opportunity to participate in all phases of discovery and court appearances. Contact us!



Interested Parties/How to Apply:  Email resumes to Julie Thoele, HR Director: julie@brinkerdoyen.com  
Posted: March 31, 2020
01-200330-03: Staff Attorney-School Based Project

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Justice in the Schools project in the Kansas City Public School District.

This project is located at Central High School and this staff attorney will work alongside a paralegal/project director.


Job Number:  01-200330-03:  Staff Attorney-School Based Project


Company Name:  Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Justice in the Schools project at the Kansas City Public School District. This project is located at Central High School and this staff attorney will work alongside a paralegal/project director.

The attorney will be providing free civil legal services for qualifying clients in a variety of legal areas including eviction defense and family law. The ideal individual will be someone who is comfortable learning many practice areas and/or who has general practice experience. This person will also be comfortable interacting with district families and staff members.

This position will require occasional outreach and the facilitation of legal presentations.

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 and family 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://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: March 30, 2020
01-200330-02: Attorney

Birk Law Firm

Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Are you an energetic attorney wanting challenging work at a fun fast-paced firm?

We are particularly interested if you have a portable client base.

We will support you with the most modern technology and a nice office.

We will provide support staff as needed. We will provide a collegial environment and foster your professional growth and community involvement.

We will reward your results with the best compensation in the area. There will be partner opportunities after a few years.


Job Number:  01-200330-02:  Attorney


Company Name:  Birk Law Firm

Are you an energetic attorney wanting challenging work at a fun fast-paced firm?

Below is a boring ad that briefly describes who we are looking for.

What we are really looking for are attorneys willing to work hard and be rewarded for their hard work. We are particularly interested if you have a portable client base.

We will support you with the most modern technology and a nice office. We will provide support staff as needed. We will provide a collegial environment and foster your professional growth and community involvement.

We want the right attorneys to become a part of our team so that we can grow the firm and we can all do better.

We won’t expect you to pay for things such as your professional insurance or continuing education. We will reward your results with the best compensation in the area.

There will be partner opportunities after a few years. You will be given a lot of autonomy, but you must utilize this freedom to grow.


Birk Law Firm is growing and we are expanding our services in several practice areas at our office in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. We are seeking highly motivated attorneys experienced in one or more of the areas of criminal law, workers compensation, social security disability, insurance defense, personal injury, immigration law, professional negligence and licensing, personnel and employment, medical malpractice, toxic torts, complex litigation, and product liability. If you have expertise in other practice areas those will also be considered.

Pay structure designed to incentivize your hard work and compensate you for results.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:   Email resume and cover letter to kbirk@birklegal.com               
Posted: March 30, 2020
01-200330-01: Staff Attorney - VAWA

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

Legal Aid of Western Missouri is seeking a full-time staff attorney in the Warrensburg, Missouri office.

Preference is given to persons with a demonstrated commitment to service in the area of domestic violence and/or general domestic relations, including Circuit and Juvenile Court matters.

The work of VAWA advocacy is stimulating, and attorneys are encouraged to develop new and complex legal theories for relief for victims of domestic violence.


Job Number:  01-200330-01:  Staff Attorney - VAWA


Company Name: Legal Aid of Western Missouri


Legal Aid of Western Missouri is seeking a full-time staff attorney in the Warrensburg, Missouri office. Preference is given to persons with a demonstrated commitment to service in the area of domestic violence and/or general domestic relations, including Circuit and Juvenile Court matters. The work of VAWA advocacy is stimulating, and attorneys are encouraged to develop new and complex legal theories for relief for victims of domestic violence.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, representing both adult and child victims of domestic violence in order of protection cases across a thirteen county area. The job additionally allows around 30 percent time-concentration on general family law litigation on behalf of victims of domestic violence.

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. No prior experience is required.

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 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 + Experience

Benefits: Medical & dental, life, vision, long & short-term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans, paid vacation, sick & holidays; flexible spending account, parking reimbursement; commute reimbursement stipend if applicable; 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, writing sample, and cover letter. The supervisor for this position is William Shull, Managing Attorney of the Warrensburg, MO 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: March 30, 2020
01-200326-01: Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender

Missouri State Public Defender

 

 Bolivar, Jefferson City, Kennett, Liberty,
St. Louis City 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:  01-200326-01: Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender

Missouri State Public Defender

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
• Jefferson City Accepting applications until position is filled
• Kennett Accepting applications until position is filled
• Liberty Accepting applications until position is filled
• St. Louis City Accepting applications until April 8
• 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: March 26, 2020
01-200325-02: General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer

St. Louis Community College

St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and the second largest institution of higher education in the state with current credit enrollment each semester of almost 30,000 students.

The College is a charter member of the League for Innovation in Community Colleges and is accredited by the North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission.

The General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer provides legal advice and counsel to the Chancellor, Board of Trustees, and other officers and directors of the College, serving as the College’s primary legal counsel in all areas.




Job Number:  01-200325-02:  General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer


Company Name:   St. Louis Community College

The College includes four campuses, three education centers and district administrative offices enrolling 29,230 students.

We offer 22 college-transfer options and 80 career programs in the areas of art and design, business, civil and community service, engineering and technology, health and office professions; plus continuing education, developmental, and business/industrial training programs.

The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff.


POSITION SUMMARY:


· Provides legal advice and counsel to the Chancellor, Board of Trustees, and other officers and directors of the College, serving as the College’s primary legal counsel in all areas.

· Prepares for and represents the College in matters before the EEOC, State Commission on Human Rights, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), and litigation matters in St. Louis City and County state circuit court and in Federal court, or works directly with outside law firms in the preparation and representation of such matters.

· Consults with the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, in protecting the interests of employees and the College in accordance with the College’s human resource policies, laws, and regulations.

· Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting the College and monitors the exposure of the College. Offers advice and counsel to administration in the preparation of the information requested or required for compliance.

· Coordinates the College legal services, including overseeing and coordinating the work of outside law firms; advises and recommends other legal counsel when appropriate and deemed warranted.

· In conjunction with Professional Development, develops district-wide training programs that address the College’s needs in relation to legal requirements.

· Develops contacts with the legal community to anticipate legal changes; conducts a continuous study of laws and regulations and keeps the College abreast of current requirements and/or developments.

· Consults with all segments of administration in relation to policies or actions and makes recommendations for improving the effectiveness of implementing such policies or practices.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

· J.D. degree and at least seven (7) years of relevant full time experience.

· Must be a member of the Missouri State Bar and licensed to practice in the Federal and State Courts of the State of Missouri.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

· Experience in education law as it pertains to higher education, particularly community colleges, as applicable in the state of Missouri.




APPLICATON PROCESS:

· All candidates must complete an online application at http://jobs.stlcc.edu/postings/9462

St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity              
Posted: March 25, 2020
01-200325-01: Mediation and Assessment Program Director

United States District Court Western District of Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

The United States District Court for the Western District if Missouri is seeking a Directorfor the Court’s Mediation and Assessment Program (MAP).

The MAP encourages parties before the Court to: (1) confront
the facts and issues in their case before engaging in expensive and time-consuming discover, (2) engage in early discussion of the issues, (3) consider the views of the opposing side, (4) consider the costs of future proceedings in an effort to settle before those costs escalate and (5) consider other methods of resolving disputes.

The MAP Administrator has organizational responsibility for program administration
, trainingand reporting, serves as the primary mediator for the process and monitors the progress of cases assigned to other neutrals.




Job Number:  01-200325-01:  Mediation and Assessment Program Director


Company Name:  United States District Court Western District of Missouri

The successful candidate must be able to function autonomously and confidentially. In managing the date-to-day operations of the MAP, the Administrator supervises a staff of two individuals who assist with processing and tracking program cases.

The Administrator will also liaise with members of the bar for purposes of training, program evaluation and seeking input on the MAP process and opportunities to help it achieve program goals.

The person to hold this position will maintain an office in Kansas City, Missouri with the potential for occasional travel to divisional offices in Springfield and Jefferson City, as well as other locations for training.

Applicants should visit www.mow.uscourts.gov for general information about the Western District of Missouri (WDMO) and to review the Court’s General Order governing the MAP (the “Order”).

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The MAP Administrator reports to the Chief Judge and the Court Executive and serves at the discretion of the Court en banc. The Administrator manages the program with responsibility for implementation, operation, evaluation and modification.

Specific responsibilities include:
Developing forms, rules, procedures and policies consistent with the Order and managing the processing of assigned cases according to the Order deadlines and the overall goal of early mediation;
Coordinating assignment of cases and management of CM/ECF communications and notices with the Clerk’s Office;
Serving as the mediator or neutral for the majority of cases assigned to the MAP.
Monitoring and evaluating the program to assess results and efficiency, and providing narrative and statistical reports to the Court en banc and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts as necessary regarding the volume of cases processed and settlement results achieved; Maintaining and managing the list of qualified outside neutrals and drafting guidelines and policies for those neutrals;
Developing, organizing and conducting training for the neutrals;
Using technology and IT tools to produce statistical analysis, streamline case processing procedures and consider other means of ensuring that the program is efficient and cost effective in achieving its goals;
Recommending modifications to the program to the Court en banc as appropriate and necessary;
Maintain and confidentially dispose of program records appropriately:•Performing such other duties as requested by the Chief Judge, the Court en banc or the Court Executive.

Minimum Qualifications:
The Western District is looking for an experienced current or former attorney adept at case evaluation and assessment as well as mediation and negotiation.

Applicants should meet the following minimum requirements:
Juris Doctorate Degree
Membership in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. Territory
Been engaged in the active practice of law for a period of at least ten years, including a trial or litigation emphasis or litigation oversight role
Significant experience as a mediator or judicial officer or frequent representation of parties during mediation or settlement negotiations
Knowledge of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Evidence and the Court’s Local Rules and general knowledge of federal statutes and regulations
Familiarity with CM/ECF or similar electronic case filing/tracking software, and general proficiency with online legal research systems and word processing, spreadsheet, database and case management applications and software

Preferred Qualifications:
Mediation or alternative dispute resolution training or degree
Experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants
Familiarity with federal court practice and the MAP or similar programs outside WDMO
Experience with litigation involving a variety of causes of action, including both personal injury and commercial trial work
Experience managing a process, large projects and people With regard to conducting mediations or settlement discussion, the successful candidate will possess
Skill in mediation techniques and tools and conducting mediation sessions.
Skill in and ability to analyze and quickly synthesize complex data and the law
Skill in analyzing, refining and narrowing litigation issues through settlement discussions.
Skill in negotiation
Skill in collaborative problem-solving and consensus building 
Ability to develop and help parties develop creative solutions to problems
Ability to sensitively provide “reality checks” to counsel and participants
Ability to manage conflict between emotional parties  
Ability to command respect and control the mediation process
Ability to handle confidential information in a variety of contexts, such as observance of strict confidentiality from judges and other court staff, respect for confidences among parties during the course of negotiations and thereafter
Ability to stay abreast of changing ADR and mediation processes

With regard to written and oral communications, the successful candidate will possess:
Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups, to provide information, facilitate meetings, influence decision-makers, and provide training.
Skill in establishing cooperative working relationships with staff.
Skill in providing advice on complex matters.
Skill in working persuasively and tactfully with a wide range of people, including pro se litigants, represented litigants and members of the bench and the bar.

With regard to Court operations generally, the successful candidate will possess:
Knowledge of the District Court and Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, and judicial processes, policies, and procedures.
Knowledge of court culture and philosophy.
Ability to prioritize and manage the MAP caseload consistent with the needs of the court.
Knowledge of and compliance with the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees and court confidentiality requirements.
Ability to consistently demonstrate sound ethical judgment.

Conditions of Employment:
Candidates must be able to show proof that they meet citizenship requirements for employment by the United States Courts and must be able to pass a full background investigation, including a criminal record and credit check. Court employees must adhere to all Judicial Conference regulations, specifically the Code of Judicial Conduct. This position is subject to mandatory electronic funds transfer (direct deposit) of net pay. The United States District and Bankruptcy Courts are a part of the federal judiciary.

Application Procedure and Information:

Qualified persons should submit:
A cover letter;Current resume;
An application for Federal Employment, form AO 78 (http://www.uscourts.gov/uscourts/FormsAndFees/Forms/AO078.pdf); and
Three reference letters pertaining directly to the candidate’s skill as a mediator or as a representative of parties’ during mediations or settlement conferences; and
Two reference letters from judges (other than WDMO judges) before whom the candidate has appeared before during his or her practice.

All application material should be emailed in one PDF file to michele_nelson@mow.uscourts.gov or mailed to:

United States District Court Western District of Missouri
Attn: Michele Nelson
400 East 9thStreet
Kansas City, MO 64106

The application deadline is April 15, 2020.

The U.S. District Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only applicants invited for an interview will be
contacted. The Court reserves the right to change the announcement.

                
Posted: March 25, 2020
01-200323-04: Criminal Defense, Pre-trial Release Attorney

Missouri Public Defender's Office - St. Louis County

Clayton, Missouri

Provide legal representation for indigent defendants at pre-trial release hearings in the associate courts of St.. Louis County, 21st Judicial Circuit State of Missouri.

Attorney will work with and under the supervision of the Missouri State Public Defender.

This is a grant funded position.


Job Number:  01-200323-04:  Criminal Defense, Pre-trial Release Attorney


Company Name:  Missouri Public Defender's Office - St. Louis County


Duties to include interviewing incarcerated criminal defendants; representing clients at pre-trial release hearings; researching and coordinating social services for clients released from custody; working with the Missouri State Public Defender in the preparation, promotion and protection of the best interest of the client at all times; maintaining client contact by telephone, appointments, or institutional visits; keeping clients apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.

This is a grant funded position and does not include benefits. 


Interested Parties/How to Apply:          

An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for this position.   https://publicdefender.mo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Appl_for_Empl_07_19_enabled.pdf
                                                                         

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


Beth Huebner
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Dept of Criminology & Criminal Justice
324 Lucas Hall
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri  63121-4499

Phone: 314-516-5043

Email: huebnerb@umsl.edu           
Posted: March 23, 2020
01-200323-03: Staff Attorney

22nd Judicial Circuit Court

St. Louis, Missouri

The Staff Attorneys' Office of the 22nd Judicial Circuit of the State of Missouri in the City of St. Louis has an opening for a judicial staff attorney.

Job Number:  01-200323-03:  Staff Attorney


Company Name:  22nd Judicial Circuit Court

The 22nd Judicial Circuit of the State of Missouri in the City of St. Louis has an opening for a judicial staff attorney.

Salary is $54,860 per year.

Qualifications include a J.D. degree, Missouri Bar membership and Missouri residency.
Two to three years practice and/or judicial clerkship experience required.

Interested Parties/How to Apply:    Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
                                                                   The 22nd Judicial Circuit is an equal opportunity employer.

Send resumes to:

Staff Attorneys' Office
ATTN: Doug Pedersen
10 N. Tucker
St. Louis, Missouri  63101

or

doug.pedersen@courts.mo.gov

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED!                   
Posted: March 23, 2020
01-200323-02: Attorney

BurnettDriskill, LLC

North Kansas City, Missouri

BurnettDriskill, LLC is looking for an attorney well versed in administrative law for our office in North Kansas City.

We primarily focus in Social Security Disability, but we have expanded to Railroad Disability, Veteran's Affairs, ERISA Disability, and Life Planning.


Job Number:  01-200323-02:  Attorney


Company Name:   BurnettDriskill, LLC


This position is full time and primarily takes place in our office in North Kansas City.

General expectations are as follows:
• Speak & communicate with potential new clients regarding representation and eligibility.
• Interviews and represents clients at hearings at any office dictated by the Social Security Administration.
• Pleading and brief writing with strong skills.
• Maintaining files as needed.
• Responsible for being knowledgeable & effectively applying Social Security Administration law and rules changes regarding disability benefits.
• Responsible for being knowledgeable & effectively applying disability benefits law, rules, and changes regarding other claims for disability benefits.
• Responsible for travel to and from hearings with potential for reimbursement for mileage and parking.
• Provides prompt and courteous responses to client calls and emails.
• Liaising with staff and the Social Security Administration to complete any tasks related to client claim processing as needed.
• Learn & apply rules regarding other areas of law, typically in the disability benefits arena.
• Be responsible for own calendar.
• Be knowledgeable and obey all rules of attorney conduct.
• Observe all requirements regarding attorney ethics and rules of conduct at all times.
• Any other duties as assigned by management or partners.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Please send a cover letter expressing interest in administrative law and salary requirements with a resume to Kim Bramwell via email kbramwell@burnettdriskill.com.                   
Posted: March 23, 2020
01-200323-01: General Counsel

Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund (PSTIF)

Jefferson City, Missouri

The Board of Trustees for the Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund (PSTIF) is seeking a Missouri-licensed attorney with litigation experience to serve in a new position for a state agency providing specialized pollution liability insurance coverage.

Job Number:  01-200323-01:  General Counsel


Company Name: 
Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund

The Board of Trustees for the Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund (PSTIF) is seeking a Missouri-licensed attorney with litigation experience to serve in a new position for a state agency providing specialized pollution liability insurance coverage.

The PSTIF is a complex program that insures owners and operators of 10,000 tank systems and currently has 700 open claims. It is managed by an 11-member board of trustees and an executive director. The successful candidate will have the following specific responsibilities:

o Manage claim files where a third party claim has been made and/or litigation has been filed against an insured tank owner by a third party, including:
o Receive information about third party exposures identified by claims staff;
o Assess exposures and determine how best to respond/manage them;
o Recommend strategies to executive director and board, as needed;
o Coordinate with claims staff as needed;
o Recommend engagement of counsel to represent insureds when appropriate and prepare engagement letters as needed;
o Communicate with counsel engaged to defend insureds; 
o Manage expenses of such cases, including reviewing and approving outside counsel’s bills and expenditure requests; and
o Prepare summaries and recommendations for executive director and board of trustees.

o Manage claim files for which a subrogation potential has been identified, including:
o Receive information about possible subrogation demands identified by claims staff;
o Analyze recovery potential;
o Contact tortfeasors and/or their insurers as needed;
o Coordinate with claims staff as needed;
o File subrogation lawsuits or recommend engagement of private counsel when appropriate to do so, negotiate engagements, and prepare engagement letters as needed;
o Manage and communicate with board-engaged counsel as needed;
o Manage expenses when counsel is engaged by board, including reviewing and approving counsel’s bills and expenditure requests; and 
o Prepare summaries and settlement recommendations as needed.

• Prepare and maintain an index of applicable case law.

• Identify needed rule changes or new rules, make recommendations regarding such, and draft such changes or new rules as directed. Oversee preparation of accompanying documents when rule changes or new rules are proposed.

• Identify needed revisions to documents and forms used in PSTIF operations. Coordinate with Advisory Committee and Board to vet and finalize revisions.

• Analyze legislative proposals for impact on PSTIF. As directed, work with legislators, PSTIF Advisory Committee, and others as needed to draft bills or amendments. 

• Assist board and executive director as needed in reviewing and revising requests for proposals, bids, and contracts to maintain adequate resources for operation of the PSTIF.

• Assist the executive director in identifying ways to improve risk management.

• Coordinate with state and federal government agencies as directed.

Requirements:

• Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school with excellent academic credentials;
• License to practice law in the State of Missouri
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills;
• Strong decision-making, problem-solving, and organizational skills; and
• Outstanding judgment and professionalism.
• Experience in insurance law and/or environmental law a plus, but not required.

Annual Salary:  $70,000 - $80,500 (Commensurate with Experience)

To apply please send your letter of interest, resume, and transcripts to: kogletree@pstif.org


Posted: March 23, 2020
01-200318-03: Assistant City Attorney

City of Springfield

Springfield, Missouri

The City of Springfield will be hiring an attorney to represent multiple departments and boards for the City.

This is a challenging and fulfilling opportunity for an attorney who embraces opportunities to learn new areas of the law and develop honest, productive relationships.

This attorney will be an integral member of the City's Law Department and will work closely with the City Attorney to investigate and prepare legislation for consideration by Council.


Job Number:  01-200318-03:  Assistant City Attorney


Company Name:  City of Springfield

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your legal expertise across a broad array of fields that will directly impact your community? Are you dedicated and productive, but tired of tracking time by every 1/10 of an hour?

The City of Springfield will be hiring an attorney to represent multiple departments and boards for the City. This is a challenging and fulfilling opportunity for an attorney who embraces opportunities to learn new areas of the law and develop honest, productive relationships. This attorney will be an integral member of the City's Law Department and will work closely with the City Attorney to investigate and prepare legislation for consideration by Council.

All applications received by Friday, April 18, 2020 are guaranteed review for consideration. However applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

This Assistant City Attorney position may be filled as an Assistant City Attorney I or an Assistant City Attorney II (Please see "Functions" below for additional information) dependent on the candidate's qualifications and experience.

Attorneys with Planning and Development experience preferred.

Qualifications and Requirements
The minimum requirements for an Assistant City Attorney I are provided below. 

Graduation from an accredited law school;
AND
Licensure by the State of Missouri is required

PREFERRED
One year of law experience.

Licensing/Certification
Must be licensed to practice law by the State of Missouri.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:   Apply at following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/springfieldmo/jobs/2745088-0/assistant-city-attorney                    
Posted: March 19, 2020
01-200318-02: General Counsel

Lindenwood University

St. Charles, Missouri

The general counsel is responsible for leading strategic and tactical legal initiatives for the university.

This position provides senior management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, manages legal functionality and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel.

The general counsel is directly involved in complex business transactions, including the negotiation of critical contracts.


Job Number:  01-200318-02:  General Counsel


Company Name:  Lindenwood University

Job Responsibilities
• Maintains responsibility for review of contracts, student issues, employee issues, injury claims, collections, litigation, subpoenas, compliance, corporate filings, education law, real estate law, trademarks and general policy review
• Manages all legal issues affecting the university
• Advises on legal aspects of the company’s finances, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities

Leadership and Strategic Thinking
• Manages the university’s legal function and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel
• Leads complex business transactions in negotiating critical contracts

Human Resources Management
• Selects new personnel and provides training for newly recruited team members
• Serves as a coach and mentor for other positions within the organization

Administrative and Operational Duties
• Judges the merit of major court cases filed against or on behalf of the university
• Assumes ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) et al. laws and regulations

Communication and Collaboration
• Collaborates with executive cabinet members to define strategic defense and approves settlement of disputes where warranted

University Mission
• Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence

Required Qualifications
• Juris Doctor degree required
• Minimum of ten years of broad legal experience including knowledge of higher education law required
• Active Missouri Bar Membership required
• Active Illinois Bar Membership preferred


Interested Parties/How to Apply:    To apply, please follow this link: https://lindenwood.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CareerOpportunities/job/St-Charles-Campus/General-Counsel_R0008026

The application deadline is April 17, 2020.      
            
Posted: March 18, 2020
01-200318-01: Associate Counsel - Legal

Mercy Hospital

Chesterfield, Missouri

Mercy Hospital is seeking applications for an Associate Counsel position located in Chesterfield, (St. Louis) Missouri.

This position provides direct legal counsel and subject matter expertise for multiple routine functional areas, and one or more complex functional areas.


Job Number:  01-200318-01:  Associate Counsel - Legal


Company Name:  Mercy Hospital

Provide direct legal counsel and subject matter expertise for multiple routine functional areas, and one or more complex functional areas.

The Functional areas specific to this transaction include day to day oversight and management of transactions including but not limited to physician acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and health care service line agreements.

The Associate Counsel provides oversight of selected outside counsel or consultants as well as legal externs, Staff Attorneys and Assistant Counsel. The clients of an Associate Counsel will generally be those business or operations personnel in the areas for which subject matter expertise is being provided and certain mid-level committees or task forces within a community or across the ministry. The Associate Counsel provides complex legal analysis and recommendations for strategies and approaches directly to clients and to more senior counsel within the legal department.

Drafts and/or reviews legal documents and contracts relating to a variety of clinical and business-related situations across Mercy’s health systems.

Provides legal counsel on regulatory issues and development of possible alternative to achieve desired strategic and business objectives.

Anticipate and guards against legal risk. Stays abreast of current developments in legal and regulatory developments and determines impact on Mercy entities and services.

Supervises and manages outside counsel, junior attorneys and law clerks. Works collaboratively with in-house legal counsel for other Mercy communities, in-house counsel with ministry-wide responsibilities and the Compliance Department.

Participate in committees and task groups and other duties as assigned.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:   https://careers-mercy.icims.com/jobs/817251/associate-counsel---legal/job?mode=view                    
Posted: March 18, 2020
01-200317-04: Family Lawyer/Attorney

Stange Law Firm, PC

Columbia, Missouri

Firm has offices located in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and/or Oklahoma

Are you a legal professional with a passion for Family Law? Stange Law Firm has an immediate opening for a dynamic, highly motivated associate attorney to join the team that provides strategic legal support and guidance to the firm's office in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

Stange Law Firm, PC has offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, and Oklahoma. 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. Attorneys at the firm also speak at Continuing Legal Education Seminars for organizations such as the Missouri Bar, National Business Institute, MyLawCLE and many more.

This is truly a great opportunity if you want a successful career in family law.

Job Number:  01-200317-04: Family Lawyer/Attorney


Company Name:  Stange Law Firm, PC



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.

Family law experience preferred, but not mandatory.

J.D., and Missouri Licence required.

Senior positions available for attorneys with 5+ years experience.

This position offers a competitive starting salary, outstanding benefits package, employer matched 401K after one year and paid time off.

You can find out more information at http://www.stangelawfirm.com.

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

How to Apply/Interested Parties: E-mail your resume, cover letter, writing sample and references to the Recruiting Director at stangelawfirm@stangelawfirm.com
 
Posted: March 17, 2020
01-200317-03: Associate Attorney

Grayson & Grayson

Jefferson City, Missouri

Jefferson City law firm, Grayson & Grayson, is opening an additional position for a full time associate attorney.

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

The position would include handling civil and administrative cases both independently and while assisting other attorneys. Litigation experience is preferred but not required.


Job Number:  01-200317-03: Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Grayson & Grayson

Jefferson City law firm, Grayson & Grayson, is opening an additional position for a full time associate attorney.

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

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

Litigation experience is preferred but not required.

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

Salary and benefits based upon experience.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:     Send resumes, three (3) references, a writing sample, and a cover letter to: jclawresume@gmail.com.                  
Posted: March 17, 2020
01-200317-05: Regional Counsel

Missouri Department of Transportation

Lee's Summit, Missouri

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is seeking applications for the Regional Counsel position located in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

This position supervises and directs the legal activities of the Kansas City District-Regional Counsel Office (i.e., litigation advice and document drafting) on behalf of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and MoDOT.


Job Number:  01-200317-05:  Regional Counsel


Company Name:  Missouri Department of Transportation



The starting salary for this position shall be between $7,570 - $8,674 per month.

Requirements include: a Juris Doctor degree; membership in good standing with the Missouri Bar Association; and significant litigation experience. Supervisory experience and excellent research, writing, and communication skills are preferred.

Examples of Work:
•Accountable for meeting Chief Counsel's Office goals and performance measures.
•Assigns cases to counsel and controls case inventory; monitors cases to ensure proper prioritization, preparation, and timely prosecution; reviews trial reports and justifications; and exercises settlement authority as
delegated by the chief counsel.
•Recommends appropriate staffing levels to the chief counsel; supervises and directs the work of
professional and support staff; evaluates performance and makes recommendations on employment,
promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, and discharge consistent with equal employment opportunity principles and the department's affirmative action plan.
•Trains staff in trial preparation, technique, and substantive law and monitors work progress.
•Ensures timely compliance with all performance development requirements and all reporting
requirements, including diaries, time sheets, expense accounts, audit reports, case reports, trial reports, and justifications for settlements.
•Assists in preparation and presentation of seminars for the staff of chief counsel's office; approves outside seminars for attendance by counsel and support staff within guidelines established by the chief counsel and the Department.
•Provides legal advice and counsel to the district engineer and staff on various legal matters and
policies as requested and provides appropriate and timely responses.
•Responds to or delegates the appropriate and timely response to inquiries presented by the public.
•Prepares and tries or argues cases within the district with high risk or unique legal questions or as necessary.
•Retains expert witnesses within the monetary limits authorized and delegated by the chief counsel.
•Performs supervisory and mentoring responsibilities in a manner consistent with equal employment opportunity principles and the Department's affirmative action program.
•Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

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


Interested Parties/How to Apply:   To view the entire job description, and apply on-line, please visit www.modot.org/jobs (Job ID #12645).

The application deadline is April 16, 2020.
            
Posted: March 17, 2020
01-200317-02: Attorney I

Missouri Department of Transportation

Chesterfield, Missouri

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is seeking applications for the Staff Attorney position located in Chesterfield, Missouri.

This position would perform a variety of legal activities of the Regional Counsel Office (i.e., litigation, advice and document drafting) on behalf of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and MoDOT, but would primarily conduct a litigation practice in the areas of condemnation/inverse condemnation and tort liability.


Job Number:  01-200317-02: Attorney I


Company Name:  Missouri Department of Transportation


This is an entry-level position, which has a starting salary of $52,284 - $54,264 per year.

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

Examples of Work:
•Assists the Commission and Department by drafting contracts, administrative rules, legislation,
and legal memos/opinions.
•Provides legal advice and counsel to the Commission and MoDOT staff on various legal issues.
•Serves as a member of CCO central office teams and task forces.
•Represents the Commission in litigation regarding condemnation/inverse condemnation, tort
liability and construction contracts.
•Accountable for meeting CCO goals and performance measures.
•Performs other responsibilities pursuant to classification and qualifications of assistant
counsel as approved by the Commission and contained in the CCO staff procedures manual.

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


How to Apply:

To view the entire job description, and apply on-line, please visit www.modot.org/jobs (Job ID #12641).

The application deadline is April 16, 2020. 
Posted: March 17, 2020
01-200317-01: IP Associate, PhD or Masters in Chemistry

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

St. Louis, Missouri
Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Intellectual Property Associate with at least two to three (2-3) years of experience to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology practice area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, start-up companies, and established companies. 

Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics, and medical devices. 

Job Number:  01-200317-01: IP Associate, PhD or Masters in Chemistry

Company Name:  Armstrong Teasdale LLP


Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an IP Associate with at least 2-3 years of experience to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology practice area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, start-up companies, and established companies. Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics, and medical devices. 

The candidate should expect to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele. 

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment. 

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law. 

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. Particularly interested in applicants with a Masters or PhD in Chemistry. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.  

How to Apply:
https://www.armstrongteasdale.com/careers/

Posted: March 17, 2020
01-200312-02: Associate Attorney

Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Hawkins Parnell & Young LLP is seeking a well-rounded, highly-motivated litigation attorney with four to six (4-6) years of experience for its St. Louis, Missouri office.

The successful candidate must have an active Missouri and Illinois Bar License, strong academic credentials, and willingness to learn and gain trial experience from a dedicated and successful litigation team.

This opportunity offers a broad experience base to talented attorneys who wish to join a success driven, vibrant team.


Job Number:  01-200312-02:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP

Hawkins Parnell & Young LLP is seeking a well-rounded, highly-motivated litigation attorney with 4-6 years of experience for its St. Louis, Missouri office. The successful candidate must have an active Missouri and Illinois Bar License, strong academic credentials, and willingness to learn and gain trial experience from a dedicated and successful litigation team. A writing sample is required when applying. This opportunity offers a broad experience base to talented attorneys who wish to join a success driven, vibrant team.

HPY represents a variety of clients from global corporations to small local businesses and individual clients in high-risk litigation and business disputes across the country and U.S. Territories. The successful candidate will be a part of a national team of 300 lawyers and professional staff spread across ten offices located in Atlanta, Austin, Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Napa, New York, St. Louis, and San Francisco.

HPY offers a competitive salary complemented by a full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Vision Plan, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, 401k, Short- and Long-Term Disability and Profit Sharing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Trial preparation, including strategy discussion, discovery, records review, client interviews and witness preparation
Research, both legal and of people, businesses, and worksites
Drafting of briefs, memos, and client updates
Attendance at depositions, hearings, and/or mediations


Skills and Educational Requirements:

Actively licensed and in good standing with each state bar
Previous litigation experience required
Participation in law review and/or moot court and prior deposition experience are a plus
Excellent academic credentials and strong writing, analytical, and communications skills
Must be able to travel on short notice and for days at a time
Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines
Must be a self-starter who can handle multiple projects with competing priorities and understand the importance of deadlines
Client-focused mentality
Takes initiatives and welcomes challenges
Ability to work flexibly and independently within a strong team
*Active Missouri and Illinois Bar License Required

HPY Practice Areas:

Appellate, Bad Faith and Coverage, Banking & Finance, Business/Commercial, Construction, Employee Benefits & ERISA, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), Labor & Employment, Legal Malpractice, Long Term Care & Assisted Living, Medical Malpractice, Municipal Liability, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Professional Negligence, Transportation, Toxic Tort and Environmental, and Rideshare


Why Hawkins Parnell & Young?

Over the last half-century, our continued success relies on one distinction - OUR PEOPLE. We are committed to our people by providing a culture that is vibrant, challenging, and rewarding with an environment to choose your career path and experience opportunities and benefits not present at every firm.

We value diversity and strive to create a supportive environment that enables all of our personnel to achieve and deliver excellence in their professional careers. We actively embrace different backgrounds, viewpoints and perspectives as we endeavor to promote diversity in our workplace and our community. Many of our attorneys and staff participate in pro bono programs and community service to provide social, legal and economic opportunities to the underprivileged and disadvantaged.

Hawkins Parnell & Young is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:  Please apply online at www.hpylaw.com. Located under current openings.                     
Posted: March 12, 2020
01-200312-01: Attorney

Tapella & Eberspacher LLC

St. Louis, Missouri

Our incredible team is seeking an attorney with experience in business transactions - business planning and organization, including contracts and real estate.

We have a Coles County, Illinois and a Clayton, Missouri office.

The attorney must be licensed in both states.



Job Number:  01-200312-01:  Attorney


Company Name:  Tapella & Eberspacher LLC


Your future at Tapella & Eberspacher LLC
If you want to work at a premier Illinois/Missouri law firm with a highly professional team, a great client and employee culture, and a challenging and rewarding career, you need not look any further. Our team of lawyers have achieved coveted honors that include an AV Rating, Leading Lawyers in Illinois, Million and Multimillion Dollar Advocates and National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100.

The Tapella & Eberspacher law firm treats both our clients and employees as family and the culture promoted at T&E is one that is often overlooked at many firms. T&E has diverse practice areas which allow our attorneys to work in the areas of civil litigation, corporate law, and personal injury cases. As a team of hard working lawyers and staff, we are able to achieve excellent results for our clients in the Illinois and Missouri markets.


Benefits of Employment
Tapella & Eberspacher is looking for dedicated professionals who are interested in challenging and rewarding careers. Specifically, our firm is seeking attorneys with experience in business planning and organization, including contracts and real estate. This attorney will office in St. Louis but will handle cases in both Illinois and Missouri and thus, must be licensed in both states. Our list of benefits for attorneys and legal assistants include the following:

-Competitive salary
-Paid time off for Holidays
-Paid vacation time
-Health Insurance
-Health savings accounts (contributions by the firm)
-Life and AD&D insurance paid by firm
-401K with employer matching 
-Continuing education
-Professional membership fees
-Flexible work arrangements
-Bonus Pay
-Profit Sharing Contributions

Interested Parties/How to Apply:   If you are interested in joining our law firm please email your resume to attorneys@tapellalaw.com.

Tapella & Eberspacher LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.                    
Posted: March 12, 2020
01-200311-04: Housing Law Staff Attorney

Mid-Missouri Legal Services

Columbia, Missouri

Mid-Missouri Legal Services (MMLS) is expanding its Housing Law Project and seeks a full-time Staff Attorney to assist in serving clients who have serious housing law problems. 


Job Number:  01-200311-04:  Housing Law Staff Attorney


Company Name:  Mid-Missouri Legal Services


The Staff Attorney will represent tenants in cases involving evictions, habitability issues, illegal landlord lockouts, utility shutoffs by landlords, as well as other housing-related problems.

The position will require frequent litigation in court and administrative proceedings throughout 11 Mid-Missouri counties.

The Attorney also will provide training to low-income people regarding tenants’ rights and responsibilities and will assist in supervising law students and pro bono attorneys who assist with Project activities.

MMLS offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including paid medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) plan, and generous vacation, health and holiday leave.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Missouri. 


Interested Parties/How to Apply:   Please submit letter of interest, resume, three job-related references, and a writing sample to legalaid@mmls.org.

This position will remain open until an appropriate candidate is selected. E.O.E.                     
Posted: March 11, 2020
01-200311-03: Associate Attorney

Ward Law Firm

Branson, Missouri

Ward Law Firm is seeking an Associate Attorney to take on family law cases on a full-time basis.

Attorney will also be welcome to take on certain other areas of practice as desired and agreed.


Job Number:  01-200311-03:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Ward Law Firm


Pay is very competitive and the work environment is both laid back and professional.

We are looking for someone who is like-minded and has at least 2 years' experience.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:    Please send your resume, including references, and a cover letter to wardlawbranson@gmail.com.

We will be setting up interviews during March and April and will continue until the position is filled.                   
Posted: March 11, 2020
01-200311-02: Associate Attorney

Howard Haake, LLC

Wentzville, Missouri

We are looking for an attorney with zero to three (0 to 3) years of experience to join our firm in Wentzville.

This position will primarily be to work on family law cases. Additional experience in the areas of business law, contracts and property is helpful.

Must be a licensed attorney in Missouri. 


Job Number:  01-200311-02:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Howard Haake, LLC

We are looking for an attorney with 0 to 3 years of experience to join our firm in Wentzville.

This position will primarily be to work on family law cases. Additional experience in the areas of business law, contracts and property is helpful.

Must be a licensed attorney in Missouri. 



Interested Parties/How to Apply:  Please submit resume and cover letter to lori@howardhaake.com                     
Posted: March 11, 2020
01-200311-01: Attorney

Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs, LLC

St. Louis, Missouri

AV rated Civil Defense Litigation Firm seeks candidates with four to ten (4 to 10) years of litigation experience.

Preference for both Missouri and Illinois licenses.


Job Number:  01-200311-01:  Attorney


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


AV rated Civil Defense Litigation Firm seeks candidates with four to ten (4 to 10) years of experience. 


Interested Parties/How to Apply:   Please send resume, references and writing sample to mlach@balblawyers.com                 
Posted: March 11, 2020
01-200309-04: Associate Attorney

Roberts Wooten Zimmer

Hillsboro, Missouri

Well established firm in Hillsboro, Missouri is seeking to hire one to two (1-2) associate attorney(s).

Would prefer candidates with at least three years experience in either family law or plaintiff’s personal injury and worker’s compensation, but will consider new hires. 


Job Number:  01-200309-04:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Roberts Wooten Zimmer

Well established firm in Hillsboro, Missouri is seeking to hire one to two (1-2) associate attorney(s). 

Would prefer candidates with at least three years experience in either family law or plaintiff’s personal injury and worker’s compensation, but will consider new hires. 

Interested Parties/How to Apply:  Please submit resume and cover letter to ConnieNipper@RWZLaw.com                     
Posted: March 9, 2020
01-200309-03: Associate Attorney

Millsap & Singer

Chesterfield, Missouri

Leading Missouri mortgage creditor rights firm seeks full time associate attorney for its St. Louis (Chesterfield) office.

The firm specializes in real estate matters and representing mortgage lenders.

Primary duties will include bankruptcy related matters.


Job Number:  01-200309-03:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Millsap & Singer

Qualifications: Must be licensed by the Missouri Bar and Kansas license preferred. Ideal candidate will have three or more years of experience in bankruptcy related matters.

Competitive salary with excellent benefits offered.


Interested Parties/How to Apply:  If you are interested, please send a resume to Jennifer Behrens by e-mail to jbehrens@msfirm.com.                      
Posted: March 9, 2020
01-200309-02: Staff Attorney-Education Justice Program

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 

St. Louis, Missouri

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc, provides free civil legal assistance to low income individuals and is hiring a Staff Attorney in its Education Justice Program, which works to combat the systemic issues that create racial and ethnic disparities in education, which lead to school push out and health disparities.

The Education Justice Program seeks to advance education equity and racial justice for all children in Missouri primarily through impact, affirmative litigation and other impact advocacy tools including community collaboration and empowerment, and media advocacy. 
 

Job Number:  01-200309-02: Staff Attorney-Education Justice Program

Company:  Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

 

Responsibilities:
• Utilize litigation and other impact advocacy tools to address policies and practices that create barriers to equal opportunities in education for individuals marginalized by lack of resources, race, disability, or other circumstances. 
• Engage with a wide range of community partners in cases and initiatives to help carry out systemic advocacy. 
• Work closely with and report directly to the Managing Attorney of the Education Justice Program to identify and develop systemic advocacy issues concerning education equity.
• Work with the EJP Managing Attorney to put together and participate in litigation teams for various education equity cases and bring in outside resources as needed to partner with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s attorneys. 
• Participate in individual advocacy and community education for the purposes of investigating systemic issues and forming relationships with members of the community. 

Qualifications:
• JD and admitted to practice in Missouri (or eligible to be admitted) 
• At least 2 years of experience as a practicing attorney preferred, but not required 
• Experience with federal and state court litigation preferred, but not required
• Demonstrated commitment to public interest law work or to legal services for the poor strongly preferred
• Racial justice advocacy experience preferred
• Strong litigation skills
• Strong communication skills, work ethic, flexibility and teamwork
• Open to creative and innovative ways of fulfilling the legal aid mission

Salary and 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, flexible spending account, and paid CLE and Bar dues.
 

How to Apply: Follow this link to upload your resume, cover letter, and list of references through JobScore: https://hire.jobscore.com/careers/legalservicesofeasternmissouri/jobs/staff-attorney-education-justice-program-b7MYpkmy0r6PaTaKliB4o3?previewing=true

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Posted: March 9, 2020
01-200305-01: Attorney

DiPasquale Moore

Kansas City, Missouri

DiPasquale Moore is seeking a workers' compensation attorney to handle claims in both Missouri and Kansas.

The position is located in Kansas City, Missouri 
 

Job Number:  01-200305-01:  Attorney


Company Name:  DiPasquale Moore


DiPasquale Moore is a Kansas City, Missouri law firm seeking an associate attorney to represent claimants in workers' compensation claims in both Missouri and Kansas.

The ideal candidate will be licensed in both Missouri and Kansas, or licensed in Missouri and be immediately eligible to obtain a Kansas license.



Interested Parties/How to Apply:  Please e-mail a resume to Russ Purvis at: Russell.Purvis@dmlawusa.com 
 
                      
Posted: March 5, 2020
01-200304-03: Senior Real Estate Counsel

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated
                               (NYSE: RGA)

Chesterfield, Missouri

RGA is seeking a Senior Real Estate Counsel.

Global Legal Services in providing legal services and advice to the RGA Real Estate Investments Department on: (i) commercial mortgage loan transactions and related mortgage loan servicing matters; (ii) the acquisition, development and sale of investment real estate; (iii) equity investments; (iv) the formation and governance of affiliated entities; and (v) laws and regulations impacting the real estate investment activities of an insurer and its affiliates.

Job Number:  01-200304-03:  Senior Real Estate Counsel


Company Name:  Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated 
                                                             (NYSE: RGA)

1. Represent RGA in structuring, documenting, negotiating and closing complex commercial mortgage loan transactions, including construction loans.

2. Prepare and negotiate documents associated with real estate joint venture transactions and possess a thorough understanding of the financial relationships between the partners and equity investors.

3. Assist in selecting, training, motivating and evaluating between 2 to 4 direct reports responsible for closing commercial mortgage loans and loan servicing matters and assign tasks and provide guidance and direction as necessary.

4. Represent RGA on purchases and sales of commercial real estate and real estate construction and development issues.

5. Provide legal services and advice in connection with commercial loan servicing and special servicing matters, including loan modifications, assumptions, defaults, workouts and foreclosures. 

6. Prepare, review and negotiate real estate contracts, commercial leases and other documents and agreements with respect to various real estate transactions. 

Required:
• Law degree from a United States accredited law school.
• Bachelor’s degree from a United States accredited university.
• Minimum of 8 years of experience in transactional real estate.
• Active license to practice law in at least one U.S. state and a member in good standing of the bar.
 

Interested Parties/How to Apply:  www.rgare.com/careers     
                                                                The job number is US04596
 
                      
Posted: March 4, 2020
01-200304-02: Litigation Associate

Stinson LLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Stinson LLP seeks an Associate with three to five years of litigation experience to join our St. Louis (Clayton) office.

Active Missouri attorney license is required. 


Job Number:  01-200304-02:  Litigation Associate


Company Name: Stinson LLP


Qualifications Required:
Active Missouri license required.
Qualified candidates will have three to five years of litigation experience.
Exceptional academic performance and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills are required.
Federal judicial clerkship experience is preferred. 

Stinson LLP 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 offer employment. 

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


Interested Parties/How to Apply:  Please apply online at: https://bit.ly/2qMWGzA                   
                                                                 
                                                                  When applying, please provide a resume, cover letter, copy of law school transcript and a writing sample.
                                         
                                                                  For questions, contact Ellie McCall, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com   
Posted: March 4, 2020
01-200304-01: Associate Attorney

Arnold, Newbold, Sollars & Hollins, P.C.

Kansas City, Missouri

Boutique Kansas City, Missouri law firm seeking an associate attorney with at least two (2) years of experience and an interest in employee benefits and labor law. 


Job Number:  01-200304-01:  Associate Attorney


Company Name:  Arnold, Newbold, Sollars & Hollins, P.C.

Kansas City, Missouri law firm has an immediate opening for an associate attorney with experience or interest in employee benefits, with an emphasis on multiemployer plans.

Applicants should have two (2) years of legal experience, possess excellent writing, communication, and legal analysis skills. Immediate and direct responsibility for own case load; collegial atmosphere.

Excellent salary and benefits. 


Interested Parties/How to Apply:  Send resume and writing sample to: hiring@a-nlaw.com
 
                    
Posted: March 4, 2020
01-200303-03: Associate Attorney

Halbrook Wood, P.C.

Prairie Village, Kansas

Civil defense firm in Johnson County, Kansas has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate Attorney to become part of our team working in the areas of employment law and business litigation.


Job Number:  01-200303-03:  Associate Attorney


Company Name: Halbrook Wood, P.C.

Our civil defense firm in Johnson County, Kansas has an immediate opening for an Associate 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

•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, and writing sample to ejensen@halbrookwoodlaw.com
Posted: March 3, 2020
01-200303-02: Staff Attorney

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

Legal Aid of Western Missouri is seeking a full time staff attorney in the Warrensburg, Missouri office.

The Staff Attorney for Legal Assistance for Victims will represent victims of domestic violence in domestic cases, including dissolutions of marriage, custody, guardianships, juvenile matters and orders of protection.

The position may also include additional case work in civil matters such as housing, public benefits, consumer rights, unemployment or educational law and other actions that will assist the survivor and his or her family in freeing themselves from their abuser.


01-200303-02:  Staff Attorney


Company Name:  Legal Aid of Western Missouri


The main duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: maintain a caseload, quantity to be determined by the Supervising and/or Managing Attorney; represent clients as necessary and within legal restrictions in administrative, judicial, and legislative forums; trial preparation and in-court appearances will be required along with administrative duties; undertake community legal education or outreach activities as designated by the Supervising and/or Managing Attorney; provide assistance to Volunteer Attorney Project (VAP) attorneys as required; and participate in training programs designed to increase knowledge and skills development.

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. 

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

Salary: $44,200 + Depending on experience

Benefits: Medical & dental, life, vision, long & short-term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans, paid vacation, sick & holidays; flexible spending account, parking reimbursement; commute reimbursement stipend; 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, writing sample, and cover letter.
                                                                 The supervisor for this position is Courtney Noll, Managing Attorney of the Warrensburg, Missouri 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: March 3, 2020
01-200303-01: Assistant City Attorney

City of Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

This corporate position relates to legal representation of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department (“NHSD”) including transactional work, such as drafting, reviewing, approving, and negotiating contracts and other legal documents. 


01-200303-01:  Assistant City Attorney 


Company Name:  City of Kansas City, Missouri

The attorney in this position provides legal advice to the Director, management and staff in the different divisions within NHSD including solid waste, animal health and public safety, neighborhood preservation and code enforcement, tow services, and property maintenance. 

In addition, this position may require providing related legal advice to other city officials including directors, the city manager, the mayor and city council as well as boards and commissions.

The starting salary is $59,340 per year, plus excellent benefits.

Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri within nine months of appointment.


How to Apply:   Candidates must submit an on-line application at kcmo.gov/careers. Along with the application, a cover letter, a resume, and Law School Transcript must be submitted. 
 
Posted: March 3, 2020
01-200227-04: Trial Staff Attorney

American Family Insurance

St. Ann, Missouri

This position personally handles moderately complex litigation involving either the corporation and/or its insured within established corporate guidelines and the applicable code of professional responsibility. Litigation includes all aspects of civil litigation, including trials and proceedings in all forums, whether at the local, state or federal level, mediation, arbitration, workers' compensation, and administrative proceedings, and any necessary appellate work. 

01-200227-04: Trial Staff Attorney

Company Name: American Family Insurance

Primary accountability is inside litigation:
- Personally handles litigation involving either the corporation and/or its insured within established corporate guidelines and the applicable code of professional responsibility. Handles files and issues of a more complex nature with higher levels of dollar exposure and requiring less oversight. Communicates with client regarding file status and progress.
- Analyzes file as litigation progresses. Analyzes risk to insured and the company. Evaluates cases and seeks settlement authority as necessary.
- Conducts discovery (e.g. written interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and depositions).
- Conducts motion practice.
- Drafts all necessary pleadings, papers and briefs to advance litigation activities at the trial or appellate level. Conducts necessary research in support of drafting activities.
- Advocates client position in all forums (state and federal court, alternative dispute resolution, administrative tribunals and regulatory hearings) and circumstances, both formal and informal. Negotiates effectively in the resolution of claims and other issues.

For a full description, visit the link below.

How to Apply:
https://amfam.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/AF-MO-St-Ann-Office/Trial-Staff-Attorney_R15828
Posted: February 27, 2020
01-200227-03: Litigation Associate

Armstrong Teasdale LLP 

St. Louis, Missouri

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a litigation associate with at least four years of experience to join its St. Louis office. 

This role presents an opportunity to work on complex civil and commercial litigation and investigations in a fast-paced environment. 

01-200227-03: Litigation Associate

Company Name: Armstrong Teasdale

Successful candidates can expect to be responsible for day-to-day tasks as well as the strategic process of case management.

Interested applicants must have at least four years of litigation experience that includes taking and defending depositions, drafting briefs, complaints and motions. 

Applicants should also be able to demonstrate superior writing and communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients; be diligent and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively; and show a strong interest in advancing a career in this practice. 

Large law firm or former judicial clerkship is preferred. Missouri Bar preferred.

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcripts. 

https://www.armstrongteasdale.com/careers/
Posted: February 27, 2020
01-200227-02: Associate Attorney

Childress Ahlheim Cary LLC

St. Louis, Missouri   

Civil defense litigation firm has an opening for a full time associate with zero to four (0 to 4) years of experience. Missouri license required, Illinois license preferred.

01-200227-02: Associate Attorney

Company Name: Childress Ahlheim Cary LLC

Civil defense litigation firm has an opening for a full time associate with zero to four (0 to 4) years' experience. Missouri license required, Illinois license preferred. 

Job would include defending and taking depositions, motion practice, handling discovery disputes and preparation of wide variety of matters through settlement or trial. 

How to Apply:
Please send resume to David Ahlheim at dahlheim@jchildresslaw.com or 314.621.9800.
Posted: February 27, 2020
01-200227-01: Patent Associate

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Kansas City, Missouri
or               
St. Louis, Missouri   

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Kansas City and/or St. Louis offices.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

01-200227-01: Patent Associate

Company Name: Armstrong Teasdale

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Kansas City and St. Louis offices.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Particularly interested in applicants offering a Master’s Degree in Chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.  

How to Apply:
http://www.armstrongteasdale.com/EmploymentOpportunities/
Posted: February 27, 2020
01-200225-07: Staff Attorney

Legal Services of Southern Missouri

Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Legal Services of Southern Missouri is seeking a full-time licensed attorney handling a wide range of civil cases with emphasis on family law and orders of protection.

01-200225-07: Staff Attorney

Company Name: Legal Services of Southern Missouri

Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) is seeking a full-time licensed attorney for its Cape Girardeau, MO office. The attorney will handle a wide range of civil cases with emphasis on family law and orders of protection. Responsibilities will include representing victims of domestic violence and working with advocacy organizations in the 11-county service area. Domestic violence experience preferred.

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

Salary DOE. Excellent fringe benefits. Travel required. 

LSSM is an equal opportunity employer. LSSM does not discriminate in admissions, access, treatment or employment, in its programs or activities on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. Position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply:
Apply online at: https://www.lsosm.org/involved/career-opportunities/position/staff-attorney-family-law-cape-girardeau-mo-office/
Posted: February 25, 2020
01-200225-06: Patent Associate (Biotech)

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions, preferably in its St. Louis office.

01-200225-06: Patent Associate (Biotech)

Company Name: Armstrong Teasdale

The candidate should have at least 2 years of experience in the intellectual property field and a technical background in biology, biochemistry or a related field. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

How to Apply:
https://www.armstrongteasdale.com/careers/
Posted: February 25, 2020
01-200225-05: Attorney

Gibbs, Pool and Turner PC

Jefferson City, Missouri     

Gibbs, Pool and Turner is seeking a highly motivated new or experienced attorney with an interest in civil litigation. This position is located in Jefferson City and offers a great opportunity for advancement both professionally and financially.

01-200225-05: Attorney

Company Name: Gibbs, Pool and Turner PC

This position focuses on civil litigation including employment law, medical malpractice defense, and general civil litigation. 

The size and success of our firm makes ascension much more accessible than at a large firm. Full benefits and profit sharing with compensation based upon experience.
 
How to Apply:
Please submit your letter and resume to Scott Pool at pool@gptlaw.net.
Posted: February 25, 2020
01-200225-04: IP Litigation Associate

Armstrong Teasdale LLP 

Kansas City and/or St. Louis, Missouri     
along with Denver, Las Vegas or Philadelphia

Armstrong Teasdale LLP, listed as one of Law360's Largest IP Practice Groups, is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its St. Louis, Kansas City, Denver, Las Vegas and Philadelphia offices.

01-200225-04: IP Litigation Associate

Company Name: Armstrong Teasdale

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. 

The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

How to Apply:
https://www.armstrongteasdale.com/careers/
Posted: February 25, 2020
01-200225-03: Associate Attorney

Hanrahan & Nay, PC

Jefferson City, Missouri

Excellent opportunity for someone looking for long term growth potential.

01-200225-03:  Associate Attorney

Company Name: Hanrahan & Nacy, PC 

Jefferson City Law Firm is seeking an associate attorney possessing 0-5 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.  

How to Apply:
Candidates should submit resume and references to stacie@midmolegal.com

Posted: February 25, 2020
01-200225-02: Financial & Real Estate Litigation Associate

Armstrong Teasdale LLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a litigation attorney to join its Financial and Real Estate Practice in the St. Louis office. 

The ideal candidate will have two plus (2+) years of experience in a general litigation practice.

01-200225-02: Financial & Real Estate Litigation Associate

Company Name: Armstrong Teasdale

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in a general litigation practice. Associate will have the opportunity to work in bankruptcy, creditors rights and real estate litigation as well as some transactional work in loan documentation/loan closings. Litigation and transactional work will occur in creditors' rights’ work, including commercial foreclosures, replevins, out-of-court restructurings, bankruptcy motions, bankruptcy litigation, debtor-in-possession financing, acquisition of assets of bankruptcy or distressed entities, and the negotiation of bankruptcy terms for new loans and intercreditor agreements, and creditor's rights issues that arise during commercial and other transitions.

Interested applicants must demonstrate superior writing and communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients; be diligent and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively; and show a strong interest in advancing a career in this practice. 

Law firm experience is preferred. 

Should be licensed to practice in the state of Missouri and Illinois.

Interested candidates can apply by submitting a resume, transcript and writing sample. 

How to Apply:
https://www.armstrongteasdale.com/careers/
Posted: February 25, 2020
01-200225-01: Staff Attorney

Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services

St. Louis, Missouri

Staff attorney wanted for St. Louis office of Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services, a non-profit, statewide, public interest law firm representing people with disabilities.

01-200225-01:  Staff Attorney


Company Name: Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services

Staff attorney wanted for St. Louis office of Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services, a non-profit, statewide, public interest law firm representing people with disabilities. 

This is a new position in which the attorney will develop and present trainings and other outreach on voting rights; conduct reviews to protect rights of Social Security recipients; and work on other disability legal cases across a spectrum of issues in state and federal venues. 

Must be licensed in good standing in Missouri, and eligible to obtain federal licensure. Must be able and willing to travel statewide for case work, training, and outreach. 

No billable hours. Employer pays all premiums, including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance. Other benefits include employer contributions to retirement; paid leave time, including personal, vacation and sick leave; and commitment to work-life balance.

Salary range $35,000 to $50,000, depending on experience. 

How to Apply:
All applicants are required to fill out an application in person, and take general competency and typing tests. Send cover letter, resume, law school transcripts (student copies accepted initially), and 2 recent writing samples to:

Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services, 925 S. Country Club Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109;

or in PDF format to: attorney@mo-pa.org (Subject line: Staff Attorney Application). Call 573-893-3333 to make an appointment. 

Individuals with disabilities and minorities are encouraged to apply. We value diversity of culture, personal experience with disabilities, and other life experiences, and are an equal opportunity employer by choice. 
 

 


 
Posted: February 25, 2020
01-200224-06: Commercial Litigation Associate

Husch Blackwell

Kansas City, Missouri

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City or Milwaukee office for a Commercial Litigation Associate with five to six years of experience with significant experience in handling insurance coverage disputes in the commercial insurance sector. The ideal candidate will have experience with all phases of complex commercial litigation including, but not limited to, experience conducting factual investigations and discovery, preparing pleadings, taking depositions, participating in mediation, and extensive communication with clients. 

01-200224-06: Commercial Litigation Associate


Company Name: Husch Blackwell

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City or Milwaukee office for a Commercial Litigation Associate with five to six years of experience with significant experience in handling insurance coverage disputes in the commercial insurance sector. 

The ideal candidate will have experience with all phases of complex commercial litigation including, but not limited to, experience conducting factual investigations and discovery, preparing pleadings, taking depositions, participating in mediation, and extensive communication with clients. The ideal candidate will also have experience representing clients in insurance coverage matters, including, but not limited to, experience reviewing commercial insurance policies, drafting coverage evaluations and reservation of rights letters, and extensive communication with clients regarding coverage issues and coverage positions.

The candidate must have an excellent academic record, solid writing skills, 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. Judicial clerkship experience is preferred. Candidates should have a Missouri or Wisconsin bar license, depending on the office to which they are applying, 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
 
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample through our online application process at www.huschblackwell.com.
 
Posted: February 24, 2020
01-200224-05: Associate - Real Estate

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

St. Louis, Missouri

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, a top Am Law 100 firm, is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified junior to mid-level associate with two to four years of experience to join our nationally recognized Commercial Real Estate practice in the St. Louis office. 

01-200224-05: Associate - Real Estate


Company Name: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, a top Am Law 100 firm, is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified junior to mid-level associate with two to four years of experience to join our nationally recognized Commercial Real Estate practice in the St. Louis office. If you are the ideal candidate, you will have experience in the following areas:

· Broad commercial real estate transactional background including substantial commercial real estate finance experience.
· Experience with real estate acquisition and dispositions, property management and asset management, real estate development and/or construction and leasing.
· Experience representing buyers and sellers of commercial real estate projects, including office, multi-family and industrial.
· Excellent written and oral communication skills, superior analytical skills and the ability to manage client engagements.
· Other requirements include excellent interpersonal skills, strong work ethic and the ability to manage multiple priorities and assume a high degree of responsibility.

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is a global law firm with 31 offices in 11 countries, and a platform of 1,400 lawyers, placing us among the largest in the world. We are known for our relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience, and industry-shaping innovation and offer clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.

Learn more about our St. Louis office.

At Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner we understand the value of a diverse workforce and we believe people perform at their best when they can truly be themselves at work. We aim to create an inclusive environment where all our employees are valued, motivated and able to be themselves. In order to provide the best possible service to our diverse client base, we are committed to recruiting, retaining, rewarding and developing our people with regard to their abilities and contributions and without reference to their background, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, political belief, disability or any other protected characteristic. 

* Mansfield Certified Plus firm for 2019
* Signee to the United Nations’ Global LGBTQ* Standard of Conduct for Business

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates please complete the online application process: https://apply.ecave.net/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=17&FilterJobID=292.

You will be asked to upload your cover letter, resume, and law transcript in PDF format.
 
Posted: February 24, 2020
01-200224-04: Associate Attorney

Lauber Municipal Law, LLC

Lee's Summit, Missouri

Lee's Summit boutique municipal law firm is seeking an associate attorney with 0-3 years experience to join our growing practice. Missouri license required, Kansas license a strong plus.

01-200224-04: Associate Attorney


Company Name: Lauber Municipal Law, LLC

Lauber Municipal Law, LLC, a municipal law firm representing local government agencies exclusively, has an immediate opening in its Lee’s Summit office for an associate with 0-3 years of experience. Qualified candidates will possess excellent personality traits that allow them to operate in a team environment and to deal with the public on a regular basis. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and situationally aware, with the ability to quickly and efficiently discern issues and confidently analyze legal questions. Candidates will need to be proficient with managing and tracking time. The firm has a minimum annual billing requirement of less than 1600 hours per year.

Successful candidates will serve as assistant city attorney and assistant city prosecutor for numerous clients. This position will require the candidate to staff city government meetings, prosecutor dockets, and assist in occasional litigation matters. These meetings are often in the evening. Skills in contract review and legislation drafting a plus. Knowledge of state and local government law, land use law, and administrative law are also desired. Licensure in Missouri is required, and Kansas is a strong plus.

Lauber Municipal Law offers an excellent compensation package (base salary plus billable hours bonuses), provides company-paid vision and dental insurance; and pays a portion of its employees’ monthly premium for health insurance. We also provide a SIMPLE IRA retirement program with company match and short-term disability coverage. Salary is negotiable and based on experience and qualifications. The position will remain open until filled.
 
How to Apply:
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and a small writing sample via e-mail to jlauber@laubermunicipal.com
 
Posted: February 24, 2020
01-200224-03: Senior Attorney

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has an immediate opening for a Senior Attorney in its Legal Division. As a Senior Attorney, you will report to the General Counsel and work closely with the Legal Division’s Vice President and other attorneys.

01-200224-03: Senior Attorney


Company Name: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include performing research; providing counsel to business clients on emerging legal issues; and, providing legal advice and training to management and staff in the following practice areas: 

• Serve as an expert for intellectual property and technology, and privacy and data protection 
• Procurement matters, including drafting contracts
• Banking laws and regulations
• General corporate matters
• Reserve Bank and Federal Reserve System operations and policies

Additional responsibilities include:
• Mentor more junior staff
• Lead staff training regarding legal and ethics issues and law enforcement officer training
• Manage litigation

Qualifications
• Graduate of an ABA accredited law school, and has practiced law in at least one state; admission to Missouri Bar preferred
• 8+ year’s relevant legal experience as an attorney in a law firm or as in-house counsel
• Excellent academic credentials
• Strong analytical, research and writing skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others at all levels of an organization
• Candidates with less experience may be considered at a lower job grade or salary
• Travel (5%)

For benefits, please see the link below.
 
How to Apply:
Please apply at: https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=263422&lang=en
 
Posted: February 24, 2020
01-200224-02: Compliance Counsel

Spring Venture Group

Kansas City, Missouri

Spring Venture Group is a leading digital direct-to-consumer sales and marketing company with product offerings focused on the senior market. We are looking for a compliance expert to join our team as our Compliance Counsel. The Compliance Counsel reports to the VP, Compliance Counsel & Privacy Officer and supports the Compliance Department in the implementation of Spring Venture Group's compliance program. This position requires a working knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations applicable to health insurance agencies.

01-200224-02: Compliance Counsel


Company Name: Spring Venture Group

We are looking for a compliance expert to join our team as our Compliance Counsel. The Compliance Counsel is responsible for assisting the Compliance Department in the implementation of the compliance program and helping to oversee compliance activities at SVG locations outside the Kansas City metropolitan area, including those related to HIPAA privacy, in accordance with SVG policies and procedures as well as applicable state, federal, and local laws, rules, and regulations. You will research and advise on federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations that impact all SVG agencies including but not limited to HIPAA and TCPA.

For more information and job requirements, please see link below.

How to Apply:
Apply online at https://careers-springventuregroup.icims.com/jobs/1773/compliance-counsel/job.

 

 
Posted: February 24, 2020
01-200224-01: Associate Attorney

Mandarich Law Group LLC

Kansas City, Missouri

Mandarich Law Group, LLP a creditor's right law firm with offices throughout the U.S. has an immediate opening for an Associate Attorney. Candidate must have have license to practice in Missouri and Kansas.

01-200224-01: Associate Attorney


Company Name: Mandarich Law Group LLC

Primary Responsibilities:
• Court Appearances – Associate is required to correctly prepare, appear timely, and properly handle court appearances in that are reasonably within travel distance. It is your responsibility to ensure you are able to timely and reliably appear on time at the given courthouse. You may need to travel overnight for certain locations, driving a car is required for some locations.

• Court Coverage Placements – Associate is required to review and appropriately request coverage where necessary for all court calls where an Associate will not appear including the attachment of all necessary documents for the attorney’s appearance as well as any orders necessary for the requested coverage results.

• Mid Litigation Motions and Responses – Associate may be required to draft, review, and file any necessary motions during the course of litigation.

• Trials and Arbitrations – Associate may be required to prepare for trials/arbitrations as necessary for the firm which may include overnight stays in distant counties.

• Communications with Attorneys, Employers, and Consumers – Associate is required to communicate with consumers, consumer’s employers, and consumer’s attorneys as necessary to resolve accounts/suits.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants please send resume to Carol Johnson, Human Resources Director, at carolj@mandarichlaw.com.
 

 
Posted: February 24, 2020
01-200219-04: Staff Attorney

Administrative Hearing Commission

Jefferson City, Missouri

The Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission, is a quasi-judicial administrative agency with an immediate opening in its Jefferson City office for a Missouri licensed attorney. 

01-200219-04: Staff Attorney


Company Name: Administrative Hearing Commission

The Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission, a quasi-judicial administrative agency, has an immediate opening in its Jefferson City office for a Missouri licensed attorney. Recent bar examinants may apply. Staff attorney responsibilities include preparing draft decisions/orders, providing legal advice to Commissioners and staff, and responding to public inquiries. Position requires excellent writing and oral communication skills. Experience in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, tax law, pre-trial motions, Medicaid provider law, state employee personnel law, and/or professional licensing a plus. Starting salary is $48,000. Excellent state benefits. Send resume (including personal and professional references) and two writing samples to ahc@oa.mo.gov. Position open until filled.
 
How to Apply:
Send resume (including personal and professional references) and two writing samples to ahc@oa.mo.gov. Resumes will be received until position is filled.
 
Posted: February 19, 2020
01-200219-03: Corporate Associate

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois

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

01-200219-03: Corporate Associate


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

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

The ideal candidate must have:
• No less than 3+ years of experience working on M&A and other complex business transactions for both private and public companies, as well as private equity, family offices and other institutional investors; 
• a broad knowledge and deep understanding of general corporate law, as well as transaction and entity structuring and related tax matters; and
• substantive experience with shareholder and equity arrangements, corporate governance and general corporate representations.

In addition to strong academic and professional credentials, candidates are expected to have a willingness, and possess the ability, to take on significant responsibility for drafting and negotiating transaction documents, managing client relationships, supervising junior associates, and handling day-to-day demands and work flow requirements for a variety of clients with sophisticated needs. Candidates with an aptitude for and/or established track record of business development strongly preferred.

All candidates will be kept highly confidential. 

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

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

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

 
Posted: February 19, 2020
01-200219-02: General Counsel/Government Affairs Director

Missouri Insurance Coalition

Jefferson City, Missouri

The Missouri Insurance Coalition, located in Jefferson City, Missouri, is seeking applicants for the position of General Counsel/Government Affairs Director. This position assists the Executive Director in accomplishing all goals of the organization, with a primary focus on governmental affairs, lobbying and public relations duties on behalf of the insurance industry.

01-200219-02: General Counsel/Government Affairs Director


Company Name: Missouri Insurance Coalition

Preferred Qualifications:
• Candidates must have a law degree and be in good standing with all bars or bar associations and no prior disciplinary matters. 
• Admission to Missouri Bar or eligibility for admission by reciprocity is necessary. 
• The following is preferred, but not required: at least two years’ experience as a legislative staff member, a state agency legislative liaison, employment with a state trade association, or other relevant experience.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities include:
• Serving as the association’s secondary spokesperson and representative before the Missouri General Assembly, administrative agencies and the media; 
• Preparing and presenting testimony and background materials for legislative committee hearings, regulatory hearings, public speeches and media interviews;
• Preparing newsletters, press releases and various publications of the organization;
• Drafting and developing legislative proposals, and implementing strategy to pass/defeat legislation;
• Performing legal research and analysis of legislative bills, laws, rules and regulations for the association and individual members; 
• Assisting the Executive Director and Office Manager with the administration of association events; and
• Coordinating association legal representation through amicus briefs in appellate courts and review the work product of retained counsel.
 
How to Apply:
Please submit resume with detailed qualifications, experience and salary requirements to: 
Missouri Insurance Coalition 
220 Madison Street- 3rd Floor 
Jefferson City, MO 65101 
mic@moinsurancecoalition.com
 
Posted: February 19, 2020
01-200219-01: Leasing Contract Attorney–Real Estate

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLC 

Kansas City or St. Louis, Missouri
          Denver, Colorado             
           Irvine, California              
       Los Angeles, California       
           Phoenix, Arizona 
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, a top Am Law 100 firm, is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified senior leasing contract attorney with eight or more years of experience to join our nationally recognized real estate practice in either the Denver, Irvine, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Phoenix, or St. Louis office. 

01-200219-01: Leasing Contract Attorney–Real Estate


Company Name: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, a top Am Law 100 firm, is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified senior leasing contract attorney with eight or more years of experience to join our nationally recognized real estate practice in either the Denver, Irvine, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Phoenix, or St. Louis office. 

This position would be eligible for flexible hours. 

If you are the ideal candidate, you will have experience in the following areas:

• Prior Leasing Experience in a Law Firm or Corporate Legal Department.
• Specialized experience in the leasing area for corporate clients.
• Broad commercial real estate transactional background.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, superior analytical skills and the ability to manage client engagements.
• Other requirements include excellent interpersonal skills, strong work ethic and the ability to manage multiple priorities and assume a high degree of responsibility.

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is a global law firm with 31 offices in 11 countries, and a platform of 1,400 lawyers, placing us among the largest in the world. We are known for our relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience, and industry-shaping innovation and offer clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.

At Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner we understand the value of a diverse workforce and we believe people perform at their best when they can truly be themselves at work. We aim to create an inclusive environment where all our employees are valued, motivated and able to be themselves. In order to provide the best possible service to our diverse client base, we are committed to recruiting, retaining, rewarding and developing our people with regard to their abilities and contributions and without reference to their background, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, political belief, disability or any other protected characteristic.

* Mansfield Certified Plus firm for 2019

* Signee to the United Nations’ Global LGBTQ* Standard of Conduct for Business

How to Apply:
 https://apply.ecave.net/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=17&FilterJobID=284 
Posted: February 19, 2020
01-200218-02: Assistant Public Defender for Kansas City Appellate/PCR Office

Missouri State Public Defender - Kansas City Appellate/PCR Office

Kansas City, Missouri

Provide legal representation to indigent clients who have been convicted of felony offenses, and who are proceeding to the Missouri Court of Appeals in post-conviction actions.


Basic Function: Provide legal representation to indigent clients who have been convicted of felony offenses, and who are proceeding on direct appeal to the Missouri Court of Appeals, or in post-conviction actions under rules 24.035 and 29.15 in the various circuit courts covered by this office’s area of responsibility, and on appeal from the denial of relief in these post-conviction cases.

Job Duties: The position involves intensive legal research, drafting of briefs and pleadings, client contact and communication, and litigation both in the circuit courts and in the courts of appeals. 

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

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

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

Job Contact Information: An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening and will be accepted until position is filled.

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: February 18, 2020
01-200212-06: Assistant Federal Defender

Federal Defender for the Eastern District of Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

The Office of the Federal Defender, Eastern District of Missouri is now accepting applications for an attorney in its Research and Writing Unit located in the St. Louis office which may include travel to the Cape Girardeau, Missouri office.

The Office of the Federal Defender operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act to provide defense services in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts.


We are seeking a licensed attorney in good standing with a state bar to provide advanced research and writing services to the federal defender litigation staff.

Applicants must have demonstrated proficiency in legal research and commitment to representation of indigent persons, poverty law or other relevant experience. Excellent writing ability as well as the talent to understand and manage complex factual and legal issues are essential.

Duties include staying abreast of the latest developments in case law and criminal procedure; disseminating this knowledge to the litigation staff; drafting motions, petitions, appellate briefs and legal memoranda in the federal courts; analyzing and researching records; client contact and correspondence. Advanced computer assisted research skills, knowledge of Word software, time management skills and word processing skills are essential.

This is a full-time position with federal salary and benefits based on qualifications and experience. Salary is on a scale equivalent to that of Assistant United States Attorneys. This position is subject to mandatory electronic transfer (direct deposit) participation for payment of net pay. This position is subject to funding and background check. This is an at will appointment and as such may be terminated at will or without cause by the Defender at any time.

How to Apply:  
To apply, a cover letter describing your experience, resume, three references and three writing samples must be received no later than Wednesday, March 18, 2020 by electronic mail with the subject line Assistant Federal Defender-RWS to:

Margie_Kyle@fd.org

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Office of the Federal Defender is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women & Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
 

 
Posted: February 12, 2020
01-200212-05: Staff Attorney Litigation

Stinson LLP

Clayton/St. Louis, Missouri

Stinson LLP seeks a full or part-time Staff Attorney with three to five years of litigation experience to join our St. Louis office.

Active Missouri and Illinois attorney licenses are required. 


Strong academic performance and excellent research, writing and analytical skills are required. Experience working under litigation management and billing guidelines used by corporations and insurers preferred.

Qualified candidates will have three to five years of solid litigation experience with an in-depth understanding of defending toxic tort and/or asbestos claims. The Staff Attorney will have primary working responsibility to draft pleadings and motions, attend depositions, and respond to discovery. The Staff Attorney will be provided with a flexible schedule.

Stinson LLP 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 offer employment.

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


How to Apply: Please apply online at https://bit.ly/31JCjS4.

                                 When applying, please provide a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample.
                                 For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, recruiting@stinson.com.


Posted: February 12, 2020
01-200212-04: Attorney

Gilmore & Bell, P.C.

St. Louis, Missouri


Gilmore & Bell, P.C., one of the leading public finance law firms in the United States, is seeking an attorney to join our St. Louis office.

Our offices are located downtown close to the Gateway Arch National Park, the St. Louis Cardinals’ Busch Stadium, Ballpark Village, Stifel Theatre and the new St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station.

We offer a friendly and collaborative office environment, parking, and excellent benefits. 


Responsibilities:
• Represent states, counties, and other governmental and quasi-governmental entities or 501c3 organizations as bond counsel in bond and lease financings, economic development incentives and public-private partnerships. 
• Act as underwriter’s counsel and bank counsel in public finance transactions. 

Requirements:
• J.D. with excellent academic credentials
• Interest in transactional legal work
• Superior verbal and written communication skills
• High attention to detail and accuracy and commitment to excellence
• Independent, action-oriented thinker who can successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with a minimum of supervision
• Ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
• Hardworking and a team player 
• Able to fully embrace our firm culture of “Smarter, Faster, Nicer”

Preferred But Not Required:
• Prior work experience in public finance or tax
• General knowledge of municipal finance and bond terminology 

How to Apply: To apply for this opportunity and start your career with our firm, please send a resume, transcript, and cover letter to jhain@gilmorebell.com 

EOE/M/F/D/V
 
Posted: February 12, 2020
01-200212-01: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Greene County Prosecutor's Office

Springfield, Missouri

The Greene County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has an opening for a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the General Crimes Unit.

As members of a the General Crimes Unit, Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys are responsible for staffing Associate Circuit Court, filing misdemeanor and felony cases, and vertically prosecuting misdemeanor and felony cases. 


The Greene County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office will accept applications from both attorneys licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri and from third year law students who anticipate sitting for the July 2019 bar examination.

The compensation package includes a salary of $53,830.40 and benefits. For further information regarding the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, please visit https://www.greenecountymo.gov/prosecuting_attorney/.

Specific questions regarding the position may be directed to Stephanie Wan at swan@greenecountymo.gov.
 

Please use this link to apply https://mo-greenecounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/JobDetail.aspx?enc=QPQDKqwXNuJybHyCBjvzp7Nr2N+GrUO1DZ+xRFtT/7rbd9u+oz6TJiB5QMdf/+0w

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. 
Posted: February 12, 2020
01-200210-02: Legal_Counsel

Missouri Department of Corrections

Jefferson City, Missouri

The department is composed of the the following four divisions and the Board of Probation and Parole: the Division of Adult Institutions, the Division of Probation and Parole, the Division of Offender Rehabilitative Services, and the Division of Human Services. Throughout the state, our 11,000 employees supervise 27,000 people in 20 institutions and 62,000 on probation and parole.

We improve lives for safer communities by providing treatment, education, and programming to offenders under our supervision.


The attorneys in the Department of Corrections provide a broad range of legal services, including providing legal advice concerning the administration of prisons and the supervision of probationers and parolees; providing legal advice in all areas of employment law; reviewing contacts and interagency agreements; reviewing and drafting legislative proposals; reviewing fiscal notes; advising records officers and parole analysts regarding criminal sentences; representing department officials at various administrative hearings; providing litigation assistance to attorneys with the Attorney General's Office; and reviewing and revising department policies and procedures.

The Missouri Department of Corrections is seeking one attorney for a legal counsel position in Jefferson City, Missouri. The ideal candidate will be a member of the Missouri bar with excellent communication skills who can readily maintain a suitable degree of autonomy, demonstrate knowledge and experience in criminal and civil litigation, and is able to work well in a group environment.

Salary range $51,000 - $65,000


How to Apply:  
An application package for this position should include a completed application, cover letter, resume, and legal writing sample. The writing sample should be the applicant’s exclusive work product. If the writing sample was edited by another, or if there were other contributors, applicants are expected to identify those portions of the writing sample not exclusively their own work product and the extent of input provided by others. Applicants may also submit letters of reference.

All application packets for this legal counsel position in the MDOC Office of the General Counsel should be mailed to:
Stacia Wolfe
Missouri Department of Corrections
P.O. Box 236
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Applicants can also apply by going to the DOC website
https://doc.mo.gov/divisions/human-services/employment-opportunities

This position will remain open until filled. The first review of applications will be March 1, 2020.
Posted: February 10, 2020
01-200210-01: Attorney I Trainee

City of St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

Join the City of St. Louis and find the reward of working in public service. Becoming an employee of the City of St. Louis means doing important, significant work that directly affects the lives of more than 315,000 residents. You’ll be part of an innovative, expanding, and exciting team that does everything it can to make this City as great as it possibly can be.

The City Counselor’s Office represents the City of St. Louis, its elected and appointed public officials, and its departments, agencies, boards, and commissions. 


Incumbents in this position perform work in the City Counselor's Office within the parameters of Missouri Supreme Court Rule 13.01.

Work may include assisting a supervising attorney in the areas of municipal prosecution, problem properties, civil litigation, contracts and/or real estate matters.

Applicant must be a current law student with an expected graduation date by June 1, 2020 from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Oral Interview 100%.

YOU MUST APPLY ON THE CITY WEBSITE @ http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs 

Last date for filing application is March 13, 2020.


Candidates will be required to submit their Law School transcript and two legal writing samples at the time of the Oral Interview.

Posted: February 10, 2020
01-200207-04: Attorney

Chinnery Evans & Nail

Lee's Summit, Missouri

Lee's Summit law firm is seeking an associate attorney with one to five (1-5) years experience in estate planning, probate and trust administration, corporate and/or real estate law.

Lee's Summit law firm is seeking an associate attorney with 1-5 years experience in estate planning, probate and trust administration, corporate and/or real estate law.


How to Apply:  Please send your cover letter and resume via email to cweber@chinnery.com or via mail to:

Attention: Carolyn Weber
Chinnery Evans & Nail
800 NE Vanderbilt Lane
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64064
 
Posted: February 7, 2020
01-200207-02: Attorney I

City of St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

Join the City of St. Louis and find the reward of working in public service. The City Counselor’s Office represents the City of St. Louis, its elected and appointed public officials, and its departments, agencies, boards, and commissions. 

Litigation, and transactions: airport business; civil rights and social justice; contracts and procurement; development and real estate; employment and labor law; the justice system; legislation; liquor licensing; policing and law enforcement; problem properties; public events; public finance; transportation; tax; traffic; workers compensation. 

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing entry-level legal work in the City Counselor's Office which may include practice in: municipal prosecutions, problem properties, civil litigations, and/or contracts and real estate matters.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Attorney I at: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/personnel/jobs/job-detail.cfm?job=5463&detail=1

Education: Graduation from a school of law approved by the Committee on Legal Education of the American Bar Association.

License: License to practice law by the Supreme Court of Missouri and Membership in the Missouri Bar.

Examination Components and Their Weights:
Academic Qualifications and Writing Sample 30%
Oral Interview 70%


How to Apply: YOU MUST APPLY ON THE CITY WEBSITE @ http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs 

Last date for filing application is March 13, 2020.

Applicants must submit the following documents with their applications: 1) Proof of membership in the Missouri Bar; 2) Law School Transcript; 3) Two legal writing samples.

Academic qualifications and writing samples must be submitted by the last date for filing the application. Send to:

Department of Personnel, Examination Section
1114 Market Street, Room 700
St. Louis, Missouri 63101

Attention: Alexandria Mazzola
 
Posted: February 7, 2020
01-200206-05: Patent Associate (Electrical/Physics)

Armstrong Teasdale LLP 

St. Louis, Missouri
Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in its St. Louis, Denver and Philadelphia offices. 

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in electrical or physics areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele. 
Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in its St. Louis, Denver and Philadelphia offices. 

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in electrical or physics areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele. 

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits. 

How to Apply: Please apply at: https://www.armstrongteasdale.com/careers/
Posted: February 6, 2020
01-200206-03: Attorney

Taylor, Stafford, Clithero & Harris LLP

Springfield, Missouri

Springfield Law office has immediate opening for a litigation attorney.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to assist with complex legal matters as well as frequently appear in court. 

Local Springfield law firm is seeking a hardworking, intelligent attorney to join our active litigation practice.

This job offers the right candidate the opportunity to immediately be involved working closely with partners in litigation files, including among other things, court appearances, discovery handling and document preparation. Prior experience preferred. 

How to Apply:  Send your resume to Warren Harris at wharris@taylorstafford.com
Posted: February 6, 2020
01-200206-02: Business Transactions Associate

Lathrop GPM LLP

Overland Park, Kansas

Lathrop GPM LLP is seeking to hire a full-time associate with three to five (3-5) years of general corporate, M&A, and other transactional experience to join our growing Business Transactions group in our Overland Park, Kansas office. 

Lathrop GPM LLP is seeking to hire a full-time associate with 3-5 years of general corporate, M&A, and other transactional experience to join our growing Business Transactions group in our Overland Park, KS office. Experience with healthcare transactions is a plus. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials along with strong research, writing, and critical-thinking skills. 

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

Lathrop GPM LLP is an equal opportunity employer. Visit us at www.lathropgpm.com.
 

How to Apply:  Please complete the online application through this link: https://www.lathropgpm.com/careers.html
Posted: February 6, 2020
01-200206-01: Transactional Attorney

REAL Law, LLC

Lee's Summit, Missouri
Real estate and construction firm seeking transactional associate with at least one year of transactional experience at a law firm in Lee's Summit, Missouri. 

Must be licensed in good standing in either Missouri or Kansas.
 
General Responsibilities:

Responsible for providing solutions-oriented legal counsel and services to commercial real estate developers, investors, and construction contractors. Must possess a high level of professionalism, with the ability to independently and professionally handle client issues. Effective communication and ability to follow directions required. Must be able to problem solve, excel in a fast-paced environment and provide excellent service to clients and other attorneys. Strong attention to detail, confidence and quick learning are required.

Requirements:
• Attorneys – License in good standing in Missouri or Kansas.
• High technological literacy in standard law firm programs required.
• Strong project management skills including the ability to work well under pressure and meet critical daily deadlines.
• Excellent analytical, communication, diplomatic, research and writing, phone and client service skills.
• Efficient work habits, ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
• 1 year transactional experience at a law firm. 

How to Apply:
Send resume, law school class ranking (if less than 5 years experience), and cover letter describing experience to andrea@reallawkc.com

Posted: February 6, 2020
01-200204-02: Drafting Attorney

Missouri House of Representatives

Jefferson City, Missouri
The Missouri House of Representatives is accepting applications for a Drafting Attorney in the House Drafting Division. 

The Drafting Attorney position is responsible for statutory construction, bill drafting services, and coordination with House Research to enhance the timeliness, accuracy, and efficiency of bill drafting.
DESCRIPTION: The Drafting Attorney position is a professional, non-partisan, staff position in the House Drafting Division performing the development and implementation of bill drafting services within the Missouri House of Representatives. This is a full-time, salaried position, and is eligible for full state benefits. The position is located at the state Capitol building in Jefferson City, Missouri.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Drafting Attorney position is responsible for statutory construction, bill drafting services, and coordination with House Research to enhance the timeliness, accuracy, and efficiency of bill drafting. The position assists members and committees with drafting of bills, substitutes, and amendments, and reviews bills on matters of technical form and procedural compliance. The position is also responsible for monitoring legislative activity by attending committee meetings and sessions of the House and monitoring developments in public policy. The position assists other House staff offices, as needed, and performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Position requires a law degree with membership in the Missouri Bar and a demonstrated competence in legal analysis and legal research. Position also requires a general knowledge of the legislative process and technical expertise in the area of statutory construction and bill drafting, the ability to communicate effectively, stay organized, and meet frequent deadlines as required by the legislative process, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Position also requires a demonstrated history of confidentiality in professional settings with specific knowledge of the open records law and internal work product.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Missouri House of Representatives is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, age, or other non-merit factor. 

How to Apply:
Please send resume, application, letter of interest, and a copy of transcripts no later than Friday, February 28, 2020, to:

The Missouri House of Representatives
Administration Division
State Capitol Building, Room B22
201 W. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Attention: Drafting Attorney

Documents may also be submitted electronically to househr@house.mo.gov

Additional information and the House Application for Employment may be found on the House website at www.house.mo.gov or by contacting the House Administration Division at 573.522.6855.  

Posted: February 4, 2020
01-200204-01: Tax Associate

Husch Blackwell

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

Experience with federal income tax planning involving business transactions, including joint ventures, purchases, sales, mergers, divestitures and restructurings is desired.
Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for a Tax Associate with two to five years of experience. Experience with federal income tax planning involving business transactions, including joint ventures, purchases, sales, mergers, divestitures and restructurings is desired.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional academic credentials, superior communication skills, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, and a demonstrated record of working well under pressure. 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 

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume through our online application process at www.huschblackwell.com/careers/attorneys.  
Posted: February 4, 2020