Full or Part-time Employment

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
01-200219-03: 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
01-200219-04: 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
01-200219-02: 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
01-200218-03: Assistant Public Defender for Columbia PCR Office

Missouri State Public Defender - Columbia PCR Office
Columbia, Missouri

Handle post-conviction cases under Rule 24.035 challenging constitutionality of judgment and sentence pursuant to felony pleas of guilty, and Rule 29.15 challenging constitutionality of convictions after felony trial and direct appeal.


Basic Function: Handle post-conviction cases under Rule 24.035 challenging constitutionality of judgment and sentence pursuant to felony pleas of guilty, and Rule 29.15 challenging constitutionality of convictions after felony trial and direct appeal.

Job Duties: Litigation is primarily in circuit courts throughout the state, so travel and reliable transportation is required. Attorney may also handle some postconviction and/or direct felony appeals in the three appellate court districts of Missouri. 

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 no later than February 26, 2020 to be considered for position.

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
01-200218-01: Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender

Missouri State Public Defender
Bolivar, Clayton, Jefferson City, Kennett, Liberty, and/or Moberly, Missouri  

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


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

·  Clayton — 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 February 19

·  Moberly — Accepting applications until February 26

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: February 18, 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
01-200213-01: 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.


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: February 13, 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
01-200212-04: 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
01-200212-06: Assistant Federal Defender-Research and Writing Unit

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
01-200212-03: Family Lawyer/Attorney

Stange Law Firm, PC
            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 senior associate attorney with five years or more 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.



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: February 12, 2020
01-200212-02: Insurance Sales Agent

The Bar Plan
          Throughout, Missouri and Kansas
as well as Tennessee, New Mexico and Indiana

The Bar Plan is a market leader in providing Lawyer's Professional Liability insurance, Court Bonds and other insurance products to lawyers and law firms.

We are seeking a highly motivated professional to join our sales team. The ideal candidate will have experience in a legal setting and excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

This position requires someone who is motivated to succeed, an energetic self-starter, effective at handling multiple task and work both independently and as an effective member of a team.


Please send resume to:

The Bar Plan
Insurance Sales Agent position
Attention HR Department
1717 Hidden Creek Court
St. Louis, Missouri 63131
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
01-200210-02: 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
01-200207-02: 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
01-200207-03: Associate Counsel

Missouri Division of Finance
Jefferson City, Missouri

The Missouri Division of Finance has an opening for an attorney located at the central office in Jefferson City.

The Division regulates state-chartered banks, trust companies, consumer credit lenders, savings and loan institutions, mortgage companies, and mortgage loan originators.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Associate Counsel will assist the Chief Counsel with the following: 
• Providing legal advice and counsel to examiners and staff on various legal matters and policies as requested relating to the regulation of the banking, mortgage, and consumer finance industries in Missouri.
• Representing the Division in administrative hearings, enforcement actions, and appeals to the circuit court on matters within its regulatory jurisdiction.
• Reviewing and providing detailed analysis regarding initiative petitions, introduced state and federal legislation, which could potentially affect existing laws and regulations pertaining to the Division’s regulatory responsibilities and the industries under its supervision.
• Drafting Division sponsored legislation and regulations.
• Handling and responding to open records requests received by the Division.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Knowledge of and ability to research state statutes and code of state regulations.
• Knowledge of and ability to research U.S. Code and federal regulations.
• Ability to research and interpret case law
• Experience in administrative law is preferred. 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited university.
• Two or more years of legal experience. 
• Admitted to the Missouri Bar.

Salary range:  $65,000 - $75,000 
How to Apply: Please submit a writing sample, resume, and transcript(s) by close of business, February 21, 2020 to:

Jamie Sanning, Personnel Officer
Division of Finance 
Jamie.Sanning@dof.mo.gov

Posted: February 7, 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
01-200206-05: 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
01-200206-01: 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
01-200206-03: 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
01-200204-02: 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
01-200131-03: Litigation Associate
Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd.
Belleville, Illinois
Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd., with offices in Belleville, Edwardsville and Nashville, Illinois, along with Clayton and Perryville, Missouri, is seeking an experienced and highly motivated litigation associate for its growing litigation practice.
The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of substantive experience, to include:

• Drafting of pleadings and motions;
• Draft and manage discovery;
• Excellent research and writing skills;
• Courtroom experience.

The position involves handling a broad spectrum of litigation matters, including personal injury, product liability, commercial litigation, construction litigation, employment law and worker’s compensation. 

Excellent communication and writing skills are required, as well as strong academic qualifications. 

The firm offers a competitive salary and bonus system based upon merit and productivity, as well as an excellent opportunity for growth. If not licensed in Illinois, applicant must be eligible to sit for the Illinois bar. 

How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to:

Debra S. Bollinger
Firm Administrator
dbollinger@mmrltd.com
 
Posted: January 31, 2020
01-200131-02: Senior Associate/Junior Partner

Stanton Barton LLC
Clayton, Missouri

Stanton | Barton LLC, a progressive boutique defense litigation and trial firm located in downtown Clayton, seeks a senior associate/junior partner.

Qualified candidates will be licensed in Missouri and preferably Illinois.

They will have exceptional analytical and writing skills, experience taking and defending depositions as well as drafting and arguing complex dispositive motions.


Stanton | Barton LLC, a progressive boutique defense litigation and trial firm located in downtown Clayton, seeks a senior associate/junior partner.

Qualified candidates will be licensed in Missouri and preferably Illinois. 

They will have exceptional analytical and writing skills, experience taking and defending depositions as well as drafting and arguing complex dispositive motions.


How to Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to jandis@stantonbarton.com.
Posted: January 31, 2020
01-200131-06: Transactional Associate
Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd.
Belleville, Illinois
Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. with offices in Belleville, Edwardsville and Nashville, Illinois along with Clayton and Perryville, Missouri is seeking an experienced corporate transactional associate. 
The ideal candidate will have at least 1- 3 years of substantive experience, to include:

• Business-related agreements;
• Mergers and acquisitions;
• Real estate transactions;
• Estate planning.

Excellent communication and writing skills required, as well as strong academic qualifications. 

Competitive salary and bonus based upon merit and productivity. 

Excellent opportunity for growth. If not licensed in Illinois, applicant must be eligible to sit for the Illinois bar.

How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to:

Debra S. Bollinger
Firm Administrator
dbollinger@mmrltd.com
Posted: January 31, 2020
01-200131-08: Associate Attorney
Rasmussen Dickey Moore, L.L.C.
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City-based law firm is seeking litigation associates with two to four (2-4) years' experience for its south Kansas City location. 

Successful applicants will have opportunities for immediate deposition and trial practice exposure.
Kansas City-based law firm (with offices in St. Louis and Los Angeles) is seeking litigation associates with 2-4 years’ experience for its south Kansas City location. The ideal candidates will be self-starters and work well in a fast-paced environment. The successful applicants will have opportunities for immediate deposition and trial practice exposure. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

• Researching cases by interviewing witnesses
• Taking and defending depositions
• Preparing motions and pleadings
• Reviewing evidence to develop client defenses
• Analyzing pleadings and discovery
• Working as part of trial team and with partner attorney
• Developing trial strategy
• Appearing in court for dockets, trials, etc.
• Traveling as required for court appearances and depositions

Admittance to the bar in Missouri required; also prefer current Illinois license or the ability to obtain as soon as possible. Must also be willing to procure additional licenses as requested.

The ideal candidate should be able to able to work independently as part of the larger trial team, manage and prioritize multiple projects, and display exceptional legal writing and communication skills.

Competitive pay and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D

RDM is an equal opportunity employer

How to Apply: To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to ksiegel@rdm.law.
Posted: January 31, 2020
01-200131-04: Associate Attorney
The Lowry Law Firm 
Hillsboro and Festus, Missouri
The Lowry Law Firm, with offices in Hillsboro and Festus, Missouri, is seeking an associate attorney to handle family law cases, as well as criminal defense.
 
Our attorneys handle cases in Jefferson, St. Louis, Franklin, Washington, St. Francois, and Ste. Genevieve counties.

Salary and benefits package will be competitive and commensurate with experience. 

How to Apply: Please submit a resume to timpudlowski@thelowrylawfirm.com
Posted: January 31, 2020
01-200131-01: Chief Counsel

Johnson County Government
Olathe, Kansas
The Board of County Commissioners of Johnson County Government in Olathe, Kansas, is seeking a successful candidate to fill the position of Chief Counsel to serve as the primary legal officer on all non-criminal legal matters for Johnson County Government, providing professional advice, general counsel, legal services, and professional representation for the County, its officials, and its agencies and departments. 

Chief Counsel, serving as Director of Legal Services, provides legal services to County departments and agencies in all civil legal matters and disciplines. 
 
Johnson County, Kansas is a vibrant community with a national reputation for excellence. With a total budget of $1.1 billion including reserves, and a Aaa/AAA bond rating; it is one of the nation’s premier counties, providing comprehensive services to its citizens in its role as a leading organization in the state. The Johnson County community is nestled in the southwestern quadrant of the Kansas City metropolitan area and exhibits all of the hallmarks of a great community: a thriving and growing business sector, nationally-recognized public schools, first-class cultural and recreational amenities, and distinctive and welcoming neighborhoods. Johnson County is a growing and diverse community of approximately 604,000 residents spanning 477 square miles.

At Johnson County Government, we challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more.

The Board of County Commissioners of Johnson County Government in Olathe, Kansas, is seeking a successful candidate to fill the position of Chief Counsel to serve as the primary legal officer on all non-criminal legal matters for Johnson County Government, providing professional advice, general counsel, legal services, and professional representation for the County, its officials, and its agencies and departments. Chief Counsel serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners and is assessed annually by the Board. The County Manager provides day-to-day supervision and performance management of the Chief Counsel position as the Director of Legal Services for administrative and operational purposes. Chief Counsel and the Legal Services department performs legal services to County departments and agencies in all civil legal matters and disciplines from airports to buses, from personnel to zoning, from contracts to litigation, and from tax appeals to wastewater districts. This position requires the highest degree of professionalism and must operate within the ethical boundaries of both the legal profession and public administration, often interpreting those boundaries for others and for official actions.

Responsibilities of the Chief Counsel include:

• Provides professional advice, counsel and legal representation to the Board of County Commissioners and County Manager: Reviews and evaluates issues and proposed actions to determine advisability, consistency with legal standards and County policies, potential consequences, and alternate actions or solutions; develops and recommends courses of action to accomplish defined objectives, solve identified problems, and respond to questions; prepares and renders opinions, memoranda, interpretations, resolutions, documents and correspondence on legal, policy, and County business matters; conducts research and analysis on projects, policies, issues, practices and problems; attends and participates at meetings, work sessions, and other proceedings of the Board; meets and consults with Board Members and County Manager, keeping them informed and advised on County matters.

• Directs the County Legal Services Department and the provision of legal services to County agencies, departments, and offices: Hires, trains, assigns, coaches, develops and supervises staff for the performance of legal services; creates, implements and actively manages a succession plan that identifies and transfers crucial job skills, knowledge, social relationship and organizational practices to prepare the next generation of workers, thereby ensuring the seamless movement of talent within the department; sets departmental policies, standards and expectations and consults with staff to achieve and evaluate performance; supervises the administration of office operations, including budget preparation, authorization for financial transactions, determination of personnel actions and issues, and oversight of schedules; supervises the retention and use of special or outside legal counsel services through the Legal Department or by other County officials; attends and participates in County management activities. Actively participates regularly on the County’s Executive Leadership and Management Teams and serves as necessary on organizational teams, committees and other assignments.

• Represents the County and its officials in legal and other proceedings: Prepares, reviews, signs and files pleadings and legal documents on behalf of the County and its officials; conducts investigation, analysis, and evaluations of claims, cases, actions or proceedings; develops strategies and recommendations; appears and makes presentations at proceedings with or on behalf of County officials; conducts interviews and responds to inquiries from the press, officials, and citizens; consults with and supervises supporting staff; develops and participates in/implements strategies, negotiations, and mediation positions; prepares briefs, position statements, documents and presentations.

• Provides advice, counsel, and legal services to County departments, agencies, and officials: Reviews and evaluates issues and proposed actions; presents legal and policy interpretations, recommendations and direction; prepares opinions, memoranda, resolutions, documents, analysis and correspondence; attends and conducts meetings, consultations, presentations, and investigations; resolves problems, claims, disputes, negotiations and questions.

• Provides executive management and leadership for County Government: Foresees and anticipates issues and advisable actions for the Board, County Manager, and County officials, and presents information and recommendations for consideration; actively supports, communicates and enacts practices and decisions of the Board, County Manager and key decision-makers; acts for and on behalf of the Board and County Manager when authorized or necessary; directs and/or participates in programs or projects to achieve County objectives or assignments; demonstrates accepted standards and values to ethically represent the County and citizens, presents collaborative demeanor and work ethic; develops creative strategies and solutions to issues and problems for the performance of services beneficial to the County and citizens; develops skills and knowledge to enhance performance and coach others for continuous improvement; leads the development of a High Performing Organization through active demonstration of the County’s Pillars of Performance.

Requirements:
A Juris Doctorate degree, or equivalent, from an accredited Law School; licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas or admitted to the Kansas Bar within six months; ten (10) years of professional experience practicing law, with seven (7) years of experience in government law, with a wide variety of local government matters and issues; and five (5) years of demonstrated administrative and supervisory experience required.

Government law experience in municipal or local law preferred.

The selected candidate must be able to successfully complete required criminal and motor vehicle background screenings.

Johnson County is an equal opportunity/equal access employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The expected salary range for this position is $139,776 to $225,000 annually and will be based on experience. 

How to Apply: For consideration, apply online at https://jocogov.hua.hrsmart.com/hrsmart/ats/Posting/view/4568.

 This vacancy will remain open until filled, first review of applications will be February 21, 2020. 
Posted: January 31, 2020
01-200131-05: Municipal Attorney
Cunningham, Vogel & Rost, P.C.
St. Louis, Missouri
Cunningham, Vogel & Rost, P.C., a law firm that provides legal representation exclusively to municipalities and other local government interests, has a career opportunity for an attorney with five plus (5+) years' experience in litigation and with interest in representing local governments with regard to general municipal, land use, condemnation, employment and administrative law, as well as other aspects of municipal law.
Career opportunity for attorney with 5+ years’ experience in litigation and with interest in representing local governments with regard to general municipal, land use, condemnation, employment and administrative law, as well as other aspects of municipal law.

Candidate must possess inquisitive legal mind; demonstrate litigation experience; handle administrative hearings; be willing to assist in all aspects of the firm's practice areas; represent clients in public meetings; draft ordinances and resolutions; perform legal research; and participate in public official seminars and training sessions.

Municipal litigation experience is a plus; commitment to representing public sector is essential. 

How to Apply: Email hannah@municpalfirm.com to apply.

Please include resume and cover letter and law school ranking or transcript. 
Posted: January 31, 2020
01-200130-05: Attorney
Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel 
Jefferson City, Missouri
The Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel is seeking an attorney for a full-time position in its Jefferson City office. 

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

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

The position is located in Jefferson City. 

Limited in-state travel. 

Competitive salary and benefits. 

EEO Employer.   

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

OCDC
3327 American Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65109 

This vacancy will remain open until filled, first review of applications will begin on February 14, 2020. 
Posted: January 30, 2020
01-200130-04: Attorney
Law Office of Evelyn C. Lewis, LLC
Clayton, Missouri
The Law Office of Evelyn C. Lewis, LLC, is a small criminal defense firm, in need of an attorney to assist with the firm's criminal cases and with traffic dockets. 

The firm is also expanding its practice areas to include personal injury and family law. 

The assistant attorney will help with those cases as well. 

The attorney can expect to appear in court on a daily basis. 
The Law Office of Evelyn C. Lewis, LLC, a criminal defense firm, is looking for an attorney to assist with its criminal and traffic caseloads. 

The attorney will be required to make daily court appearances, including some night court appearances. 

The firm is expanding its practice areas to include personal injury and domestic matters. So experience in those areas is a plus. 

This is an independent contractor position. 

Compensation is $50,000.00 annually plus 50% commission. 

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to lewis@evelynlewisllc.com
Posted: January 30, 2020
01-200130-03: United States Magistrate Judge

United States District Court for Western Missouri 
Kansas City, Missouri

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized a full-time eight-year appointment as United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Missouri. 

The position will be in Kansas City to fill the vacancy created by the planned retirement of Judge John T. Maughmer on August 31, 2020.

Job Number:  01-200130-03: United States Magistrate Judge

Company Name: United States District Court for Western Missouri

The duties of the position are demanding and wide-ranging such as: (1) conduct of most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; (2) trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases; (3) conduct of various pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from a District Judge; and (4) trial and disposition of civil cases upon consent of the litigants.

The basic authority of a United States Magistrate Judge is specified in 28 U.S.C. § 636.  

To be qualified for appointment an applicant must:

(1) Be, and have been for at least five years, a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Territory of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, and have been engaged in the active practice of law for a period of at least five years (with some substitutes authorized);

(2) Be competent to perform all the duties of the office; possess, and have a reputation for, integrity and good character; have demonstrated, a commitment to equal justice under the law and outstanding legal ability and competence; be emotionally stable and mature; be committed to equal justice under the law; be in good health; be patient and courteous; and be capable of deliberation and decisiveness; and indicate by demeanor, character, and personality that the applicant would exhibit judicial temperament if appointed;

(3) Be less than seventy years old; and

(4) Not be related by blood or marriage to a judge of the United States District Court within the degrees specified in 28 U.S.C. § 458, at the time of the initial appointment.

A merit selection panel composed of attorneys and other members of the community will review all applicants and recommend to the District Judges, in confidence, the five persons it considers best qualified. The merit selection panel roster will be posted on the Court’s website by February 7, 2020. The Court will make the appointment following an FBI full-field investigation and an IRS tax check of the applicant selected by the Court. The current annual salary of the position is $199,088. Applicants shall be considered without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin or disability. The individual selected must comply with the financial disclosure requirements pursuant to the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, Pub. L. No. 95-521, 92 Stat. 1824 (1978) (codified as amended at 5 U.S.C. app. §§ 101-111).

How to Apply: The application form may be obtained online at the Western District of Missouri’s website: http://www.mow.uscourts.gov. More information on the magistrate judge position may be obtained from the Court Executive of the District Court.

Application packets must include the completed application, a cover letter, resume, and three (3) letters of recommendation. Application packets must be submitted to the mailing or email address below and only by the applicant personally, indicating their willingness to serve if selected. The required documents must be received by 5:00pm, Tuesday, February 25th, 2020.

Paige Wymore-Wynn, Court Executive
United States District Court Charles E. Whittaker Courthouse
400 East 9th Street, Room 1510
Kansas City, Missouri 64106

Email to: paige_wymore-wynn@mow.uscourts.gov
Phone: 816-512-5075

To ensure impartiality, please do not have your references contact the Court or members of the merit selection panel directly.

All applications will be kept confidential, unless the applicant consents to disclosure, and all applications will be examined only by members of the merit selection panel and the Judges of the District Court.

The panel’s deliberations will remain confidential.

The U.S. Courts are equal opportunity employers.
Posted: January 30, 2020
01-200130-02: Associate
Litchfield Cavo LLP
St. Louis, Missouri
Full time Associate position at St. Louis office of a national insurance defense firm. 

Big firm benefits with smaller office environment. 

Prefer one to seven (1-7) years litigation experience. 

Varied case load from toxic tort, employment law, auto, truck and all manners of Insurance defense litigation.
Litigation associate for Clayton Office of national litigation firm. 

Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply: Please forward resume and cover letter to mcbreartyb@litchfieldcavo.com
Posted: January 30, 2020
01-200129-01: Patent Attorney (Mechanical Arts)
Stinson LLP 
Kansas City or St. Louis, Missouri
Stinson LLP is seeking a highly motivated patent attorney to join its St. Louis or Kansas City office. 

This position's responsibilities would include drafting and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications, drafting and reviewing intellectual property and technology related agreements and licenses, and providing patentability, freedom to operate, and due diligence assessments.
At Stinson, we believe complex legal challenges are best approached with sharp insight and creative solutions. With nearly 500 attorneys in 13 offices nationwide, we take pride in our collaborative approach, our lasting relationships and our unique perspectives. Stinson clients are diverse—ranging from individuals to universities to start-up technology companies to large publicly traded industry leaders.

Stinson's patent attorneys procure patent protection and counsel on various intellectual property issues for its clients. The major clients that we advise include companies in the following industries: medical devices; consumer devices; transportation; construction; agribusiness; sports and recreation; cannabis; heat, ventilating and air conditioning; infrastructure protection and repair; manufacturing equipment; and electrical and fiber optic connectors.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor of Science or higher degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, or similar engineering degree and/or work experience
- U.S. Patent & Trademark Office registration
- 1-3 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution in the mechanical arts
- Experience in agreement work a plus
- Exceptional academic performance and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills are required

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

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

How to Apply: Please apply online at https://bit.ly/2Z85iO0.

Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, unofficial law school transcript, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and a technical writing sample.

For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com
Posted: January 29, 2020
01-200129-08: Associate Attorney
Licata Bankruptcy Firm 
Springfield, Missouri
We are looking for the right attorney to join our team! 

We are a growing Firm that needs a qualified attorney to handle the additional case load.
Bankruptcy Associate Attorney: 

We are looking for the right attorney to join our team! We are a growing Firm that needs a qualified attorney to handle the additional case load. 

The Firm has offices in Springfield, Branson and Lebanon. 

Applicants must be licensed in Missouri. Two years of bankruptcy experience is encouraged, but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. 

Job responsibilities include: providing legal representation for clients, preparing for and attending Court dockets, litigating bankruptcy adversary lawsuits and attending 341 meetings, reviewing and evaluating assigned cases, providing legal advice, servicing and developing relationships with clients, strong communication skills (oral and written) and a high attention to detail. 

Full-time position with benefits and bonus opportunities. 

Pay based on experience. 

All candidates’ communications will be kept confidential.  

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should contact Amy Jackson, paralegal for Marc D. Licata at 417-887-3328 or by email at amyjackson@licatalawfirm.com
Posted: January 29, 2020
01-200129-07: General Counsel
MTM, Inc. 
St. Louis, Missouri
To further strategic goals, MTM is now seeking an accomplished and well-rounded General Counsel. 

As a key member of MTM's executive leadership team, this role will provide legal counsel and related business advice on a wide range of strategic, tactical, and operational issues, in addition to leading a high performing, effective legal team.
General Counsel
Position Announcement

As one of the nation’s most experienced non-emergency medical transportation management (NEMT) brokers, MTM remains firmly committed to creating communities without barriers! Initially established to manage NEMT, MTM has worked collaboratively with clients to create customized solutions, including a wide array of healthcare and public transit services to help align incentives, reduce costs, and increase member and passenger satisfaction. With over 2,000 employees nationwide, MTM operates in 31 states and has scheduled over 20 million trips for 12 million members and handled another 8 million calls per year.

Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, MTM leverages its core competencies in managing customer service operations and building provider networks. MTM’s clients include state and county governments, Medicaid and Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), transit agencies, third party administrators, and healthcare providers. MTM has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades, including Mogul’s Top 100 Innovators in Diversity & Inclusion (2017). The St. Louis Business Journal has also recognized MTM as one of the Healthiest Employers (2018), Best Places to Work (2018), Fastest-Growing Private Companies (2017), Top Five Largest Women-Owned Businesses (2016) and Top Family Owned Businesses (2016). Visit www.mtm-inc.net to learn more.

To further strategic goals, MTM is now seeking an accomplished and well-rounded General Counsel. As a key member of MTM’s executive leadership team, this role will provide legal counsel and related business advice on a wide range of strategic, tactical and operational issues, in addition to leading a high performing, effective legal team.

Reporting directly to MTM’s CEO, the ideal candidate will:

• PROVIDE VISIONARY EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP: Serve as a key member of MTM’s senior leadership team and as a trusted advisor to MTM’s CEO. Actively participate in strategic planning and executive team decision making. Demonstrate the ability to proactively develop practical yet innovative solutions satisfying both MTM’s business and legal interests. Advise on all acquisition opportunities and best M&A strategy and lead by example with unreproachable ethical standards, high integrity, and great enthusiasm.

• INSPIRE A HIGH-PERFORMING LEGAL TEAM: Lead a high performing team of seven in the Legal Department. Determine departmental build-out for internal legal team as best suited for MTM’s growth and business objectives. Manage legal department budget and work closely with CFO. Provide oversight and manage outside counsel.

• ADVISE ON REGULATORY & COMPLIANCE MATTERS: Serve as the senior legal policy officer with primary responsibility for business and compliance review. Provide counsel on HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid matters, and transit related regulations (FTA). Ensure adherence to all local, state and federal guidelines. Advise on labor and employment matters including unfair labor practice charges, grievances and arbitrations and all union relationships . Establish and implement best practices, policies, procedures across company to promote compliance with applicable laws and contractual obligations.

• OVERSEEE CONTRACT REVIEW & NEGOTIATION: Provide contractual oversight of MTM client service agreements and proposals. Negotiate and draft MTM agreements with transportation providers, vendors, health plans, and government. Identify business and legal risks and provide solutions which balance legal issues and business objectives. Serve as an internal resource and proactively educate account managers and other team members on applicable HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid issues.

• OVERSEE LITIGATION MANAGEMENT: Advise company leadership and managers regarding litigation risks, litigation strategy and direction of settlement negotiations. Ensure that executives and managers are fully aware of legal ramifications of actions and decisions. Provide advice on controlling legal requirements and or precedents while providing legally sound, practical, results-oriented recommendations to resolve business challenges. Determine best law firm partners and engage fully in oversight of matters handled by outside counsel.

Qualifications include:

• Minimum of 15-20+ years of progressive legal experience, gained through a combination of law firm and in-house counsel experience. Ideal candidates offer prior experience as a General Counsel or senior counsel in similarly sized or larger organization.
• Prior knowledge and application of legal advice relating to the unique needs and regulations within the healthcare, transportation, and/or logistics industries is required.
• Demonstrated ability to serve as trusted, strategic partner to CEO, senior leadership team and family owners. Exceptional communication skills and a willingness to educate and advise internal stakeholders within a rapidly growing organization.
• Must possess a J.D. from an ABA accredited law school and be a member in good standing with a state bar association.

Other Skills & Abilities:

• Must excel in an entrepreneurial environment with an appreciation for corporate and family values.
• A collaborative, yet competitive and resilient, attitude with a strong work ethic is desired.
• Solid planning, organizational and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and assimilate new information quickly.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport across the company while quickly and confidently gaining respect of others, including superior listening and probing skills.
• Excellent negotiation skills and strong business acumen required.
• Customer-service oriented with a high level of integrity and character.

Location:

MTM’s General Counsel must be based in corporate headquarters in St Louis (Chesterfield), Missouri. Relocation assistance available. Relocation would be expected upon hire.

Compensation Package:

MTM offers a generous compensation and benefits package including a base salary, annual bonus, and, a long-term incentive program at the executive level. MTM’s employee benefits package includes health benefits (dental, medical and vision), life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, healthcare flex spending account, 401k, vacation and holidays, adoption assistance, educational assistance, and more. Executive team members also qualify for an annual bonus and participation in MTM’s long-term incentive plan.

How to Apply: Ready to Apply?

Apply online at www.csiapply.com – simply upload your resume and answer a few questions for our search consultant.

If you experience any issues with the online application system and/or wish to make a confidential inquiry or referral, please contact our search team. Visit www.getcollaborative.com for search firm contact information.

All resume submissions, referrals, and job inquiries will be held strictly confidential. Please do not contact MTM directly as this is a retained search. Candidate inquiries only.

Connecting talent with opportunity since 1994, Collaborative Strategies, Inc., is a St. Louis based consulting firm with a dedicated executive search practice. We take pride in matching talented leaders with entrepreneurial skills sets who are capable of undertaking mission-critical endeavors for great organizations, like MTM, based in Saint Louis, Missouri.

MTM is an Equal Opportunity Employer

MTM welcomes difference in the form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.
Posted: January 29, 2020
01-200129-05: Litigation Associate
Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC 
Kansas City, Missouri
Baker Sterchi has a unique opportunity for a litigation associate with three to five (3-5) years of experience in our Kansas City, Missouri office. 

If you are interested in a position that is is fast-paced and interesting, we have a great opportunity for you!
Baker Sterchi has an unique opportunity for a litigation associate with 3-5 years of experience in our Kansas City, Missouri office.

We are looking for an experienced litigation associate to join our team that handles fire and explosion cases across the country for several national clients, among other interesting matters. 

Ideal candidates will be licensed in Missouri and/or be willing to be licensed in Kansas; have excellent written and oral communication skills; strong advocacy skills and be willing to travel. The hired candidate will attend "Fire School" for this specialized area and work with a dedicated team that provides lawyers with immediate client contact and courtroom exposure.

Baker Sterchi offers a competitive salary and bonus program, an excellent benefit package, flexibility for work/life balance and a detailed path to partnership. 

We strive for a welcoming work environment for all employees and encourage diverse candidates to apply.  

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to resumes@bscr-law.com.

Candidates may be asked to submit a writing sample and transcript for a second interview.

No phone calls, please.  
Posted: January 29, 2020
01-200129-02: Associate Attorney

Schaffer & Morton, Chartered
Overland Park, Kansas  

Schaffer & Morton, a Johnson County, Kansas litigation firm, seeks an attorney with one to seven (1-7) years of civil litigation experience. 

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

Licensure in both Kansas and Missouri preferred.

Schaffer & Morton, a Johnson County, Kansas litigation firm, seeks an attorney with one to seven (1-7) years of civil litigation experience. 

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

Licensure in both Kansas and Missouri preferred. Current license in at least one state required. Some courtroom experience preferred. 

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

How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to mschaffer@schafflaw.com.
Posted: January 29, 2020
01-200129-04: Project Finance Attorney

Husch Blackwell
Kansas City or St. Louis, Missouri    
          as well as Austin, Texas           
Denver, Colorado or Omaha, Nebraska

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Austin, Denver, Kansas City, Omaha or St. Louis office for a Project Finance Attorney with seven to fifteen (7 to 15) years of experience. 
Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Austin, Denver, Kansas City, Omaha or St. Louis office for a Project Finance Attorney with seven to fifteen years of experience.

The candidate must have extensive experience with the acquisition, development, financing and operation of energy and infrastructure projects. Ability to formulate competitive bidding solicitations, structure projects, negotiate project agreements and loan documentation, and negotiate purchase and sale agreements is strongly preferred. This position will work primarily with attorneys in our Energy and Natural Resources business unit.

The candidate must have an excellent academic record, proficient 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. Candidates should have a bar license in the state 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 and resume through our online application process at https://www.huschblackwell.com/careers/attorneys
Posted: January 29, 2020
01-200129-09: 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. 

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: January 29, 2020
01-200129-03: Associate Attorney
Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs, LLC 
St. Louis, Missouri
AV Rated civil defense litigation firm has an opening for a full time Associate with zero
to four (0 to 4) years' experience with both Missouri and Illinois Licenses.
AV Rated civil defense litigation firm has an opening for a full time Associate with zero to four (0 to 4) years' experience with both Missouri and Illinois Licenses.

How to Apply/Interested Parties: Please forward your resume and references to Michael J. Lach at MLach@balblawyers.com,
Posted: January 29, 2020
01-200129-06: Chief Deputy Counsel

Missouri Public Service Commission 
Jefferson City, Missouri
The Missouri Public Service Commission is seeking a chief deputy staff counsel for its Staff Counsel Division located in Jefferson City. 

This position will manage a docket of in-depth cases involving utility-related state regulatory matters; draft, present and defend complex motions and manage the work product of attorneys engaged in such activity. 

The position serves as Chief Deputy Counsel for regulatory issues at the Public Service Commission.
The Missouri Public Service Commission is seeking a chief deputy staff counsel for its Staff Counsel Division located in Jefferson City. 

Duties include: 

Ability to manage a docket of in-depth cases involving utility-related state regulatory matters; ability to draft, present and defend complex motions and manage the work product of attorneys engaged in such activity. 

Ability to develop and present trainings on practical skills, litigation, and other relevant topics to attorneys and others; ability to manage special projects as assigned; ability to serve as chief attorney in settlement negotiations. 
 
The position serves as Chief Deputy Counsel for regulatory issues at the Public Service Commission. 

Moderate amount of travel in-state is required. 

Annual salary range: $78,500-$83,200; salary commensurate with education and applicable experience.

How to Apply:

Send an application, resume, a copy of each transcript from all colleges/universities attended, a legal writing sample, and salary history by 5:00 pm February 28, 2020, to:

Missouri Public Service Commission
Reference Number SC010220
P. O. Box 360
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102 

or via e-mail to pscjobs@psc.mo.gov

For additional information, visit http://psc.mo.gov/General/Career_Opportunities.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Posted: January 29, 2020
01-200128-02: Litigation Associate
Danna McKitrick, P.C.
Clayton, Missouri
Danna McKitrick, P.C., a mid-sized Clayton law firm, seeks Associate Attorney for Litigation Department. 

Missouri license and three to six (3 – 6) years of experience in litigation required, corporate related litigation a plus. 

Applicant should be eligible to sit for the Illinois bar if not already Illinois licensed.

Danna McKitrick, P.C., a mid-sized Clayton law firm, seeks Associate Attorney for Litigation Department. Missouri license and 3 – 6 years of experience in litigation required, corporate related litigation a plus. 

Applicant should be eligible to sit for the Illinois bar if not already Illinois license.  

How to Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample in PDF format to litigationsearch@dmfirm.com.
Posted: January 28, 2020
01-200128-04: Corporate/Transactional Attorney
Finley Law Firm, P.C. 
Des Moines, Iowa
Finley Law Firm, P.C., with offices located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa is looking to add an attorney with corporate and transactional experience to our team.

Finley Law Firm, P.C. is seeking an attorney with 3+ years of experience to work in its corporate and transactional department.

More senior level applicants are also encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate would possess outstanding academic credentials, work experience, and a strong work ethic. 

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Recruiting Team
699 Walnut Street, Suite 1700
Des Moines, IA 50309

or by email to recruiting@finleylaw.com

All inquiries will be held in confidence. 
Posted: January 28, 2020
01-200128-03: Patent Attorney (Electrical Arts)
Stinson LLP 
Kansas City or St. Louis, Missouri
Stinson LLP is seeking a highly motivated patent attorney to join its St. Louis or Kansas City office. 

The attorney will be responsible for drafting and globally prosecuting patent applications in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, and software-implemented business methods.
 

At Stinson, we believe complex legal challenges are best approached with sharp insight and creative solutions. With nearly 500 attorneys in 13 offices nationwide, we take pride in our collaborative approach, our lasting relationships and our unique perspectives. Stinson clients are diverse—ranging from individuals to universities to start-up technology companies to large publicly traded industry leaders.

Stinson's patent attorneys counsel our clients about the types of patent protection available and the circumstances under which each type of patent application is appropriate.

Stinson's attorneys with electrical expertise work in a wide array of technologies, including analog and digital circuitry, semiconductors, industrial automation, medical devices, optics, signal processing, and telecommunications.

With computers and business systems, our substantial experience includes hardware and software - operating systems, web-based services, neural networks, messaging systems, databases, encryption, digital signatures, metadata handling, and imaging.

This position's responsibilities would include the following:
- Draft and globally prosecute patent applications in electrical, computer science, and business method fields.

Interface with inventors.
- Conduct legal research regarding intellectual property law.
- Coordinate and correspond with foreign law firms to file and prosecute foreign patent applications.

Present continuing legal education seminars on intellectual property law topics.
- Coordinate and correspond with clients for processing and legalization of formal documents for filing in U.S. and foreign patent offices.
- Review country requirements and obtain Foreign Filing Licenses where needed.
- Maintain client portfolio and provide client with estimates of costs for future filings and maintenance.

Assist in the Firm's standardized procedures to enhance malpractice prevention.
- Prepare and send notices to clients regarding upcoming deadlines.
- Correspond with foreign law firms regarding filings, deadlines and billings.
- Anticipate supervising partner or client needs for specific projects.
- Delegate effectively and as appropriate with Paralegals or Legal Administrative Assistants.
- Design, recommend, and implement new processes and procedures to increase group efficiency.
- Take on special projects, as needed.

Qualifications:
- Juris Doctor, higher degree, or equivalent in Law.
- Licensed to practice law in Missouri.
- Bachelor’s degree, higher degree, or equivalent in - Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related degree and/or work experience.
- Excellent academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills are required.
- Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task efficiently and be an independent thinker.
- U.S. Patent & Trademark Office or ability to qualify and domestic and international prosecution experience is preferred.
- Law firm or in-house IP experience preferred.
- 0-3 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution in the electrical arts.

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

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

How to Apply: Please apply online at https://bit.ly/34DwAgB.

Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, unofficial law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a technical writing sample.

For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com
Posted: January 28, 2020
01-200128-05: Associate Attorney
HeplerBroom LLC
St. Louis, Missouri
HeplerBroom LLC, a large defense firm, is currently seeking a licensed Associate Attorney with one to four (1-4) years of relevant experience for our St. Louis, Missouri office.
This is an ideal opportunity for attorneys with litigation experience. This position focuses largely on civil defense litigation and insurance coverage litigation.

The selected candidate will be responsible for managing defense cases with partner supervision. This opportunity will provide substantial hands-on experience, including regular court appearances, depositions and trial opportunities, and will include research and writing responsibilities.

Duties include:
• Research, analyze, and interpret law sources such as statutes, rules and regulations, ordinances, court decisions, and legal opinions
• Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
• Monitor routine case files to ensure deadlines are maintained, investigate facts and legal matters to determine causes of action
• Assist with document review
• Conduct depositions

This position requires:
• Good standing with the Missouri bar
• Strong writing skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Deposition experience
• Insurance coverage experience preferred

Why HeplerBroom?
The firm has recruited and trained highly qualified, dedicated, and energetic attorneys and staff. Our clients expect and receive the highest level of individual service, creative problem solving, strategic thinking and sound judgment. Our high expectations of our staff offer them the opportunity to make a difference with our clients and immediately contribute to the team.

HeplerBroom offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including yearly compensation and a matching 401K program.

How to Apply: Click below link to apply:
https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/HEP1000HBLLC/JobBoard/9f09431e-396d-44bc-a22e-6086b7c336a5/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=b66505d5-cc94-4a13-bdfd-c98608b4fe0c
Posted: January 28, 2020
01-200128-07: Associate Attorney
HeplerBroom LLC
Edwardsville, Illinois
HeplerBroom LLC, a large defense firm, is currently seeking a licensed Associate Attorney with three to five (3-5) years of experience in Professional Liability. 

The position will be in our Edwardsville, Illinois office.
Duties include:
• Research, analyze, and interpret law sources such as statutes, rules and regulations, ordinances, court decisions, and legal opinions
• Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
• Monitor routine case files to ensure deadlines are maintained, investigate facts and legal matters to determine causes of action
• Assist with document review
• Conduct depositions
• Appear regularly in court
• Assist with trial preparation and trial of professional liability cases

This position requires:
• Good standing with the Illinois bar
• At least 1 year experience with Medical Malpractice cases
• Strong writing skills
• Strong research and analytical skills
• Deposition experience preferred

Why HeplerBroom?
HeplerBroom offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including and a matching 401K and profit sharing program.

The firm has recruited and trained highly qualified, dedicated, and energetic attorneys and staff. Our clients expect and receive the highest level of individual service, creative problem solving, strategic thinking and sound judgment. Our high expectations of our staff offer them the opportunity to make a difference with our clients and immediately contribute to the team. 

How to Apply:
Click link below to apply:
https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/HEP1000HBLLC/JobBoard/9f09431e-396d-44bc-a22e-6086b7c336a5/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=a00f52a1-366c-4070-a4f5-a705c96e4005
Posted: January 28, 2020
01-200128-06: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Platte County Prosecuting Attorney's Office 
Platte City, Missouri
The Platte County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, in Platte City, Missouri—the fastest-growing county in Missouri—is hiring Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys.

Applicants must be a current member of the Missouri Bar or another state Bar in good standing.
 
The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Platte County, Missouri—the fastest-growing county in Missouri—is hiring Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys. Applicants must be a current member of the Missouri Bar or another state Bar in good standing.

Job Responsibilities: Represent the State of Missouri in all phases of criminal prosecution, including providing assistance and legal advice to law enforcement officers during investigations, making charging decisions, presenting cases at preliminary hearings and to grand juries, and advocating in court during bond, probation violation, suppression and other hearings, and in bench and jury trials.

Status: Full time with government benefits including paid vacation time, 13 paid holidays, county-paid or low cost employee health insurance premium options, county paid or low-cost vision and dental plans, enrollment in the Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System (MOLAGERS) and the County Employees Retirement Fund (CERF), county-paid or low-cost long-term disability and life insurance options.

Other Benefits: Minutes from downtown Kansas City, home of the Chiefs and the Royals and the best barbecue in the universe. Go to www.visitkc.com or www.plattecountyedc.com to get the details on Platte County and the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor degree with a valid license to practice law in the State of Missouri or another state. Prosecution experience preferred but not required.

Starting Salary: $52,500 for candidates immediately out of law school, adjusted for candidates with experience.

Deadline for Application: Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

How to Apply: Interested candidates may submit a resume with references and a cover letter via e-mail to:
First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Mark L. Gibson at mgibson@co.platte.mo.us
Posted: January 28, 2020
01-200128-09: Associate Attorney
HeplerBroom LLC 
Edwardsville, Illinois

HeplerBroom LLC, a large defense firm, is currently seeking a licensed Associate Attorney with two to four (2-4) years experience to join our Toxic Tort and Products Liability Litigation team. 

The position will be in our Edwardsville, Illinois office.

Duties include:
• Research, analyze, and interpret law sources such as statutes, rules and regulations, ordinances, court decisions, and legal opinions
• Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
• Monitor routine case files to ensure deadlines are maintained, investigate facts and legal matters to determine causes of action
• Assist with document review
• Conduct depositions
• Attend court hearings in several different counties and courthouses

This position requires:
• Good standing with the Missouri bar – dual licensed in Illinois preferred
• This position will work closely with our Edwardsville office, must be willing to share time between offices
• Strong writing skills
• Strong research and analytical skills
• Deposition experience preferred

Why HeplerBroom?

HeplerBroom offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including and a matching 401K and profit sharing program.

The firm has recruited and trained highly qualified, dedicated, and energetic attorneys and staff. Our clients expect and receive the highest level of individual service, creative problem solving, strategic thinking and sound judgment. Our high expectations of our staff offer them the opportunity to make a difference with our clients and immediately contribute to the team.

How to Apply: Click below link to apply:
https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/HEP1000HBLLC/JobBoard/9f09431e-396d-44bc-a22e-6086b7c336a5/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=14336b8e-86ad-4ffe-9898-5ff54317f77c

 
Posted: January 28, 2020
01-200128-08: Attorney
Roodhouse Law Firm
Columbia, Missouri
Opening for attorney seeking to build a mid-Missouri practice. This is a self-employed position. 

Two to five (2-5) years experience preferable, but not necessary. 

This position offers the opportunity to build a private practice in mid-Missouri, with opportunity for full partnership in the future. 

Two to five (2-5) years experience preferable, but not necessary. 

This position offers the opportunity to build a private practice in mid-Missouri, with opportunity for full partnership in the future. 

Self-employed position. 

Payment structure negotiable.  

How to Apply:
Send resume with cover letter to John@RoodhouseLawFirm.com.  
Posted: January 28, 2020
01-200128-01: Trusts & Estates Attorney
Stinson LLP 
St. Louis, Missouri
Stinson LLP is seeking an attorney with at least seven (7) years of law firm experience to join the Tax Trusts & Estates Division in our St. Louis, Missouri office.

Qualified candidates must be licensed in Missouri and have at least 7 years of experience representing high net worth individuals, trusts, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations with respect to estate, income and gift tax planning matters, as well as familiarity with trust and estate administration. 

Qualified applicants will possess excellent academic credentials, have strong writing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills, have the ability to convey complex concepts clearly, and a proven ability to handle multiple projects with different teams and timelines.

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 offered employment.

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

How to Apply: Please apply online at https://bit.ly/33nUUmG.

When applying, please upload a resume, cover letter, unofficial law school transcript and a writing sample.

For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, recruiting@stinson.com
Posted: January 28, 2020
01-200127-03: Associate Attorney
Manz Swanson Hall Fogarty & Gellis, P.C.
Kansas City, Missouri
Manz Swanson Hall Fogarty & Gellis, P.C., a mid-size civil litigation/insurance defense law firm, is seeking an associate attorney. 

Preferred candidate should have two to five (2-5) years of experience and be licensed in Missouri and Kansas. 

Discovery, civil motion practice, deposition and some trial experience preferred.
Posting Description:  
Manz Swanson Hall Fogarty & Gellis, P.C., a mid-size civil litigation/insurance defense law firm, is seeking an associate attorney. 

Preferred candidate should have 2-5 years of experience and be licensed in Missouri and Kansas. 

Discovery, civil motion practice, deposition and some trial experience preferred.

The firm offers a competitive salary with bonuses twice a year based on an objective formula. 

Salary will be commensurate with experience.  

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Heather Blegstad, Office Administrator at hblegstad@mslawkc.com
Posted: January 27, 2020
01-200127-01: Energy, Environmental, Mining & Transportation Associate Attorney
Stinson LLP 
Kansas City, Missouri
Stinson LLP is seeking an Associate with three to five years of environmental law experience to join our Energy, Environmental, Mining and Transportation Division in our Kansas City office. 

The Associate will primarily work with attorneys in the Environmental group. 
The position offers the ability to join a well-established, growing and highly sophisticated practice with attorneys who represent clients in a wide range of industries. 

The position will include wide-ranging environmental work, ranging from regulatory, litigation and transactional work.

Qualified candidates must have at least three years of experience in environmental law. Experience working in the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and/or CERCLA and underlying regulations is also required. Background in sciences, engineering, LL.M. in environmental law or other skills relevant to environmental law should be described in the cover letter. 

Qualified applicants will possess excellent academic credentials and have strong writing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills and be licensed to practice in or eligible for admission without examination to Missouri.

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/2Tls7Nj.

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: January 27, 2020
01-200123-01: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Warren County Prosecutor's Office 
Warrenton, Missouri
The Warren County Prosecutor's Office, located in Warrenton, Missouri, is seeking an assistant prosecuting attorney.

Must be a member of the Missouri Bar in good standing.
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, handling all aspects of traffic and misdemeanor cases, handling regular court dockets, conducting hearings, bench trials and jury trials for both misdemeanor and felony cases. 

Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and capable of working in high stress, fast paced environment.  

How to Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to: Kelly.King@prosecutors.mo.gov.
Posted: January 23, 2020
01-200123-02: Associate Attorney
Morton, Reed, Counts, Briggs & Robb, LLC 
St. Joseph, Missouri
St. Joseph, Missouri, law firm seeks a full-time Associate Attorney with one to five (1-5) years of experience to assist in all aspects of its mixed transactional and litigation practice.

Practice areas include corporate, real estate, estate planning, probate practice, and litigation in these areas. 
 
Saint Joseph, Missouri, law firm seeks a full-time Associate Attorney to assist in all aspects of its mixed transactional and litigation practice.

The ideal applicant possesses 1-5 years of experience in either a transactional or litigation practice, and is licensed in Missouri.

Practice areas include corporate, real estate, estate planning, probate practice, and litigation in these areas. This position provides an opportunity to learn and practice in those areas in a collegial setting with a well-established firm.

How to Apply: Please send your resume, writing sample and a cover letter to Jan Jackson via email jjackson@mortonreedlaw.com or mail to

Morton, Reed, Counts, Briggs & Robb, LLC
400 Jules Street, Suite 320
Saint Joseph, Missouri 64501
 
Posted: January 23, 2020
01-200123-04: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice - Tenure Track
University of Central Missouri 
Warrensburg, Missouri
The Criminal Justice & Criminology program at the University of Central Missouri is seeking a Legal Scholar.

This full-time, on campus position requires online as well as face-to-face teaching, participating in appropriate academic service, and involvement in professional and scholarly development activities.

UCM is a public regional comprehensive institution with one of the oldest and most respected Criminal Justice programs in the nation.
 
(Assistant Professor/Tenure Track #998480). 

Minimum requirements include the ability or potential to teach core courses in the area of Criminal Justice & Criminology within the current curriculum, a Juris Doctorate, and at least one State Bar Certification. 

Preferred candidates are those with demonstrable potential to engage in scholarly (research) and professional activities, the instruction and mentoring of both undergraduate and graduate students, a readiness to participate in departmental, college, and university service, as well as an ability to contribute to distance learning opportunities. 

These items should be clearly documented in the vitae and/or cover letter. 

Candidates with skills and experience related to teaching law, procedure, and other legal courses are highly desired.   

How to Apply: UCM requires all faculty applicants for this position complete the on-line faculty profile, including three (3) references with names addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses, and submit to the selected position number for review at https://jobs.ucmo.edu/postings/22787.

Required documents are (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae (showing specific teaching and research accomplishments), and (3) unofficial transcripts. These documents must be attached to the faculty profile at the time of application.

Only completed online faculty profiles with the attached documents will be accepted for this position.

If contacted for a campus interview, three (3) formal letters of reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required.

The finalist chosen for this position will be subject to criminal background and educational verification checks.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Yeok-il Cho or Professor Benecia Carmack, Search Committee Co-Chairs
Humphreys 300
Criminal Justice & Criminology
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

email address cho@ucmo.edu or bcarmack@ucmo.edu, telephone (660) 543-4742 or (660) 543-8891. 
Posted: January 23, 2020
01-200123-05: Staff Attorney
Legal Services of Southern Missouri 
Springfield, Missouri
Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) is seeking a full time licensed attorney for its Springfield, Missouri office Juvenile Unit. 

The attorney will provide legal representation for low-income parents of juveniles who are parties to abuse and/or neglect cases filed in Greene County, Missouri family court. 

Responsibilities will also include working with advocacy organizations. 
Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) is seeking a full time licensed attorney for its Springfield, Missouri office Juvenile Unit. The attorney will provide legal representation for low-income parents of juveniles who are parties to abuse and/or neglect cases filed in Greene County, MO family court. Responsibilities will also include working with advocacy organizations.

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.  

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.

How to Apply: Apply online at https://www.lsosm.org/involved/career-opportunities/position/juvenile-law-staff-attorney-springfield-mo/ 
Posted: January 23, 2020
01-200122-04: Attorney
Wiedner & McAuliffe, Ltd.
Kansas City or St. Louis, Missouri
Wiedner & McAuliffe seeks an associate with two to seven (2-7) years of civil litigation experience to fill positions in its St. Louis (Clayton) and Kansas City offices.
 
Wiedner & McAuliffe's litigation team specializes in civil defense trial practice. 

Experience in the following areas is a plus: premises liability, product liability, personal injury, first-party insurance coverage/analysis and professional liability. 

Ideal candidates must possess strong legal writing skills, and have an interest in trial work or legal writing. 

How to Apply: Please submit resume and, if handy, a writing sample to czvaughn@wmlaw.com.

Writing sample should be the candidate's sole work product; it should not have been edited by any other person. 
Posted: January 22, 2020
01-200122-02: Staff Attorney-Housing Law
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc., a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to people living with low income/low opportunity, seeks a full-time Staff Attorney to work in its Housing Law Program.

The Staff Attorney will work with low-income families and individuals providing legal representation in state court and administrative proceedings. 

Additionally, this position may involve systemic advocacy through impact litigation in state and federal court, community lawyering and outreach, and other forms of broad-based advocacy as appropriate. 
Responsibilities:
• Conducting client interviews, investigation, and fact gathering;
• Drafting pleadings, written discovery, correspondence, and memoranda;
• Conducting legal research and analysis;
• Conducting discovery, document review, and taking depositions;
• Participating in community outreach and presentations;
• Working collaboratively with other Legal Services programs and community partners;
• Supervising law student interns.

Qualifications:
• JD and admitted to practice in Missouri (or eligible to be admitted)
• At least 2 years of experience as a practicing attorney and/or experience with housing law preferred, but not required
• Demonstrated commitment to public interest law work or to legal services for the poor strongly preferred
• Strong litigation and advocacy skills
• Ability to relate well and work with low-income clients and collaborate with community stakeholders
• Strong communication skills, work ethic, flexibility and teamwork
• Strong organizational skills
• Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office
• Familiarity with case management software preferred
• Open to creative and innovative ways of fulfilling the legal aid mission 

How to Apply: Upload your resume, cover letter, and list of references at https://hire.jobscore.com/careers/legalservicesofeasternmissouri/jobs/staff-attorney-housing-dfD0bkm_8r6PVyaKkAGGpB?previewing=true.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Posted: January 22, 2020
01-200122-05: Staff Attorney-Education Justice Program
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 
St. Louis, Missouri
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc, a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to people living with low-income is seeking a Staff Attorney in its Education Justice Program. 

The goal of this program is to combat the systemic issues that create racial and ethnic disparities in education, which lead to school push out and health disparities. 

We seek 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. 
 
The Staff Attorney position is funded by a two-year grant which begins in January 2020, and continuation of the position past that period is dependent on future funding.

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)
• The ideal candidate will have at least six years of litigation experience
• Experience with federal and state court litigation is required
• Strong litigation skills
• Racial justice advocacy experience preferred

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

In addition to expressing your interest in the position, make sure your cover letter addresses the question below.

In order to best serve our clients and our community, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace in which differences are acknowledged and valued.

How have your experiences, professional or otherwise, prepared you to contribute to social justice, race equity and diversity among our staff?

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
 
Posted: January 22, 2020
01-200122-01: Contract Specialist
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
This position serves as the liaison between University stakeholders and companies, major national and international foundations and non-profit entities, and government agencies.

Contracting responsibilities are University-wide and include drafting and negotiating industry sponsored clinical trial agreements and other research agreements including industry research agreements, federal contracts and non-profit agreements and subagreements for sponsored research activities and clinical trials. 
 
The position thoughtfully expedites the negotiation of research contracts and upholding the institution’s business principles, policies and goals, while following any applicable government regulatory requirements. 

The position will oversee a large volume contract portfolio from negotiation to contract close out. It is expected that the person filling this position will be highly motivated and capable of recognizing potential problems and taking the initiative to address them, operating both independently and as an effective team member. 

Expertise and good judgment are required in planning and completing assignments, resolving conflicts, and coordinating work with others. A key ability of the person filling this position will be to complete multiple, simultaneous tasks, to work effectively under deadline pressure, and to successfully manage competing priorities with tact and efficiency.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the contract portfolio of departments and schools including review and negotiation of all contract supported activities. This includes drafting and negotiating different types of agreements such as clinical research agreements, laboratory agreements, data use agreements, confidentiality agreements, collaboration agreements, foundation agreements, federal contracts, sponsored research and service agreements, and subawards, taking into consideration the investigator’s needs and proactively identifying any special considerations.
  
Advise faculty and staff on issues that could impact contractual relationships or negotiations.

Review contract and agency guidelines regarding intellectual property, publication, communication, financial and indemnification terms to safeguard the interests of the University and principal investigators; flag and address unusual circumstances internally; provide alternative language and compelling explanations for alternative terms desired by the university.

Use judgment and an extensive amount of experience to adapt an advanced knowledge of skills, methods, practices, policies and procedures and a considerable degree of innovation, analysis and reasoning to independently plan and prioritize work that involves some extremely difficult problems and/or decisions.

Ensure a high level of service support is provided to principal investigators, departmental, school and central administrators; evaluates the risk associated with a variety of transactions and agreements; maintains the standard operating procedures for contract service delivery.

Maintain awareness of regulatory and policy changes impacting the office; maintain awareness of court decisions that impact contract negotiations; and interprets and disseminates contract related policies, regulations, and guidelines to faculty and staff.

Maintain electronic records that are consistent and current; this includes review of documents to ensure appropriateness and completeness; ensure integrity of data captured in contract tracking system; provide strategic data to senior administration through reports as requested.

Perform other duties as assigned.

JD Preferred

How to Apply: For more information on this position or to apply, please visit https://jobs.wustl.edu and enter 46113 in the Keyword window.
Posted: January 22, 2020
01-200117-01: Attorney
EdCounsel, LLC 
Columbia or Independence, Missouri
Education law firm seeks experienced attorneys for fast-paced law practice. One position is available in our Columbia office and one in our Independence office.

The firm provides both general counsel and defense counsel to public school districts throughout Missouri. 

Candidates must make a strong commitment to serving public schools.
Education law firm seeks experienced attorneys for fast-paced law practice. One position is available in our Columbia office and one in our Independence office.

The firm provides both general counsel and defense counsel to public school districts throughout Missouri. Candidates must make a strong commitment to serving public schools.

Candidates must demonstrate outstanding research, writing, analytical, organizational and communication skills with an excellent academic record.  

How to Apply: Please send resume and references to: submitresume79@gmail.com  
Posted: January 17, 2020
01-200117-02: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Christian County Prosecuting Attorney's Office 
Ozark, Missouri
The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has an immediate opening for an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. 

This is an entry level position and will handle a misdemeanor caseload.
The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. 

The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney will regularly appear in court, conduct motion hearings, bench trials and jury trials.

The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is a fileless office. The successful candidate will be proficient at keyboarding. Further, we use PROSECUTORbyKARPEL as our case management system. 

The preferred candidates will have prosecution experience or experience as an intern in a prosecutor’s office and a working knowledge of PROSECUTORbyKarpel or other experience to support the ability to learn and work within an electronic case management system. 

The office includes seven assistant prosecuting attorneys, one investigator, three victim advocates, six legal assistants and a receptionist.

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. 

How to Apply: For consideration, please forward a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:

Amy Fite
Prosecuting Attorney
Amy.Fite@prosecutors.mo.gov
Posted: January 17, 2020
01-200116-05: Litigation Associate
Berkowitz Oliver LLP 
Kansas City, Missouri
Berkowitz Oliver LLP is a highly-regarded litigation boutique in Kansas City, Missouri focusing on sophisticated commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and client counselling. 

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

Our clients, which range from individuals to Fortune 100 companies, hire us – and stay with us – for the same reason.
Litigation Associate
Company: Berkowitz Oliver LLP
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Country: USA
Experience Level:  2-5 years litigation or clerkship experience


Company Description:
Berkowitz Oliver LLP is a highly-regarded litigation boutique in Kansas City, Missouri focusing on sophisticated commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and client counselling. Our lawyers joined Berkowitz Oliver from big firms and prestigious clerkships in search of a place where they can team with other highly-respected trial attorneys to deliver exceptional service on significant matters in Kansas, Missouri, and across the country. Our clients, which range from individuals to Fortune 100 companies, hire us – and stay with us – for the same reason.


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


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

 

How to Apply: Interested applicants should contact Kim Jackson at kjackson@berkowitzoliver.com
Posted: January 16, 2020
01-200116-02: Employment Litigation Associate
Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Kansas City, Missouri
The Kansas City office of Ogletree has an opportunity for an experienced associate to join the firm’s expanding practice and assume a major role in employment litigation and advice matters with extensive contact with client representatives and opposing counsel. 

We provide our associates with multiple writing, publishing and speaking opportunities as well as access to robust professional development training programs. 
Duties include, but are not limited to, performing legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, motions and pleadings, attending court conferences, handling discovery-related activities and investigations, taking and defending depositions, and drafting of position statements and dispositive motions, employee handbooks, policies, etc.

Requirements:
• Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment. Must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice throughout employment.
• Employment litigation experience preferred.
• Job requires excellent analytical and writing skills; strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task; passion for client service and practice development.
• Excellent academics (e.g., top 25% of law school class) are expected.
  

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please submit your resume to whitney.dickey@ogletree.com with "Kansas City Associate" in the subject line. 
Posted: January 16, 2020
01-200116-01: Senior Hearing Officer
Missouri State Tax Commission 
Jefferson City, Missouri
Presides over appeals to the State Tax Commission, duties include conducting prehearing conferences, ruling on discovery disputes, presiding over formal evidentiary hearings, and writing orders and decisions. 

Interprets and applies procedural and substantive statutes, rules, and policies pertinent to
ad valorem property tax. 
 
Compiles and maintains record of evidence, ensuring proper handling of matters for appeal, confidentiality, and other considerations. Work is performed under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for initiative and exercising independent judgment. Responsible for the full range of cases, including complex and multi- party proceedings. 

 

WORK TO BE PERFORMED: 

Presides as hearing officer in administrative ad valorem tax appeal hearings and writes proposals for decision or final orders, as appropriate. 

Responsible for hearings involving varied and complex legal, procedural, and technical issues. 

Administers oaths, examines witnesses, rules on evidence, and issues orders relating to discovery and other prehearing matters, including scheduling orders. 

Analyzes testimony and other evidence. 

Applies all pertinent law to case. 

Performs related work as assigned. 

Conforms to agency policies regarding ex parte communications and ethics matters. 

Travel throughout the State. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education and Experience Required: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate Litigation or Hearing Officer experience.

Excellent research and writing skills. (Writing sample required at time of submission of application.) 

Preferred: Real Estate, Appraisal, or Finance experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Extensive knowledge of administrative law and the hearing process in the State of Missouri and ability to handle cases according to requirements of law; ability to determine and apply the relevant rules and statutes pertinent to the assigned cases; and the ability to preside over hearings effectively. 

Effective oral and written communication skills. 

Skill in the use of electronic data and/or word processing equipment and software. Ability to work with minimal supervision. 

Ability to meet deadlines. 

Ability to handle large volume of cases and complex, multi-party matters. 

Registration, Certification, or Licensure Licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri Location Jefferson City Office (Missouri) 

Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 Annually

Apply Online: http://www.Click2Apply.net/89vc9yzdqx5jhc23
Posted: January 16, 2020
01-200116-03: Chief Counsel
Missouri State Tax Commission
Jefferson City, Missouri
This position serves as the Counsel for the State Tax Commission by providing legal advice or consultation to the Commissioners and staff.

An employee in this position also represents or oversees the representation of the Commission in administrative and judicial proceedings.
This position serves as the Counsel for the State Tax Commission by providing legal advice or consultation to the Commissioners and staff. 

An employee in this position also represents or oversees the representation of the Commission in administrative and judicial proceedings. 

Counsel will be required to conduct administrative hearings on appeals to the State Tax Commission and render decisions for the Commissioners approval. 

Knowledge of real estate appraisal is essential when reviewing the hearing officer or Commission decisions and orders. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

1. Considerable knowledge of general legal principles and practices; procedures and requirements for the conduct of quasi-judicial hearings; and administrative rule process. 

2. Considerable knowledge of Missouri property assessment statutes and of the general provisions of the state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to areas of responsibility of the State Tax Commission. 

3. Considerable knowledge of pertinent court decisions relating to the area of general property assessment. 

4. Ability to conduct quasi-judicial hearings and prepare decisions based upon the testimony and exhibits presented. 

5. Ability to present comments and opinions clearly and logically through oral and written communication. 

6. Ability to conduct major litigation at all levels of the judicial system. 

7. Ability to manage staff and coordinate a large caseload. 

8. Knowledge of real estate appraisal and all approaches to value.

9. Knowledge of the legislative process. 

Desired Qualifications: 

1. A Juris Doctorate degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school. 

2. Must have a Missouri Bar License and a member in good standing with the Missouri Bar Association. 

3. Preferred legal experience in the field of ad valorem assessment, administrative law, and litigation. 

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri  

Salary: $73,000 - $90,000

How to Apply: Apply Online: http://www.Click2Apply.net/vm4h66txdq256w4z
Posted: January 16, 2020
01-200116-04: Counsel
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company 
Bloomington, Illinois
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, a Fortune 50 company, is offering an opportunity to join its in-house Law Department as a Legislative/Regulatory Counsel. 

The position is located in Bloomington, Illinois, at State Farm's corporate headquarters.
State Farm is offering a rare opportunity to join a high performing, Fortune 50 in-house legal team that provides legal counsel to a variety of business units across the enterprise. Our Law Department employees are challenged, guided, and empowered. As a community, we help one another grow professionally and personally. It's part of who we are and have been since 1922.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, a Fortune 50 company, is offering an opportunity to join its in-house Law Department as a Legislative/Regulatory Counsel. The position is located in Bloomington, Illinois, at State Farm's corporate headquarters.


What You'll Do
The lawyer selected will be responsible for the legislative and regulatory activity that impacts State Farm in specific assigned states that are yet to be determined. The Bloomington, Illinois based position will involve periodic travel to assigned states as necessary to effectively represent State Farm's interests. In part, the lawyer selected will:

• Review state legislative and regulatory proposals, work with internal business partners to understand their impact, convey State Farm's position as appropriate, and assist with compliance activity that follows
• Build relationships with and utilize lobbyists, trade associations, and other external partners to appropriately shape the external environment
• Represent State Farm before state regulators by weighing in on regulatory proposals, leading State Farm's response to regulatory examinations, and assisting business partners with rate filings and complaints
• Work closely with State Farm's Public Policy function, identifying and crafting public policy solutions to current and emerging issues impacting State Farm
• Partner with colleagues in the grassroots function in engaging State Farm employees and agents in building relationships with elected officials


We Are Looking for Candidates With
• At least 3 or more years of legal experience
• A law degree from an ABA accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
• A proactive and preventative lawyering mindset
• Commitment to providing quality legal advice
• Learning agility, including a demonstrated willingness to develop expertise in new subject matter areas
• A history of enthusiastic participation in a team environment
• An ability to collaborate with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders to deal with complex issues in a challenging environment


What You Can Expect
• Next Steps: Competitive candidates may be invited to participate in the interview process.
• Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity


What's In It For You
• Competitive Benefits, Pay and Bonus Potential
• Volunteer opportunities: Get involved and give back to the community!
• Tuition Reimbursement: We support opportunities for you to learn and grow!
• A Learning Culture: Mentoring, Professional Designations, Employee Development, and more!
• 401(k)Plan and fully funded pension
• Diversity and Inclusion: We are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture
• Learn more about our benefits at State Farm Careers!


We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! We're here to help life go right®
Come join our passionate team!

_____________________________________________________________

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Shift: First

Weekends: Not Required

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Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f358fdmnzfnqbjq6
Posted: January 16, 2020
01-200115-01: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Associate Attorney
Stinson LLP
Kansas City, Missouri   
or                  
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Stinson LLP is seeking an experienced Associate with three or more years of experience in Employee Benefits (ERISA) to join our Kansas City or Minneapolis office.
The position offers substantial opportunities to work with the firm's corporate finance, financial institutions and general business practice groups, and play a key role in merger and acquisitions and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs). 

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

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.

To apply, visit https://bit.ly/2koekGN.

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: January 15, 2020
01-200111-03: Legal Counsel
State Board of Nursing 
Jefferson City, Missouri
Open opportunity for an individual with knowledge of state and federal laws, the statutes and regulations governing the operation of this agency, and general office practices and procedures. 

Candidate must have the ability to exercise good organizational and time management skills; show self-motivation and initiative, and demonstrate a positive attitude. 

Individual must possess skills for presenting and arguing cases in court and administrative hearings; good legal research skills the ability to multi-task and work under pressure with minimal supervision. 
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

•Responsible for serving as legal counsel to the Missouri State Board of Nursing;
•Litigating cases before the Administrative Hearing Commission and the board;
•Ensuring compliance with the state and federal laws and the Sunshine law;
•Drafting complaints, settlement agreements, and Board orders;
•Serving as legal advisor to the Board in hearings;
•Effectively communicating, negotiating, and cooperating with varied individuals.

Qualifications:

•Possession of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited university.
•Two years legal experience.
•Admitted to the Missouri Bar.
•Experience practicing before the Administrative Hearing Commission preferred, but not required.

How to Apply: Apply online at: https://mocareers.mo.gov
Posted: January 11, 2020
01200111-02: Chief Deputy County Counselor-Litigation
Jackson County 
Kansas City, Missouri
Jackson County is one of 114 counties in Missouri.

It includes most of Kansas City, Missouri, and 17 other cities and towns.

The County population is about 654,000 people living within 607 square miles.
Responsible for assisting the County Counselor, in the management of the office and in the performance of legal work.

Conducts all the civil law business of the County, and shall exercise the power and perform the duties required of the County Counselor under the County Charter and state law.

Prosecutes and defends on behalf of the County all civil appeals to appellate courts such as the Missouri Court of Appeals, the Missouri Supreme Court and the United States Court.

Advises and assists County officials and management at the highest levels in the formulation or modification of County policies and goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a Juris Doctorate degree, be a member of the Missouri Bar Association, and have progressively responsible experience in municipal, and civil or criminal law.

Must submit to/pass pre-employment drug screen/ background check.

How to Apply: http://www.jacksongov.org/jobs
Posted: January 11, 2020
01-200109-02: Associate Attorney
Kramer & Frank, P.C. 
Kansas City, Missouri
Mid-size law firm with an emphasis on consumer and commercial collection litigation along with creditors’ rights seeks an attorney who is well organized with good time-management and computer skills for its Kansas City, Missouri office. 

We offer a positive and friendly work environment.

Applicants must be licensed in Missouri and willing to procure a Kansas license at the earliest opportunity. Applicants with dual licensure will be given preferential review. 

The successful candidate will gain courtroom experience not available in many civil law firm settings.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Appearances in various courts for dockets, hearings and trials
• Preparing and approving pleadings and discovery responses
• Handling motion practice, including legal research and writing
• Reviewing and signing pleadings
• Reviewing and approving new claims and garnishments

Education/Experience and Other Requirements:
• J.D. Degree
• License in Missouri in good standing
• Willing to procure a Kansas license
• Familiarity with consumer protection laws, including the FDCPA
• Some legal collection and trial experience preferred

The Ideal candidate will possess good computer and time management skills, the ability to work well in a small-office environment, and have some court appearance and trial experience.

We offer a positive, friendly work environment with benefits and 401K. 

How to Apply: Email both Pam.Patton@lawusa.com and David.Weimer@lawusa.com.

Include your resume and cover letter.
Posted: January 9, 2020
01-200109-01: City Attorney
City of Nixa
Nixa, Missouri
The City of Nixa is accepting applications for a City Attorney. 

The ideal candidate must have at least two (2) years of experience in municipal law or related field. 
 
Suitable applicants should possess a significant knowledge of the legal subject matter involved with departmental or legal area assignment, such as labor and employment law.

Must be licensed to practice law by the State of Missouri or have the ability to obtain licensure by the date of employment.

Please submit your resume by mail to

City of Nixa
Attention Human Resources
P.O. Box 395
Nixa, Missouri 65714

or by email to ahunsucker@nixa.com
 
Posted: January 9, 2020
01-200107-03: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
St. Francois Prosecuting Attorney's Office
Farmington, Missouri

Entry level opening for an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.

Case load will include traffic, misdemeanors and low level felony offenses.

There are no supervisory responsibilities and no experience is necessary.

Job #01-200107-03:  Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Company: St. Francois Prosecuting Attorney's Office 
Posted Date: January 7, 2020
Posting Description:  

Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys work closely with the public, law enforcement, defense attorneys and the courts in reviewing and prosecuting cases.

Applicants should have an interest in public service, be comfortable making decisions and possess strong moral character.

Excellent health and retirement benefits offered.

How to Apply: Please email resume to Ryan Miller at PA@SFCGOV.ORG
Posted: January 7, 2020
01-200107-01: Intellectual Property-Litigation Associate

Husch Blackwell
St. Louis, Missouri

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its St. Louis office for an Intellectual Property-Litigation Associate with one to three years of experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience with intellectual property litigation including, but not limited to, experience conducting factual investigations, legal research and discovery, preparing pleadings, taking and defending depositions, participating in mediation or alternate dispute resolution, and communication with opposing counsel and clients.

Job #01-200107-01:  Intellectual Property-Litigation Associate

Company: Husch Blackwell 
Posted Date: January 7, 2020
Posting Description:  

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its St. Louis office for an Intellectual Property-Litigation Associate with one to three years of experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience with intellectual property litigation including, but not limited to, experience conducting factual investigations, legal research and discovery, preparing pleadings, taking and defending depositions, participating in mediation or alternate dispute resolution, and communication with opposing counsel and clients.

The candidate should have patent litigation experience, or be registered or qualified to register with the USPTO. The candidate must have an excellent academic record, proficient 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.

Candidates must 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.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume through our online application process.

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: January 7, 2020
01-200107-04: Associate Attorney
Hanrahan & Nay, PC
Jefferson City, Missouri

Excellent opportunity for someone looking for long term growth potential.

Job #01-200107-04:  Associate Attorney

Company: Hanrahan & Nacy, PC 
Posted Date: January 7, 2020
Posting Description:  

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: January 7, 2020
01-200107-02: Attorney
Missouri Department of Transportation
Springfield, Missouri

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is seeking applications for the staff attorney position in its Southwest District Office. 

Job #01-200107-02:  Attorney

Company: Missouri Department of Transportation 
Posted Date: January 7, 2020
Posting Description:  

Requirements include: a Juris Doctor degree and membership in good standing with the Missouri Bar Association. Prior litigation experience regarding condemnation/inverse condemnation, tort liability and construction contracts, as well as excellent research, writing and communication skills, are preferred.

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 Chief Counsel Office (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.

Special Working Conditions/Job Characteristics:
•Maintains attorney-client privilege.
•Excellent research and writing skills are preferred.
•Work involves flexible, sometimes long hours.
•Moderate overnight travel involved instate and out of state.

This is an entry-level position, with a starting salary of $4,357/month - $4,522/month. 

 

How to Apply: To view the entire job description, and apply on-line, please visit www.modot.org/jobs (Job ID #12355). 
Posted: January 7, 2020
01-200104-04; Regional Counsel
Missouri Department of Transportation
Sikeston, Missouri

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), at its Southeast District Office in Sikeston, is seeking applications for the staff attorney-Regional Counsel position. 

Job #01-200104-04:  Regional Counsel

Company: Missouri Department of Transportation 
Posted Date: January 4, 2020
Posting Description:  

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 communications 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, 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 appraisal 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.

Special Working Conditions/Job Characteristics:
•Maintains attorney-client privilege.
•Supervises an attorney, a paralegal and an Executive Assistant

Starting salary shall be between $7,570/month to $8,674/month.

How to Apply: To view the entire job description, and apply on-line, please visit www.modot.org/jobs (Job ID #12364).

The application deadline is February 3, 2020. 
Posted: January 4, 2020
01-200104-02 Employee Benefits and Compensation Associate
Husch Blackwell LLP
Kansas City, or St. Louis, Missouri
along with Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Kansas City, or St. Louis, Missouri office along with our Milwaukee, Wisconsin office for an Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate having one to three years of experience. 

The ideal candidate will have a tax and/or accounting background and meaningful experience with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code, including tax-qualified retirement plans, deferred and equity compensation plans, health and welfare matters (including the Affordable Care Act), cafeteria and fringe benefit plans, and employee stock ownership plans. 

Job #01-200104-02:  Employee Benefits & Compensation Associate

Company: Husch Blackwell LLP 
Posted Date: January 4, 2020
Posting Description:  

Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Milwaukee, Kansas City, or St. Louis office for an Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate with one to three years of experience. 

The ideal candidate will have a tax and/or accounting background and meaningful experience with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code, including tax-qualified retirement plans, deferred and equity compensation plans, health and welfare matters (including the Affordable Care Act), cafeteria and fringe benefit plans, and employee stock ownership plans. However, we will consider exceptional candidates that do not meet all these criteria.

The candidate must have a strong academic record, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a team that is spread across our geographic locations, superior judgment, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, the ability to articulate legal strategies and courses of action, and the ability to communicate directly with clients as needed. Candidates should have a Wisconsin or Missouri 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 and resume through our online application process at www.huschblackwell.com/careers/attorneys
Posted: January 4, 2020
01-200104-01: Associate
Keck & Phillips, LLC
Springfield, Missouri

Keck & Phillips, LLC is seeking to add a senior associate attorney with two to five (2 to 5) years of experience to assist in various areas of civil defense litigation.

Job #01-200104-01:  Associate

Company: Keck & Phillips, LLC 
Posted Date: January 4, 2020
Posting Description:  

Keck & Phillips, LLC is seeking to add a senior associate attorney with 2 to 5 years of experience to assist in various areas of civil defense litigation.

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

The ideal candidate will be comfortable researching and handling complex legal issues and have an interest in state and federal litigation. 

 

How to Apply: To apply email resume and brief writing sample to: carrie@kpwlawfirm.com
Posted: January 4, 2020
01-191231-01: Associate

Shaffer Lombardo Shurin 
Kansas City, Missouri

Shaffer Lombardo Shurin, PC, a well-established mid-size law firm located in Kansas City, Missouri, is seeking an associate with three to five (3-5) years of litigation experience. 
 
Posting Description:  
To be considered for this position you must have civil litigation experience and a genuine desire to do trial work. 

Medical malpractice experience is a plus but not required. 

The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and productively in a team environment, have superior writing skills and possess good interpersonal skills. 

All applications will be accepted in strict confidence.   

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to: lbarnett@sls-law.com
Posted: December 31, 2019
01-191227-03: Visiting Assistant Professor or Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of Missouri School of Law 
Columbia, Missouri
The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor appointment in its Legal Research and Writing program or Adjunct Professor for the Spring 2020 semester.

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching two sections of Advocacy & Research (A&R) during the spring semester (20 or fewer students per section). 

We seek a candidate who is passionate and reflective about teaching, dedicated to student learning, and will work collaboratively with other LRW faculty.
The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching two sections of Advocacy & Research (A&R) during the spring semester (20 or fewer students per section). 

We seek a candidate who is passionate and reflective about teaching, dedicated to student learning, and will work collaboratively with other LRW faculty. Visitors are encouraged to participate actively in the life of our law school.

Applicants must have a J.D. from an accredited law school, a strong academic record, excellent legal research and writing skills, and experience in the practice of law. The ideal candidate would also have experience teaching legal research and writing.

The University of Missouri School of Law is a full-time J.D. and LL.M.-granting institution located in Columbia, Missouri. For more information, please see http://law.missouri.edu/. The Law School strives to foster a diverse faculty committed to effective teaching and to attract a student body with diverse experiences and views. Columbia, Missouri is regularly ranked as one of the most livable cities in the United States.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a CV, a writing sample, and three references to S. David Mitchell, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at mitchellsd@missouri.edu or (573) 882-8113 and / or Anne Alexander, Director Legal Research and Writing Program at alexanderam@missouri.edu or (573) 999-6246.

Materials will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with the expected start date of January 21, 2020.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an equal opportunity/ADA institution and encourages applications from women, candidates of color and other under-represented communities in the legal academy.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.
Posted: December 27, 2019
01-191227-02: 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.
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/Interested Parties: http://www.armstrongteasdale.com/EmploymentOpportunities/
Posted: December 27, 2019
01-191227-04: 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. 
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: December 27, 2019
01-191204-03: Private Wealth Associate

Husch Blackwell

St. Louis, Missouri  
or Phoenix, Arizona

Husch Blackwell LLP has an immediate opening in its Phoenix or St. Louis office for a Private Wealth Associate with four to seven years of experience. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in sophisticated estate planning and drafting, trust and estate administration, estate and gift tax, and charitable planning. 

01-191204-03: Private Wealth Associate

Husch Blackwell

Husch Blackwell LLP has an immediate opening in its Phoenix or St. Louis office for a Private Wealth Associate with four to seven years of experience. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in sophisticated estate planning and drafting, trust and estate administration, estate and gift tax, and charitable planning. 

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

Candidates should have an Arizona or Missouri bar license, depending on the office to which they are applying, or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible. 

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume through our online application process at www.huschblackwell.com/careers/attorneys.  
Posted: December 24, 2019
01-191224-03: 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.
 
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: December 24, 2019
01-191224-05: 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.
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: December 24, 2019
01-191224-01: 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.
he 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: December 24, 2019