Kansas City, Missouri – Assistant City Attorney Positions

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY POSITIONS:  The City of Kansas City, Missouri City Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for two assistant city attorney positions.

Two litigation positions are available in the City Attorney’s Office.  One position will be on our Collections Unit, which collects earnings taxes and other debts owed to the City, and the other position will be in our Workers’ Compensation Defense Unit.  The City Attorney’s Office comprises fifty-three attorneys and thirty support staff. The starting salary is $59,340 per year, plus excellent benefits.

Candidates must submit an on-line application at kcmo.gov/careers.  Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months of appointment. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.  This position is open until filled.

(Assistant City Attorney – Job Opening IDS #511436-Workers Comp, 511437-Collections)

 

Appointment to Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code).  The appointment is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri, primarily in the Kansas City Division.  Chapter 7 trustees receive compensation and reimbursement for expenses, in each case in which they serve, pursuant to court order under 11 U.S.C. § 326 and § 330.

The minimum qualifications for appointment are set forth in 28 C.F.R. § 58.3.  To be eligible for appointment, an applicant must possess strong administrative, financial and interpersonal skills.  Fiduciary and bankruptcy experience is desirable but not mandatory.

A successful applicant will be required to undergo a background check, and must qualify to be bonded.  Although chapter 7 trustees are not federal employees, appointments are made consistent with federal Equal Opportunity policies, which prohibit discrimination in employment.

Forward resumes to the United States Trustee by email or regular mail.

ustp.region13@usdoj.gov

OR

Charles Evans Whittaker U.S. Courthouse

Office of the United States Trustee

400 E. Ninth Street; Suite 3440

Kansas City, MO 64108

All resumes should be received by Monday, August 12, 2019.

Unified Government of Wyandotte County/KCK – Prosecutor Opening

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/KCK is seeking a Prosecutor within the Legal Department which is an entry level attorney in a department with 5 levels of attorney reporting to the Chief Counsel allowing opportunity for advancement. Incumbent will be responsible for prosecuting Municipal violations of ordinances and codes; corresponding and meeting with victims, witnesses, defense attorneys, and defendants; handling arraignments, trials sentencing and appeals; providing legal advice to code enforcement, building inspections, and rental licensing and other departments and agencies. Juris Doctorate and license to practice law in the State of Kansas is required. For a complete job description, minimum qualifications and application instructions please visit www.wycokck.org or contact Human Resources at 913-573-5660. Salary: $4,241.47-$5,673.20/mo. Deadline: June 19, 2019.

Associate opportunity at Baker Sterchi

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice is looking for an experienced litigator to join its Kansas City, MO office.  Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of civil litigation experience; be licensed in both Missouri and Kansas; have excellent analytical, research and writing skills and be willing to travel frequently.  This opportunity will allow you to work in a very interesting practice area and have direct client contact immediately. 

 BSCR offers a competitive salary and bonus package and great benefits.  We have an open and accepting work community and are committed to a diverse workplace.  Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@bscr-law.com.  No phone calls, please.

 

City Attorney’s Office of the City of Kansas City, Missouri – Litigation Openings

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY POSITIONS:  The City of Kansas City, Missouri City Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for two assistant city attorney positions for litigation.    Please apply at www.kcmo.gov/careers.

The City Attorney’s Office handles cases involving torts, contracts, tax, constitutional claims, and employment discrimination and other civil rights claims. A litigation attorney in our office frequently appears in court, including serving as first chair in jury and bench trials before state and federal courts. The attorney will be responsible for his or her own cases from the initial filing of the petition or complaint, through the appellate process.

The attorney hired for either position will have the opportunity for career advancement and to handle more complex litigation as more experience is gained.   The attorney will also provide advice to the Mayor and City Council, City boards and commissions, and the professional staff. The office comprises fifty attorneys and twenty-two support staff. The starting salary is $59,340 per year, plus excellent benefits.

Candidates must submit an on-line application at kcmo.gov/careers.  Along with the application, a cover letter, a resume, and Law School Transcript must be submitted.  Class rank must be contained in one of these three documents.  Interviewees will need three references and a writing sample.

Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months of appointment. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.  This position is open until filled.

(Assistant City Attorney – Job Opening IDs #510819 and #510821)

 

 

Kansas City, Missouri – Assistant City Attorney Positions

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY POSITIONS:  The City of Kansas City, Missouri City Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for two assistant city attorney positions for litigation.    Please apply at www.kcmo.gov/careers.

The City Attorney’s Office handles cases involving torts, contracts, tax, constitutional claims, and employment discrimination and other civil rights claims. A litigation attorney in our office frequently appears in court, including serving as first chair in jury and bench trials before state and federal courts. The attorney will be responsible for his or her own cases from the initial filing of the petition or complaint, through the appellate process.

The attorney hired for either position will have the opportunity for career advancement and to handle more complex litigation as more experience is gained.   The attorney will also provide advice to the Mayor and City Council, City boards and commissions, and the professional staff. The office comprises fifty attorneys and twenty-two support staff. The starting salary is $59,340 per year, plus excellent benefits.

Candidates must submit an on-line application at kcmo.gov/careers.  Along with the application, a cover letter, a resume, and Law School Transcript must be submitted.  Class rank must be contained in one of these three documents.  Interviewees will need three references and a writing sample.

Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months of appointment. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.  This position is open until filled.

(Assistant City Attorney – Job Opening IDs #510819 and #510821)

Assistant City Attorney – The City of Kansas City, Missouri

The City of Kansas City, Missouri City Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for an assistant city attorney position.    Please apply at www.kcmo.gov/careers. This position is scheduled to be posted on the City’s careers page on December 24, 2018.

The available position is a courtroom prosecutor. This position is responsible for representing the City of KCMO in prosecuting the daily docket in one of nine courtrooms in Municipal Court.  Candidates must submit an online application at kcmo.gov/careers.  Along with the application, a cover letter, a resume, and law school transcript should be submitted.  The transcript must contain the applicant’s relative standing in the applicant’s law school class (class rank). The starting salary is $59,340 per year plus excellent benefits.

Attorneys in this office have qualified for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. More information on that program can be found at:  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months of appointment. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.  Application deadline: January 14, 2019.

Assistant City Attorney – Job Opening ID # 510576

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – BAKER STERCHI COWDEN & RICE

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC has an immediate opening in its Kansas City office for an experienced, highly motivated and results oriented associate attorney interested in defending clients in civil litigation and other legal proceedings.  Additional information can be found at:

http://www.bscr-law.com/B07AF5/assets/files/documents/2018.11.15,%20%20JOB%20Posting_Litigation%20Associate%20KC.pdf

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

Corporate M&A Associate – Bryan Cave

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is seeking a corporate M&A associate with three to six years of experience to join its legal team in Kansas City.  Additional information concerning the firm and the position can be found at:

https://apply.ecave.net/viRecruitSelfApply/ReApplicantEmail.aspx?Tag=220b888c-a207-4afe-b87f-572b5ef6c557

Interested candidates can contact Rachelle Williams, Legal Recruiting and Development Coordinator as follows:

RACHELLE WILLIAMS
Legal Recruiting and Development Coordinator
BRYAN CAVE LEIGHTON PAISNER LLP – Kansas City, MO USA
rachelle.williams@bclplaw.com
T: +1 816 374 3255