Lavender Law Conference Goes Virtual!

If you missed the early registration deadline for the 2020 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair (and the opportunity to save 10% off registration), fear not.

Join us virtually August 12 – 14 and hear from over 250 speakers with the most comprehensive LGBTQ+ program covering everything from employment law to family law, from the most cutting edge transgender and nonbinary issues to everyday diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal profession, and more.

Note: Registering early also secures your place – we expect to sell out this year.

Register using code EXTEND to still get 10% off registration. 

National LGBT Bar Association and Foundation
Promoting justice and diversity through the legal profession

LGBTBar.org
1701 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

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Stinson Litigation Associate – St. Louis

Stinson LLP (www.stinson.com) seeks a highly motivated associate with three to five years of litigation experience for our St. Louis, MO office. Federal judicial clerkship experience preferred.

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

Click Here To Apply Online or apply at: https://bit.ly/2qMWGzA. When applying, please provide a resume, cover letter, copy of law school transcript and a writing sample. For questions, contact Ellie McCall, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com.

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

Assistant City Attorney Positions – The City of Kansas City, Missouri

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

Position No. 204176 – The position will be a trial attorney to represent the City in state and federal courts.  The corporate litigation unit handles cases involving contracts, constitutional claims, 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 will also provide advice to the Mayor and City Council, City boards and commissions, and the City’s professional staff on litigation avoidance.

Position No. 306459 – This position relates to legal representation of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department (“NHSD”) including but not limited to transactional work, such as, drafting, reviewing, approving, and negotiating contracts and other legal documents. The attorney in this position provides legal advice to the Director, management and staff in the different divisions within NHSD including solid waste, animal health and public safety, neighborhood preservation and code enforcement, tow services, and property maintenance.  In addition, this position may require providing related legal advice to other city officials including directors, the City Manager, the Mayor and City Council as well as boards and commissions.

The 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.  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 #204176 and #306459)

IP Litigation and Patent Associate Positions – Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Associate – Patent (Software / Electrical / Mechanical)

Kansas City, MO

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

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.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

The Firm is not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Associate – IP Litigation

Kansas City, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Kansas City office.

The Firm is 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.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

The Firm is not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Unified Government of Wyandotte County/KCK – Attorney

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/KCK is seeking an Attorney in the Legal Department. Incumbent will be responsible for providing legal representation, counseling and defense of the Unified Government’s interests; performing all aspects of Municipal Court prosecution; rendering legal opinions; performing legal research and writing. Juris Doctorate in Law and three years of civil litigation or related work experience; 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. Salary: $4,787.47 – $9,094.80/mo. Deadline: March 4, 2020.

Stinson LLP – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Associate Attorney – Kansas City or Minneapolis

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.

Stinson is a national law firm with one of the largest Employee Benefit practices in the Midwest. The position offers the ability to join a well-established, growing and highly sophisticated employee benefits practice with attorneys who represent clients in a wide range of industries.

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.

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.

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 http://www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, www.nalpdirectory.com.