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

September 2018 CLE

Assisting Transgender Clients with Name Changes and Gender Marker Changes CLE

September 14, 2018

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

ACLU of Missouri and KC LEGAL invite you to this free CLE!

REGISTRATION
Click here to register.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program will train practitioners (attorneys and law students) to assist transgender clients with ID document changes. In addition to 50 minutes of instruction on name change petitions and gender marker change petitions for Missouri adults, the program will include 25 minutes of cultural competency training on transgender issues. The program is approved for Missouri CLE.

PRESENTERS

Johnda Boyce is a Missouri attorney based in Kansas City. Boyce (she/her) is an activist and practitioner, and enjoys assisting her transgender clients with name and gender marker changes. She holds a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Southeast Missouri State University, an M.A. in Women’s Studies from The Ohio State University, and a J.D. from the University of Arizona. She has previously served a staff attorney at Legal Aid of Western Missouri and at Legal Services of Southern Missouri.

Jay-Marie Hill is the Statewide Coordinator of the ACLU-Missouri Transgender Education and Advocacy Program. Hill (they/them) is an activist, musician, and educator who lives a life designed to help our world ascend beyond gendered and racialized norms. This life work of Jay-Marie’s happens via organizing, education and strategic consulting with non-profits, local communities and industry leaders.

LOCATION

Stinson Leonard Street has generously offered the use of its office for this CLE.
Stinson Leonard Street LLP
1201 Walnut, Ste. 2900
Kansas City, MO 64106

PARKING

Parking is available in the Town Pavilion garage, accessible from three locations:
1. Walnut St. (between 12th and 13th—turn right after entering the garage)
2. 12th St. (between Walnut and Grand)
3. Grand Blvd. (between 12th and 13th)

Park in any spot not marked “Reserved” or “2 Hour Limit Visitor.” After parking, go to the “skywalk” entrance a few steps south of the parking spaces. The “skywalk” is on level 3 of the parking garage elevators. Follow the skywalk and enter double doors on the right to the 1201 Walnut building. Proceed to the 2nd set of elevators. Go to the 29th Floor.