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.


Solicitation of Applicants to Serve as Subchapter V Trustees

The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of trustees who may be appointed on a case-by-case basis to administer cases filed under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (Subchapter V), which amended chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code).  Additional information may be found at the following link:


Forward resumes to the United States Trustee at the following e-mail address:


All resumes must be received on or before November 15, 2019.

Corporate Finance Associate – Stinson LLP

Corporate Finance Associate Attorney – Kansas City

Stinson LLP is seeking an Associate with 3 years or less experience for its Corporate Finance Division in our Kansas City office.

Stinson is looking for a motivated associate attorney to join the Corporate Finance Division and be solely dedicated to supporting the firm’s national securitization, structured finance and servicing practice. This practice represents servicers in structured finance transactions, acquisition transactions, special servicing transfer transactions, referral transactions, primary servicing transactions, real estate related transactions, and regulatory compliance and disclosure matters. The practice crafts and negotiates disclosure documents, including preliminary and final prospectus, prospectus supplements, private offering memoranda, and various definitive agreements such as the related servicing agreements, indentures, acquisitions agreements, master repurchase agreements, referral agreements, and indemnification agreements.

Qualified candidates must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in Missouri, and have three years or less experience or demonstrated academic interest in transactional, corporate finance law. Qualified applicants will be self-starters with excellent academic qualifications and writing skills.

Please apply online at https://bit.ly/2koekGN. 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 www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers,  https://www.nalpdirectory.com.

Association Position – Keenan & Bhatia

Keenan & Bhatia, LLC is currently interested in hiring an associate with at lease two (2) years of experience in its Kansas City office.  The firm would consider a candidate located in St. Louis provided the candidate was willing to travel to Kansas City when necessary.  The firm would also be interested in candidates with much more experience.  All interested candidates should have a passion for employees’ rights.  The ideal candidate has clerked for an appellate or federal judge and has extensive experience with discovery and responding to motions, but clerking at this level is not a necessary qualification if they have other experiences that equate.  The firm is looking for someone who enjoys writing and is detail-oriented.  The ideal candidate has been to trial or wants to go to trial.  The ideal candidate is a happy and positive person who sees the glass half-full and comes up with creative solutions, even when challenged by the realities of our system and the stacked deck.  We’re looking for a critical thinker who has strong people skills and enjoys meeting and working with clients and potential clients.  Our salary is well above the market rate and comes with BlueCross/BlueShield health insurance.  High bonuses when the firm does well.  Downtown office, flexibility, and independence.  Generous paid vacation package.  Please send resumes and cover letters to sonal@keenanfirm.com and to ee@keenanfirm.com, describing your interest in working with this firm, and your experiences that make you a good fit. Feel free to also call (917) 975-5278.

The firm is also looking for a half-time paralegal in KC (full-time possible).  High comp and BlueCross/BlueShield healthcare.  The firm is looking for a happy and positive person who is proficient at document organization and managing electronic discovery using tools like Box and Everlaw. The ideal candidate will have experience with at least one trial and will enjoy the process of preparing for and going to trial.  Please send resumes and cover letters to sonal@keenanfirm.com and ee@keenanfirm.com, or call (917) 975-5278.

Missouri State Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender


Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender

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

Job Duties: Duties to include pre-trial and trial preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through disposition at the trial court level; promoting and protecting the best interest of the client at all times; maintaining client contact by telephone, appointments, or institutional visits; keeping client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.

Qualifications: Must be a current member of the Missouri Bar or eligible for bar 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

Monett — Accepting applications until position October 2

St. Louis City — Accepting applications until position October 2

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 $46,992. After one year, an APD is eligible for salary increase to $52,116. 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.

To Apply: 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 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, Bldg. 7, Suite 100

Columbia, MO 65203

Fax: 573-777-9976

Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov

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

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.



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.