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We love to share legal employment opportunities in Kansas City area firms, agencies and companies.  Postings will remain on the Job Board for 30 days, and there is no fee to post. The position must be located in the greater Kansas City metro area. 

CURRENT OPENINGS

Litigation Associate (Kutak Rock LLP) - Posted 6/14/24. Kutak Rock LLP would like to share our Kansas City Litigation Associate opportunity with the Association for Women’s Lawyers of Greater Kansas City. I have included a brief summary as well as the full job description for the position below. Kutak Rock LLP is seeking a Litigation Associate for its Kansas City office. This role will work with partners, associates, and clients in a busy litigation practice and will be actively involved in the firm's expanding regional and national Insurance litigation practice. Candidates should be currently admitted to practice in Missouri or Kansas or be willing to be admitted in both states within the first year of employment. Salary Range: $120,000- $140,000 (commensurate with experience). Interested individuals may apply on our website: https://www.kutakrock.com/general-content/careers

Pro Se/Death Penalty Clerk (United States District Court for the Western District) - Posted 6/4/24. To view the complete job description, qualifications for the position and salary information, refer to the full ad on the Court’s website:  www.mow.uscourts.govThe Court is currently seeking a Pro Se/Death Penalty Law Clerk (staff attorney) to handle pro se prisoner cases and death penalty cases.  Applicants from other Districts within the Judiciary that are willing to relocate are welcome to apply, and all applicants should visit www.mow.uscourts.gov for general information about the court.  This is a full-time position.  All applicants must possess prior experience handling prisoner litigation. The successful candidate will team with other staff attorneys to manage the court’s prisoner pro se docket, providing legal research, and drafting orders and recommendations for the district judges on all pro se prisoner complaints and filings.  Prisoner Pro Se (PPS) staff attorneys screen all prisoner submissions, handling cases from inception through discovery, dispositive motions, and orders on the merits.  If a case will proceed to trial, it is then typically forwarded to chambers law clerks.  The primary types of cases handled by the PPS Office are habeas corpus petitions filed pursuant to Sections 2254, 2255 and 2241, and civil rights complaints filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1983 and 28 U.S.C. § 1331.  The Office also handles any type of civil case a pro se prisoner files, including diversity cases, FOIA, FTCA, mandamus and Rule 60(b) motions. Benefits:  Medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, long-term disability, health-care and dependent-care savings accounts, Thrift Savings Plan (up to 5% employer match), federal retirement plan, 11 paid holidays, and annual/sick leave accrual. How to Apply: applicants must submit one PDF file containing all the following to kathy_popejoy@mow.uscourts.gov to be considered for an interview: (1) a detailed cover letter; (2) a detailed resume; (3) contact information for three professional references, (4) a completed AO78 Federal Judicial Branch Application for Employment form (link to form: http://www.uscourts.gov/forms/AO078.pdf

Full-Time Associate Attorney (Jonathan Sternberg, Attorney, P.C.) - Posted 5/22/24.  Jonathan Sternberg, Attorney, P.C., a nationwide civil and criminal appellate practice based in Kansas City, has an immediate position available for a full-time associate attorney to assist with representation of businesses and individuals in civil and criminal appeals before state and federal courts. Primary responsibilities include compiling and studying records, researching/writing appellate briefs, petitions, motions, etc., and assisting with hearings and oral arguments. Candidates must have at least two years of prior litigation experience (prior appellate experience preferred); be licensed to practice in both Missouri and Kansas and willing to secure other state and federal licensure as required; excellent time-management and communication skills; have a firm understanding of Westlaw, Microsoft Word/Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat; have high attention to detail and ability to work easily as a team or with minimal supervision. Qualified candidates are invited to e-mail a cover letter, résumé, and writing sample in searchable PDF to contact@sternberg-law.com.  







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