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Welcome to the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City Career Center. This service is an excellent way to reach the legal community and members of AWL. Open positions will be posted for 30 days. 

Posting/Cost: Job postings are free. Email your posting, 150 words or less, to Lori Maher McCombs, Executive Director at lori@mahergroupllc.com. If you wish to have the position removed prior to the 30 day expiration date, please contact us!

 


 

ATTORNEY


The Missouri Public Service Commission is seeking a Legal Counsel for its Staff Counsel Department in Jefferson City. This is an entry-level position.


Duties include: litigation of public utility cases (telecommunications, electric, natural gas, water and sewer) before the PSC on behalf of Commission Staff. Cases involve matters such as utility rates, utility operation financing, mergers and regulatory law enforcement of Commission rules and laws.


QUALIFICATIONS: A juris doctorate degree and admission to practice law in Missouri or admission elsewhere and eligibility for admission to practice law in Missouri is required. Experience in general litigation, administrative law, and/or government regulation of private enterprise is desirable but not required. Personal computer experience required, with knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.


Legal Counsel starting salary is - $46,992. To be considered for this position, please send an application, resume, provide a copy of each transcript from all colleges/universities attended, and a short legal writing sample by 5:00 pm September 8, 2017 to the MO Public Service Commission, Reference #CS080917, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102 via e-mail to pscjobs@psc.mo.gov. For additional information, visit http://psc.mo.gov/General/Career_Opportunities.


“An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D”

 



LEGAL AID OF WESTERN MISSOURI

Managing Attorney – St. Joseph Office

 

Legal Aid of Western Missouri (LAWMO) is seeking a Managing Attorney for their St. Joseph office.  The Managing Attorney will supervise a staff of four attorneys and four paralegals in an office that provides civil legal services to an eighteen county area in northwest Missouri. 

 

Legal Aid of Western Missouri offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity as our guiding principle. We are an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse workforce. As with all job openings at Legal Aid, second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, including but not limited to Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali or Dinka will be viewed favorably in our hiring decision for this job.  The ability to speak in a second language, however, is not a requirement for this job.

 

The managing attorney will be responsible for all aspects of the St. Joseph office and will work under the supervision of the Deputy Executive Director; carry a minimal caseload; participate in community outreach; engage in fundraising; and manage grants for the office.

 

Qualifications:  Missouri licensed attorney; valid driver’s license; minimum of four years experience practicing law; prior supervisory/management experience preferred; and a demonstrated interest in public service work.

 

Salary:  DOE

 

Benefits:  Medical & dental, life, vision, long & short term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans, paid vacation, sick & holidays; flexible spending account, parking & travel reimbursement.

How to Apply

Please submit resume, three professional references, and cover letter on-line at http://www.lawmo.org/employment.

LAWMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the Human Resources Department at HR@lawmo.org.


**$1,000 sign on bonus for Spanish proficiency **

LEGAL AID OF WESTERN MISSOURI

Staff Attorney – Migrant Farmworker Project

 

Legal Aid of Western Missouri (LAWMO) is a not-for-profit corporation created in 1964 to provide legal assistance in civil matters to low-income persons. Legal Aid of Western Missouri offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity as our guiding principle. We are an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse workforce.  As with all job openings at Legal Aid, second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, including but not limited to Spanish, will be viewed favorably in our hiring decision for this job.  The ability to speak Spanish is a requirement for this job.

 

The Migrant Farmworkers Project Unit serves migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their dependents throughout the state. The Migrant Farmworkers Project seeks a full time staff attorney with a commitment to social justice, a flexible team player with a willingness to practice diverse areas of the law as it relates to this population. Cases typically involve access and issues with: state and federal public benefits, access to healthcare, wage claim disputes, addressing unsafe and substandard working conditions, as well as immigration relief.

 

The Unit’s office is housed in our Central Office located in Kansas City, Missouri, but staff and volunteers make regular visits to rural areas where farmworkers live and work. Evening, weekends and out of town overnight travel are expected during peak harvest months.  The Unit is currently staffed by one full time Project Director; general casework is supervised by the Managing Attorney of the Warrensburg office and immigration cases are supervised by the Immigration Law Unit. Unit staff also works cooperatively with advocates in community-based organizations and other providers of legal services.

 

Qualifications

  • Full Professional Proficiency in Spanish (written and oral) is required.
  • Experience working with farmworkers, and with employment and family based immigration law preferred. Family based immigration cases include: naturalization, family petitions and forms of humanitarian relief such as VAWA, U and T cases.
  • Must be a member of the Missouri Bar.
  • Must have a valid driver license and reliable transportation as travel to client communities and outreach events is required (mileage will be reimbursed). Day, evening and overnight travel to service areas in Missouri is required.
  • Flexibility, willingness to learn areas of law, critical thinking, intrapersonal communication and attention to detail are vital skills for this position.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and have fun in a high energy, fast paced work environment.
  • Aptitude for and willingness to be a team player.

 

Salary:  $41,365 +DOE. This position includes a $1,000 sign-on bonus for Spanish language fluency.

 

Benefits:  Medical and dental insurance, voluntary vision insurance, voluntary life insurance, long and short-term disability insurances, 401(k)/match and retirement plans, paid vacation, sick, personal and holiday pay, flexible spending account and parking and travel reimbursement.

 

Please visit www.lawmo.org/employment to submit your application, resume, writing sample and cover letter. 

 

LAWMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the Human Resources Department at HR@lawmo.org.

SSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY - POSTED 3/3/2016
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