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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

Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of Western Missouri (Posted 2/19/24).  Legal Aid of Western Missouri seeks a full-time general practice attorney to be housed in our new Independence, Missouri location. The attorney will be part of our Warrensburg team, which serves 13 counties in west-central Missouri. The position is litigation-centered with a case load consisting of family law, guardianships, and other substantive areas of law in which Legal Aid provides service. Some daytime travel will be required for court appearances. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule. For more information and to apply, click HERE or cut/paste this link: https://lawmo.org/careers/current-openings/.

Debt Defense Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of Western Missouri (Posted 2/19/2024).  Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney to represent defendants in debt collection cases through our Debt Relief Project. The attorney will be housed in our Central Office in Kansas City and will primarily represent clients in Associate Circuit Court in Jackson, Clay, and Platte Counties. The attorney will develop and administer an in-person courthouse clinic to meet with potential clients and provide advice and representation as appropriate. The work will focus on litigating defenses, counterclaims under state and federal law, and negotiating settlements. For more information and to apply, click HERE or cut/paste this link: https://lawmo.org/careers/current-openings/.

Staff Attorney - Family Law, Legal Aid of Western Missouri (Posted 2/9/2024).  Legal Aid of Western Missouri is seeking a full-time staff attorney in its Joplin office to provide legal counsel and court-room advocacy on behalf of survivors of domestic violence in a six (6) county service area including McDonald, Newton Jasper, Barton, Vernon and Bates County Missouri. The Joplin office is staffed by four experienced attorneys and three paralegals. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, representing survivors of domestic violence in obtaining orders of protection and related domestic issues, including dissolution of marriages and custody matters. Responsibilities also include providing education in self-advocacy; and working with advocacy organizations. Trial preparation and in-court appearances will be required along with administrative duties. For more information and to apply, click HERE or cut/paste this link: https://lawmo.org/careers/current-openings/. 

Staff Attorney - Housing, Legal Aid of Western Missouri (Posted 2/19/2024).  Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Housing Team at our Central Office in Kansas City, Missouri. The team primarily assists low-income clients in housing matters and private landlord-tenant disputes, including evictions, notices to vacate, housing conditions, discrimination, and other rental housing matters. The attorney in this position will represent clients in administrative, judicial, and legislative forums, as needed. For more information and to apply, click HERE or cut/paste this link: https://lawmo.org/careers/current-openings/.

Director of Operations, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Posted 2/9/2024).   Join the leadership team at KCMBA as the Director of Operations.  We are looking for a leader to manage the day-to-day, financial, membership and marketing areas of KCMBA and KCMBF.  You will have the opportunity to influence finance and budgeting, strategic planning, marketing, membership, communications, development, and sponsorship. Excellent project management and people management skills are required.  Understanding of the legal industry and association management is desired.  Applicants should have superb customer service skills and the ability to multitask and manage multiple projects at one time, keeping track of cyclical activities and deadlines while taking on new or unanticipated work. KCMBA offers robust benefits including generous PTO, Medical, Dental and Vision plans, 401K match, profit sharing and even a bonus potential. Salary for this role starts at $75,000 annually, based on experience. Does this sound like you? Contact Molly Weaver at molly@sunflowertalentstrategies.com for more information and to apply.

Assistant United States Trustee - United States Trustee Program (Posted 1/26/2024). The United States Trustee Program, a division of the United States Department of Justice,  is currently seeking applications for an Assistant United States Trustee in the Kansas City, MO office.  The Assistant United States Trustee will lead and manage the Kansas City, MO field office that oversees bankruptcy cases filed in the Western District of Missouri.  Please click on the following link for further information on the application process:  https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/assistant-united-states-attorney-20The application deadline is February 13, 2024.  





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