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ASSISTANT DEAN OF ADMISSIONS
Posted 1/8/2019

 

The University of Missouri School of Law in Columbia invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid. The Assistant Dean is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive recruitment and admissions plan to attract and matriculate an outstanding and diverse class of first-year law students and for overseeing and directing the financial aid office of the School of Law.     An advanced degree – preferably a Juris Doctor from an ABA-approved law school – is strongly desired.

 

Additional information and application instructions can be found at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic, Job ID 28877. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is hired.



ATTORNEY
Posted 1/7/2019

The St Louis Fed is one of 12 Reserve Banks serving all or parts of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas with branches in Little Rock, Louisville and Memphis. The St. Louis Fed’s most critical functions include: promoting stable prices and economic growth, fostering a sound financial system, providing payment services to financial institutions, supporting the U.S. Treasury's financial operations, and advancing economic education, community development and fair access to credit.

 

Overview

 

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has an immediate opening for an Attorney in its Legal Division.

 

Responsibilities

 

Primary responsibilities will include performing research and analysis regarding legal and regulatory issues affecting the Bank; reviewing, drafting and editing documents; and, providing legal advice and training to management and staff on issues such as:

 

·       Banking laws and regulations, and bank applications

·       General corporate matters

·       Employment law

·       Technology law

·       Procurement matters, including reviewing and drafting contracts

·       Reserve Bank and Federal Reserve System operations and policies

 

Additional responsibilities may include:

 

·       Participating in or leading staff training regarding legal and ethics issues as well as law enforcement officer training

·       Managing litigation

 

Qualifications

 

·       Graduate of an ABA accredited law school, and has practiced law in at least one state; admission to Missouri Bar preferred.

·       5-7 years relevant legal experience.

·       Excellent academic credentials.

·       Strong analytical, problem solving and research skills.

·       Demonstrated ability to work independently, with little supervision.

·       Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others at all levels of an organization.

·       Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally (one-on-one and in large groups) and in writing.

·       Travel (5%).

 

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is ranked No.1 as a top workplace for companies with 500 or more employees. The St Louis Post Dispatch rates companies as Top Workplaces based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees. Additionally, the Post recognized The St Louis Federal Reserve for having “Clued-in Senior Management,” defined as having senior managers who “understand what is really happening.”

 

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY 
Posted 1/4/2019


Sanders Warren Russell & Scheer LLP, seeks to hire an associate with at least two years of litigation experience.  Applicant should have a strong academic record and good communication and writing skills.  Applicant must be licensed in either Kansas or Missouri (preferably both).  Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary expectations to: Marcia Toplikar m.toplikar@swrsllp.com. Cover letters should be addressed to William H. Sanders, Jr.  

 



PARALEGAL
Posted 1/4/2019

Corporate Woods law firm is looking for an experienced litigation paralegal.  Candidates must be mature, independent workers, self-motivated and detail-oriented.  Candidates must have excellent organizational skills, be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, be able to work independently as well as within a team environment, and show initiative in day-to-day responsibilities.  Candidates must also demonstrate ability to interface with clients by phone and in person. 

 

Contract/temporary or part-time may be a possibility. 

 

Requirements:

Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point)

Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy

Mature – able to adapt to diverse thinking & working styles

Excellent written & verbal skills

Team player, so must work well with others

Three – five years litigation paralegal experience

Must have paralegal certification

 

Resume by e-mail to m.toplikar@swrsllp.com



GENERAL COUNSEL - SUPREME COURT OF MISSOURI

Posted 1/4/2019


Position Title: General Counsel

 

Definition of Work: This position performs the highest level attorney work for the Supreme Court and provides legal advice, counsel and assistance to the Judges of the Court, the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Missouri and related offices and committees. This position also serves as the assistant to the Supreme Court under section 565.035, RSMo.

 

Salary/Benefits: Starting salary range $99,312 to $113,424 annually depending on experience and qualifications. This position is an employee of the state of Missouri and eligible for full benefits and leave accruals provided through the state.

 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Graduation from an accredited law school and at least five years of experience in the practice of law or equivalent experience as a licensed attorney. Must possess a current license to practice law in the State of Missouri or ability to obtain same within one year of appointment.

 

Application: Qualified candidates shall submit resumes and at least three professional references via e-mail to generalcounsel@courts.mo.gov.  Those selected for interviews will be required to submit three writing samples prior to the interview.

 

Applications accepted until position is filled.  Preference given to applications received on or before January 18, 2019.

 

 

The Supreme Court of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



DEPUTY COUNTY COUNSELOR
Posted 12/28/2018

 

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for working with the other attorney team and staff members of the County Counselor office to provide support for, share knowledge and help on handling the work of the Office of the County Counselor so that all of the work  of the office is addressed in a timely professional manner.
  • Responsible for the initiation, prosecution and defense of civil litigation on behalf of Jackson  County, including but not limited to, defense of civil claims brought against Jackson County, Merit Commission cases, Board of Equalization hearings, State Tax Commission hearings, and other civil matters.
  • Provides guidance, legal advice and assistance to County departments, directors and staff regarding civil matters and human resource issues, personnel rules and employment law.
  • Provides supervision to paralegals and support staff with regard to projects that staff has been assigned by the management team to work on with the attorney.
  • Reports to County Counselor and Management Team.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a Juris Doctorate degree, be a member of the Missouri Bar and have at least eight years of progressively responsible experience in municipal, and civil law.
  • Must have first chair trial experience in civil law cases.
  • The experience to step in and try civil law cases to a judge or jury in state and federal court as first chair is required.
  • Submit to/pass pre-employment drug screen/ background check. 

Please visit https://www.jacksongov.org/jobs to submit your application, resume, and cover letter.




LEGAL AID OF WESTERN MO
Posted 12/19/2018


Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Public Benefits Unit to provide legal representation to people with public benefit issues regarding Medicaid, Food Stamps, and Temporary Assistance and benefits administered by the Social Security Administration.  The attorney in this position will represent clients in administrative, judicial and legislative forums.  The attorney will also handle grant reporting, act as a point of contact with our community partners, and perform other duties as assigned.  This is a full-time position housed in our Central Office in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

Legal Aid of Western Missouri offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity and excellence as our guiding principles. 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 qualified candidate must have the following:  a Missouri law license; excellent written and oral communication skills; and a desire and commitment to assist in the delivery of high quality legal assistance to low income clients.  Experience in Public Benefits, Administrative Law, and/or trial experience is preferred, but not required. 

 

Salary:  $44,200 + depending on experience.

 

Benefits:  Medical & dental, life, vision, long & short-term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans; paid vacation, sick & holidays; flexible spending account, parking and travel reimbursement; paid CLE and Bar dues and professional development; qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness; and eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance through Legal Services Corporation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program.

 

Please visit http://www.lawmo.org/careers/current-openings to submit your application, resume, and cover letter.  The supervisor for this position is Jim Brightman, Supervising Attorney of the Public Benefits Unit.

 

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



 

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