Asian American Bar Association of Kansas City

AABAKC's mission is to promote justice, equality, and opportunity for Asian Americans and to foster professional development, legal scholarship, advocacy, and community involvement in the metropolitan Kansas City area.

Jobs

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Positition Title: Director of Membership and Communications

Application:

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC

Positition Title: Litigation Associate Attorney

Application:

The Office of the Guardian ad Litem

Position Title: Attorney (2 Open Positions)

Definition of Work: To serve as guardian ad litem for juveniles in cases filed by the Juvenile Officer, pursuant to state statutes.

Salary: County Paid Position – Exempt. Grade CA-08 -$1,951.20 bi-weekly

Education: Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.

Application: https://www.16thcircuit.org/EpicorCSS/Default.aspx?Tab=DDB54A17-24F1-480A-8FE4-7E521F94C2FF&cssUrl=true&Requisition=2020105

Applications must be received by Human Resources no later than 05:00 PM on 7/16/2020.

Supreme Court of Missouri

Position Title: Director of Court En Banc Section

Definition of Work: This position consists of highly responsible, managerial and
supervisory position involving the administration of the judicial process for appeals,
disciplinary actions, transfer applications, jurisdictional transfers, petition for writs,
motions for bond, petitions for reinstatement, appeals form the decisions of the Board of Law Examiners and petitions for review.

Salary/Benefits: Starting salary range $71,423 to $85,407 annually depending on
experience and qualifications. This position is eligible for full benefits and leave
accruals provided through the State of Missouri.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: A bachelor’s degree is
required with a valid law degree from an accredited law school preferred but not
required.

Application: Qualified candidates shall submit resumes and at least three
professional references via e-mail to courtenbancdirector@courts.mo.gov. Interested
parties may refer to the Missouri Courts website (http://www.courts.mo.gov) and
clicking on “Careers” in the footer for additional details.

Applications accepted until position is filled. Preference given to applications
received on or before July 15, 2020.

The Supreme Court of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer

United States District Court Western District of Missouri

Position Title: Student Intern/Trainee

The United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri is now accepting applications for a unique, one-year term as a Student Intern. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in learning about the Federal Court system, and who is self-motivated with strong attention to detail.

The goal of this internship is to develop tomorrow’s judiciary employees through exposure, assignments, rotations, networking, training and mentoring; as such, the intern will be exposed to various career fields and opportunities within the federal judiciary.

Please click the link below for more details.

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MISSOURI COURT OF APPEALS – WESTERN DISTRICT

Position Title:  Staff Counsel

Work Duties:  Review all notices of appeal and records on appeal for jurisdictional and substantive issues, prepare show cause correspondence, and make recommendations to the Court regarding such issues.  Review cases for initial determination of oral argument or submitted on brief track.  Review appellant’s briefs for compliance with Court Rules.  Review Mandates for accuracy and assessment of costs.  Provide legal research and recommendations on various motions filed before Court when requested by the Chief Judge or Clerk of the Court.  Serve as legal advisor to the Court on employment issues, vendor contracts, rules drafting, and other special projects.  Serve as the liaison between the Court and attorneys, pro se litigants, and the public in general and answer questions about practice and procedure before the Court.  Edit and maintain the Missouri Court of Appeals Quick Guide to Appellate Rules (available on the Court’s website).  Perform duties of Clerk of the Court in the Clerk’s absence, including management and supervision of Clerk’s office staff, motion review, and opening court sessions.  Present Continuing Legal Education programs on appellate issues.

Salary/Benefits:  Current salary range is $74,700 – $76,452 annually.  This position is eligible for full state employee benefits.

Education and Experience:  Candidates must have a law degree and be in good standing with the Missouri Bar, or that of another state; and if not a member of the Missouri Bar, he or she is eligible for admission.  Candidates must have five years of experience with significant experience in appellate practice.

 Application Process:  The start date for the position is July 20, 2020.

Please send a resume, along with two letters of recommendation to:  Kimberly Boeding at:  kimberly.boeding@courts.mo.gov or by U.S. mail at: 1300 Oak St., Kansas City, MO 64106.  The deadline for submission is June 3, 2020.  If you have questions, please call (816) 889-3600.

Patent Associate Attorney – Minneapolis or Kansas City

Stinson LLP is seeking a highly motivated patent associate attorney to join its Minneapolis or Kansas City office.

Qualifications:

  • Active Missouri or Minnesota law license
  • Mechanical Engineering degree; masters or doctorate in mechanical engineering preferred
  • Up to three years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution in the mechanical arts, experience in agreement work a plus
  • Willingness and desire to complement patent prosecution work with drafting and review of intellectual property and technology related agreements and licenses and assistance with due diligence
  • USPTO registration preferred
  • Exceptional academic performance and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills are required

To apply online, please visit 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 offered employment.

For more information about Stinson LLP, visit us at http://www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, https://www.nalpdirectory.com/.

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