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

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY POSITIONS:  The City of Kansas City, Missouri City Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for two assistant city attorney positions, one for litigation and one for corporate.   Please apply at www.kcmo.gov/careers.

Position No. 204176 – The position will be a trial attorney to represent the City in state and federal courts.  The corporate litigation unit handles cases involving contracts, constitutional claims, employment discrimination and other civil rights claims. A litigation attorney in our office frequently appears in court, including serving as first chair in jury and bench trials before state and federal courts. The attorney will be responsible for his or her own cases from the initial filing of the petition or complaint, through the appellate process.   The attorney will also provide advice to the Mayor and City Council, City boards and commissions, and the City’s professional staff on litigation avoidance.

Position No. 306459 – This position relates to legal representation of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department (“NHSD”) including but not limited to transactional work, such as, drafting, reviewing, approving, and negotiating contracts and other legal documents. The attorney in this position provides legal advice to the Director, management and staff in the different divisions within NHSD including solid waste, animal health and public safety, neighborhood preservation and code enforcement, tow services, and property maintenance.  In addition, this position may require providing related legal advice to other city officials including directors, the City Manager, the Mayor and City Council as well as boards and commissions.

The City Attorney’s Office comprises fifty-three attorneys and thirty support staff. The starting salary is $59,340 per year, plus excellent benefits. Candidates must submit an on-line application at kcmo.gov/careers.  Along with the application, a cover letter, a resume, and Law School Transcript must be submitted.  Class rank must be contained in one of these three documents.  Interviewees will need three references and a writing sample.

Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months of appointment. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.  This position is open until filled.

(Assistant City Attorney – Job Opening IDs #204176 and #306459)

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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