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Below are the current career postings:

Cavanaugh, Biggs & Lemon, P.A. has an opening for a Legal Secretary.  This is a full-time position that is responsible for assisting the assigned attorneys, as well as acting as backup to other legal secretaries.  This position is exposed to a variety of confidential legal matters daily.  Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:  transcribe legal dictation, type correspondence and legal documents, provide case management assistance and tracking of litigation, prepare and file legal documents with Courts and other agencies, and schedule appointments and maintain attorney calendars.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of legal terminology, case citation, legal forms and documents, legal practices and procedures, litigation, and legal calendaring required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact.
  • Ability to work both independently and in team settings.
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals both in and outside of the office.
  • Strong computes skills in Word, Excel, Outlook and type a net of 60 words per minute.
  • Experience with Workers Compensation and Mortgage Foreclosure desired.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Jim Biggs at jbiggs@cavlem.com

Legal Administrator needed for 22-attorney law firm with offices in Topeka, KS, Overland Park, KS, Kansas City, MO, and St. Louis, MO.  Position is located in Topeka with some travel to other office locations.  Areas of responsibilities include human resources and benefits administration, office operations, technology and equipment, and maintaining, analyzing, and interpreting financial data and management information for Managing Partner.  Must have strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, and possess strong multi-tasking abilities.  Minimum of five years of office management experience with supervisory responsibility.  Previous experience in law firm office management is preferred, but will consider candidates with strong equivalent experience as a business or office manager in another field.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Competitive salary and benefits.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, disability, age, national origin or ancestry.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Send resume to preed@fisherpatterson.com or to Legal Administrator, Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith LLP, 3550 SW 5th Street, Topeka, KS 66606.

A private law firm in Topeka has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant processing collections. Experience in general office administration required and legal office experience is preferred.

Job Duties:

  • Prepare court documents, i.e. petitions, garnishments, summons, etc.
  • Attend collection docket on Tuesday mornings.
  • Make appropriate and concise payment arrangements with debtors.
  • E-file court case documents.
  • Prepare and file Bankruptcy Proof of Claims.
  • Prepare and meet appropriate deadlines.
  • Skip tracing and batch processing

Requirements:

  • Possess excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented.
  • Basic math and analytical skills.
  • Outstanding communications skills: in person, over the telephone and via written word.
  • Must be self-motivated and professional with excellent time-management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to type 50+ WPM.
  • Regular attendance and careful regard to punctuality.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Willing to learn and retain knowledge required to achieve your daily duties.

Please send resume and cover letter for consideration to the attn. of Alisia at info@probascolaw.com or via fax (785) 233-2384.

Only applicants meeting the above criteria will be considered.

Job Type: Part-time

CITY OF TOPEKA - ATTORNEY OPPORTUNITY

The City of Topeka seeks a public service minded attorney to perform Municipal Court prosecution and related duties.

Requires Juris Doctorate, license to practice law in Kansas State and Federal Courts (or ability to promptly obtain such license).

The position will be filled as either a Assistant Attorney or an Associate Attorney, commensurate with qualifications of the candidates selected.

Annual entry salary:  $47,040 - $64,035 DOQ

Electronic employment application required, resume and writing sample must be submitted with application. Employment application and full position details available on the City’s website at www.topeka.org/careers.

Must successfully complete drug screening and background check.

The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer


FHLBank Topeka’s products and services help our member banks provide affordable credit and support housing and community development efforts. We are accepting resumes for the position listed below.

Corporate Counsel

The individual in this position will support the Legal department’s mission and FHLBank Management by providing accurate and timely legal advice, assistance and direction, performing independent legal research, preparing business-oriented legal memoranda, and reviewing or drafting high quality legal documentation concerning a wide range of legal matters, including: lending, credit and collateral; information security and information technology; general corporate and governance; contract review and revision; legislative and regulatory review and analysis; drafting and revision of FHLBank policies; and human resources support.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of three to five years of corporate legal experience.
  • Juris Doctorate degree is required.
  • Must be admitted to the Bar of any state. If not admitted in Kansas, must be admitted to the Kansas Bar within one year of employment and maintain good standing in Kansas.
  • Excellent legal research and drafting skills, including Westlaw legal research.
  • Thorough understanding of secured lending and the Uniform Commercial Code preferred.
  • Proficient use of computer programs and databases, including MS Word, Outlook, SharePoint and Internet Explorer, and various FHLBank databases.
  • Ability to motivate and persuade others through both written and oral communications.
  • Ability to identify and analyze legal issues.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Ability to operate all types of office equipment including computer, copy machine, scanner and telephone.
  • Ability to work hours needed to meet the demands of the job.

In addition to a rewarding, team-oriented work environment, FHLBank Topeka offers opportunities for growth and development, an attractive benefit package including health and dental insurance, 401(k), short-term incentive plan, student loan repayment assistance and much more. To see a more detailed job summary and apply for this position, go to the Bank website at www.fhlbtopeka.com/careers.

EOE

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence has the following positions open:

Case Coordinator

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