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Hon. Karen Arnold-Burger, Chief Judge

Date:                                                   May 8, 2017

Location of Employment:                    Kansas Court of Appeals

                                                            Kansas Judicial Center

                                                            301 West 10th Street

                                                            Topeka, KS 66612-1507

Classification and Salary:                    Court of Appeals Research Attorney I

                                                            Salary $49,693

Job Duties:  This limited term position involves highly responsible confidential legal work for the Hon. Karen Arnold-Burger, Chief Judge of the Kansas Court of Appeals. A research attorney reviews the briefs and underlying case records filed with the court, researches questions of law presented, prepares prehearing memoranda based on case facts and law, aids the judge in her ultimate task of decision-making, and performs other tasks as assigned by the judge.

Employment Dates:  Employment to begin on or after June 2, 2017 through August 1, 2019 (extension of this term is possible).

Required Education and Experience:  Preference will be giving to applicants currently admitted to the Kansas Bar, OR who will be sitting for the 2017 July Kansas bar exam and are eligible to obtain a temporary permit to practice law in Kansas OR have a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) result transferrable to Kansas under new Supreme Court Rule 709A (effective April 2, 2015). The applicant must have successfully completed MPRE and the character and fitness investigation before the bar exam. The Applicant's law school GPA must rank in top one-third of his/her graduating class.

Required Abilities:  Ability to recognize and analyze relevant facts, evidence, issues, and applicable law in complex cases. Ability to write efficiently and concisely in an organized manner. Familiarity with word processing and electronic legal research methods.

Submit cover letter, resume with references, law school transcript (may be unofficial), and writing sample to:


                                                            Mrs Barbara Moore

                                                            Office of the Hon. Karen Arnold-Burger

                                                            301 SW 10th St., Suite 267

                                                            Topeka, KS  66612

Application materials should be submitted electronically to mooreb@kscourts.org.

Deadline for Applications:  May 24, 2017

The Americans with Disabilities Act ensures your right to reasonable accommodations during the employment process.  A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the Judicial Branch.  It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the Judicial Branch.  Please contact Patricia Henshall at 785-296-2877 if you need an accommodation. 

Kansas Department of Children and Families has an opening for a Public Service Executive.  Click here for a copy of the job description and to apply.

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

Case Coordinator

LAV Project Attorney

Contact the TBA Office at 785.233.3945 or at TopekaBar@sbcglobal.net for information on posting your career opportunities with the TBA.

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