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Below are the current career postings:

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

KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH

NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Hon. Thomas E. Malone Judge

Date:                                              July 7, 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 $50,936

Job Duties:  This limited term position involves highly responsible confidential legal work for the Hon. Thomas E. Malone, 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 his ultimate task of decision-making, and performs other tasks as assigned by the judge.

Employment Dates:  Employment begins August 14, 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 a broad range of 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 self-edited writing sample to:

                                                           

                                                            Ms. Vicki Streit

                                                            Office of the Hon. Thomas E. Malone

                                                            301 SW 10th St., Suite 250

                                                            Topeka, KS  66612

                                                            785-296-5364

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

Deadline for Applications:  July 21, 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. 

THE KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH IS AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER

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

KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH

NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Date: June 23, 2017

Location of Employment:                Kansas Judicial Center

                                                        301 West 10th

                                                        Topeka, KS 66612-1507

Classification and Salary:                Special Counsel to the Chief Justice

                                                          $85,000 to $95,000 dependent on experience               

Job Duties: Work involves assisting the chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court in planning and organizing the Kansas judicial branch’s legislative program and acting as liaison between the legislature and the court system, plus additional administrative duties as assigned. The incumbent makes recommendations to the chief justice and the Supreme Court on legislative changes, prepares and presents testimony to legislative committees, and monitors legislative action.   Work is performed with some latitude for professional judgment within policy framework set by the chief justice.  Work is reviewed by the chief justice through reports, conferences, and results achieved.

Required Licensure and Abilities:  Admission to the Kansas Bar, considerable knowledge of the Kansas court system and legal procedure, ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, and experience working with the legislative process.   

Send Judicial Branch application (http://www.kscourts.org/pdf/application.pdf), resume, a writing sample, and salary requirements to:

                                                            Patricia Henshall

                                                            301 W. 10th St., Room 337

                                                            Topeka, KS 66612-1507

or

                                                            henshallp@kscourts.org

                                                                       

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on July 14, 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 or henshallp@kscourts.org.

THE KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH IS AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER

FreeState Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking professional proposals for FreeState’s Board of Trustees counsel. FreeState is a not-for-profit electric cooperative which was formed January 1, 2017 by the consolidation of the former Leavenworth-Jefferson Electric Cooperative and Kaw Valley Electric Cooperative.

The Attorney at Law will represent FreeState as board counsel and provide general legal advice and counsel to FreeState management. The requirements of counsel include: 

  • Review all board materials, attend all monthly board meetings (4th Wednesday of each month) and prepare minutes of the meeting.
  • Conduct the annual election of trustees at the annual member meeting. 
  • At the meetings, and as requested during the month, provide general legal advice and counsel, especially about laws relating to the operation and regulation of electric cooperatives. 
  • Upon request, assist in referrals of legal matters to attorneys with appropriate experience. 
  • Periodically assist staff by answering legal questions and resolving legal problems with members or third parties.
To request a copy of the Request for Proposal, please contact Desiree LaForge, Executive Support and HR Manager at FreeState, at desiree.laforge@freestate.coop.


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

LAV Project Attorney

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