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This is responsible legal work assisting the Reporter of Decisions in preparing opinions written by Supreme Court Justices and Court of Appeals Judges for release and publication in the KANSAS REPORTS and the KANSAS COURT OF APPEALS REPORTS. Job requires in-depth legal analysis, writing, and editing.
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence seeks a LAV Project Attorney to increase the availability of quality legal representation for victims in complicated divorce and legal separation, child support and custody, child in need of care, and child abduction prevention proceedings. Increase capacity and quality representation on legal issues facing sexual assault victims.
DOMESTIC / FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY (Topeka)
Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC is a well-respected mid-sized law firm with a prominent and growing family law practice. We are seeking an experienced Domestic / Family Law Attorney to join our team.
Supreme Court Research Attorney II
This is highly sensitive and confidential professional legal work performing legal research and other professional legal services. Work involves the performance of legal services included in the management of motions and other court filings for justices of the Kansas Supreme Court on matters before them. Work is performed under the general supervision of the chief justice and is reviewed through conferences or written reports. Incumbent serves at the pleasure of the chief justice.
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
Position: Protection Order Attorney
Responsible to: Protection Order Project Attorney
Direct representation of victims in protection order proceedings. Legal research and writing. Training of attorneys and advocates. Collaboration with attorneys, law enforcement, prosecutors, court personnel and advocates to improve the quality of representation of victims and use of protection order proceedings.
In collaboration with other staff and allies, assess ongoing safety and accountability issues and training needs for those involved in the protection order system.Provide legal technical assistance to courts, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, private and legal services attorneys, and others who are involved in administration, issuance, and enforcement of protection orders.Provide legal technical assistance to advocates who are assisting victims with protection orders.Conduct professional discipline-specific trainings on Kansas protection orders. Research and write legal memoranda addressing specific legal issues identified by the project as critical to the improvement of the Kansas protection order process. Represent victims in Kansas protection order cases where the representation will likely have a positive impact for victims across Kansas.Participate in educating advocacy programs about the Project.Participate in case review process with Project staff.Complete special legal projects and perform other duties as assigned.
Benefits: Paid health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and retirement fund contribution
Employment Status: 100% full-time, exempt
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Needed: Juris doctorate and admission to Kansas Bar. Knowledge of protection orders. Knowledge of legal and systems issues involved in domestic violence and sexual assault, especially as related to protection orders. Previous background in domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy. Proven writing and speaking ability. Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Ability to travel and have own means of transportation. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs.