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ADMINISTRATIVE MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE
The City of Topeka is accepting applications for the Administrative Municipal Court Judge.
This position provides overall management of the judicial and probation divisions of Municipal Court, including personnel management, departmental budgeting and short / long term planning.
Requires Juris Doctorate, license to practice law in the State of Kansas and five years of professional law practice experience. Successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of the code of procedure for Municipal Court, knowledge of State statutes and City ordinances and knowledge of judicial practices and procedures. $81,538 - $123,595 DOQ
Electronic employment application required, the employment application and full position details available on the City’s website at www.topeka.org/jobs.shtml.
CITY OF TOPEKA
The City of Topeka is seeking two public service minded attorneys for the City’s Legal Department.
The City of Topeka seeks a public service minded attorney for an Attorney II position to perform Municipal Court prosecution and related duties. Minimum qualifications include graduation from an accredited school of law with a Juris Doctorate and must be licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas and two years of professional law practice in a relevant field. Hiring range up to $57,969 annually.
The City of Topeka Legal Department seeks a public service minded attorney for an Attorney III position involving civil litigation work. Requires Juris Doctorate, licensed in Kansas state and federal courts and must have five years of professional law practice in a relevant field. Hiring range up to $67,163 annually.
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/employment.
Must successfully complete drug screening and background check.
The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
Position: Staff Attorney
Responsible to: Director of Legal & Policy Division
Primary Responsibilities: To write materials, distribute information, provide training and technical assistance on legal issues regarding sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence.
Benefits: Health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and 401k Plan contribution.
Employment Status: Full-time, exempt
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Needed: Admission to Kansas Bar or eligible for admission to the Kansas Bar; knowledge of legal and systems issues involved in domestic violence and sexual assault; strong research and writing skills, with previous civil or family law litigation experience a plus; proven ability at public speaking and training; ability to interpret the law to non-law trained advocates and others in oral and written form; demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality; ability to complete projects in a timely manner; ability to travel, have own means of transportation. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs.