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Supreme Court Research Attorney II

Location of Employment: Kansas Supreme Court

Kansas Judicial Center

301 West 10th

Topeka, KS 66612-1507

Classification and Salary: Grade 31

$57,531 to $63,455 commensurate with experience

Example of Job Duties: 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.

Examples of work performed:  (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed)

  • manages all court motions and original actions, recommends appropriate action, and prepares proposed orders
  • prepares legal memoranda for some motions and original actions
  • performs jurisdiction checks and recommends appropriate action, when necessary
  • manages motions for summary disposition of sentencing appeal and prepares proposed orders
  • prepares legal memoranda on petitions for review
  • performs related work as required

Required Education and Experience: Graduate of an accredited law school. Two years or more experience as a licensed attorney.

Necessary Knowledge and Abilities:

  • considerable knowledge of one or more phases of law as required by the assigned duties
  • knowledge of general law, state laws, established precedent and sources of legal reference
  • knowledge of court procedures and rules of the Supreme Court of Kansas
  • ability to apply legal principles and specialized knowledge to individual cases and problems
  • ability to analyze, appraise, and organize facts, evidence, and precedent concerned in assigned cases and to prepare written memoranda

Preferred Experience: Appellate practice and motions and petitions for review experience preferred but not required.

Necessary Special Requirement: Must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas or, at hiring, have applied to take the next Kansas Bar exam or for admission pursuant to Rule 708 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas.

Applicant should send a cover letter, a Judicial Branch employment application, a resume, and a writing sample to Nancy Pressgrove at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 301 W. 10th, Topeka, KS 66612-1507

Application available at: http://www.kscourts.org/pdf/application.pdf 

Application Deadline: August 8, 2014

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.

THE KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH IS AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER


ATTORNEY II

The City of Topeka Legal Department seeks a public service minded attorney for an Attorney II position in our Prosecution Division. Requires Juris Doctorate, licensed in Kansas state and federal courts and at least two (2) years of law practice.

To apply, please complete the City of Topeka online electronic employment application and submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample at http://www.topeka.org/jobs.shtml. Site includes a full position description.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 


 

 

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