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Prosecutor - Shawnee County


The Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a prosecutor. This position will handle either adult felony or juvenile offender cases. Qualified applicants must be admitted to practice law in Kansas and be in good standing with the Kansas Supreme Court. This is an entry-level position so applicants with 0-5 years of experience are encouraged to apply. Starting pay for this position is between $60,000-$75,000, depending on experience. This position is full time and includes benefits. This position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit their resume to Charles.Kitt@snco.us.


- Posted 05.13.22


Assistant County Attorney - Franklin County

Position Summary: The Franklin County Attorney’s Office is seeking to fill the position of Assistant County Attorney. The caseload of this position will consist primarily of traffic and misdemeanor cases, but may also include some felony work. Franklin County participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS & KP&F).


How to Apply: Complete On-Line Application at Current Job Openings at www.franklincoks.org. Paper Applications available at Human Resources

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Brandon L. Jones, Franklin County Attorney, 220 South Beech Street, Suite B, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. You may also apply via email to bjones@franklincoks.org and krobinson@franklincoks.org.

Base Rate: $50,380.60/year

Date to Close: Open Until Filled Position may close to applications without notice.

Hours: Monday-Friday, approximately 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Questions regarding this job announcement shall be directed to the Human Resources Department

at 785-229-3444 or via e-mail at humanresources@franklincoks.org.


- Posted 04.20.22


Attorney - City of Topeka


The City of Topeka is seeking a public service minded attorney for a busy office that conducts daily court dockets prosecuting misdemeanor and traffic cases.  Duties include representing the City in trials, at-jail dockets, plea negotiations and diversions along with municipal code enforcement including DUI, drug, and traffic cases as well as Appeals to District court with occasional Appeals to the Kansas Court of Appeals.  


Experience writing motions and briefs (appellate) is beneficial and prior court room experience and experience as a prosecutor or defense attorney a plus.  

The successful candidate will work daily with local law enforcement agencies, code enforcement officers, animal control, municipal and district court judges, and local defense attorneys.


This position will be filled as either an Assistant Prosecution Attorney or an Associate Prosecution Attorney, commensurate with qualifications of the candidate selected.  Both positions require graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate and admission to the Kansas Bar (or eligible for admission on motion to the Kansas Bar pursuant to Kansas Supreme Court) and must possess and maintain a valid KS driver’s license and city insurable driving record. The Assistant Attorney is an entry level position with up to two years of experience and the Associate Attorney requires at least 3 years of experience in the legal profession as a licensed attorney.


Click here for Assistant Attorney position description. 

Click here for Associate Attorney position description.

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Annual entry salary:  $55,000 - $72,217 DOQ

To apply online, please visit https://www.topeka.org/careers

The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


- Posted 3.21.22

Assistant Attorney General/Assistant General Counsel - KBI


The position offers flexibility to work remotely; there also may be an opportunity to work from one of the KBI’s facilities elsewhere in the state, outside of Topeka. Applications can be made through the State of Kansas Careers Portal by clicking here.


The position is open through February 13, 2022, or until filled.


- Posted 2.10.22

Deputy County Attorney, I or II - Sumner County


Sumner County Attorney’s Office has an opening for a full time Deputy County Attorney I or II.


Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Also, applicants must have a license to practice law in the State of Kansas and maintain license throughout employment.


The Deputy County Attorney I is a position appointed by and under the supervision of the County Attorney. The Deputy County Attorney I position involves various legal duties and responsibilities as provided by statues and as prescribed by the County Attorney. Responsibilities include the preparation and prosecution of cases involving the violation of criminal, civil, or traffic law. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Attorney, but the employee has considerable latitude for independent judgment and initiative within established policies.


Salary Range of $47,000-$60,000 DOQ exempt

Sumner County offers KPERS, Group Life Insurance, Single Health Insurance paid, Dental and vision offered with minimal employee contribution, Paid Holidays, Sick and Vacation Accrual

Click here to review the full job description and requirements. Apply at www.ksgovjobs.com


- Posted 2.10.22

Assistant City Prosecutor II - City of Olathe


The City of Olathe has an opening for a full-time Assistant City Prosecutor II. The ideal candidate is a forward-thinking prosecutor who embraces technology and customer service. The Assistant City Prosecutor is responsible for all aspects of municipal prosecutions and appeals including appearing in court, conducting trials and all aspects of motion work; provides assistance with other civil and criminal matters within the jurisdiction of the city; performs legal research; prepares legal documents and opinions; authors and revises city ordinances; answers legal questions; advises the public, city departments and city management; provides training to stakeholders and assists the City Prosecutor and City Attorney as needed in matters within the jurisdiction of the city.


This position requires a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and three years increasingly responsible experience in municipal court and criminal law, including trial experience. Entry salary $73,411 - $93,232. Click here for full job description.


Please submit an application with cover letter, resume and references through our website. Candidates will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


- Posted 2.10.22

Assistant County Attorney - Leavenworth County


The Leavenworth County Attorney's Office has an immediate opening for a permanent, full-time assistant county attorney position.

Position requirements include a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and one to five years of related experience. The successful candidate must be admitted to the practice of law and in good standing before the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas and able to pass a criminal background check.

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits package. The applicant should have an expectation to cover any number of dockets.

Submit an application with a cover letter, resume and references as soon as possible at dwilliams@leavenworthcounty.gov. The review of resumes will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


- Updated 1.24.22

Assistant County Attorney - Miami County


The Office of the Miami County Attorney in Paola, Kansas has an opening for a full time Assistant County Attorney. Duties will depend upon experience, interests and needs of the office. Applicants must be licensed to practice in the State of Kansas. Experience in criminal or juvenile prosecution or defense preferred. Starting salary $63,336 to $69,056 depending on experience. Excellent benefits package. Background check will be required. Send cover letter, resume with references, and writing sample (if available) as soon as possible to esreeder@miamicoatty.org. The review of resumes will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


- Posted 1.7.22

Deputy Chief of Prosecution - City of Topeka


The City of Topeka seeks a public service-minded attorney to serve as its Deputy Chief of Prosecution. The individual selected for this position will serve as the principle assistant in the administration of the criminal prosecution division and reports to the Chief of Prosecution.


Primary Duties include:

Prosecuting misdemeanor cases in Municipal Court under the direction of the Chief of Prosecution and/or the City Attorney from preliminary arraignment through trial.

Serving as the Charging Attorney. This position is responsible for interviewing witnesses and recommending the level of charges to be filed.

Conducting legal reference and research work on legal problems submitted by various City Departments and preparing written opinions for review.

Preparing legal briefs for review.

Supervising the legal intern program.


ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Minimum of three (3) years of professional law practice, Supervisory experience preferredJuris Doctorate Degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar AssociationLicense to practice law in the state of Kansas; or ability to promptly obtain such license.


Entry salary: $63,559 - $71,500 DOQ

Click here for position description


Position is open until filled and may be closed at any time based on qualified applications received. The City of Topeka offers a comprehensive benefits package, including

Health/Dental Insurance, Kansas Public Employee Retirement System which has over $20 billion in assetsGenerous paid vacation leave and separate paid sick leave, and one additional paid personal leave day each year. Paid Life/Long Term Disability Insurance(457) Deferred Comp Savings PlanShort-Term Disability InsuranceFree Onsite Health & Wellness ClinicFree in-house Wellness Center, a full service fitness facilityFree ParkingEmployee Assistance Program.


The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


- Posted 1.5.2022

Chief of Prosecution - City of Topeka


The City of Topeka Legal Prosecution Division is seeking a public service-minded attorney to become its next Chief of Prosecution. The individual selected for this position will serve as the chief prosecutor for the City of Topeka and will report directly to the City Attorney.

Entry Salary range: $96,476 to $115,000 DOQ.

Essential qualifications:

Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in criminal law.

Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Juris Doctorate Degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.

Licensed to practice law in the state of Kansas; or ability to promptly obtain such license.

A full position description and the application are available at Current Openings | Human Resources (topeka.org)

The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer


- Posted 12.20.21

Assistant County Attorney - Geary County 

The Geary County Attorney's Office has an immediate opening for a permanent, full-time assistant county attorney position.

Position requirements include a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and a minimum of one to five years of related experience. The successful candidate must be admitted to the practice of law and in good standing before the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas and able to pass a criminal background check.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The applicant should have an expectation to cover any number of dockets.

Submit an application with a cover letter, resume and references as soon as possible to krista.blaisdell@gearycounty.org, or apply online at Indeed.  The review of resumes will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


- Posted 10.21.21

Assistant District Attorney - Shawnee County 


The Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants for a felony prosecutor. Qualified applicants must be admitted to practice law in Kansas and be in good standing with the Kansas Supreme Court. The position is an entry-level position so applicants with 0-3 years of experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit their resume to Sarah.Luedke@snco.us. Click here to review the entire job description.


- Posted 9.20.21

Assistant County Attorney - Labette County


The Labette County Attorney’s Office in Parsons is seeking qualified applications for the full-time position of Assistant County Attorney. This position will handle all criminal cases. Some appellate work may be required, paid at an additional rate. Wages range from $55,000 - $80,000, DOE. Labette County maintains a drug free workplace and is an EOE employer. Background check and UA required. Send resumes to Labette County Attorney’s Office, Attn: Mandy Johnson, 201 S. Central, Parsons, Kansas 67357. No phone calls.

Job Type: Full-time


-updated Feb 28.2022

Assistant District Attorney I,II,III - Wyandotte County


The Unified Government of WyCo/KCK is seeking candidates who will be responsible for enforcing the laws of the State of Kansas, prosecuting cases ranging in levels of complexity and violations from misdemeanor to high-level felony, and representing the State’s interest. Graduation from an accredited school of law, Juris Doctorate, and 0 to 7 years of litigation experience. Licensed to practice law in Kansas. Salary: $4,241.47 - $6,532.94/mo. For a complete job description, minimum qualifications and application instructions please visit www.wycokck.org. Deadline: September 1, 2021

EOE

- Posted 9.1.21

Sr. Assistant District Attorney - Wyandotte County


The Unified Government of WyCo/KCK is seeking a SR Assistant District Attorney for its District Attorney’s Office. Duties include: assignment to the Conviction Integrity Unit litigating post-conviction claims under K.S.A. 60-1507; reviewing police reports and other material related to criminal investigations; preparing and filing appropriate motions; appearance at dockets; and limited appellate practice. Seven years of progressively responsible supervisory, criminal, civil, legal practice, or related work experience; experience with handling high level criminal cases highly desired; membership in the Kansas State Bar and license to practice law in the State of Kansas required; Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws and regulations. Salary: $5,196.54 - $7,210.67/mo. For a complete job description, minimum qualifications and application instructions please visit www.wycokck.org. Deadline: September 8, 2021. EOE

- Posted 9.1.21

Assistant County Attorney - Barton County


The Barton County Attorney’s Office has an opening for a full-time position of Assistant County Attorney. Duties include representing the State of Kansas in the prosecution of assigned criminal, juvenile, traffic, child in need of care and care and treatment cases, and on-call status on a rotating basis. Depending on experience, the successful candidate’s primary case assignments may include traffic, juvenile, and some adult criminal cases or may focus only on high-level person felonies.

Minimum qualifications include a juris doctorate from an accredited college or university and admission to the Kansas Bar. Membership in the Kansas Bar Association is preferred. July Bar Exam takers are encouraged to apply. Must exercise independent judgement, good organizational decision-making skills. Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and must have the ability to interpret laws, regulations, local codes and legal documents. The position requires that the employee have no felony convictions and no misdemeanor convictions for crimes involving moral turpitude or dishonesty. Submission to a background check is a requirement of this position. Depending on experience, pay range is $55,000 up to $90,000 plus benefits.

Submit a cover letter, resume and references via email to M. Levi Morris, Barton County Attorney, at levi.morris@bartoncounty.net.

Position will remain open until filled.


- Posted 8.13.21 

Civic HR Attorney - Saline County


Represents the State of Kansas as a trial attorney, assigned by the County Attorney to possibly include

felony, misdemeanor or traffic cases.


Qualifications:

1. Graduation from a college or university with a four-year bachelor-level degree.

2. Graduation from an American Bar Association-accredited school of law with a Juris Doctor.

3. Admitted to practice law before the Kansas Supreme Court and all inferior courts of the State of

Kansas. Admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.


Desirable Qualifications:

1. Two years of experience in the practice of law, preferably as a trial lawyer in the area of criminal law.

2. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

3. An ability to interact with other law enforcement agencies, social welfare agencies and public service

organizations.


Salary: $55,839.26/Per year Step 1 to $89,284.00/Per year Step 20 - Depending on Qualifications

**New graduates will be considered** OPEN UNTIL FILLED.


Applicants must apply on-line at www.saline.org to be considered for the position.


-Posted August 2021

Assistant District Attorney II or III (Based on Experience) - Johnson County


Johnson County’s District Attorney Office is looking for a qualified applicant to fill the position of Assistant District Attorney II or Assistant District Attorney III (Based on Experience). The position is located at 150 West Santa Fe St., Olathe, KS 66061 and provides excellent benefits, including health insurance, wellness programs and discounts, retirement programs, and various other discount programs.

Click here to read the full details of this position and to complete your application - please note that you may have to search the keyword 'attorney' in the Johnson County Job Listings to find the position.


- Posted July 2021

Sr. Assistant DA - Wyandotte County

The Unified Government of WyCo/KCK is seeking a SR Assistant District Attorney for its District Attorney’s Office. Duties include: assignment to the Conviction Integrity Unit litigating post-conviction claims under K.S.A. 60-1507; reviewing police reports and other material related to criminal investigations; preparing and filing appropriate motions; appearance at dockets; and limited appellate practice. Seven years of progressively responsible supervisory, criminal, civil, legal practice, or related work experience; experience with handling high level criminal cases highly desired; membership in the Kansas State Bar and license to practice law in the State of

Kansas required; Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws and regulations. Salary: $5,196.54 - $7,210.67/mo. For a complete job description, minimum qualifications and application instructions please visit www.wycokck.org. Deadline: June 16, 2021. EOE

Prosecutor Position Available - Reno County

The Reno County District Attorney’s Office is taking applications for an Assistant District Attorney.  Applicant will need to be a member of the Kansas Bar and willing to relocate to Hutchinson, Kansas.  Starting salary is $56,384, but is negotiable based on experience.  Duties will include courtroom appearances, jury trials, and appellate work.  Salary includes benefits, insurance and payment of bar fees.  Please send resume and cover letter with references to Thomas R. Stanton, Reno County District Attorney, Reno County District Attorney’s Office, 206 West First, 5th Floor, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501 or RenoDA@renogov.org  Position open until filled.


- Posted May 17. 2021

Paralegal/Victim Witness Coordinator - Coffey County 

The Coffey County Attorney’s  office is now taking applications for a full-time paralegal/victim witness coordinator. The Victim/Witness Coordinator works closely with attorneys and acts as a liaison between the criminal justice system and the public. Continuing communication with crime victims/witnesses is an essential function of this position. Coordinators educate, inform, and assist victims and witnesses as well as coordinate victim/witness court appearances, provide victim notification, and ensure subpoenas are issued and served. Case load includes criminal worthless checks and juvenile offenders as well as other duties as assigned. The applicant must be able to be certified and bondable as Notary Public through the State of Kansas.


Preferred experience: Bachelor or Associate degree in paralegal studies or a certificate in paralegal studies with direct legal paralegal or administrative experience.

Prior experience with the following programs: Odyssey, FullCourt, FullCase, Efiling and KCJIS. Knowledge of legal terminology and statutes.

 

Minimum experience: Prior experience in legal administrative work and a Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years of experience or an Associate degree plus four (4) years of increasingly responsible legal administrative experience or a paralegal certificate plus eight (8) years of increasingly responsible legal administrative experience or a combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the position duties and responsibilities. The successful applicant will be required to pass a drug screening and background check as a condition of employment. Benefits are provided through the county. If interested, send cover letter, application, resume, and references addressed to the Coffey County Attorney, 110 S. 6 th Street, Room 204, Burlington, Kansas 66839. No fax or email submissions will be considered. Position will remain open until filled. First review of applications will occur on May 14, 2021. Job description and application may be picked up in the Coffey County Attorney’s Office, or by calling (620) 364-5111. Coffey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Veteran’s Preference Employer. Coffey County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. Coffey County will not refuse to hire a disabled applicant who is qualified to perform the requirements of the job with reasonable accommodations. Applicants may request reasonable accommodations during the application/interview process.


- Posted May 2021

Assistant District Attorney I, II, III – Unified Government of WyCo/KCK

The Unified Government of WyCo/KCK is seeking candidates who will be responsible for enforcing the laws

of the State of Kansas, prosecuting cases ranging in levels of complexity and violations from misdemeanor to

high-level felony, and representing the State’s interest. Graduation from an accredited school of law, Juris

Doctorate, and 0 to 7 years of litigation experience. Licensed to practice law in Kansas. Salary: $4,241.47 -

$6,532.94/mo.


For a complete job description, minimum qualifications and application instructions please visit

www.wycokck.org. Deadline: May 26, 2021


- Updated May 2021

Assistant District Attorney – Wichita, KS

The District Attorney’s Office in Wichita has openings available for Assistant District Attorneys in the criminal trial unit and the charging unit. 

These are full-time positions for attorneys with prior experience, preferably as a prosecutor or in criminal defense. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas.

The successful applicants will be required to pass a drug screening and background check as a condition of employment. Benefits are provided through the county. If interested, send resume, cover letter and references by email to John Waller, Office Administrator at john.waller@sedgwick.gov.  


- Posted August 2021

Assistant States Attorney - Williams County, ND

DESCRIPTION: Under limited supervision, provides assistance to the State's Attorney; prosecutes criminal offenses and represents Williams County regarding civil issues.



Please click here to review the entire position, qualifications, and compensation.



Open 3/8/2021-4/07/2021



 Apply online, or contact Daniela Duda with any questions about this job posting.



- Posted 3.8.21 

Attorney - Saline County

Saline County is accepting applications for Attorney until the position is filled. Please click here to review the entire position description.

Assistant District Attorney - Douglas County


The Douglas County District Attorney's Office is accepting applications for a full-time (permanent) Assistant District Attorneys. The successful candidates will represent the State of Kansas at all levels of criminal prosecution. Position requirements include a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and minimal prosecution experience. Additionally, the successful candidates must be admitted to the practice of law and in good standing before the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas. Successful candidates must also pass a criminal background check. Preferred successful candidates would be a Douglas County resident or one willing to relocate to Douglas County. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits package. Submit an application and attach a cover letter, resume, and references as soon as possible at www.douglascountyks.org/employment. The review of resumes will begin immediately and the positions will remain open until filled. EOE


Starting Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience including excellent benefits.


Application Deadline: Friday, 01/29/2021 at 5:00 p.m.


- Posted 12.7

Saline County -  Attorney


Represents the State of Kansas as a trial attorney, assigned by the County Attorney to possible include felony, misdemeanor, or traffic cases.


Full time position closing on Dec 21, 2020 at 12:00 AM CST. Applicants must apply online at www.saline.org to be considered for the position.


Please click here to review the job description.

Assistant County Attorney - Seward County

The Seward County Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for an assistant county attorney with 0-3 years of experience with a license to practice law in Kansas. 


The position may include the prosecution of juvenile, felony, misdemeanor and/or traffic cases. 


Compensation depends on experience. Please send a letter of application, resume and references to Russell Hasenbank, Seward County Attorney, 415 N. Washington, Suite 106-107, Liberal KS 67901 or by email to rhasenbank@sewardcountyks.org.


- Still Open As Of March: 2021


Assistant County Attorney - Finney County

The Finney County Attorney's Office has an immediate opening for a permanent, full-time assistant county attorney.


The successful candidate will represent the State of Kansas at all levels of criminal prosecution, juvenile, child in need of care and traffic prosecution.


Position requirements include a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and one to five years of related experience. The successful candidate must be admitted to the practice of law and in good standing before the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas and able to pass a criminal background check.


Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits package. Need to be willing to relocate to Finney County.


Submit an application with a cover letter, resume and references as soon as possible at srichmeier@finneycounty.org. The review of resumes will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. EOE


- Still Open As Of: March 2021

Assistant County Attorney-Butler County

 

The Butler County Attorney's Office has an immediate opening for a permanent, full-time assistant county attorney.  Applicant must be a Juris Docotrate and have passed the Kansas bar.  Starting salary for this position is $51,771.69, with a benefits package that includes health insurance and KPERS retirement. This position will be responsible for handling a variety of different case types and job duties will include courtroom appearances, trials and appellate work. 

 

Please submit an application with cover letter, resume and references through our career portal at www.bucoks.comA review of canditates will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


-Posted 3/18/20

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