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National Association of Attorneys General - Director

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-Posted 2/14/18

Assistant Deputy Attorney – Geary County


The Geary County Attorney’s Office is located in Junction City, Kansas.  Geary County serves a population of approximately 35,000, however, with the inclusion of Fort Riley we serve a much greater population.  On average for the last two years we have filed over 1100 criminal cases each year.   


The job duties of the Assistant Deputy County Attorney include but are not limited to represent the State of Kansas in the prosecution of felony and misdemeanor crimes, Child in Need of Care cases, and Juvenile Offender cases; to prepare appellate briefs and orally argue them before the Kansas appellate courts; to assist law enforcement and give advice when needed or requested; and to provide responsive, courteous and efficient service to County residents and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation for an accredited college or university as a Juris Doctor.
  • Admittance to the Kansas Bar and maintain good standing.
  • Three (3) years legal experience preferably within a local government.
  • A valid Kansas driver’s license required.


Compensation will be based on experience. Full County benefits package including health insurance and KPERS.

For full position posting and application see:

-Posted 1/29/18
Assistant County Attorney - Ford County

The Ford County Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for the position of assistant county attorney. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

OVERVIEW: The Ford County Attorney's Office is located in historic Dodge City, Kansas.  The county is home to approximately 33,000 individuals. On average, the Ford County Attorney's Office prosecutes 600 criminal misdemeanor and felony cases each year.  The Ford County Attorney's Office is comprised of the county attorney, four assistant county attorneys, and 12 support staff members.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be licensed to practice law in Kansas.  The office will consider a recent graduate who anticipates taking the February 2018 Kansas bar exam or a highly-qualified third-year student who anticipates taking the July 2018 Kansas bar exam.  Any offer of employment will be contingent on the applicant successfully passing the Kansas bar exam and obtaining licensure in the State of Kansas.  In addition,the successful applicant will take instruction and constructive criticism well and be eager for courtroom experience shortly after hire.  The successful applicant will need to be highly organized, punctual and adhere to deadlines, work well in a team environment, and not be afraid to ask for assistance when needed. 

POSITION SUMMARY:  This is an entry-level, professional position responsible for the prosecution of felony and misdemeanor criminal cases, traffic cases, child in need of care cases, and/or juvenile offender cases.  The position requires jury and bench trial work    

COMPENSATION:  Starting salary based on experience and qualifications. Minimum $54,000.00.  Excellent benefit package. 

Please send a cover letter and résumé to Kevin B. Salzman Ford County Attorney, P.O. Box 1057, Dodge City, Kansas 67801.  You may also apply by e-mail to  Ford County is an equal opportunity employer.

-Posted 1/16/18

Assistant District Attorney - Wyandotte County

For a complete job description, click here. Apply online here. Position open until 1/24/18

-Posted 1/8/18
Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Litigation

For a complete job description, click here. Position open until filled.

-Posted 12/11/17
Assistant County Attorney - Seward County

The Seward County Attorney’s Office has an opening for two assistant county attorneys licensed to practice law in Kansas and willing to relocate to Liberal, Kansas. The position may include the prosecution of juvenile, felony, misdemeanor and/or traffic cases. 

Compensation will be based on experience. Full County benefits package including health insurance and KPERS.

Please submit letter of application, resume, writing sample and references to Russell Hasenbank, Seward County Attorney, 415 N. Washington, Suite 106-107, Liberal, KS 67901 or by email to

Positions open until filled. EOE

-Posted 11/17/17
Assistant County Attorney III - Barton County

The Barton County Attorney's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney III position. Applicant must posses a Juris Doctorate and be currently licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas. Three to 5 years experience as a prosecutor preferred. 


This position is primarily responsible for the prosecution of traffic offenses, misdemeanor adult criminal cases, first appearance and bond appearance hearings, and requires some jury and bench trial work.  Appellate work is also possible.


Salary commiserate with experience. Full County benefits package, to include insurance contribution and KPERS.


Please submit resume and writing sample to Amy Mellor, Barton County Attorney, 1400 Main St, Room 302, Great Bend, Kansas 67530, or via email to

Ph. (620) 793-1851, Fax (620) 793-1855

Job posting can be viewed online here as well. 


Position open until filled. EOE

-Posted 10/30/17

Deputy County Attorney - McPherson County

The McPherson County Attorney’s office has an opening for a Deputy County Attorney. Start date is as soon as possible. Minimum five (5) year experience. Must pass a background check. Benefits are provided. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a graduate from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas.

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the prosecution of a wide variety of cases, including misdemeanor, felony and traffic cases. The applicant would be required to prepare appellate briefs and present oral arguments.


COMPENSATION: Base salary is $48,000.00 a year with the possibility of a merit increase after one year and COLA raises when granted by the County. Benefit package (including KPERS, health insurance, life insurance, etc.) is provided through the County.

Send letter of application, resume with references, transcript and writing sample to Greg Benefiel, McPherson County Attorney, 122 W. Marlin, Suite 201, McPherson, KS  67460. You may also email to McPherson County is an equal opportunity employer. 

-Posted 10/19/17

Assistant Attorney General - Traffic Safety Resource Prosecution Program

For a complete job description and to apply, click here. Position open until filled.

-Posted 9/18/17

Assistant County Attorney - Thomas County

The Office of the Thomas County Attorney in Colby, Kansas is seeking applicants for Assistant County Attorney. Duties will depend upon needs of the office, but will include civil work related to county government, child in care cases, civil commitments, prosecuting both juvenile offender and criminal cases. Applicants must be licensed or awaiting bar results to practice in the State of Kansas. Experience in criminal prosecution or defense preferred. 

Salary is dependent on experience. Position includes health and retirement benefits. Background check will be required. Send cover letter and resume email

-Posted 6/19/17

Deputy District Attorney – Topeka

The Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office in Topeka has an opening for a Deputy District Attorney. This position requires a minimum of 5 years of felony prosecution experience in Kansas. Salary for this position is $75,000 to $93,000.


Please send resume, cover letter, and references by email to

-Posted 6/13/17

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