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Assistant County Attorney - Franklin County


The Franklin County Attorney’s Office in Ottawa is seeking to fill an Assistant County Attorney position. This position will be responsible for prosecution of felony criminal cases, including high-level person felonies. The work will consist of reviewing police reports, charging cases, and handling the cases all the way through the appellate process. This position will be responsible for all aspects of the case, including jury trial. 


Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited law school, possess a Juris Doctorate, and be admitted to practice law in the State of Kansas. Knowledge of the Kansas criminal and traffic codes, statutes, sentencing guidelines, evidentiary rules, local rules and procedures, and familiarity with the application process for search warrants is required. A minimum of five years of felony trial experience is preferable. Good communication and writing skills are essential.


Competitive starting salary based upon experience ranging from $65,000 to $75,000 and a generous benefits package.


Please email a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Audra Seyler, Office Manager, at aseyler@franklincoks.org. The position will remain open until filled. Franklin County is an equal opportunity employer.


-Posted 10/16/18

Assistant County Attorney - Franklin County


The Franklin County Attorney’s Office in Ottawa is seeking to fill an entry-level Assistant County Attorney position. The caseload for this position will consist primarily of traffic, misdemeanor criminal, and lower level felony cases with the chance to work on higher level felony cases as well. The work will consist of reviewing police reports, charging cases, and handling the cases all the way through the appellate process. The job includes daily court appearances, jury trials, motions practice, and appellate work.

 

Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited law school, possess a Juris Doctorate, and be admitted to practice law in the State of Kansas. Knowledge of the Kansas criminal and traffic codes, statutes, sentencing guidelines, evidentiary rules, local rules and procedures, and familiarity with the application process for search warrants is preferred. Good communication and writing skills are essential.


Competitive starting salary of $54,000 and a generous benefits package. 


Please email a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Audra Seyler, Office Manager, at aseyler@franklincoks.org. The position will remain open until filled. Franklin County is an equal opportunity employer.


-Posted 10/16/18


Assistant District Attorney - Wyandotte County 

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for reviewing, charging, and adjudicating matters through all phases of child in need of care proceedings, including appellate work. Responsible for processing all truancy matters from multiple school districts within the county. Duties include reviewing police reports, Department of Children and Families reports, and other material related to child in need of care cases; filing child in need of care petitions, preparing requests for Temporary Order for Custody and First Hearings, appearing at regular truancy dockets and filing appropriate motions; assisting law enforcement officers and/or the Department of Children and Families during and after office hours; conducting adjudication and termination hearings. Additional responsibilities may include reviewing, charging and prosecuting cases through all phases in adult criminal and juvenile offender cases from pre-charging through post-conviction appellate work.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited school of law, Juris Doctorate and a Kansas license to practice law or the ability to obtain one. Knowledge of Kansas Criminal Code, statutes, sentencing guidelines, evidentiary rules, local rules and procedures in criminal cases, application process for search warrants, miscellaneous cases, trap and trace procedures and all other legal/ evidentiary court rules. 

For a complete job description and information on how to apply, click here.

-Posted 8/31/18
Assistant County Attorney – McPherson County


The McPherson County Attorney’s office is accepting applications for an Assistant County Attorney. This vacancy is to fill a newly created fourth attorney position. A county of 29,000 people centrally located, McPherson County offers the ideal small-town life with the amenities of a large city less than an hour away.


POSITION SUMMARY: This position will be responsible for prosecution of non-drug felony criminal cases, including high-level person felonies. The prosecutor will be responsible for all aspects of the case, including jury trial, except the prosecutor is not required to prepare appellate briefs. 


QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates for this position must be admitted to practice law in Kansas. A minimum of three years of prosecution experience is preferable. Good communication and writing skills are essential. 


COMPENSATION:  Starting salary will be dependent upon experience with a starting salary range of $56,500 to $70,000.  Excellent benefit package. 


Please submit a letter of interest, resume and writing sample to Greg Benefiel, McPherson County Attorney, 122 W Marlin Street, Suite 201, McPherson, KS 67460. You may also apply via email to administrator@mcphersoncountyattorney.org. Position will remain open until filled. McPherson County is an equal opportunity employer.


-Posted 8/23/18

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