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Assistant County Attorney - Dickinson County


The Dickinson County Attorney’s office has an opening for a full time Assistant County Attorney position. Wide range of opportunities in a smaller county.

Opportunity to work remote several days a week.


Salary starts at $70,000 based on experience, health benefits and KPERS.


If interested send resume to sikena@dkcoks.gov


Open until filled. Dickinson County is an equal opportunity employer.


- Posted 11.29.22

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.). 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.


- Posted 11.29.22

Multiple Attorney Roles - Sedgwick County


The Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office filed 2,475 adult criminal cases (2,342 felonies) in fiscal year 2021 and conducted 20,520 hearings before district judges. 20% of all felony sentences in Kansas were conducted in Sedgwick County. We are looking for motivated lawyers who want to be in the courtroom to represent the District Attorney and the citizens of State of Kansas in the prosecution of traffic cases, juvenile offenders, Child in Need of Care cases, felonies, misdemeanor crimes, and civil consumer protection actions.


We are currently hiring for the following attorney roles:

  • Staff Attorney I: 0+ years of experience – Starting minimum salary $75,000
  • Staff Attorney II: 2+ years of experience – Starting minimum salary $80,000
  • Staff Attorney III: 5+ years of experience – Starting minimum salary $85,000

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • Medical/Prescription plan administered by United Healthcare and Optum RX
  • Sedgwick County pays 95% of the total monthly premium for the Medical/Prescription Plan
  • Dental Plan administered by Delta Dental of Kansas
  • Vision Plan administered by VSP
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Health Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Daycare Flexible Spending Account
  • MetLife coverage options
  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
  • 457(b) Retirement Savings Plan administered by Empower Financial

If you’d like to learn more about opportunities within our office, please contact us administration@sedgwick.gov.


- Posted 11.8.22

Assistant District Attorney I - Johnson County


Johnson County’s District Attorney Office is looking for a qualified applicant to fill the position of Assistant District Attorney I. The position is located at 150 West Santa Fe Street, Olathe, KS 66061 and provides excellent benefits, including health insurance, wellness programs and discounts, retirement programs, and various other discount programs. This announcement will be open until the position is filled.


This is a grant-funded position, and employment is contingent upon funding. The term of the grant is from August 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023.


Assistant District Attorney I Requirements:


Juris Doctorate and active Kansas license to practice law is required.*

*Applicants with a temporary Kansas license and applicants who will have a regular or temporary Kansas license within the next 90 days are eligible to apply. Temporary or regular Kansas law license must be secured prior to the start of employment.

Prosecution experience, such as a Legal Internship preferred.

Kansas or Missouri driver’s license is required.

The compensation range for this position is $80,468-$90,527.


- Updated 11.22.22

Assistant District Attorney I or Assistant District Attorney II - Johnson County


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


Assistant District Attorney I Requirements:


Juris Doctorate and active Kansas license to practice law is required.*

*Applicants with a temporary Kansas license and applicants who will have a regular or temporary Kansas license within the next 90 days are eligible to apply. Temporary or regular Kansas law license must be secured prior to the start of employment.

Prosecution experience, such as a Legal Internship preferred.

Kansas or Missouri driver’s license is required.


Assistant District Attorney II Requirements:

Juris Doctorate, active Kansas license to practice law, and at least two years of prosecution experience is required. Experience having served as lead counsel in at least ten criminal jury trials, thirty-forty criminal bench trials, or some combination thereof is required. May require KS/MO driver’s license.


Because this position may be filled as an Assistant District Attorney I or Assistant District Attorney II level depending upon the successful candidate's experience, the compensation range is $80,468-$108,437.


- Updated 11.8.22


Prosecutor - 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 Reno County, Kansas.  Starting salary is $62,535, 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 10.20.22

Deputy County Attorney - Cowley County


The Office of the Cowley County Attorney in Winfield, Kansas, has an opening for a full-time Deputy County Attorney.  Duties will include prosecution of criminal, traffic, juvenile, and care and treatment cases, as well as other office duties as assigned.  Preference will be given to the candidate who would desire to prosecute juvenile cases as his or her primary caseload with other cases as assigned.  The right candidate should understand the importance of communicating with victims, witnesses, law enforcement, and defense attorneys.  In time, the opportunity for appellate work is also a possibility for the right candidate.

Applicants must be currently licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas or able to obtain a license within a reasonable amount of time.  Three years of prosecution experience is preferred, but recent graduates will also be considered.  The salary range in our office for the job of Deputy County Attorney begins at $73,220.00 annually.  Prior experience may be considered in setting salary.  Salary comes with benefits, including Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, accruing personal leave, and other insurance options.  Background check is required.  Send cover letter and resume by email to Larry R. Schwartz, Cowley County Attorney at lschwartz@cowleycountyks.gov.   Cowley County is an equal opportunity employer. 


- Posted 10.5.22

Assistant County Attorney - Geary County


Position Summary: The Geary County Attorney’s Office is seeking to fill two (2) positions of Assistant County Attorney. The caseload of these positions will consist primarily of 1) Adult criminal, felony and misdemeanor, and traffic court; and , 2) Juvenile Prosecutor and Adult Criminal Prosecutor. Geary County participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) and offers full benefits to full-time employees. Experience preferred but will consider entry level applicants.

For Complete Job Description and How to Apply: Complete On-Line Application at Current Job Opening . Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Krista Blaisdell, Geary County Attorney. You may also apply via email to Krista.Blaisdell@gearycounty.org.


Salary: DOE $60,000+

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

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


- Posted 8.30.22

Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Litigation Division (2 Openings) KS Attorney General


The Office of the Kansas Attorney General (OAG) is accepting applications to fill Assistant Attorneys General positions in our Criminal Litigation Division to work in conjunction with county and district attorneys to represent the State of Kansas by initiating and prosecuting an assigned caseload of approximately 10-20 cases that would involve the following types of crimes:

  • Homicides
  • Off-grid child sex crimes
  • Major illicit drug distribution and manufacturing
  • Felony crimes involving public officials

Salary Range: $70,000 - $98,000 [Depending on Experience] with excellent benefits. To apply, submit the documents listed below via email to careers@ag.ks.gov. The complete job posting may be found online at: Job ID# 205284

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A complete list of your jury trials (county, case #, lead or 2nd chair, primary charge sent to jury, verdict and if applicable, primary charge of conviction and appeal status).

-Posted 7.22.22

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 Doctorate and have passed the Kansas bar.  Starting salary for this position is $58,818, 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 candidates will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


-Updated 07.19.22

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.


- Still Open As Of August 2022

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 - 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.


-  Still Open As of August 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: August 17, 2022

EOE


-  Still Open as of August 2022

Attorney - Saline County

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


- Still Open As Of: August 2022

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: August 2022

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: August 2022

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