Job Openings

Assistant County Attorney-Riley County

The Riley County Attorney’s office is hiring an attorney with significant experience prosecuting sex crimes, both adult and child victims as well as adult and juvenile offenders.   Applicant must be a current member in good standing of the Kansas Bar or able to obtain admission within a timely fashion.  The salary range is $90,000 to 97,000 dependent upon experience.  An immediate start date is available.  To apply send a resume and cover letter by U.S. mail to Barry Wilkerson, Riley County Attorney 105 Courthouse Plaza, Manhattan, KS 66502.  Open until filled. Riley County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Posted 3/12/19

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.  Specifically for this position, we are seeking a highly motivated person who has a desire to prepare and present bench trials, preliminary hearings, and jury trials.  Jury trial work will include homicide and off-grid cases or assistance in these types of cases depending upon experience.  The right candidate should also understand the importance of communicating with victims, witnesses, law enforcement, and defense attorneys.   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.  A minimum of 5 years is expected.  A minimum of 7 years with jury trial experience is preferred.  The salary range in our office for the job of Deputy County Attorney will be between $51,209.60 and $70,636.80 annually plus benefits, including health insurance, accruing vacation and sick leave, and other insurance options.  Background check is required.  Send cover letter and resume by email to Larry R. Schwartz, Cowley County Attorney at   Cowley County is an equal opportunity employer.  Please respond on or before our closing date of March 29, 2019.

Posted 3/7/19

Legal Assistant II - Franklin County

Under the supervision of the Office Manager, the Legal Assistant II is the most advanced position in the Legal Assistant series of positions. Employees at this level perform the most complex legal assistant duties of the assigned department and may be responsible for the direction of specific phases of the assigned department’s operations. This position requires the need to exercise independent judgment and initiative within the areas of established policy. The Legal Assistant II assignments involve considerable skill in computer operation and other office equipment as well as considerable skill in interacting with other departments and the public.

This position requires thorough understanding of the laws, rules, regulations, etc. of the assigned department. Work is performed with limited or infrequent direct supervision from the designated supervisory personnel of the assigned department. The employee in this position will be assigned work according to subject matter, e.g. juvenile cases, adult cases, etc. and will be responsible for preparing and maintaining files, including all related documentation, associated with his/her assigned case load.

The case load can be reassigned and/or changed, depending on the type/volume of cases referred to the office. The employee must be able to multi-task and perform under high-stress conditions.

For more information and to apply online:

-Posted 2/27/19

Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Division

The Office of the Kansas Attorney General (OAG) is accepting applicationto fill Assistant AttorneyGeneral positionin 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, and felony crimes involving public officials.


The salary for this position is $56,000 - $92,000 [Depending on Experience] with excellent benefits. Candidates must be able and willing to travel extensively throughout the State of Kansas.  Complete job posting and application instructions may be found online here.

-Posted 2/18/19

Deputy County Attorney - Miami County 

The Office of the Miami County Attorney in Paola, Kansas will have an opening for a full time Deputy County Attorney in January 2019. Duties will include high level felony work as well as other duties depending upon the needs of the office.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas. A minimum of 5-7 years as a prosecutor or criminal defense attorney in the State of Kansas required.

Starting salary is approximately $63,000 a year plus benefits. Background check will be required. Send cover letter and resume by mail, fax or email, to Elizabeth H. Sweeney-Reeder, Miami County Attorney, 120 S. Pearl, Rm 300, Paola, Kansas 66071. FAX 913-294-9555. Email:

-Posted 1/2/19

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