Job Opportunities at Kansas Legal Services


Kansas Legal Services - Emporia seeks a staff attorney to practice general poverty law representing low-income Kansans. Case work will focus on solving civil, legal problems that will increase the social and economic stability of the individual. Focus practice areas will include family, elder and housing law (mortgage foreclosure defense & landlord tenant), as well as work with victims of crime. The office serves Anderson, Chase, Coffey, Greenwood, Lyon, Marion and Morris counties.


KLS offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity as our guiding principle. We are an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse workforce.  Spanish, bilingual is preferred but is not a requirement for this job.


The qualified candidate must have the following: a Kansas law license; excellent written and oral communication skills; and a desire and commitment to assist in the delivery of high-quality legal assistance to low-income people. Recent law school graduates preparing to take the bar exam are encouraged to apply.


Excellent paid employee benefits include: health, dental, life, disability, malpractice insurance, bar dues, CLE and paid parking. KLS is a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness; and eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance through Legal Service Corporation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program.



Email a resume, writing sample and three professional references to:

Ty Wheeler, Managing Attorney, KLS - Emporia at:


EEO & Affirmative Action Employer




Posted: October 29, 2021