Job Opportunities at Kansas Legal Services

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ATTORNEY - EMPORIA

Kansas Legal Services - Emporia seeks a staff attorney to practice general poverty law representing low-income Kansans. Casework will focus on solving civil, legal problems that will increase the social and economic stability of the individual. Focus practice areas will include criminal and domestic cases. 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.

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ATTORNEY - HUTCHINSON

Kansas Legal Services - Hutchinson seeks a Kansas-licensed staff attorney for general civil law representing clients in Reno and surrounding counties. The position will provide mainly civil law. Some travel is involved.

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: 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.

The starting salary for this position is $55,000.  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

 

EOE and Affirmative Action Employer


ATTORNEY - PITTSBURG

Kansas Legal Services - Pittsburg seeks a staff attorney to practice general poverty law representing low income Kansans. Casework 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 as well as work with victims of crime. The office serves Allen, Bourbon, Cherokee, Crawford, Labette, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson and Woodson 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.

The starting salary for this position is $55,000-$60,000.  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.

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EEO & Affirmative Action Employer


MANAGING ATTORNEY - PITTSBURG

Kansas Legal Services - Pittsburg seeks a Kansas-licensed attorney to manage our Pittsburg office.

The qualified candidate must have the following: a Kansas law license; experience supervising staff and volunteers: 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. 

The main duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • manage the day to day functions of the Pittsburg office including supervision of attorneys, paralegals and support staff in order to meet the budget
  • maintain sound fiscal management and complete the requirements of current funding sources
  • maintain a personal caseload
  • delegate the work of the Pittsburg office
  • supervise the casework and perform regular reviews of all case handling staff
  • continue to develop the skills of attorneys and paralegals
  • provide legal education the to the community through community events

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.

KLS offers a professional and friendly work environment. 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.

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TWO ATTORNEYS - WICHITA

Kansas Legal Services - Wichita seeks two Kansas-licensed staff attorneys for general civil law representing clients in Sedgwick and surrounding counties.

One position will provide mainly civil law.

The other position will be working with our Parent Advocate Program. This program works with families facing challenges in an innovative prevention program that expands legal services available to families.  Some travel is involved.

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: 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.

The starting salary for this position is $55,000.  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

 

EEO & Affirmative Action Employer


PARENT ADVOCATE - DODGE CITY, GARDEN CITY

KLS seeks to hire a Parent Advocate to invest in Kansas families and to help prevent child placement into foster care.

We are looking for a person to cover Southwest Kansas including Dodge City, Garden City and other areas nearby.

The ideal candidate will have social work training or “lived experience” through involvement as a foster parent or in a child-in-need-of-care case. The essential skills include having great communication and organizational skills, patience and empathy.

This position does not require a four year degree, but it would be helpful.

KLS offers a professional and friendly work environment. 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.

Excellent paid employee benefits include: health, dental, life, disability and paid parking. Starting salary $36,700.

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EEO & Affirmative Action Employer

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