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Staff Attorney - Missouri (Statewide)

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Staff Attorney wanted for Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services (Mo P&A), a non-profit, statewide, public interest law firm representing persons with disabilities. Attorney will handle legal cases from initial client meeting through drafting of the complaint, discovery, and individual and systemic litigation in state and federal court, and administrative tribunals. Litigation, appellate, and motion practice experience strongly preferred. Missouri bar license in good standing required; must be eligible to obtain federal licensure. Must be willing and able to travel statewide for case work and training, including overnight. Areas of practice include disability-related legal rights. No billable hours. Position is currently remote due to the pandemic.

Employer pays all premiums, including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance. Other benefits include employer contributions to retirement; paid leave time, including personal, vacation and sick leave; and commitment to work-life balance. Salary range $40,000 to $60,000, DOE.                           

All applicants are required to fill out an application and take general competency and typing tests in person, following COVID-19 protocols. Send cover letter, resume, law school transcripts (student copies accepted initially), and 2 recent writing samples, to: Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services, 925 S. Country Club Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109; or in .pdf format to: attorney@mo-pa.org (Subject line: Staff Attorney). Call 573-893-3333 to make an appointment. 

Individuals with disabilities and minorities are encouraged to apply. We value diversity of culture, personal experience with disabilities, and other life experiences, and are an equal opportunity employer by choice.  

Staff Attorney wanted for Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services (Mo P&A), a non-profit, statewide, public interest law firm representing persons with disabilities. Attorney will handle legal cases from initial client meeting…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    J.D. Required
Salary
USD $40,000 - USD $60,000
/ year

Benefits

Employer pays all premiums, including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance. Other benefits include employer contributions to retirement; paid leave time, including personal, vacation and sick leave; and commitment to work-life balance.  

Employer pays all premiums, including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance. Other benefits include employer contributions to retirement; paid leave…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Kansas City, MO
Associated Location
Kansas City, MO, USA

How to Apply

All applicants are required to fill out an application and take general competency and typing tests in person, following COVID-19 protocols. Send cover letter, resume, law school transcripts (student copies accepted initially), and 2 recent writing samples, to: Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services, 925 S. Country Club Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109; or in .pdf format to: attorney@mo-pa.org (Subject line: Staff Attorney). Call 573-893-3333 to make an appointment.  

All applicants are required to fill out an application and take general competency and typing tests in person, following COVID-19 protocols. Send cover letter, resume, law school…

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