Employment Opportunities

Position Announcement
October 3, 2014

Staff Attorney

Staff Attorney with administrative hearing or trial experience wanted for Kansas City office of Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services (Mo P&A), a non-profit, statewide, public interest law firm representing persons with disabilities.  Will handle the 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 required; must be eligible to obtain federal licensure.  Must be willing and able to travel statewide for case work and training.  Areas of practice include disability-related legal rights.  No billable hours. 

Salary range is $35,000 to $50,000, depending on experience.  Benefits available.                                                                       
All applicants are required to fill out an application in person, and take general competency and typing tests.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts (student copies accepted initially), salary history, and 2 recent writing samples, to:  Human Resources, Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services, 925 S. Country Club Drive, Unit B, Jefferson City, MO 65109; or in virus-free Word format to: attorney@mo-pa.org (Subject line: Staff Attorney Application).

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.