Job Announcement: The City of Kansas City, Missouri Law Department

The City of Kansas City, Missouri Law Department has two full-time positions with starting pay of $59,340 plus excellent benefits.

CORPORATE DIVISION: Represents the City of Kansas City by providing legal advice to City Departments and filing civil actions regarding nuisance properties, dangerous buildings assessments, and receivership cases. All work is performed under the direction of the City Attorney

LITIGATION DIVISION: Defends workers’ compensation claims brought against the City of Kansas City Missouri and the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. Investigates claims, reviews of medical records, and takes depositions and other forms of discovery. Appears before the Administrative Law Judges at the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation for conferences, mediations and hearings. All work is performed under the direction of the City Attorney.

Qualifications
REQUIRES graduation from an accredited school of law. Must be admitted to the MO Bar Association and possess the right to practice in all courts in the State of Missouri.

Interested candidates must submit an on-line application at kcmo.gov/careers and include a cover letter, a resume, and Law School Transcript, with one of these documents containing the applicant’s relative standing in class at graduation (class rank). Interviewees will need 3 references and a writing sample. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months of appointment.