Stinson LLP – Litigation and Banking & Financial Services Associate Attorney Openings

Banking & Financial Services Associate Attorney

Kansas City, MO

Stinson LLP is seeking a highly motivated associate attorney with at least four years of experience to join the Banking and Financial Services Division in our Kansas City office.

Stinson’s banking and financial services attorneys represent and advise financial institutions of all sizes across the entire country, including small community banks, multiple bank holding companies, regional and super-regional banks, and larger national banks. Our attorneys have also served the needs of numerous industrial loan and thrift companies, and government entities.

Qualifications Required: Juris Doctor and active Missouri license are required. Qualified candidates will have at least four years of experience in banking, lending and financial services transactions. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and have strong writing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills.

Please apply online. Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, unofficial law school and a writing sample. Search firms should contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com prior to submitting applicants.

Stinson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

For more information about Stinson, visit us at http://www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, https://www.nalpdirectory.com.

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Litigation Associate Attorney

Kansas City, MO

Stinson LLP is seeking a results-oriented commercial litigation associate with 4 to 5 years of experience to join our Kansas City office.

Excellent writing, oral advocacy skills, and academics are required. Admission to the Missouri Bar is required. Clerkship and court experience are a plus. The successful candidate should have the following experience and skills:

– Significant responsibility for pleadings, motions, and briefing on complex matters;

– Proficiency handling e-discovery and fact development;

– The confidence to tackle complex fact, legal, and logistical issues with foresight; and

– The ability to be strategic and analytical.

The role requires a candidate with strong interpersonal skills, a high degree of maturity, a willingness to learn, and a desire to manage a challenging workload on work spanning high-stakes litigation, arbitration, and trial work in Missouri, across the U.S., and internationally. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment.

Stinson has more than 200 trial attorneys and represent clients in state, federal, tribal and other courts and tribunals throughout the U.S. We also often resolve matters without litigation by conducting investigations, engaging in pre-suit negotiations and employing alternative dispute resolution procedures such as arbitration and mediation.

Please apply online and upload a resume, cover letter, unofficial law school and a writing sample. For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com.

Stinson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

For more information about Stinson, visit us at http://www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, https://www.nalpdirectory.com.

Stinson LLP – Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Associate Attorney

Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Associate Attorney
Kansas City, MO

Stinson LLP seeks a highly motivated associate with three to six years of experience to join our Kansas City, Missouri office. Judicial clerkship experience is a plus.

Stinson’s bankruptcy attorneys develop effective business solutions that reflect our clients’ visions and goals. Our firm’s national practice consistently creates strategies for clients of all sizes across a broad spectrum of industries, such as real estate, hospitality, healthcare, nonprofit, agriculture, energy, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, professional sports, and the transportation and automotive industries.

Stinson’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice understands all dimensions of insolvency issues, whether in bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings, state court receiverships, or out-of-court restructurings. Our Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights practice has consistently been ranked as a National Tier 1 Practice by U.S. News and Best Lawyers.

Qualified candidates will have a strong and sincere interest in bankruptcy practice and possess the ability to handle sophisticated bankruptcy and creditors’ rights work at a national level.

Qualifications Required: Active Missouri licensure or the ability to waive in to practice in Missouri is required.  Three to five years of bankruptcy/creditors’ rights experience or relevant experience is preferred. Superior academic performance and excellent research, writing and analytical skills are required.

Please apply online. When applying, please upload a resume, cover letter, unofficial law school and a writing sample. For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com. We are not accepting recruiter submissions at this time.

Stinson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

For more information about Stinson, visit us at http://www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, https://www.nalpdirectory.com.

Lavender Law Conference Goes Virtual!

If you missed the early registration deadline for the 2020 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair (and the opportunity to save 10% off registration), fear not.

Join us virtually August 12 – 14 and hear from over 250 speakers with the most comprehensive LGBTQ+ program covering everything from employment law to family law, from the most cutting edge transgender and nonbinary issues to everyday diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal profession, and more.

Note: Registering early also secures your place – we expect to sell out this year.

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Stinson Litigation Associate – St. Louis

Stinson LLP (www.stinson.com) seeks a highly motivated associate with three to five years of litigation experience for our St. Louis, MO office. Federal judicial clerkship experience preferred.

Qualifications Required: Active Missouri license required. Qualified candidates will have three to five years of litigation experience. Exceptional academic performance and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills are required. Federal judicial clerkship experience is preferred.

Click Here To Apply Online or apply at: https://bit.ly/2qMWGzA. When applying, please provide a resume, cover letter, copy of law school transcript and a writing sample. For questions, contact Ellie McCall, Attorney Recruiting Manager, at recruiting@stinson.com.

Stinson LLP is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

For more information about Stinson LLP, visit us at www.stinson.com and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, https://www.nalpdirectory.com.

Assistant City Attorney Positions – The City of Kansas City, Missouri

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY POSITIONS:  The City of Kansas City, Missouri City Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for two assistant city attorney positions, one for litigation and one for corporate.   Please apply at www.kcmo.gov/careers.

Position No. 204176 – The position will be a trial attorney to represent the City in state and federal courts.  The corporate litigation unit handles cases involving contracts, constitutional claims, employment discrimination and other civil rights claims. A litigation attorney in our office frequently appears in court, including serving as first chair in jury and bench trials before state and federal courts. The attorney will be responsible for his or her own cases from the initial filing of the petition or complaint, through the appellate process.   The attorney will also provide advice to the Mayor and City Council, City boards and commissions, and the City’s professional staff on litigation avoidance.

Position No. 306459 – This position relates to legal representation of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department (“NHSD”) including but not limited to transactional work, such as, drafting, reviewing, approving, and negotiating contracts and other legal documents. The attorney in this position provides legal advice to the Director, management and staff in the different divisions within NHSD including solid waste, animal health and public safety, neighborhood preservation and code enforcement, tow services, and property maintenance.  In addition, this position may require providing related legal advice to other city officials including directors, the City Manager, the Mayor and City Council as well as boards and commissions.

The City Attorney’s Office comprises fifty-three attorneys and thirty support staff. The starting salary is $59,340 per year, plus excellent benefits. Candidates must submit an on-line application at kcmo.gov/careers.  Along with the application, a cover letter, a resume, and Law School Transcript must be submitted.  Class rank must be contained in one of these three documents.  Interviewees will need three 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. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.  This position is open until filled.

(Assistant City Attorney – Job Opening IDs #204176 and #306459)