Kutak Rock LLP is seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney with 0-3 years of general litigation experience and/or a judicial clerkship for its Kansas City or Springfield office. An associate in the Kansas City/Springfield litigation department will work with partners, associates, and clients in a busy litigation practice, and will be actively involved in the firm's expanding regional and national commercial litigation practice.
The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, the ability and confidence to work independently, and a commitment to achieving the goals of firm clients. Preference will be given to those with strong academic credentials, law review experience, and/or a demonstrated ability to play a substantive, supportive role in all aspects of complex litigation.
All candidates must have a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-approved law school in the United States and be currently admitted to practice in Missouri or Kansas or be willing to be admitted in both states within the first year of employment. Active bar licenses must be and remain in good standing.
Kutak Rock LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse working environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, caregiver status, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, AIDS/HIV status, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other legally protected category. The firm will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants requiring accommodation in the job application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 402-346-6000 or by emailing HRDepartment@KutakRock.com.
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