Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Legal Aid of Western Missouri provides free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to people who need it most and can afford it least.  With offices in Kansas City, Joplin, St. Joseph and Warrensburg, we serve a 40-county area where 295,000 people live in poverty.

Jul 25, 2022
Full time
Legal Aid of Western Missouri Kansas City, MO, USA
Legal Aid of Western Missouri’s Kansas City office has an immediate opening for a full-time attorney for our Protecting Immigrant Families Project.  The successful candidate must be licensed to practice law in Missouri and be committed to serving clients with limited English proficiency who are survivors of domestic violence.  It is preferred the applicant filling this position be bilingual in Spanish and English, however it is not required.  Job duties include maintaining a caseload representing clients in Full Orders of Protection under the Adult Abuse Act in Clay, Jackson Platte, and Cass Counties. This attorney will also do outreach work with domestic violence shelters and participate in regional domestic violence prevention organizations.   Legal Aid of Western Missouri offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity and excellence as our guiding principles. We are an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse...