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Missouri Department of Transportation.

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Government / Public Law


USA Springfield, MO

Posted on

Aug 29,2017

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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has an opening for its Regional Counsel-Southwest position at its Southwest District Office in Springfield, Missouri.  The Southwest District includes 21 counties.  This position supervises and provides legal services, including litigation, advice, and document drafting, for the Southwest District on behalf of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and MoDOT.

Requirements include: a Juris Doctor degree; membership in good standing with the Missouri Bar Association; and litigation experience. Supervisory experience, excellent research, writing and communication skills and litigation experience in condemnation/inverse condemnation, tort liability and construction contracts are preferred.  Starting salary is $96,180/year, but may be adjusted commensurate with experience.  MoDOT offers an excellent benefits package.

An on-line application with personal resume and copies of an applicant’s official undergraduate and law school transcripts must be submitted by September 25, 2017 at website, under “Career Opportunities”.

MoDOT is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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Missouri Department of Transportation.

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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is committed to providing the public with a safe and modern transportation system. MoDOT is a non-partisan state agency governed by the Missouri Highways and Transportations Commission (“Commission”); a constitutional commission appointed by the Governor, confirmed by the Senate, and consisting of high-profile business and civic leaders. MoDOT is led by a Director selected by the Commission. MoDOT is responsible for the seventh largest transportation system in the country. MoDOT designs, builds and maintains roads and bridges and works to improve airports, river ports, railroads, public transit systems and pedestrian and bicycle travel. MoDOT’s mission is to provide a world-class transportation experience that delights our customers and promotes a prosperous Missouri.