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Litigation - General Attorney in Topeka, KS

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Company name

Kansas Sentencing Commission

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

Topeka, KS

Date Last Verified

Aug 28,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018


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Profile

Part Time Attorney The candidate prepares, updates and edits publications such as the Annual Report, manuals, and forms. Provides legal consultation to the courts, court services officers and community corrections officers in issues related to Kansas Sentencing Guidelines, presentence investigation, and eligibility for alternative sentencing drug treatment programming (SB 123). Prepares journal entries, PSI reports, and forms for sentencing-related matters. Responds to letters from inmates, inmate family members, members of the general public, or others regarding sentencing-related matters. Provides training as requested by the executive director, courts, court services, prosecutor offices or other stakeholder groups. Reviews and drafts contracts for services and Memorandum of Agreements with other governmental bodies. Advises and assists the executive director on administrative matters. Attends hearings and meetings, serves on task forces, committees, and work groups as needed. Recommends and drafts amendments and testimony for legislative hearings. Prepares summary of proposed legislative changes and tracks legislation. Reviews and tracks adult felony criminal court decisions for publishing Sentencing Commission's Case Law Updates quarterly on the agency website. Must have admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Kansas.

Additional info

Req. No: 189801. Send Resume, Cover Letter, Recent Writing Sample, Job References and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate.

Company info

Brenda Harmon
Kansas Sentencing Commission
700 SW Jackson
Ste. 501
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: 785-296-3199