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Litigation Counsel Attorney Duties: The candidate will perform legal work as assigned in connection with dockets filed at the Commission and coordinate this work with the Utilities Division Director or the Director's designated members of the Utility Division's staff (client). Will work includes evaluating issues and facilitating formulation of staff positions; coordinating preparation of testimony; preparing pleadings, motions and briefs; providing representation in hearings and pre-hearing conferences including, as necessary, by making oral arguments, examining and cross-examining witnesses. When necessary and appropriate, support the Commission's role in dockets, including by serving as Advisory Counsel on dockets, or as Litigation Counsel by giving notice of proceedings and/or facilitating entry of orders by the Commission by drafting, securing approval and filing. Represent the Commission in court or before other bodies, possibly including federal agencies or groups in which the Commission has an interest. Provide legal advice and assistance to the Commission and/or its representatives concerning procedures, rules, regulations and operations of Commission, including drafting or reviewing and commenting on memoranda, opinions, contracts, rules and other documents; further, by providing advice and representation on legislative issues of interest to the Commission, including by drafting testimony and appearing at hearings and meetings. Provide services to persons outside the Commission in satisfaction of Commission duties or goals as may be required in connection with requests for opinions regarding Commission jurisdiction or the effect of laws administered by or at the Commission, or in the course of complaints made to the Commission.
Qualification and Experience
Qualification: The candidate should have certificate of admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Kansas or temporary permit to practice law issued by the Supreme Court of Kansas at the time of hire.
Deadline: July 1, 2018
Req. No: 189344 Send resume, letter of interest; Law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable); and Writing sample.
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