Job Details

Government and Government Relations Attorney in Topeka, KS

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Company name

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Topeka, KS

Date Last Verified

Apr 12,2018

Posted on

Feb 16,2018

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Director of Legal & Policy Division Duties: Develop, implement and provide technical assistance on legal and public policy issues and projects relevant to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. Supervise the legal and policy division. Provide technical assistance to member programs and advocates on legal and public policy issues. Organize and implement public policy advocacy. Represent in legal and public policy initiatives as needed. Participate in committees, commissions and task force work as needed and assigned. Respond to emerging legal and public policy issues that impact mission. Supervise legal projects and other projects, as assigned. Provide training and technical assistance to allied agencies and allied professionals, as needed. Perform other duties as may be necessary or assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Law degree and admission to the Kansas Bar is required. Willingness and ability to travel with occasional overnight stays. Flexible scheduling to allow for work outside of regular business hours as requested by the Executive Director. Ability to work in fast-paced, cooperative environment. Working knowledge of sexual assault and domestic violence agencies and local advocacy programs; knowledge of the work of Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence or similar nonprofit organizations; working knowledge of statutes and regulations that directly affect sexual assault and domestic violence victims and perpetrators; excellent oral and written communication skills; conflict resolution skills; critical thinking skills that allow for an enhanced ability to understand and interpret complex rules and regulations; knowledge of day to day use of Microsoft Office Suite; strong negotiating, presentation and networking skills; outstanding organizational talents which allow for efficient work flow and effective management of many concurrent projects.

Additional info

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Company info

Joyce Grover
KCSDV Executive Director
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
634 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66603