Job Details

Protection Order Project Attorney

Company name

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Topeka, KS

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 18,2018
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Protection Order Project Attorney The candidate will do legal research and writing. Will train attorneys, law enforcement, advocates, and others. Collaborate with attorneys, law enforcement, prosecutors, court personnel and advocates to improve the quality of representation of victims and use of protection order proceedings. In collaboration with other staff and allies, assess ongoing safety and accountability issues and training needs for those involved in the protection order system. Provide legal technical assistance to courts, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, private and legal services attorneys, and others who are involved in administration, issuance, and enforcement of protection orders. Provide legal technical assistance to advocates who are assisting victims with protection orders. Conduct professional discipline-specific trainings on Kansas protection orders. Research and write legal memoranda addressing specific legal issues identified by the project as critical to the improvement of the Kansas protection order process. Represent victims in Kansas protection order cases where the representation will likely have a positive impact for victims across Kansas. Participate in educating advocacy programs about the Project. Participate in case review process with staff. Complete special legal projects and perform other duties as assigned. Must have Juris doctorate degree and admission to Kansas Bar. Should have knowledge of protection orders. Should have knowledge of legal and systems issues involved in domestic violence and sexual assault, especially as related to protection orders. Previous background in domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy is required. Should have proven writing and speaking ability.

Additional info

Submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
634 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66603

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