Job Details

Assistant Attorney General, Asset Forfeiture Program

Company name

Kansas Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 09, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 22, 2020

Posted on

May 22, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 56000 to 70000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Topeka, KS, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Profile

Assistant Attorney General, Asset Forfeiture Program
The candidate will be resposible for obtaining guidance and approval on the handling of assigned cases from OAG management. The position will maintain regular, accurate and complete reporting to the OAG on the status of asset forfeiture cases. Research and draft pleadings and documents to be utilized in criminal proceedings to include, but not limited to: complaints, pre-trial motions, jury instructions, etc. Research, interpret and apply statutes, court decisions, or other legal authority on points of law. Interview clients and witnesses. Conduct legal research and writing. Conduct depositions and other forms of discovery. Conduct negotiations. Prepare for and participate in hearings and trials (with and without a jury). Perform all other legal functions necessary to case development. Overall case management. Travel to Topeka for meetings with OAG staff members and travel to litigate cases. Additional duties may be added at any time.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be a Graduate of an accredited law school. Certificate of admission and membership in good standing with the Bar of the Supreme Court of Kansas. Admission to the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and admission to (or eligible for admission to) the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. A valid driver's license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State. Jury trial experience. Knowledge of asset forfeiture procedure. Excellent writing, research and communication skills. Strong proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat. Will be subject to a pre-employment screening process to include a fingerprint and name-based criminal history records check and reference/background check of past and present employers. A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, strong work ethic and superb team building ethos are required.

Additional info

Job ID: 196664. Submit with the resume and Cover Letter a valid Tax Clearance Certificate. Writing Sample and DD214 (if claiming Veteran’s Preference). Submit online.

Company info

Deann Tiede
Kansas Attorney General
120 SW 10th Ave
Memorial Hall , 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-3716

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