Position Title: Associate Attorney (3+ years’ experience)
Location: Kirkwood, MO
Travel: Some – moderate.
Educational Requirements: J.D.; member of the Missouri Bar in good standing; admission to practice in federal court (or qualified for such admission)
Kirkwood law firm seeks an ambitious full-time associate attorney to join a thriving litigation practice. Applicants for this position must possess at least 3 years’ experience in civil litigation and b... read more
Biotech / Life Science Patent Prosecution Associate
The candidate should have a high level of academic achievement and superb writing and communication skills. Should preferably have 2+ years of law firm experience. An advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in molecular biology or genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, virology or immunology and current Patent Bar membership would be preferred. Candidate with strong scientific background who has not passed the Patent Bar exam wi... read more
The candidate will assist attorneys with preparing legal documents, researching to support a legal proceeding, or to initiate legal action. Drafting legal documents such as affidavits and client discovery. Maintain documents in a paper and electronic filing system. Enter new information if necessary. Prepare legal documents, including briefs, motions, pleadings, appeals, and contracts. Electronic filing with courts. Write case summaries for attorneys which inclu... read more
The candidate will work with energetic, innovative and collaborative patent practitioners. Will work directly with attorneys on client billable work - assisting attorneys in the preparation of office actions, applications and patent research. Learn about/participate in an IP practice at a law firm. Should have a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science, chemical engineering or mechanical engineering. Must have strong technical knowledge;...
The candidate will assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele. Should preferably have patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical or mechanical areas. Admission into a State Bar and registration with the USPTO are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Post-grad...
The candidate will be an integral part of an expert IP team and will work collaboratively with patent attorneys and clients by assisting with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Primary duties and responsibilities could include: Work with inventors; Identify patentable inventions; Research currently patented technologies; Draft patent applications; Respond to office actions and correspond with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Manage...
Candidate will assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele. Admission into a state Bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Post-graduate scientific degrees are a plus. Should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecutio...
The candidate must be licensed in Missouri (Illinois license a plus) and have 2-3 years of experience, preferably in insurance defense. Excellent communications skills demonstrated through writing and client interface, as well as strong analytic and researching abilities are a must.
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Summer Associate Program
The candidate will gain a working knowledge of The Firm, clients, and expectations for new attorneys. Will work with a variety of attorneys and to fully explore the opportunities available at The Firm. The Summer Associate Program Coordinator manages the entire program - from the initial recruiting and selection of program participants, through administering the twelve-week program during the summer and, finally, to the employment decision-making p...
The candidate must have 3-5 years of experience handling high exposure product liability, premises liability, construction accident, or general tort litigation. Should have first or second chair trial experience. Leadership role in the local Bar association needed. Should be dual licensed in Illinois and Missouri.
Associate - IP Litigation
The candidate should have a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience. Should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination. Will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.
The candidate involves extensive personal and telephone communication with Firm Clients and prospective clients, so strong verbal skills presented in a confident manner, with a slice of humor, will stand out. Outlook proficient and keyboarding (WORD/Pdf) at/above 35 WPM are standard. Our Firm is small, but busy, and applicants should thrive in a multi-tasking environment. Having daily interaction with the lead attorney on State Court cases.
Environmental & Tort Associate
The candidate will work on toxic and mass tort cases that involve fast paced and high-volume discovery. Will also work on environmental regulatory work involving hazardous waste. Should have 3-5 years of environmental regulatory and toxic or mass tort experience. Candidates that have experience with CERCLA/ Superfund and/or PFAS are preferred. Should have excellent academic credentials along with strong research, writing, and critical-thin... read more
Job Type: Full-time
Full Job Description
Knight Nicastro MacKay, LLC, a litigation firm with a growing national practice is seeking two lawyers with 2-5 years of experience to join our expanding practice. There will be two positions available in either our Kansas City, MO or St. Louis, MO office. This is an excellent opportunity for a knowledgeable, hard-working, and talented att... read more