Staff Attorney - KCSDV, Topeka

Position: Staff Attorney
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)
Topeka, KS

Posted: 1-3-2018

Responsible to:

Director of Legal and Policy Division

Primary Responsibilities:

To develop materials, distribute information, provide training and respond to requests on legal issues regarding sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide technical assistance in written or verbal form to member program advocates and others on legal issues regarding sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence.
  • Answer telephone inquiries from individuals regarding sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence issues of a legal nature.
  • Write, prepare, and distribute materials as directed on legal issues regarding sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence.
  • Serve, as directed, as KCSDV staff representative to agencies or organizations working on sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence issues.
  • Provide training on sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence laws and related issues to advocates, law enforcement officers, criminal justice personnel and related professionals as requested.
  • Track and monitor new case law and legislation impacting victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
  • Complete special legal projects and perform other duties as directed.

Benefits:
Health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and 401k Plan contribution.

Employment Status:
Full-time, exempt

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Needed:
Admission to Kansas Bar or eligible for admission to the Kansas Bar; knowledge of legal and systems issues involved in domestic violence and sexual assault; strong research and writing skills, with previous civil or family law litigation experience a plus; proven ability at public speaking and training; ability to interpret the law to non-law trained advocates and others in oral and written form; demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality; ability to complete projects in a timely manner; ability to travel, have own means of transportation. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and writing sample to KCSDV, 634 SW Harrison, Topeka, KS 66603 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Subject: Staff Attorney

 

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