Corporate Finance Associate – Stinson LLP

Corporate Finance Associate Attorney – Kansas City

Stinson LLP is seeking an Associate with 3 years or less experience for its Corporate Finance Division in our Kansas City office.

Stinson is looking for a motivated associate attorney to join the Corporate Finance Division and be solely dedicated to supporting the firm’s national securitization, structured finance and servicing practice. This practice represents servicers in structured finance transactions, acquisition transactions, special servicing transfer transactions, referral transactions, primary servicing transactions, real estate related transactions, and regulatory compliance and disclosure matters. The practice crafts and negotiates disclosure documents, including preliminary and final prospectus, prospectus supplements, private offering memoranda, and various definitive agreements such as the related servicing agreements, indentures, acquisitions agreements, master repurchase agreements, referral agreements, and indemnification agreements.

Qualified candidates must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in Missouri, and have three years or less experience or demonstrated academic interest in transactional, corporate finance law. Qualified applicants will be self-starters with excellent academic qualifications and writing skills.

Please apply online at For questions, contact Jaclyn Steiner, Attorney Recruiting Manager,

Stinson LLP is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offer employment.

For more information about Stinson, visit us at and the NALP Directory of Legal Employers,

Association Position – Keenan & Bhatia

Keenan & Bhatia, LLC is currently interested in hiring an associate with at lease two (2) years of experience in its Kansas City office.  The firm would consider a candidate located in St. Louis provided the candidate was willing to travel to Kansas City when necessary.  The firm would also be interested in candidates with much more experience.  All interested candidates should have a passion for employees’ rights.  The ideal candidate has clerked for an appellate or federal judge and has extensive experience with discovery and responding to motions, but clerking at this level is not a necessary qualification if they have other experiences that equate.  The firm is looking for someone who enjoys writing and is detail-oriented.  The ideal candidate has been to trial or wants to go to trial.  The ideal candidate is a happy and positive person who sees the glass half-full and comes up with creative solutions, even when challenged by the realities of our system and the stacked deck.  We’re looking for a critical thinker who has strong people skills and enjoys meeting and working with clients and potential clients.  Our salary is well above the market rate and comes with BlueCross/BlueShield health insurance.  High bonuses when the firm does well.  Downtown office, flexibility, and independence.  Generous paid vacation package.  Please send resumes and cover letters to and to, describing your interest in working with this firm, and your experiences that make you a good fit. Feel free to also call (917) 975-5278.

The firm is also looking for a half-time paralegal in KC (full-time possible).  High comp and BlueCross/BlueShield healthcare.  The firm is looking for a happy and positive person who is proficient at document organization and managing electronic discovery using tools like Box and Everlaw. The ideal candidate will have experience with at least one trial and will enjoy the process of preparing for and going to trial.  Please send resumes and cover letters to and, or call (917) 975-5278.

Missouri State Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender


Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender

Basic Function: Provide legal representation to indigent clients charged with criminal offenses facing the possibility of incarceration.

Job Duties: Duties to include pre-trial and trial preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through disposition at the trial court level; promoting and protecting the best interest of the client at all times; maintaining client contact by telephone, appointments, or institutional visits; keeping client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.

Qualifications: Must be a current member of the Missouri Bar or eligible for bar licensure in Missouri.

Geographic Locations: Visit website at for weekly update of position vacancies.

Current Openings:

Bolivar — Accepting applications until position is filled

Monett — Accepting applications until position October 2

St. Louis City — Accepting applications until position October 2

MSPD is always seeking to hire motivated, client centered attorneys to work in hard to fill jurisdictions within the state. Contact Gina Hall, Human Resources Manager, at 573-777-9977 if you are interested in learning more about rural placement opportunities.

Salary/Benefits: Starting salary is $46,992. After one year, an APD is eligible for salary increase to $52,116. Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues.

To Apply: An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening(s). Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202.

Send completed applications by mail, fax, or email to: Missouri State Public Defender

Attn: Human Resources

Woodrail Centre

1000 W. Nifong, Bldg. 7, Suite 100

Columbia, MO 65203

Fax: 573-777-9976


-The Missouri State Public Defender System is an Equal Opportunity Employer