Staff Attorney - Consumer/Housing

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Job location
706 Felix Street
St. Joseph, MO 64501
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Street address: 
4001 Blue Parkway, #300
Kansas City
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for its St. Joseph office to assist with housing and consumer cases.

Legal Aid of Western Missouri offers a professional and friendly work environment with integrity as our guiding principle. We are an equal opportunity employer with recruitment efforts focused on ensuring a diverse workforce. As with all job openings at Legal Aid, second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, including but not limited to Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali or Dinka will be viewed favorably in our hiring decision for this job. The ability to speak in a second language, however, is not a requirement for this job. The St. Joseph office represents clients in Buchanan County and seventeen other outlying rural counties in Northwest Missouri.

Salary: $60,000, or greater DOE.

Benefits: Health, dental, life, vision, long & short-term disability insurances; 401K/match and retirement plans; paid vacation, sick leave & holidays; flexible spending account; travel and parking reimbursement; commute stipend for qualifying employees; paid CLE and Bar dues and professional development; qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness; and eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance through Legal Service Corporation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program.


The qualified candidate must have the following: a Missouri law license or bar passage and licensure in September 2023; excellent written and oral communication skills; a desire to litigate housing and consumer cases; and a commitment to assist in the delivery of high quality legal assistance to low income clients.

To apply: 

Please visit to submit your application, resume, and cover letter. The supervisor for this position is Will Kariker, Managing Attorney for the St. Joseph office.

LAWMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the Human Resources Department at [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$60,000 + DOE
Submission deadline: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023