Legal Assistant

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) is a multi-faceted agency responsible for regulating public utilities including electric, natural gas, telecommunication and water companies as well as motor carriers, oil and gas pipelines and oil and gas natural production. The Commission’s headquarters is in Topeka with the central Conservation office in Wichita and four Conservation district offices located in Dodge City, Wichita, Chanute and Hays.

The KCC is currently seeking a Legal Assistant/Paralegal (unclassified, non-exempt, benefits eligible) to support the attorneys in the Office of General Counsel in Topeka. The Office of General Counsel provides legal representation to the Commission and prepares orders, memoranda, briefs and other legal documents.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
*Assist in drafting and finalizing Commission orders and legal documents including pleadings.
*Proofreading and cite-checking legal documents.
*Drafting legal correspondence.
*Docket and appellate case management.
*Calculating legal deadlines and filing documents with the court as required.
*Provide backup support for legal assistant in Litigation Division as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of two (2) years of legal experience in a law office or other agency. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Must be precise, meticulous and detail-oriented; a thorough researcher familiar with legal citation; a strong communicator and initiator; highly organizational skills.

Listing expires on Sunday July 21st, 2019