Assistant or Associate Attorney - Legal Prosecution

Department: Legal
Location: Topeka, KS

Seeking a public service minded attorney to prosecute misdemeanor/traffic cases in Municipal Court and appeals in District Court.  The City Prosecutor is skilled in all aspects of municipal court prosecution, including criminal law and procedure, trial work, plea negotiations, sentencing recommendations, legal research, and writing motions/briefs.

Requires Juris Doctorate, license to practice law in Kansas state and federal courts (or ability to promptly obtain such license).

The position will be filled as either a Assistant Attorney or an Associate Attorney,  commensurate with qualifications of the candidate selected. 

Annual entry salary:  $47,746 - $64,995 DOQ

Click here for Assistant Attorney position description. 

Click here for Associate Attorney position description.

The City of Topeka offers a comprehensive benefits package, including

  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • Kansas Public Employee Retirement System which totals over 315,000 active, inactive and retired members and manages approximately $20 billion in assets for KPERS members' benefits.
  • Generous paid vacation leave and separate paid sick leave, and one additional paid personal leave day each year.

and more.......

  • Paid Life/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • (457) Deferred Comp Savings Plan
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Free Onsite Health & Wellness Clinic
  • Free in-house Wellness Center, a full service fitness facility
  • Free Parking
  • Employee Assistance Program.

The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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