Do you want to be part of a team of the best prosecutors in Kansas? The Office of the Kansas Attorney General (OAG), is seeking aggressive-but-thoughtful litigators to take on some of the most interesting and difficult criminal cases in the state. We aim to hire dynamic team players who exemplify the highest standards of integrity, efficiency, and professionalism. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment under a light supervisory hand. Maturity and a willingness to help others are critical. If you aspire to make a difference in our State, we invite you to submit your application.
The Criminal Division contains three litigating sections: Economic Crimes, Major Crimes, and Medicaid Fraud. Positions are available in all three sections. Assignment will be based on applicant experience and interest.
In each section, the successful candidate will be expected to:
File felony charging documents within the framework of well-accepted best practices for prosecutors
Prepare well-written and well-grounded motions and responses
Present persuasive arguments and evidence during the pre-trial process
Conduct well-prepared and well-executed cases at jury trial
Trial and trial-preparation skills, as well as strong research and writing skills are required.
Economic Crimes: Attorneys in this section represent the State of Kansas in a variety of criminal matters dealing primarily with the prosecution of economic crimes. They prosecute cases involving elder and dependent adult fiduciary abuse and exploitation, securities fraud, insurance fraud, tax violations and other offenses involving the Kansas Department of Revenue, and general fraud and white-collar crime matters.
Major Crimes: Attorneys in this section work in conjunction with county and district attorneys to initiate and prosecute major felony cases, primarily homicides and child sex crimes.
Medicaid Fraud: Attorneys in this section represent the State of Kansas in criminal prosecution of Medicaid provider fraud; fraud in the administration of the Medicaid program; and alleged abuse, neglect, and exploitation of patients in residential care facilities receiving payment under a federal health care program.
Licensing & Certification
Certificate of admission and membership in good standing with the Bar of the Supreme Court of Kansas or eligible for admission on waiver
A valid Driver's license
At least two (2) years post-J.D. experience
Significant experience in criminal, civil, or administrative litigation. The application should note the number of criminal or civil cases tried to a verdict and/or the number of appellate oral arguments presented.
Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements
As a condition of employment, candidate(s) are subject to a pre-employment screening process to include a fingerprint and name-based criminal history records check and reference/background check of past and present employers.
In this position, you would be authorized access to private information to the extent necessary to perform the assigned duties. Employees of the OAG are required to protect against unauthorized access to such information, ensure the security and privacy of such information, and disclose any anticipated threats or hazards to such information. Employees must be cautious to refrain from releasing this information to the public or other individuals, including but not limited to OAG employees who have not been authorized or who do not have a legitimate organizational, departmental, or business need to know. Any questions regarding releasing such information to another person should be directed to the employee’s supervisor.