Current Job Openings

Family Law Staff Attorneys:

Mid-Missouri Legal Services has full-time openings for staff attorneys to provide representation in family law cases, including, adoption, divorce, custody, paternity and modification proceedings, as well as adult and child guardianship cases, and orders of protection.

Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school and must be: 1) licensed to practice law in Missouri, or 2) be eligible to sit for the February 2023 bar examination in Missouri and successfully complete all bar license requirements by 04/30/2023.

The position requires excellent communication skills, analytical skills, work ethic, and a strong commitment to provide quality legal services to low-income and/or vulnerable populations. MMLS offers a professional and friendly environment. MMLS has an experienced family law unit that fosters collegiality and provides guidance and mentoring to new family law attorneys.

MMLS provides an excellent benefit package, including fully paid health, dental, long term disability and life insurance premiums; generous holiday, health leave and vacation days; employer contributions to the MMLS 401(k) plan; and payment by MMLS of Bar dues, CLEs and malpractice insurance.  MMLS is a non-profit legal aid program and its attorneys often qualify for multiple law school loan forgiveness and repayment assistance programs.

Salary range begins at $55,000 with additional salary available based on experience.

Please submit cover letter, resume, three references, and a brief writing sample by email to:  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  MMLS is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to diversity in its staff.


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