Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Senior Counsel

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   187964

Agency Name:   Ks Dept for Aging & Disab Svs

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

Represent the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) before administrative law judges and boards, district courts, and appellate courts in cases involving, administrative, health care, contract, licensure, constitutional and employment law, medical malpractice, and the administration of the state hospitals. 

Job Description:    

Oversee and manage the litigation section of the legal department for KDADS.  Provide legal advice and counsel to the Secretary. Defend employees of the state of Kansas in litigation including, but not limited to, state tort law, habeas claims and civil rights litigation.  Defend claims brought by residents of the Kansas Sexually Violent Predator Treatment Program. Represent clients in depositions, hearings and at trial.  Counsel employees and prepare witnesses for litigation.  Evaluate, negotiate and recommend settlement agreements.  During the course of an assigned case, research, draft and prepare pleadings, answers, motions, briefs, and discovery requests and responses.

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Preferred Criteria:


STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form  (http://www.admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/register-personal-data)

STEP 2: Complete the State of Kansas Application Form (http://www.admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply) and submit to the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.

STEP 3: Submit additional required documents to KDADS.APPLY@ks.gov ,include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence.

Your application will be considered incomplete  if you fail to submit the required documentation.

Required Documents:

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact:
KDADS – Human Resources Recruiter
503 S. Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: 785-368-6680

Fax: 785-368-6688
Email: KDADS.APPLY@ks.gov

The Department for Aging and Disability Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Biweekly

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