Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Housing Team at our Central Office in Kansas City, Missouri. The team primarily assists low-income clients in housing matters and private landlord-tenant disputes, including evictions, notices to vacate, housing conditions, discrimination, and other rental housing matters. The attorney in this position will represent clients in administrative, judicial, and legislative forums, as needed.

The qualified candidate must have the following:
  • Active Missouri Bar license or eligible for licensure in Missouri through reciprocity
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Desire and commitment to assist in the delivery of high-quality legal assistance
  • Ability to speak a second language, preferred, but not required
  • Courtroom experience, preferred
  • Experience handling housing cases is preferred, but not required

Salary: $60,000 + DOE

  • Medical Plans with PPO or HSA options
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical or dependent care
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Paid CLE and Bar Dues
  • Paid Time Off: Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holidays
  • Qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
  • Travel and parking reimbursement
  • 401k and up to 3.5% employer match

Please visit to submit your application, resume, and cover letter.

LAWMO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the Human Resources Department at