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Careers

To apply for a position below please forward a resume to: vquintana@pennerlowe.com

Associate Attorney 

Downtown Wichita general practice law firm seeks to hire an energetic, independent associate to work on domestic, civil, probate, and criminal cases, as well as someone who will engage in a diverse set of tasks and projects within several disciplines of the law. We are looking for a litigator first and foremost, but we are first a "problem-solving" law firm and are looking for an associate who will provide care and attention to the diverse clientele we serve.  This position will provide the candidate an opportunity to become the lead on his or her own cases from inception to settlement or potential trial and to do so very quickly based on a showing of strong client management skills and analytical thinking. The ideal candidate will have excellent research, writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills, as well as possess an ability to work both independently and on a team. Applicants should be willing to learn, take direction well, and be willing to assist fellow attorneys in their respective caseloads.

The associate may be given an opportunity to develop a practice outside of the areas listed above based upon demonstration of aptitude, ability and willingness to learn, develop a client base and other factors.

Qualifications / Job Requirements
 

  • JD degree and membership in good standing with the Kansas State Bar

  • Excellent legal writing skills

  • Superior communication, writing, and research skills

  • Well-organized, and can work independently with little direction, willing to accept new training

  • Sew together a cogent and persuasive legal argument (please submit writing samples)

  • Experience managing own clients (or been lead counsel) a plus

  • Ability to work successfully with people from diverse backgrounds

  • Strong time management skills

  • Moderate to strong understanding and comfort with use of technology and computers

Paralegal – Litigation

Penner Lowe Law Group, LLC is looking for a Paralegal. Penner Lowe zealously seek the most outstanding result possible for our clients, and we want paralegals who are passionate and ready to fight for our clients. The preferred candidate would have at least 3 years of experience in a law firm environment. This is a professional position with a demanding workload that requires attention to detail and efficiency. The successful candidate will be highly organized, able to multi-task, detail oriented, self-directed, dependable, possess strong interpersonal skills, be able to effectively work as part of a team as well as independently, and have a strong work ethic.

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Assist in drafting correspondence, pleadings, memos, charts, etc. Proofreads and reformats as requested with accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Maintain calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, calls, and deadlines pertaining to attorney dockets. Organize meetings, deliveries, court reporters, witnesses and other special functions and services.

  • Research case materials, pleadings, and correspondence from document management systems as needed by managing attorney

  • Trial preparation and overall assistance with indexing, binding, compiling, organizing, scanning, and uploading pleadings, correspondence, case materials, research, graphics, and supplies in anticipation of hearings, depositions, and trials

  • Proficiency in use of personal computer, software, tools, and applications. Including copy, fax, scanner, printer, multi-line phones, local, state and federal e-filing websites.

  • Represents attorney in a professional way by communicating and obtaining information from colleagues, co-counsel, opposing counsel, clients, courts, etc.

  • Responsible for tracking time/billable hours

       Qualifications
 

  • General Legal / Paralegal experience.

  • Strong legal writing, research, and analytical skills

  • Experience maintaining dockets and working legal documents is preferred.

  • Ability to work independently and in a high volume, fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to manage your own caseload with limited supervision.

  • Highly proficient in WordPerfect, MS Word, Outlook, and Excel

  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and a proven track record of legal support experience is preferred.

  • Strong client services experience.

 

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Firm Benefits

  • Health Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Retirement Plan and Matching

  • Vacation Time

  • Fitness Center

  • Bonus System

Find out more about Penner Lowe Law Group

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